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LenovoThinkPad

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet gets version with Gobi 3000 for worldwide 3G connectivity

Lenovo this morning announced a pretty cool option for its Android-based ThinkPad Tablet, adding the Qualcomm Gobi 3000 chipset so you can get online on any network in the world, be it GSM or CDMA. The data will still have to be provisioned by the carrier, of course, but the ThinkPad Tablet will...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Fixes in hand, Samsung begins pushing Galaxy Tab 10.1's Android 3.2 update again

Samsung's just let us know that the Android 3.2 update for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 has begun to push out again. You'll recall how a couple weeks ago the initial update led to Wifi connectivity problems for some, and the update was pulled. That bug has been squashed, and the update's good to go again....
ASUS Transformer Prime

ASUS Transformer Prime up for preorder on Amazon

The ASUS Transformer Prime is coming. When, we don't exactly know -- sometime in early December -- but ASUS has listed it for preorder on Amazon, and is saving you $7.79 in the process. The Transformer Prime, as you'll recall, is the follow-up to the popular Eee Pad Transformer, which in addition...
Galaxy Tab 7 plus

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus hands-on and initial review

More in the Galaxy Tab 7.0 plus forums The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus is the latest Honeycomb tablet from Samsung, combining the Android 3.2 experience and the Exynos processor into a 7-inch package.  Closely resembling it's 10-inch brothers, it's got the TouchWiz tablet interface on top of...
Toshiba Thrive Android 3.2

Toshiba Thrive gets its Android 3.2 update

The Toshiba Thrive Android tablet has received its update to Android 3.2. In addition to the version bump, you're also getting: Enables an improved compatibility mode enhancing the way applications originally designed for smaller screen devices appear and function on the larger tablet display...
ASUS Eee Pad Transformer

Asus EeePad Transformer update making its rounds, fixes app backup issues

We've heard some runblings of a new update expected for the ASUS EeePad Transformer since the last one apparently broke a few things but there was never any mention of an ETA for it. Now is apparently the time though, as quite few people are starting to get an update labeled " 8.6.5.19-20111107"...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus for T-Mobile available Nov.16

While Samsung went ahead and announced it previously, T-Mobile has now comfirmed the release date and pricing for their 4G enabled 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. Running on Android 3.2 Honeycomb, it's got a 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos processor, 1GB of RAM, a 3MP rear camera and 2MP front camera...
Swiftkey on Xoom 2

Swiftkey confirmed to come preloaded on the Xoom 2

When it comes to third-party keyboards on Android devices, there are two roads developers take. You have the likes of Swype, which makes its money getting preloaded onto devices (but also has a "beta" line for anyone else to download). And then there's most every other keyboard developer, which...
Android Versions

Gingerbread's numbers still climbing at Froyo's expense

Google has released the latest version numbers for Android, and they're about what you'd expect. For the past two weeks ending Nov. 3, Gingerbread has crept up to 44.4 percent (up from 38.7 percent a month ago), while Froyo has fallen to 40.7 percent, down a little more than five percentage points...
Android Central

Motorola announces Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition, coming to UK and Ireland 'mid-November'

We've seen the leaks and rumors, and now the Motorola Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition are both officially official. The 10.1-inch Xoom 2 and its 8.2-inch media-focused sibling will go on sale in the UK and Ireland from mid-November, at retailers including the Carphone Warehouse, PC World and...
Motorola Xoom 2

Motorola Xoom 2 specs

Motorola's official specs for the Motorola Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition.   Xoom 2 Xoom 2 Media  Edition Processor 1.2GHz dual-core 1.2GHz dual-core Software Android 3.2...
Motorola Xoom 2
Xoom 2 leaked ad

8.2-inch Motorola Xoom 2 appears in Carphone Warehouse ad, priced €400

Motorola Xoom 2 leaks are nothing new, but now we have the first hints of when the device may launch in Europe, along with tentative pricing information. A leaked Irish Carphone Warehouse ad obtained by Engadget shows the Wifi-only 8.2-inch Xoom 2 with a price tag of €399.90 ($545, £350). Given...
Google TV

Google TV 2.0 is announced; updates start next week, new hardware in coming months

Google has finally taken the lid off the next generation of Google TV. Announced this morning on the Google TV Blog, el Goog reminds us that "these are still early days." But things are improving. And this major update will focus on four areas: A simpler user interface, with a customizable home...
Logitech Revue

A 'new and improved' Logitech Revue with Android 3.1 spied at national retailer (Update: It's only a sticker)

Update: Nirvana328 lets us know that Logitech's cleared this one up in its forums, saying: These boxes are just the regular boxes you have now and DO NOT have the 3.1 android update on them. These boxes are not suppose to be released onto store floors until the update is officially released for...
Lookout

Lookout Security lands on all Android tablets

Lookout Security & Antivirus is one of the most popular security apps for the Android platform. Whether you're installing apps from suspect third-party app stores or just want to ensure that the Android Market is secure, Lookout will scan apps upon installation to make sure they will not harm...
T-Mobile Springboard

T-Mobile Springboard available Nov. 9, Galaxy Tab 10.1 on Nov. 12

If you've been hitting F5 over and over waiting on availability for the overnamed 7-inch T-Mobile Springboard with Google (we imagine there are a few of you out there), wait no longer, as Nov. 9 is the day, according to T-Mo's own website. The Springboard is the Honeycomb tablet manufactured by...
Motorola

Motorola, on Twitter, says RAZR, Bionic and Xoom will get Ice Cream Sandwich within 6 weeks of code drop (Update: Or not)

Update 2: And we've gotten further clarification directly from Moto, which now says it "will provide more precise guidance on timing within 6 weeks post public push of ICS by Google." Update: And proving our point that Twitter isn't exactly the best way to go about something like this, Motorola...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus available Nov. 13 for $399; preorders start Oct. 23

Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus -- its 7-inch Honeycomb tablet -- will be available Nov. 13 for $399. It'll be available at Best Buy, Amazon, Tiger Direct, Fry's and other retailers. Preorders start Oct. 23. In addition to having Android 3.2 Honeycomb, The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus...
ASUS Eee Pad Slider

ASUS Eee Pad Slider mini-review

ASUS hit a bit of a home run earlier this year with the Eee Pad Transformer, a relatively typical Android Honeycomb tablet with an excellent detachable keyboard dock. But what if you take the keyboard and attach it to the Transformer? That's basically what you've got with the ASUS Eee Pad Slider....

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