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Acer Announces Competitvley Priced Honeycomb Tablet Pre-Order Open Now

One of the biggest issues that I have had with tablets like the Xoom is that while they are awesome eye candy, and I certainly want one, I believe Motorola

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Software Update For Verizon Galaxy Tab Now Available

The Samsung Galaxy Tabs are known as some of the best Android tablets available in the market right now. Samsung announced two new models of the Galaxy Tab at MWC,

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CM7 for Nook Color gets Video Playback Fix and RC Status!

For those of you who have taken advantage of the fact that the Barnes and Noble Nook Color is Android powered and hackable, there is good news from the Cyanogen Mod team that has been working on CM7 for the device. The latest nightly build has DSP/Video playback enabled, taking care of the audio lag on the device whilst watching video media. After installing this build on my device, I can tell you that video works really well, with a great framerate.

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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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Get Your WiFi Xoom at Costco March 27th

If you needed a reason to join one of the many bulk shopping clubs in the world, this could be it.  Costco has listed the Xoom WiFi only version on

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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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AVG Launches AVG Mobilation for Android

In a press release from CTIA today, Amsterdam based AVG technologies has announced the release of their Android AVG app, called AVG Mobilation, which is an update of their smartphone

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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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Wanna Make Calls on Your Nook Color?

It seems it is possible using blue tooth and SIP on a Nook Color that has been rooted and has the latest CM7 Nightly for Encore flashed to it.  It

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Man This Video Makes me Want to Be a Dev….

The above video shows a new Exynos powered tablet device from Hard Kernel, a company dedicated to making development device kits for devs to get their hands on and develop apps for Samsung based processors.

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First Look at the HTC Flyer in Video

Carrypad.com posted a video this week with a look at the upcoming Android powered HTC Flyer. You know, the tablet that HTC has not been working on. There are some interesting demonstrations of the stylus that is included with the unit, and the palm rejection feature built into it. They also put it up against the Galaxy Tab. The video is talking about the fact that the Flyer is being released in April overseas with Vodaphone.

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Huawei IDEOS X3 and S7 Slim Tablet Peek Out Before MWC

Engadget reported today that the Huawei IDEOS X3 and the S7 Slim broke cover before MWC this week on the company’s Flickr page. The X3 is said to be a budget handset aimed for mid to low range in pricing in the Android Smartphone market. As for the Slim, there was not much to note other than we can see that it has a front facing camera to it. Check out the Slim image after the break

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XOOM Consumer Site Goes Live

Whether or not you think that the new Honeycomb powered Motorola XOOM is overpriced or not, there are a lot of people excited about the unit.

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T-Mobile Makes the LG G-Slate a Tad More Official with Specs

T-Mobile and LG make the Honeycomb running G-Slate official. We now know what to expect out of the tablet when it arrives, presumably at the end of March.

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Honeycomb Running on NookColor

The Barnes & Noble eReader has become a cost effective alternative to other Android tablets. Rooting the device allows for plenty of potential, including a working 3.0 version of Android.