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Android 3.0

Android 3.0 Honeycomb shown off in new series of videos

January 6th, 2011

Courtesy of T-Mobile and its newly announced G-Slate tablet by LG, several videos showing off Google’s new tablet-only OS have surfaced. Honeycomb will power the next generation of Android tablets, and it appears to offer some huge benefits over previous versions of the OS, which were designed with smartphones in mind. We really like what we’ve …

Live from Verizon Wireless’ CES 2011 keynote!

January 6th, 2011

Following the crazy storm of tech news that rained down from Vegas yesterday, it’s hard to believe that today is actually the official start of the 2011 Consumer Electronics show. But today is the day, and things are set to pick up right where they left off last night. Verizon Wireless CEO Ivan Seidenberg has …

T-Mobile and LG announce G-Slate tablet; HSPA+, Android 3.0

January 5th, 2011

Hot on the heels of Motorola’s XOOM announcement, T-Mobile and LG have let go a tablet announcement of their own. The two companies issued a joint press release introducing the G-Slate with Google; a tablet of an undisclosed screen size running Android 3.0. The press release links to a very familiar video and is pretty light on specifics. From …

Motorola XOOM tablet announced

January 5th, 2011

Motorola Mobility on Wednesday announced the tablet countless Android fans have been waiting for. The Motorola XOOM is a 10.1-inch full touchscreen device with specs that look like they’ll line up pretty well with the rest of the Android slates we’ll be seeing at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Highlights include: Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS …

eLocity outs Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) in new tablet announcement

January 3rd, 2011

In the inevitable hurricane of Android tablets set to rain down on CES this week, one thing is for sure: it won’t be easy for smaller manufacturers to separate themselves from the pack. Stream TV-owned eLocity found a way to do just that, however, by going against Google’s wishes and outing Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) ahead …

Motorola teases a CES tablet announcement with tantalizing new hype video

December 20th, 2010

CES is just around the corner, and companies are starting to throw some chum in the proverbial waters. In a one-minute thirty-second spot that recounts the history of tablets — starting with an Egyptian, stone hieroglyphic-slate — Motorola has teased that its much anticipated tablet is set for an official outing at CES. Judging by the clues in the …

Acer announces nameless 4.8-inch Android smartphone; April 2011 launch

November 23rd, 2010

Peculiar, we’d say, that a company would announce a product before it even gives it a name, but who are we to judge? Acer announced Tuesday that it will launch an Android smartphone in the second quarter of 2011. The massive device will feature a 4.8-inch 1024 x 480-pixel touchscreen display, a 1GHz processor, an …

Motorola MOTOPAD to usher in Android 3.0

November 15th, 2010

Just as Motorola helped Google usher in Android 2.0 with the DROID, the reborn gadgeteer is now seemingly charged with a similar task for Android 3.0. Details for the time being are remarkably slim, but Mobile-Review.com — home of trusted insider Eldar Murtazin — reports that Motorola has been chosen to unveil the upcoming tablet-friendly …

LG Pad details outed: 8.9-inch Tegra 2 tablet due in Q1 2011

November 3rd, 2010

A new report out of South Korea Wednesday sheds some light on LG’s upcoming virgin tablet offering. According to the report, LG is preparing to launch its first Android tablet in the first quarter next year. The “LG Pad”, as it may be called, will purportedly feature a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, an 8.9-inch touchscreen …