Staples Black Friday ad light on Android savings

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The Staples Black Friday ad is online and, if you’re expecting to save bundles on Android, you’ll be disappointed. There’s very little in the way of Android, some of which are not actual savings at all. A 16GB Nexus 7 for $199.99?  Don’t do it, get it through Google Play ...

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B&N Nook HD, Nook HD+ shipping this week

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Barnes & Noble dropped us a line early this morning to let everyone know that their two new Android-powered tablets, the Nook HD and Nook HD+ are ready to roll.  Expected to begin shipping this week, the two devices aim to steal away some of that Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire market.  The tablets ...

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T-Mobile touts fall and holiday smartphone lineup

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Even though T-Mobile decided to scrap plans for their New York press event this evening,they went ahead and issued a press release tied to the same topic. It was expected that they would show off their fall lineup of devices, including stuff running Android and Windows Phone, and other ...

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Google intros new Nexus 7 options

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The hits keep coming today as Google has introduced its newest versions of the Nexus 7 tablet.  As we’d come to expect over the last few weeks, the 16GB version of the Asus tablet has been dropped down to $199 to make room for a larger, 32GB capacity model.  The new offering is listed ...

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Google announces Nexus 10 for November 13

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Not even a hurricane could stop it; Google has officially announced the Nexus 10, the Android 4.2 “super” tablet from Samsung.  Arriving on November 13, the tablet runs the latest build of Jelly Bean and is called the “ultimate tablet for watching movies or reading ...

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32GB Nexus 7 found at Office Depot

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A 32GB Nexus 7 was spied at an Office Depot over the weekend, adding more credibility to the rumors of it replacing the 16GB model.  Priced at $249.99, the tablet is not found on Office Depot’s website as of yet; only the 8GB and 16GB models are listed as “in stores only.” As ...

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Hardware details, pictures confirm Samsung Nexus 10

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With but a few days left to go before Google takes to the stage to unveil some new Android goodies, it stands to reason that we’d get a decent last-minute leak.  That’s exactly the case here today as Brief Mobile has scored a gallery of more than one dozen images for the Samsung ...

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Strategy Analytics: Android has 41.3 percent of global tablet market

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Shipments doubled year-over-year for the third quarter.

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Google’s $99 Nexus tablet still expected this year

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Contrary to what you might hear from hardware players, Google is still expected to deliver a $99 Nexus tablet before the year ends.  According to a DigiTimes source, Google is working with Asus on a single-core Android tablet that should arrive before the holidays.  Considering the fact that ...

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HTC bids farewell to tablets in United States

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HTC, having failed to make any real impact on tablet sales in the United States, has decided to indefinitely shelve things.  Calling their efforts (Flyer, Jestream) a “great learning experience”, HTC advises that they’ll keep options open and may return at some point, ...

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Pew: Android tablets near 50% market penetration in U.S.

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A new report out of research organization Pew Internet & American Life Project tells us that Android tablets have risen to 48 percent of U.S. market share.  Moving from 15 percent over the same period just one year ago, it shows that Android is finally getting serious traction in the tablet ...

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X Tablet review

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What we liked:  The stock Android 4.0 experience is always nice as it keeps us from too much bloatware or extra software touches that sometimes get in the way of seasoned users.  The HDMI port, microSD expansion, dual cameras, and pair of mini USB ports should be enough to keep developers or ...

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Oregon Scientific debuts $150 MEEP! Tablet for kids

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Oregon Scientific today introduced a new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet designed specifically with kids in mind. Called the MEEP! Tablet, it’s a 7-inch Wi-Fi device with a rugged layer of orange silicon protection, a recessed display, and other features to help keep the tablet ...

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Sony Xperia Tablet S now available in the USA

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Few days ago, Sony finally announced the long awaited Sony Xperia Tablet S, which is yet another “sexy” addition by Sony to their Xperia line of Android devices. I am sure you know that the Xperia Tablet S comes with a bunch of bells and whistles;  plus the design is very ...

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Kobo introduces 7-inch, Android 4.0 ‘Arc’ tablet

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Kobo, in what seems like a preemptive attack on Amazon and their next Kindle Fire, has announced a new 7-inch Android-based tablet.  Called the Kobo Arc, it is the $200 successor to the Kobo Vox. Details for the device are pretty decent when compared to other products in the price range and ...

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