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T-Mobile’s G-Slate Arrives April 20th with $529.99 Price Tag

T-Mobile’s next Android tablet, the G-Slate, arrives tomorrow with an official price tag of $529.99 after two year contract and $100 mail-in rebate.  The carrier announced via twitter and their

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Pieces of Honeycomb Hit AOSP Repository

It has been found, and confirmed, that the GPL and LGPL components of Android 3.0 Honeycomb are available in the Android Open Source Project repository.  Al Sutton was recently digging through

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Andy Rubin Clears the Air About Android Rumors

Android head Andy Rubin took to the Android Developers Blog to clear the air about rumors that have been circulating recently: that Google is imposing new rules to reduce fragmentation,

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Leaked APKs of Updated Core Android Apps Show Improvements

An updated Android Test Market mysteriously appeared on Tech in 10’s Galaxy S Vibrant today. The result was the ability to download non-released and updated versions of a few of the core Android Apps like the Music Player and Gallery. Tech In 10 states that their Market changed on its own to a assumed test or developer version. The actual market does not show major differences on the surface, but it does include Google’s announced, but not yet implemented content ratings. T

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Google: “In-App Purchases Only Available on Android 3.0 Devices.” Wait, What?

We just received a tip from one of our readers who was poking around the official Android Market Help guide earlier today. In there, they noticed a little blurb about

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Rumor: Google Working on Nexus Tablet?

There is an interesting rumor/line of thought from an article over at unwiredview.com, talking about some conversations and rumors the author has heard concerning the idea that LG is working with Google to release a “Nexus Tablet”, branded by Google itself. The reason the rumors are floating around it seems is because we have not seen the full honeycomb experience yet, and there is conjecture that we will when this Nexus Tablet releases. It is plausible to imagine that Google has some functionality in Honeycomb that we have not seen yet, whether or not it is because they have been holding said functionality back may be a bit of stretch in this writer’s opinion.

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Google: “No Honeycomb For You, at Least Not Yet”.

All of us Honeycomb maniacs are going to have to wait awhile for our favorite community developers to get their hands on the Honeycomb source from Google.  Businessweek reported yesterday

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Cellular South to Offer Xoom

If you are a customer of the independent Cellular South wireless carrier and are in the market for an Android powered tablet, there is good news for you today! Cell South has announced that it will be bringing the Honeycomb powered Motorola Xoom to it’s customers, with a bit of incentive in the form of a MiFi hotspot (if you sign up for broadband service for the MiFi).

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QuickOffice Updated for Honeycomb.

Readwriteweb.com is reporting that QuickOffice, the mobile software suite that allows users to manipulate and edit documents on their mobile devices, has been updated to work on Google’s Honeycomb version

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Adobe AIR Updated for 3.0

More good news for those of you who are proud owners of devices running 3.0. Adobe has updated their AIP app to provide official support of 3.0, giving you more awesomeness on your Honeycomb device. The full update list taken from the market:

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Sprint Branded XOOM Poses For The Camera; Is The Atrix Next?

Didn’t see this one coming so close to CTIA. The Motorola XOOM has been spotted with Sprint branding, and the leak source looks pretty reliable. BGR has posted the image

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Kongregate Adds Honeycomb Support

Flash game arcade Kongregate has updated their Android app with an improved user interface as well as support for Android 3.0 Honeycomb. I must admit, playing addictive Flash games on

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Leaked Staples Lineup Shows Eight Android Tablets Due by June

Staples looks to be the place to go this year for Android tablets. The office retailer is forecasting at least eight Android tablets by June with five of them running Honeycomb.

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Analyst: “Honeycomb Has Little Chance of Mass Adoption”

With words that might ignite a flame war that destroys the internet, one analyst bases his forecast of Android 3.0 solely on the Motorola XOOM.

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Motorola Xoom: Weighed, Measured and Found Wanting

Just this past week, I put my beloved T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab on craigslist in anticipation of getting the first Android 3.0 tablet: the Motorola Xoom courtesy of Verizon Wireless.