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Instagram Android app now supports Nexus 7 and sharing to flickr

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Gazillions of Android users opened their Nexus 7 and were horrified to learn that they couldn’t access the life-changing Instagram app. Okay, that’s overselling it a lot, but there were a few peo…

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Nexus 7 tablet appears to have a magnetic sensor – perhaps for a smart cover accessory?

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The Nexus 7 has a lot going for it. There’s that great price, solid gaming, and all the other virtues mentioned in my review of the device. But is it possible that ASUS and Google’s new tablet also hou…

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Asus Tablets

Nexus 7 pre-sale starts at Staples.com, launches in-store this month

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Staples has announced today that it is now accepting pre-orders of the Nexus 7 Android tablet. Google has been accepting pre-orders at the Play Store since the day the device was first announced, but anyone who…

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Tablets

Google Nexus 7 Tablet hands-on and first impressions

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Google didn’t catch anyone by surprise when it announced the Nexus 7 earlier today, the first tablet designed to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. But despite expecting the company to release a Nexus tablet f…

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Google Nexus 7 tablet now official – $199 starting today

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So, the Google Nexus tablet does exist after all. Only, it’s not called that; it’s the Nexus 7. (Semantics!) After months of speculation, leaks, and cookie crumb trails pointing to the existence…

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Android Phones and Devices

Toshiba Excite 10 Review

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Changing course is sometimes the only way to reach where you need to go. For Toshiba, taking a sharp right turn was necessary to find its place in the crowded Android tablet market. The original Thrive was not the…

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Tablets

Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 coming to Office Depot for $349 in June

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The Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 is bringing its pebble curves and a “healthy dose of swagger” to the Lenovo tablet line of products. And it will do it all for $349. Lenovo has announced today that the IdeaT…

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Samsung Tablets

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 redesigned to have new S-Pen compartment and quad-core processor

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 has had a rather quiet spring following its introduction at Mobile World Congress in February. Samsung’s next tablet has been rumored to be getting a small redesign before i…

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Chameleon is the best looking Android tablet UI we’ve seen yet – and it’s seeking backers on Kickstarter

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Someone in my Google+ circle previously posted a video of a user interface for tablets that made me want to throw my tablet in a box until I could have it. The design managed to pack more information on to the home sc…

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Amazon has won the Android tablet war – Kindle Fire has 54% of U.S. market share

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The Amazon Kindle Fire was an instant hit during the 2011 holiday season, selling an estimated 5 million tablets in just a few short months. The Kindle Fire just nudged past the Samsung Galaxy Tab line of product…

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Sony Tablets

Sony delivers Android 4.0 to Tablet S, offers $50 rebate to new customers

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The Sony Tablet S is the latest device to gain access to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Sony announced today that the slanted tablet can get the newer software via an over the air firmware update. Device owners c…

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Toshiba Tablets

Toshiba’s tablet cup runneth over: 7.7, 10, and 13 inch megatablet announced for US market

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Toshiba has dumped its Thrive line of tablets in order to throw all of its chips behind the Excite, a thinner, aluminum alloy body that’s half the size and twice as appealing as the bloated rubber builds pr…

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Lifestyle

Next Issue is Netflix for magazines: read multiple mags on Android tablets for $9 a month

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The number of quality Android tablet apps is a hot topic whenever discussing the iPad vs. Android tab divide. One area where Android has made real strides is quality reading apps, and Next Issue has just arrived…

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Italian company Olivetti unveils Android tablet duo with pen input and quad-core Tegra 3

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Even though US technology enthusiasts usually tend to ignore gadgets manufactured by European companies (and they are in most cases right to do so), there are those isolated special cases when some products u…

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Cheap tablets: how much can we really expect from a $100 device?

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A tablet is a plaything and a third screen. Maybe even fourth. So why should a device that is rarely used as a primary means of entertainment or productivity cost as much as a laptop that can do so much more or a phone…

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