Android Honeycomb finally available for US Cellular's HTC Flyer
With Android 4.1 Jelly Bean currently enjoying the spotlight, we would not be surprised if many Android users have shifted their focus from Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROMs to Jelly Bean ones instead. That being said, it seems that one particular tablet has recently received some Honeycomb love. Yes, the Android operating system originally designed for tablets has finally made its way onto the US Cellular version of the […]
Acer Iconia Tab A200 arrives in the US January 15th
Acer sure isn’t wasting any time in getting the Iconia Tab A200 out to the masses. After being announced and made available in the UK last December, the tablet will soon be available to us folks in the US in 10 days. Acer America today issued a press release announcing the availability of the Android tablet with a definite date and price.The Acer Iconia Tab A200 features a 10.1″ 1280 […]
HTC Flyer receives Honeycomb update
Being an early adopter has its risks and advantages, and if you happen to be one of the first few to fly with the discontinued HTC Flyer, then surely you might have suffered from a certain degree of buyer’s remorse. After all, the iPad from Apple has proved to be the “title bout” so to speak, and the HTC Flyer, being HTC’s first attempt in the tablet world, failed to dent […]
Acer Iconia Tab A200 now available in the UK
Remember the Acer Iconia Tab A200 that was launched earlier this month? Well, it looks like Acer has decided to skip the January release date with Ice Cream Sandwich and put the device up for sale this month with Honeycomb onboard. The Android tablet can now be purchased in the UK for $460 (£299) and is available in red and black.As for the tablet’s specs, it’s pretty much your run-of-the-mill […]
Huawei MediaPad visits the FCC again, headed for AT&T
Remember back in June when Huawei unveiled its brand new Android tablet – the MediaPad? While the tablet has since been made available in Asia, it looks like it’s going to be reaching our stores pretty soon. The MediaPad was recently spotted at the FCC, this time sporting the GSM and WCDMA bands used by AT&T. The tablet was previously spotted at the FCC as well, but carrying the radios […]
Sprint's HTC EVO View 4G could receive Honeycomb update by end of the year
We know that the GSM version of the HTC Flyer in Europe will be receiving the Android Honeycomb 3.2 update, but what about the good folks down at Sprint with their HTC EVO View 4G tablets? While there has been no official word as to whether Sprint’s version of the HTC Flyer tablet will receive the Honeycomb 3.2 update, rumor has it that the update could be making its way […]
7" Toshiba Thrive tablet now available
Toshiba unveiled its 7” Thrive tablet several months back. The tablet was expected to be made available come November 2011 but it appears that Toshiba has missed their mark although not by much. For those who may have thought about picking up the 7” Thrive tablet, the good news is that it is now available although it does not appear to be available via major retailers such as Best Buy […]
HTC Flyer gets Honeycomb
Remember HTC’s debut Android tablet, the HTC Flyer? It shipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread when most of the tablets from other companies were shipping out Honeycomb tablets. Well for those of you who picked up a HTC Flyer and feel left out from the Honeycomb scene, you’re in luck. HTC has officially announced that the Android Honeycomb update for the tablet has started rolling out today.Unfortunately this update is only […]
ASUS Transformer Prime gets official release date for 8th of December (Updated)
Can’t wait to get your hands on the ASUS Transformer Prime? Well, the release date for the US has been speculated on heavily, with some estimates in November, while some putting it in a mid-late December release. However now it seems that thanks to an ASUS spokesperson, the official release date for the quad-core Transformer Prime tablet is set at the 8th of December for the week of Dec 19th […]
Samsung pushes out fixed Galaxy Tab 10.1 update
Last week we reported about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 getting a botched update that disabled WiFi on many devices. Well now it looks like Samsung has fixed the issue because the company has started pushing out a new update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 today. The update will be rolling out over the air, so folks who didn’t grab the previous update and still have working WiFi, updating […]
Sprint's ZTE V55 tablet gets pictured
Some time back in October, a ZTE tablet was spotted at the FCC showing off no more than its back with Sprint’s logo on it. Unfortunately even until now there has been no mention by Sprint or ZTE about the tablet until it was recently spotted at the Bluetooth SIG.
ViewSonic's ViewPad 7x could be released in time for Christmas
Looking to treat yourself or a loved one to a new tablet come for Christmas? Well it seems like ViewSonic Germany has revealed that the ViewSonic ViewPad 7x will be available come early December in time for the Christmas holiday.
Android Honeycomb 3.2 running on an ASUS Eee PC
Interested in running Android on your computer? Well, short of buying FXI’s Cotton Candy, it seems that an open source project called Android-x86 is currently working on a means to get Android up and running on your laptop or PC. It seems that so far so good, as the developers behind the project have successfully managed to load up Android Honeycomb 3.2 on various netbooks and laptops.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus clears the FCC, appears to head for AT&T
So T-Mobile has the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, and not wanting to feel left out, it seems that AT&T may be getting the tablet as well. A recent FCC filing has revealed that the tablet gained their stamp of approval and it appears to support AT&T’s HSPA+ connectivity.
Lenovo LePad K2 NVIDIA Tegra 3 tablet gets benchmarked
A few days ago we reported that Lenovo had plans to launch a 10.1” NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core tablet (dubbed the Lenovo LePad K2) and its specifications were a bit of a mystery back then, but thanks to a recent benchmark test that Lenovo conducted on GL Benchmarks, more details surrounding the device has surfaced.
Sharp unveils 7" Galapagos tablet
Sharp had originally announced three Galapagos tablets. They were meant to give Apple’s iPad and the other Android tablets in the market a run for their money (isn’t that always the case?), but unfortunately Sharp cancelled two of those three tablets, leaving us to wonder about the fate about the last one. The good news is that the last 7” Galapagos tablet has surfaced, along with Sharps announcement that they […]
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 receives botched Honeycomb update
It seems like an update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been pushed out prematurely. Quite a number of folks who received the update discovered some problems with the update: while the update brings the tablet to Android 3.2 Honeycomb, it breaks the tablet’s WiFi capability – which is a huge deal for a WiFi-only device. However, some folks have found a workaround to this problem by connecting via […]
Verizon to launch new Motorola Xoom tablets as the Droid Xyboard 10.1 and 8.2
Looking forward to getting your hands on the new Motorola Xooms? Well according to PocketNow, it looks like Motorola will be taking a page out of Samsung’s naming schemes and will rebrand the Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition on Verizon’s network as the Droid Xyboard 10.1 and the Droid Xyboard 8.2 respectively. We’re not sure why Verizon has decided to go with the rebranding, but it seems that […]
Asus Transformer Prime: Preview
After weeks of rumors, the Asus has finally revealed the full specifications of the Asus Transformer Prime, which should be the most powerful tablet in the world when it launches next month. When you’ll go over the specs, you may be surprised (or at least impressed) by the amount of firepower that ASUS is bringing into the Asus Transformer Prime and ultimately you will probably like the price, at least […]
HP TouchPad gets a new Android ROM from Team Xron
If you’re keen on putting Android on your HP TouchPad, you won’t be limited to using only CyanogenMod. A team named Team Xron has put together a new Android custom ROM for the tablet, using a modified version of CyanogenMod. This version of Android from Team Xron features more elements from the original Android Honeycomb as opposed to CyanogenMod.