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Google TV

Google TV 2.0 has finally arrived; brings new TV and Movies app along with Android Market

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Well, that was quick. Google today on its GTV blog announced the Android 3.0 update for its smart TV platform. This news comes days after we noticed a peculiar feature in the Flixster update, which showed sup…

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Tablets

Leak shows three Hanspree tablets coming this year

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Hanspree isn’t a big name here in the US. It’s a name you might know more from their TVs, and if you live in Europe, you may know their other electronics and computers, but now they’re also gett…

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Android OS

Honeycomb code will not be released until Google sees fit

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Android Honeycomb will stay locked in the pantry until Google decides it’s ready for release to everyone. BusinessWeek reports that Google will not make the Honeycomb (Android 3.0) code readily-avai…

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Samsung Tablets

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 – the custom Honeycomb Android tablet for $469

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Samsung Mobile released the Samsung Galaxy Tab, a 7-inch screen, and then followed-up with the Galaxy Tab 10.1, which has 10.1-inch screen. Samsung backtracked and moved forward by announcing a new Android t…

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Android OS

Only 2 percent of Android phones have the latest software; tablet stats likely worse

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The latest Android Market stats have been released to remind users that their phones are out-of-date. The majority of Android phone are reasonably capable and in-line with major features released from Googl…

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Uncategorized

Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi Android tablet confirmed: $599 for March 27

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The Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi only edition has finally been confirmed as coming to the United States this month. Confirming leaked advertisements and internal sales memos, Motorola announced today that the Xoom W…

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Tablets

The Android community must fight generalizations on Honeycomb tablet price

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I fully understand when people around the iPad 2 announcement make blanket statements that “Android tablets are too expensive”, because I take everything connected to an Apple event through a b…

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Tablets

iPad 2 vs. Android tablets: who’s winning? [Comparison Chart]

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Steve Jobs has done it again. At the iPad2 unveiling today, Jobs took several shots at Android, belittling the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the handful of tablet-specific apps available for Honeycomb. Was this just…

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Android News

PSA: Honeycomb needs a special tool to transfer files with Macs

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In an annoying turn, it seems that Android 3.0 cannot natively connect to a Mac for file transfers. The trouble is that Android 3.0 uses MTP (Media Transfer Protocol), which began life as part of Windows Media Pl…

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Motorola Tablets

Xoom/Honeycomb launch impressions (spoilers: it’s not all goodness and light)

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Like many tech geeks out there who has yet to climb the ranks of tech journalism enough to get to go fancy places, I walked over to my local Verizon store on Xoom launch day to check out the Xoom tablet. It was my first…

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Android

Android has 150k apps, 350k daily activations, and more notes from Eric Schmidt’s MWC keynote

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Android is the biggest thing on the planet, the fastest thing smoking, the hottest thing burning, and whatever other cliche you can think to affix to it. Google CEO-turned-other-executive-guy Eric Schmidt c…

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Motorola Tablets

Wi-Fi and 3G versions of Motorola Xoom coming to Europe in Q2

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The Motorola Xoom was the first Honeycomb tablet to be announced, but it has received some stiff competition from LG and Samsung since then. We already knew that the Motorola Xoom is coming to Best Buy in the US on…

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Android News

LG Optimus Pad officially announced at MWC, coming to Europe in March

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The Optimus Pad has just been officially announced by LG at Barcelona, and that’s the European name for the T-Mobile G-Slate. The Optimus Pad features Android 3.0 Honeycomb, and the now almost standard…

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Motorola Tablets

Motorola Xoom costs $799 according to Best Buy. Yes, $799!

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I spent most of last week gushing over Android 3.0, but the first product to run the Android tablet OS – the Motorola Xoom – has a bank-breaking price that will be tough to swallow. According to a Best…

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Android OS

Honeycomb boot screen looks sweet as… honey

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I know this is going to sound weird, but I’m actually a bit sad that the Xoom tablet boots up so fast because the boot screen looks absolutely fantastic. Theoretically, after a while of owning the device th…

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