Toshiba Announces 7-inch Thrive for December

Toshiba has announced today that a new 7-inch variant of their Thrive tablet will be arriving in December, bringing a new level of portability to their growing Android lineup.  Available in two versions (16GB or 32GB) the tablets will run Android 3.2 Honeycomb and feature a 1280×800 HD ...

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GameStop Currently Testing Android-Based Tablet

GameStop has chosen the Android platform for a dedicated gaming tablet and is said to already be in the testing phase. The tablet will be branded with the GameStop name and will launch with a number of titles pre-installed. According to a recent interview with GamesIndustry.biz, president Tony ...

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NTT DOCOMO Announces Pair of LTE-Ready Tablets

NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced a pair of Android tablets which support their next-gen LTE service, Xi (pronounced “Crossy”) today in the GALAXY Tab 10.1 LTE SC-01Dand ARROWS Tab LTE F-01D.  ” in the middle of October.  Both are due in October, run Android 3.2, and feature 10.1-inch ...

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Velocity Micro Unveils 8-inch and 10-inch Tablets, Both Under $300

Velocity Micro announced a pair of new Android-powered tablets today, the 8-inch Cruz T408 and 10-inch Cruz T410. Due in late September the two feature 1GHz Cortex A8 processors, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, and front-facing cameras.  Android enthusiasts might not dig the Android 2.3 ...

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Lenovo Announces $200 7-inch IdeaPad A1 Tablet

Lenovo has just unveiled a new Android-powered tablet at IFA in the form of the IdeaPad A1 (previous coverage). Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread and featuring a 7-inch display, it’s a great barrier point for those looking to get a solid, but affordable, Android experience in a tablet. ...

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Toshiba Thrive Review

At first blush, the Toshiba Thrive could be mistaken for a “rugged” Android tablet.  Given the thick design and ridged back side, it’s easy to see why someone might skip on by this device and on to more sleek and sophisticated-looking devices.  You know, devices from bigger names such as ...

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Sony S1 Tablet to be Dubbed ‘Tablet S’ When it Arrives in Early September

After months of waiting and stringing us along with short video teasers, Sony is set to debut a pair of Android tablets. Operating under the codenames of S1 and S2 for the better part of 2011, we’ll soon be able to get our hands on the more traditional of the two. According to Engadget ...

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Motorola Hearts Google: A Love Story

Way back in September of 2005, Motorola came out with a bold new cellular telephone that could, in fact, sync with your Apple iTunes account.  This auspicious device was dubbed the Motorola ROKR-E1.  At the time it came with a mind blowing 512MB upgradeable SD card that could hold one-hundred ...

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Is Amazon Expecting to Move 1 Million Tablets Per Month?

Could Amazon be expecting to sell upwards of 3 million of their Android tablets this fall?  If the information provided to CENS.com is right, then that’s exactly what they’re hoping to see happen.  According to new details, Quanta Computer Inc., the company tasked with providing the ...

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Sony Releases Penultimate Episode in Tablet Video Series [VIDEO]

The fourth of five planned Sony tablet videos has arrived online, and has been the case all along, we get our best look yet of the two tablets.  The 1:39 video takes a while to get to the meat and potatoes but we do get to see video out and an insanely quick photo capture.... Read More

Sony Tablets Previewed in Third of Five Videos [VIDEO]

Sony has released the third episode in a planned series of five videos to hype their upcoming tablets.  As is the case with each successive clip, we get to see more and more the two unconventional tablets.  This time around, we really get to see how the clamshell S2 will behave in terms of ...

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Archos G9 Tablets to Start at $300 and Begin Shipping September

Archos has announced new prices for their upcoming G9 series tablets set to arrive later this fall.  The pair of Honeycomb devices look to start $20 higher than they were initially expected to run, however they’re still much cheaper than the competition. The 8-inch 80 G9 will range ...

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New Screen Compatibility Modes Coming to “Near-Future Release of Honeycomb

The Android developers blog has a post up today which should be considered good news to owners of large screen tablets.  According to the team, a new version of Honeycomb is coming in short order and it will have a built-in feature that will make more apps compatible with the 10-inch screen ...

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Archos Unveils Pair of Dual-core 1.5 GHz Tablets with Android Market Access

Betcha didn’t know this, but Archos has been in the Android tablet game as long as anyone.  They have already release tablets/devices running Android that range in size from 2.8-inches up to 10-inches.  Unfortunately their efforts just haven’t seem to catch on much.  Maybe their ...

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Sony Starts Teasing Tablets with First of Five Planned Videos

Sony may not have even have names for their upcoming tablets, but that won’t stop them from flipping the “on” switch for their hype machine.  The company has released the first of five planned videos for the “Sony Tablet” and it’s almost all tease.  We ...

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