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Review: Acer Iconia A500

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Here is the Acer Iconia A500 tablet computer running the brand new version of Android, Honeycomb. This version of Android has been optimised for tablet’s and it has really shown. The Iconia features an NVIDIA processor, plenty of RAM and plenty of internal storage. Check out the full review of this tablet after the break.

Vodafone announces pricing for Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Vodafone has announced the pricing and date for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, the long-awaited successor to the Galaxy Tab. Vodafone has exclusive rights to sell the tablet, thanks to a worldwide deal, and will launch the device on May 4. The company will let existing customers pre-order the device from April 20th, and will be able to get their hands on May 1.

Honeycomb ported to HTC HD2 – no more WinMo for you!

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If you happen to be an owner of the HTC HD2, you would be sad to see that you are stuck with the second-most unusable operating system, Windows Mobile (Not to be confused with Windows Phone 7). Well, now you can experience the freedom of Flash and other goodies with Android, as someone has managed to port version 3.0 Honeycomb to the device. Of course, because it’s not supposed to […]

Dell Tablet Roadmap leaked – Four Android, Two Windows tablets coming

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Dell’s foray into tablets is soon to get even bigger with at least six new tablets – two Windows 7 tablets and four Android tablets – coming soon this year, after a leaked image of Dell’s entire roadmap for its tablets lineup was posted on the internet. Leaked by Android Central, the roadmap reveals that Dell should release the Gallo, Sterling, Silver Oak and Opus One – all four tablets […]

LG joins tablet parade with the LG Optimus Pad

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LG joins the long list of companies trying to dilute the tablet market with their own tablet after an announcement at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Called the Optimus Pad, it will feature a unique 8.9-inch display and will run on Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Internals include a 1GHz Dual Core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and “Full HD” support for playing multimedia. It will also come, as it appears […]

Samsung announces new GALAXY Tab 10.1 – heads to Vodafone AU

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Samsung has announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year that it will be launching a brand new tablet to be the successor of the popular GALAXY Tab Android tablet – the GALAXY Tab 10.1; and the first carrier to snap it up is Vodafone. The global deal means that in Australia, Vodafone Australia will be the exclusive carrier for the tablet, with the possibility that 3 could also […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 31: Where’s my IPv4?

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The internet has run out of IPv4 addresses and also Intel has a bad batch of Sandy Bridge chips that needs replacing. But it’s not all bad news – Murdoch is spreading his empire on the iPad, while Google’s Honeycomb is looking delicious with its sexy user interface. That’s this week on the TECHGEEK Weekly podcast. James Wilson joins the podcast again (for the last few minutes of the episode) […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 30: Death by SMS

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Wow. We’ve reached 30 episodes – who knew from the beginning we would actually have reached this far. Anyway, we discuss the IPv4 running out of addresses, the new PSP2 by Sony and the Egypt Internet Blackout. We also find out that we are really good at debating points of view, so you may find this episode to be longer than what we usually have our podcasts Sorry if we […]

Rumour: Google to show off Android 3 Honeycomb next week?

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RUMOUR MILL: While we got a lot of details of Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the version that has been designed for tablets in mind (and many tablets using Android are waiting for it), there is rumours that Google could be showing the “inner workings” of Honeycomb next week. According to All Things D, the event – scheduled to take place next Wednesday – will show off many other pieces of the […]

Google reveals details of Android 3.0 Honeycomb, releases preview SDK

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While tablet manufacturers are waiting for Google to finally release Android 3.0, also known as Honeycomb, Google has released the details on what to expect on the newest version – including a brand new user interface designed for larger screens and new support for 3D graphics. The new user interface brings a new “holographic” design, focusing on what users love about the OS – such as rich notifications, widgets and […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 27: CES is driving us GaGa

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And we’re back officially. CES was in full swing, and we saw a lot of tablets, 4G phones and 3D from Sony. We also had crazy Harvey Norman trying to put GST on our purchases online, Facebook being valued at $50 billion and the Mac App Store launch – and hack. And yes, it is the first hour long podcast – and the only one as it seems. But, hey, […]

Android 3.0 ‘Honeycomb’ Promotional Video Leaks

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While details on Honeycomb, a new version of the Android OS optimised for Tablet devices, have been a little scarce, this video was posted onto an official Android YouTube channel contains video of the OS in action. It was set to unlisted, meaning that the video could only be accessed if you had the URL. So the URL, of course, was leaked this morning. When Google spotted the leak, they […]

Motorola to bring out the XOOM – the first 4G tablet

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Motorola seems to be betting on 4G, as the company has announced that it will launch a tablet that will not be on the 3G network, but also on Verizon’s 4G network – or LTE – as this year’s CES is being inundated with tablet after tablet. Motorola’s tablet – the XOOM – will feature Android 3.0 Honeycomb, and will have a dual-core processor with each core running 1GHz, and […]

Motorola brings out the CLIQ 2 – merges corporate features with social networking

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Motorola has announced some brand new phones out at its CES 2011 press conference – including its successor to the CLIQ (DEXT outside of the US), titled the CLIQ 2. The phone will feature a 3.7-inch touchscreen with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, and as the leaks foretold, it will have a honeycomb-inspired layout for the keyboard. The phone will not only be on the 3G network, but will be part […]

Toshiba to release tablet – includes Honeycomb and dual-core Tegra 2

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Toshiba is soon to join the ever-growing tablet market with its latest addition to its product line, its yet-unnamed tablet computer for the US market (as we know). The 10-1.inch display will feature Android version Honeycomb (the exact number is not known) and will also ship with a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip with integrated NVIDIA graphics. It will also include a full-size HDMI port, two USB ports – one […]