Android 3.2 Honeycomb being delivered to tablet makers soon?

The next version of the Android operating system, Android 3.2 Honeycomb, is said to be on its way to tablet manufacturers by the end of this month of by early August according to some rumors online. This means that tablet manufacturers will soon be able to release tablets with the latest version of Android Honeycomb installed – which means we might start to see more 7″ Honeycomb tablets. Android 3.2 […]


Ustream for Android Honeycomb tablets released

Folks who love watching live content in the comfort of their own homes will be glad to know that Ustream is now available to them on their 10-inch Honeycomb tablets. In case you didn’t know, Ustream is an app that allows users to watch live videos (and regular videos) that have been recorded by other members of the Ustream community. It also allows you to shoot your own live videos […]


Motorola XOOM gets Android 3.2 Honeycomb update

When it comes to the Motorola XOOM (as with many other tablets as well), there are two models available – one with Wi-Fi connectivity only, while the other not only supports Wi-Fi connections, but will be able to fall back on 3G networks if the need arises. For folks who fall under the former category, you can have the last laugh at the moment, as the Wi-Fi only XOOM will […]


Archos G9 Tablets: Humongous Storage, Low price

Archos 80 Go, Archos 101 G9: two powerful tablets with an enormous storage capacity have just been launched by Archos.


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Huawei MediaPad Android tablet launched

In Singapore today, Chinese electronics manufacturer, Huawei hosted the official global launch of its latest tablet, the Huawei media pad. Present at the event were Qualcomm, Gameloft, and Real as well – partners that worked together with Huawei to create the tablet. The event was brief and straight to the point, showing off to the world what Huawei has in store for us. The MediaPad’s specs are what you would […]


Lenovo to release two new Honeycomb tablets in the near future

According to reports from the Wall Street Journal, Lenovo has got some tablets lined up for this year – two new Android Honeycomb tablets and a Windows tablet as well. The Honeycomb tablets will be 10″ in size, with the first one tentatively named the IdeaPad and an expected release date of July this year. The second Honeycomb tablet will be part of the ThinkPad series of business products, and […]


Huawei MediaPad to run on Android Honeycomb

After releasing the sneak peek video of the MediaPad last week, Huawei has launched an official Facebook page listing some details about the upcoming tablet. While they don’t reveal the complete specs of the device on the page, they do drop an additional clue about the tablet. According to the screenshot of the tablet available on the site, it will be running on Android Honeycomb, judging by the familiar looking […]


American Airlines to provide Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 as in-flight entertainment

While we have most airlines opting to use the iPad as in-flight entertainment, we have one airline that has chosen not to succumb to the trend, by offering a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 instead. American Airlines has just announced a deal with Samsung that will place its 10.1″ tablet into the hands of passengers who are flying Premium Class on the airline. The tablets will be customized for the airline’s […]


Galaxy Tab 10.1 Google I/O edition gets Android 3.1 Honeycomb

Great news for everyone who managed to snag one of the limited edition Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets from the latest Google I/O event. It has been reported that the OTA update that brings the tablet up to Android 3.1 is current rolling out to tablets right now. Besides the previously announced features for Android 3.1 Honeycomb (USB host access, rentals, performance improvements etc), no word on what else the update […]


Galaxy Tab 10.1 with Android 3.1 won’t be delayed?

Earlier today there were rumors from Eldar Murtazin saying that the Android 3.1 version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1 tablets in Europe would be delayed until August. With such a huge delay between the announcement of Android 3.1 and the arrival of the operating system on the tablets, obviously a lot of folks weren’t happy. After all, the Motorola Xoom already has the update, and Verizon is […]


Android 3.1 Honeycomb runs into problems, release delayed

If you are hopping up and down excitedly, wondering just when Android 3.1 Honeycomb will be arriving for your precious new tablet, it might be prudent to take a time out at the moment. After all, it seems that Eldar Murtazin, the Russian guru for many accurate predictions in the past due to his uncanny ability to sniff out rumors and leaks, has mentioned that Google will delay the launch […]


Asus MeMo glasses-free 3D tablet at Computex 2011

Stereoscopic 3D technology is being pushed by many consumer electronics manufacturers as the next frontier for your living room, and we have seen models which feature active shutter as well as passive shutter glasses, but the next big step would be to enjoy 3D viewing without the need to wear those glasses. Such thinking has seen prototypes being developed, and the same applies for computer monitors and now, tablets. 3D […]


Dell Streak hacked successfully, runs on Android 3.1 Honeycomb

Hats off to DJ_Steve from the XDA developers forum who has managed to successfully make Android 3.1 Honeycomb run on the Dell Streak – this is no mean task, considering the operating system was optimized for tablet use, making it a quantum leap of sorts from the Streak’s standard Android 2.2 Froyo operating system. Needless to say, the hack isn’t perfect – but it works. There are still a fair […]


Android 3.1 now plays FLAC audio natively

Audiophiles with Android phones rejoice – with the latest version of Android (3.1 Honeycomb), the file format you’ve been waiting for is finally here. According to the Core Media Formats in Android page on the Android developers’ website, FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files are now supported natively on the operating system. This means that you don’t have to download a third party program or load up a custom ROM […]