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BlackBerry PlayBook pre-orders start at RadioShack

April 13th, 2011

We just received confirmation that RadioShack has begun accepting pre-orders for RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. You can reserve yours for now $499, and RadioShack says it will be available starting on April 19th. The PlayBook sports a 7-inch touchscreen display with 1024 x 600-pixel resolution. It’s powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor, runs RIM’s …

Motorola preps rugged Android tablet for enterprise

April 13th, 2011

Back in December of last year, Motorola boss Sanjay Jha made it known that the company planned to take the tablet market very seriously. With its first tablet offering pulling in an estimated $50 million or more each month, it’s certainly likely that Motorola is planning an all-out assault on the market. During a keynote speech at …

Samsung again forced to defend tablet sales

March 23rd, 2011

Samsung on Wednesday issued a statement in response to a new round of rumors suggesting poor sell-through performance of its tablet devices. Samsung has reported several milestones for its Galaxy Tab Android tablet, which has now sold over 3 million units. Like other manufacturers, Samsung reports sell-in figures — sales into distribution — when detailing …

Wi-Fi Galaxy Tab to retail for $399 on April 4th, report suggests

March 12th, 2011

Information acquired by blog Droid-Life suggests that Samsung’s 7-inch, Wi-Fi only, Galaxy Tab may retail for $399 and become available on April 4th. The svelte price point, and imminent release date, come courtesy of a flier that was purportedly being handed out by a Samsung representative at a recent technology trade show. The 7-inch Galaxy Tab is …

Motorola CEO says 7-inch tablet due this year, again

February 28th, 2011

Speaking at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco on Monday, Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha repeated the company’s plans to issue a tablet with a 7-inch form factor this year. Jha’s new claim mirrors remarks he made to the same effect during a keynote speech at the Credit Suisse 2010 Technology Conference …

Apple exploring 6-inch iPad for Fall 2011, report claims

February 18th, 2011

It’s a bit hard to believe that Apple might be in the midst of testing a trimmed down iPad for a possible release in the fall, especially considering CEO Steve Jobs’ past remarks that 7-inch tablets were “dead on arrival.” Apple has a long history of flip-flopping when it comes to its iOS devices, however, …

HTC Flyer tablet hands-on

February 15th, 2011

Yes, it’s just and eyes-on. HTC employees were the only ones allowed to handle and demo the newly minted, 7-inch Android tablet, so we couldn’t develop as much of an opinion about the device as we would have liked. For its inaugural tablet, the Taiwanese OEM decided to buck the dual-core craze and stick with a single-core, …

HTC introduces 7-inch Flyer tablet; 1.5GHz single-core, Android 2.4

February 15th, 2011

Today at Mobile World Congress, HTC announced the new, 7-inch, Flyer tablet; the company’s first foray into the tablet market place. The device’s specs are interesting — as the company has opted to forgo the dual-core processor route, instead using a single-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm chip along with a smaller 4,000mAh battery. The Flyer will also …

T-Mobile to release Dell Streak 7 on February 2nd?

January 17th, 2011

Blog TmoNews has acquired intel that indicates America’s fourth largest wireless carrier, T-Mobile, will be launching the Dell Streak 7 Android tablet on February 2nd, Groundhog Day. The information comes courtesy of a leaked materials-placement guide presumably sent to a retail location. The Streak 7 will be T-Mobile’s first HSPA+ tablet offering and is slated to ship …

Acer comes out swinging; 7 and 10-inch Android tablets due in April 2011

November 23rd, 2010

Today, at a planned media event, hardware manufacture Acer officially jumped into the Android tablet space by announcing two new future offerings. The company will offer both a 7 and 10.1-inch Android tablet that will begin shipping in April of 2011. The 7-inch tablet boasts a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, HDMI output, a 1280 x 800 screen …