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Kindle Fire ignites Android tablet market, overtakes Google in U.S.

April 27th, 2012

Amazon’s Kindle Fire has seen rapid adoption among tablet buyers since its release last November. The device had an explosive debut quarter, giving it a 14% share of the tablet market. According to the latest numbers from comScore, the Kindle Fire has almost doubled its share of the U.S. Android tablet market over the past …

Sprint to end instant rebate promotion, bring back mail-in rebates on May 7th

April 22nd, 2011

Last month BGR confirmed that Sprint would be launching an instant rebate promotion that eliminated mail-in rebates and instead brought users instant savings. At that time, Sprint told us that the promotion would continue for an unspecified period of time. According to a purported internal document obtained by technology enthusiast blog Spantechular, the carrier will …

Samsung again forced to defend tablet sales

March 23rd, 2011

Samsung on Wednesday issued a statement in response to a new round of rumors suggesting poor sell-through performance of its tablet devices. Samsung has reported several milestones for its Galaxy Tab Android tablet, which has now sold over 3 million units. Like other manufacturers, Samsung reports sell-in figures — sales into distribution — when detailing …

Sprint confirms Froyo updates for Epic 4G, Galaxy Tab

March 22nd, 2011

Sprint on Monday confirmed that two of its popular Android devices, the Samsung Epic 4G and the Samsung Galaxy Tab, will receive software updates this week. BGR reported on Friday that the Epic 4G and Galaxy Tab would receive OTA software updates beginning on the 21st. Our report also stated that the Samsung Transform would …

Samsung teases new tablet set for CTIA unveiling

March 9th, 2011

Samsung on Wednesday posted a new flyer to its Facebook page that hints at a new tablet the company plans to unveil at CTIA. The device in question will be the third addition to Samsung’s Galaxy Tab lineup, though it’s hard to call it third when the second Galaxy tablet — the Galaxy Tab 10.1 …

Samsung: Galaxy Tab return rate is below 2%

February 3rd, 2011

Following a string of misguided reports, Samsung on Thursday issued a comment suggesting that recent claims of high Galaxy Tab return rates are wildly misguided. ITG on Monday released the findings of a wonderfully unscientific study that claimed 15% of Galaxy Tab buyers in the U.S. returned the Android tablet following their purchases. The report …

ITG: Samsung Galaxy Tab return rate is 15% in the U.S.; iPad only 2%

February 1st, 2011

Acting as armed guards protecting the honor of the Queen, tech blogs and press across the Internet exploded in unison yesterday in an effort to right wrongs committed against the magical, and apparently peerless iPad. A report on Monday suggested that Android tablets — namely the Samsung Galaxy Tab — had finally put a dent …

Samsung Galaxy Tab sales surpass 2 million units, report claims

January 27th, 2011

According to a report from Korean news agency Yonap, Samsung on Wednesday confirmed that sales of its Galaxy Tab Android -powered tablet have passed the 2 million mark. Samsung announced that Galaxy Tab sales had surpassed 1 million units early last month, and now this new milestone comes after roughly three months of availability. The …

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 …