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ASUS rumored to unveil a redesigned PadFone next month

January 31st, 2012

ASUS has confirmed that the company is planning to announce a tweaked version of its tablet-smartphone hybrid at Mobile World Congress on February 27th in Barcelona, Spain, according to Modaco. The Padfone — which combines a smartphone, tablet and netbook all in one — was first unveiled at the Computex trade show in Taiwan last …

Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi Android tablet now $499

July 6th, 2011

On Wednesday, Motorola announced that the Wi-Fi version of its Motorola XOOM Android Honeycomb tablet is now just $499 — $100 cheaper than the retail price when it launched in February. There’s no word yet whether or not Verizon Wireless will follow suit and drop the price of the 3G version of the XOOM, although …

ASUS Padfone unveiled at Computex [video]

May 30th, 2011

ASUS on Monday unveiled its second convertible tablet just ahead of Computex 2011 in Taipei, Taiwan. Using what ASUS calls the “n+1” concept, which refers to taking a current product and adding a single change that allows the product to evolve beyond its current capability, ASUS sought to simplify the process of moving between a tablet …

Samsung announces 10.1-inch LCD for tablets with mind-numbing resolution

May 13th, 2011

Samsung and its partner Nouvoyance have announced a new, 10.1-inch WQXGA display specifically designed for use in tablets. The panel utilizes Noyvoyance’s PenTile technology to “improve the brightness, resolution, contrast, and power consumption,” and packs a mind-numbing 2560 x 1600 pixel resolution. To put some perspective on that: the 27-inch LCD screen I’m currently using has a maximum display resolution …

Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi Honeycomb tablet hitting Sprint May 8th for $600

April 28th, 2011

We knew it was coming, and moments ago Sprint confirmed that it will launch the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi, an Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablet, on May 8th for $600. The XOOM sports a 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, a 5-megapixel camera with flash and HD video recording capabilities, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat, and …

U.S. retailers quickly sell out of ASUS Eee Pad Transformer stock

April 26th, 2011

The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer, an Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablet with a 10.1-inch screen and an optional QWERTY dock, made its U.S. retail debut today, and it’s flying off of store shelves. Amazon and Target appear to have already sold out of initial stock of the unit, and Best Buy’s website currently says that the …

Lenovo has ThinkPad tablet in the works, report suggests

April 25th, 2011

It looks like PC manufacturer Lenovo is planning to throw its hat into the tablet ring, and a detailed report filed by This is my next explains what the Chinese OEM may have up its sleeve. According to the blog, Lenovo is working on a 10.1-inch, NVIDIA Tegra 2 powered slate that packs quite a punch. The …

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer offers Honeycomb and a convertible form factor

March 25th, 2011

Ahead of a planned launch event next week, ASUS on Friday made its latest tablet official. The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer is a device we may not see much of stateside, but it seemingly has it all. The unique design marries a standard 10.1-inch tablet with a QWERTY-equipped hinged dock. When combined, the result is …

AT&T Acer Iconia Tab A501 hands-on!

March 22nd, 2011

Lurking in the corner of an AT&T media meet-and-greet, we spotted the recently announced Acer Iconia Tab A501 tablet. Set to launch in Q2 of 2011, the Iconia tablet is an Android 2.2 device with an NVIDIA Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor, a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera and an HDMI-out port capable of 1080p video playback. …

Sam’s Club to sell Wi-Fi XOOM for $539?

March 3rd, 2011

The latest, cost-effective rumor surrounding the Wi-Fi Motorola XOOM is sure to pique the interest of the few penny-pinching readers. Blog Droid-Life is reporting that Sam’s Club (of all places) will be selling the Wi-Fi XOOM for a cool $539. This undercuts the $599 price tag Motorola Mobility’s CEO, Sanjay Jha, slapped on the device …