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T-Mobile unveils Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, T-Mobile SpringBoard tablets

October 10th, 2011

T-Mobile continues to bolster its device portfolio in anticipation of the fast-approaching holiday season — when it will be the only major carrier in the U.S. without Apple’s iPhone in its lineup — and the carrier on Monday announced the upcoming addition of two new tablets. The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will serve as the …

Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus tablet

September 30th, 2011

Samsung on Friday took the wraps off its latest addition to the Galaxy tablet family, the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. The new slate is an update to the tablet that started it all for Samsung, and it features a 7-inch 1,024 x 600-pixel display, a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, dual cameras, embedded HSPA+ and Android 3.2 …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 hands-on

September 27th, 2011

We received our Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 review unit on Tuesday, and we’ve spent the better part of this afternoon tooling around and getting a feel for the smaller cousin of the Galaxy Tab 10.1. The tablet has an 8.9-inch screen with 1280 x 800-pixel resolution, and it is also equipped with a dual-core NVIDIA …

Google posts guide to prep Honeycomb apps for Ice Cream Sandwich

September 19th, 2011

Google posted a guide on its Android Developers website on Monday that should help developers prepare Honeycomb applications for the new Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system, which will run on smartphones as well as tablets. That means Honeycomb developers will need to make their applications compatible with displays smaller than those found on …

Samsung GALAXY Tab 8.9 now available for pre-order starting at $469.99

September 15th, 2011

While Samsung’s tablets continue to run into Apple-shaped walls abroad, the South Korea-based electronics giant’s latest Android tablet is now available for pre-order at Best Buy here in the U.S. Announced at CTIA back in March, the GALAXY Tab 8.9 is positioned between Samsung’s 7-inch tablet and its flagship 10.1-inch slate, the GALAXY Tab 10.1. …

AT&T to offer Acer Iconia Tab A501 tablet on September 18th for $330

September 12th, 2011

AT&T announced on Monday it will offer Acer’s Iconia Tab A501 Android Honeycomb tablet beginning on September 18th. We first saw the Iconia Tab during CTIA in March, though we weren’t terribly impressed with the initial product. The tablet is equipped with a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800-pixel resolution screen, support for AT&T’s HSPA+ network, a …

Sony’s first Honeycomb tablet launches to scores of eager… seniors?

September 12th, 2011

Sony can finally add tablets to the laundry list of consumer electronics categories it addresses, but the launch of its premier device — the Sony Tablet S — is raising questions as to how seriously Sony plans to take the tablet space. The 9.4-inch Honeycomb tablet features a Sony “TruBlack” display, a dual-core Tegra 2 …

HTC Jetstream tablet now available from AT&T for $700 on contract

September 5th, 2011

AT&T’s latest Android tablet, the HTC Jetstream, is now available from AT&T for $700 with a two-year data contract. AT&T announced Android 3.1-powered tablet last week and it is equipped with a 10.1-inch display, a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, an 8-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video chats. AT&T …

Toshiba unveils AT200, the thinnest Android tablet yet

September 2nd, 2011

During the IFA trade show in Berlin on Thursday, Toshiba unveiled the AT200, an Android Honeycomb tablet that will no doubt compete directly Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1. It measures just 7.7mm thick, .9mm thinner than the Galaxy Tab 10.1, which should make it the thinnest Android tablet when it hits store shelves. The AT200 is …

Samsung unveils giant smartphone, tiny tablet [video]

September 1st, 2011

Samsung on Thursday unveiled two new GALAXY-branded devices at the IFA trade show in Germany, the Samsung GALAXY Note smartphone and the Samsung GALAXY Tab 7.7 tablet. The former blurs the line between smartphone and tablet — and usable and comical — featuring a massive 5.3-inch 1280 x 800-pixel Super AMOLED display that will likely make …