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T-Mobile to shave another $50 from Galaxy Tab price as new tablets loom

January 25th, 2011

With over 100 new tablets announced at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month, the current crop of tablets on the market has already begun to lose its shine. According to a purported leaked slide, T-Mobile plans to drop another $50 from its Galaxy Tab pricing as of Wednesday, January 26th. The new price will require a …

IDC: Led by iPad, 17 million tablets shipped in 2010

January 19th, 2011

Research firm IDC said on Tuesday that 17 million consumer tablets shipped in 2010 according to its Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker. In a press release, the firm also stated that the tablet market’s remarkable third-quarter growth of 45% was due almost entirely to sales of Apple’s iPad. Calling them “media tablets,” IDC …

Sprint lowers Galaxy Tab price to $299.99 on contract, $499.99 contract-free

January 12th, 2011

Sprint on Wednesday lowered the price of the popular Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet to $299.99 with a new two-year contract or $499.99 with no contract. The new pricing represents a $100 reduction for both on-contract and contract-free purchases. It also lines up with Best Buy’s adjusted pricing for Sprint’s Galaxy Tab, which BGR reported …

Verizon unveils 10 4G LTE device; smartphones, tablets and more

January 6th, 2011

At a press conference moments ago, Verizon Wireless unveiled a host of upcoming devices built for its 4G LTE network. From smartphones, to tablets, to laptop computers and mobile hotspots — Verizon had all the bases covered at today’s event. Here’s a quick rundown of each 4G device covered by the Big Red event: HTC …

Wi-Fi only Samsung Galaxy Tab coming to the U.S. in Q1

January 5th, 2011

Samsung has just made the inevitable a reality. At the company’s CES keynote, Sammy announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the very same tablet available from wireless carriers the world over, will be available in a Wi-Fi only variant in the U.S. in Q1. Not really a heck of a lot else to report. Same …

Wedge Partners: iPad demand strong over holidays; competitors are ‘junk’

December 28th, 2010

In a note to investors this week, Wedge Partners’ Principal and Equity Analyst Brian Blair had some strong words for iPad rivals’ retail performance over the holidays. Seemingly not one to mince words, Blair said that consumers had little or no interest in tablets other than the iPad this holiday season, calling the iPad’s competition …

T-Mobile drops Samsung Galaxy Tab to $350, Vibrant to $150

December 16th, 2010

T-Mobile recently dropped its prices on two popular Android-powered devices from Samsung. The Galaxy Tab, Samsung’s first Android tablet offering, is now available for $349.99 with a two-year agreement; down from $399.99. The popular Samsung Vibrant, T-Mobile’s version of the Galaxy S smartphone, dropped from $199.99 to $149.99 on contract. These new prices appear to …

Samsung Gloria to be a Windows 7 tablet with sliding keyboard

December 8th, 2010

According to an unconfirmed report on French enthusiast blog Blogeee.net, Samsung is currently developing a Windows 7 tablet PC with a slide-out keyboard. Citing multiple sources, the blog says that a forthcoming tablet from Samsung — codenamed Samsung Gloria — will feature a 10-inch touchscreen display and a slide-out keyboard. The concept seems less than …

Samsung Galaxy Tab sales top 1 million units

December 3rd, 2010

Less than two months after the Galaxy Tab first became available, Samsung announced that global sales of its Android tablet have surpassed the 1 million mark. The South Korea-based company has increased its 2010 sales projections to 1.5 million units as a result. Just over two weeks ago, reports emerged that Samsung had sold 600,000 …