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90% of consumers have tablet fever according to new survey

June 8th, 2011

Samsung on Tuesday released the findings of a recent survey intended to determine just how desirable consumer tablets are in the U.S. According to the survey, which was commissioned by Samsung Mobile and conducted by Kelton Research, 90% of U.S. consumers either already own a tablet or would consider purchasing a tablet. Of the current …

Motorola XOOM 2, Slimline smartphone, Tracey XL watch phone and more leaked

June 1st, 2011

Motorola inadvertently went live with an upcoming website redesign on Tuesday evening, revealing six unannounced devices set to be released in the near future, reports claim. Before Motorola was able to pull the test site, cell phone blog Pocketnow.com was able to procure some telling screen grabs. Devices pictured include Motorola’s upcoming second-generation Android tablet, the XOOM …

ViewSonic outs ViewPad 7x Android tablet

May 31st, 2011

During the Computex trade show in Taipei on Monday, ViewSonic officially took the wraps off of its ViewPad 7x Android tablet. We had heard mumblings of the device earlier this month, but now we know all of the ins and outs of the tablet: it runs Android 3.0.1 Honeycomb, is powered by a dual-core NVIDIA …

Samsung preps 4G LTE Galaxy Tab for 2011, Galaxy S III for first half of 2012

May 30th, 2011

It’s one thing to acknowledge that consumer electronics product lifespans are always shrinking, but it’s another thing entirely for a gadget maker to tell you when your new tablet will become obsolete before you even purchase it. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1 haven’t even made it off the starting line yet and Samsung’s mobile …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 to ship with Android 3.1 Honeycomb

May 24th, 2011

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet, originally announced with Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) on board, will now ship with the updated Android 3.1 operating system. Samsung has updated its Galaxy Tab 10.1 product page to reflect the update, and a representative for Samsung Mobile confirmed in a comment on the firm’s official Facebook page that “the original …

Gingerbread is lurking inside your Honeycomb tablet [video]

May 20th, 2011

Gingerbread is lurking deep in the recesses of your Honeycomb, Android tablet. According to a report filed by mobile blog Pocketables, the interface you’re presented with on your Honeycomb tablet can be changed by adjusting your tablet’s perceived screen density. On a rooted Dell Streak 7 running Android 3.1, the default interface experience is the new Honeycomb UI …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 pre-orders start at $499.99

May 18th, 2011

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb tablet is now available for pre-order from J&R. The 16GB tablet is priced at $499.99 while the 32GB version will set you back an additional $100. Here’s a quick rundown of its specs: it offers a 10.1-inch display with a 1280 x 800 resolution, a 1GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra …