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Samsung announces 4G LTE versions of GALAXY S II, GALAXY Tab 8.9

August 29th, 2011

Samsung quietly unveiled 4G LTE-enabled versions of its popular GALAXY S II smartphone and its forthcoming GALAXY Tab 8.9 tablet this past weekend. As you might expect, these 4G versions offer identical specs compared to their 3G-enabled counterparts, with a few key differences in the S II beyond the addition of an LTE radio, of …

Images of HTC Puccini (Jetstream) tablet revealed

August 24th, 2011

Images of HTC’s upcoming 10-inch tablet have been revealed, further suggesting that a launch could be fast approaching. BGR exclusively revealed the first official renders of the Honeycomb device late last month, and we also said it will feature a 10-inch display and an 8-megapixel camera with a dual-LED flash. Additional reports suggested HTC’s upcoming …

Android steals 20% of tablet market from iPad over past year

August 12th, 2011

Android-powered tablets have taken 20% of the global tablet market from Apple’s iPad over the past 12 months according to new data from ABI Research. While Android tablets have collectively managed to make a sizable dent in the iPad’s global market share, ABI says no single tablet vendor has managed to “mount a significant challenge” against …

News360 2.0 brings web app, updates for iPad and Honeycomb

August 10th, 2011

In a world packed with more news aggregation services and RSS readers than we could ever need, only a few manage to rise to the top. News360 is an example of one such service, and we have mentioned it several times here on BGR. The app is available across multiple platforms including iOS, Android, QNX …

Dear tablet makers: You're doing it wrong

August 9th, 2011

Needham analyst Charlie Wolf issued estimates on Monday that put Apple’s iPad atop the mountain of forthcoming consumer tablets for a full decade. Wolf sees the tablet market climbing to 233 million units sold in 2020, and he thinks Apple will own 60% of the market at that point in time. Apple is on a …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 TouchWiz update rolling out now

August 5th, 2011

Right on schedule, Samsung’s TouchWiz update began rolling out to Galaxy Tab 10.1 owners on Friday. The update provides a number of visual enhancements to the user interface including a live panel view, a new mini mode tray for quick access to open applications, a clipboard, an indicator quick panel and a photo editor. Samsung …

AT&T HTC Puccini screenshots leaked

August 5th, 2011

Last month, we brought you exclusive images of HTC’s first 10-inch tablet, the HTC Puccini. Now, a few screenshots have leaked that give the device a little more context. We expect the Android Honeycomb tablet to be equipped with an 8-megapixel camera, a dual-LED flash, a 1.5GHz processor, and to end up landing on AT&T …

Motorola KORE could be vendor's upcoming quad-core tablet

August 5th, 2011

Motorola is rumored to be working on a new tablet with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich a 4:3 aspect ratio like Apple’s iPad. Fusible did a bit of digging on Friday and found that the upcoming slate could be dubbed the “Motorola KORE.” Motorola Trademark Holdings on Wednesday register five new domains: MotorolaKore.com, KoreMotorola.com,  Moto–kore.com, MotoKore.com and Motorola-Kore.com. Fusible speculates …

Sony S1 and S2 spotted with Android Honeycomb 3.2

August 4th, 2011

In April, Sony announced the S1 and the S2, two tablets expected to launch this fall. Initially we presumed the devices would run Android 3.1, but leaked screenshots obtained by Carrypad suggest the tablets will actually run the newest Android 3.2 Honeycomb iteration of the operating system. Android 3.2 will add a new app-zoom feature …