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Acer Iconia a500 review

What would you give up to pack more features into an Android tablet? Would you be willing to sacrifice thinness? Accept a little more weight, or a design that's not quite as svelte as another tablet? That's the ring in which the Acer Iconia Tab A500 has found itself. On the one hand, it's done...
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First screenshots of Honeycomb on HTC Flyer emerge

Last Friday we reported that a RUU (ROM update utility) containing an early beta build of Android 3.2 Honeycomb for the Flyer tablet had leaked out online. Over the past couple of days, Android hacking giants including MoDaCo's Paul O'Brien have been busy turning the leaked RUU into a flashable...
HTC Jetstream-LG Thrill 4G

HTC Jetstream, LG Thrill 4G available today on AT&T

The HTC Jetstream 10-inch Honeycomb tablet and LG Thrill 4G Android smartphone are available today on AT&T. The Jetstream's going for a rather ridiculous $699 with a two-year contract, and LTE data plans start at $14.99 for 250MB. Or, you can buy it for $849 outright. The LG Thrill's running a...
Google Voice

Google Voice for Android updated with tablet support

The Google Voice app just received another update this evening, bumping it to version 4.2.34 and bringing a very short (but welcome) change log -- tablet support.  We've seen just how easy it is to sideload the app onto your tablet, and plenty of folks noticed the way the action bar looks more...
Android versions

Latest Android version numbers released, 84% of devices running Android 2.2 or higher

Google has just released the latest set of Android version numbers, and the overall trend of legacy version numbers dropping continues.  There's no drastic changes, but a quick look at the chart above lets us see that numbers for Donut and Cupcake are now in the "also ran" category with each under...
HTC Flyer

Honeycomb for the HTC Flyer leaks out, custom ROM is planned soon

Want a solid aluminum 7-inch Android tablet that runs Honeycomb?  If you're sporting an HTC Flyer, today may be your lucky day.  The first Honeycomb RUU has been leaked out, and more important, we get word that our favourite hacker from across the pond (see what I did there?), Paul O'Brien, has it...
Sony Tablet S pre-order

Sony Tablet S launches Sept. 16 in UK, starting at £399

We learned earlier today that Sony's wedge-shaped wonder, the Tablet S, would be arriving on European shores sometime in September. But now Dixons Stores Group, the retail group which encompasses Dixons, PC World and Currys in the UK, has revealed the British street date and retail price for Sony's...
Sony Tablet S and Tablet P

Sony Tablet S and Tablet P get European price and launch date

Sony will officially join the Android tablet fray this fall, with its unique Tablet S and Tablet P devices, running Android 3.1 Honeycomb. The electronics giant has announced that the wedge-shaped Tablet S (left) will ship starting September, with the dual-screened Tablet P following in November....
HTC Jetstream

AT&T announces the Jetstream - HTC's first Honeycomb tablet, available Sept. 4 for $699 with LTE data

AT&T has finally unwrapped HTC's first Honeycomb tablet -- the 10.1-inch Jetstream. This puppy's been leaked every which way to Sunday, and specs are largely as we've previously seen.Here's the breakdown:LTE (700/AWS)HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS (850/1900/2100 MHz)EDGE/GPRS (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)Android 3....
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Toshiba Thrive coming to Europe as the AT100

The Toshiba Thrive has been available stateside for almost two months, and now it seems the Japanese manufacturer is about to let Euros in on the action, too. The chunky Honeycomb tablet has appeared on Toshiba Europe's products website sporting the name AT100-100. There are no references to the...
Android 3.2 SDK

Android 3.2 SDK update now available

Google has made the Honeycomb 3.2 SDK component available for download, as well as an update to the SDK tools, the compatibility package and a new release of the Android NDK.  These tools help developers create new apps using features introduced with the 3.2 update, including optimizations for more...
FireFox

Mozilla working on a tablet specific version of Firefox, show a peek at the new UI

If you have a Honeycomb tablet, I know you're aware of just how great some of the apps can look and feel.  It looks like Mozilla is aware as well, and are hard at work building a tablet specific version of Firefox Mobile.  Based on the same core code as the existing Firefox Mobile browser, the user...
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Sony S1 coming to Canada on Sept. 14 or 15?

 Sony's first effort at a Honeycomb tablet may soon be breaking cover, in Canada at least. According to this invitation from Sony themselves; "The new Sony Tablet is about to arrive in Canada. As a valued customer we would like YOU to see it first!"The event is supposed to be happening on September...
Sony Tablet S2

Sony Tablet S2 to be called Tablet P when it launches?

 As we know it, devices can and often do go through many name changes before they actually reach consumers. In some case, the code names given to devices are much cooler then what they actually release under. The case of the Sony Tablet S2 fits into this section now that the device is suggested to...
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Acer Iconia A500 3.2 update now landing September 10th

 The 3.2 update for the Iconia A500 promised for 25th August never showed, but Acer haven't left us out in the cold instead going public on why the date slipped. Posting on the Acer Malaysia Facebook page, the update now looks set to land on September 10th. Apparently they've been suffering some...
Logitech bluetooth keyboard for Android 3.0

Bluetooth keyboard review: Logitech keyboard for Android 3.0 tablets

 YouTube link for mobile viewingWith tablets being all the rage these days, Bluetooth keyboards are rising in popularity. It's not that the on-screen keyboards are bad (well, some are), but having physicals key adds a whole level of familiarity, plus you don't have to try and balance a tablet on...
Samsung unpacked

Samsung set to announce Galaxy Tab 7.7 tablet at IFA conference in Berlin

Fun fact about Android apps: An APK is really just a zipped folder. Open it up, and you occasionally find a bunch of goodies inside. Such is the case with Samsung's Unpacked app, which is pimping its upcoming showing at the IFA conference in Berlin.And, lo and behold, tucked into the app are images...
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AC reader snaps up 3G ASUS EeePad Transformer in Taiwan

We've previously seen ASUS' support pages for its mystical 3G EeePad Transformer, however the device itself has remained elusive up until now. Fortunately AC reader David, who recently spent some time in Taiwan, returned home with a a 32GB version of the 3G Transformer, and sent some photos our...
HTC Puccini

HTC Puccini spotted, AT&T LTE confirmed once again

HTC Puccini, Jetstream -- whatever you want to call it at this point hasn't exactly been a secret as of late. It's been spotted a number of ways in the past but now we're getting to see the device up close and in a more personal setting. The folks over at Engadget have got the images and specs for...
Acer Iconia update

Acer Iconia A500 getting a small system update today

If you're rocking an Acer Iconia A500 (and haven't hacked the living daylights out of it!) chances are you'll have a small system update available today.  The update seems pretty minor, and many think it's preparation for the big update everyone expects soon to get the Iconia to Android 3.2, which...

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