Topic / Tablets

Galaxy Tab 10.1 injunction extended next Friday

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So, Samsung’s attempt to make the Christmas shopping season is getting slimmer and slimmer with the Australian High Court extending the for its ban until next Friday. So, if you’re planning to get this tablet – you can send all your fury to Apple. The extension was to allow Apple to have its case heard in the High Court. Samsung, obviously, is annoyed by the result – as it had […]

Galaxy Tab ban overturned, Apple to appeal decision in High Court

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The tablet that is in the middle of a patent war between Apple and Samsung – The Galaxy Tab 10.1 (Image: Samsung) UPDATED: Apple’s injunction against Samsung has been overturned by the Federal Court of Australia, meaning that the South Korean electronics company can now sell their Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia. The decision – a unanimous decision by the full bench – also sees Apple paying all costs […]

RUMOUR MILL: Acer, Lenovo to launch Android 4.0 quad-core tablets in Q1 2012

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime – the tablet that Acer and Lenovo are trying to compete against. (Image: ASUS/Supplied) A new report is claiming that Acer and Lenovo are ready to launch their quad-core tablets in the first quarter of next year in order to compete against ASUS’ quad-core tablet offering, the Eee Pad Transformer Prime; and Samsung. DigiTimes is reporting that Acer and Lenovo’s tablets will run on Google […]

HP tops Samsung in not-the-iPad tablet race

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Your number two tablet – the HP TouchPad (Image: HP) Yes, turns out HP is the new second-place winner in the tablet market, beating Samsiung with a small margin. This is according to a new NPD report for US non-iPad tablets sales between January and October, which saw 1.2 million non-iPad tablets sold. HP managed to capture 17 percent of the market, according to NPD’s report. You can attribute HP’s […]

Motorola launches XOOM 2 and XOOM 2 Media Edition; UK and Ireland get it in mid-November

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Less than a year when it launched the XOOM tablet, Motorola has announced that it will launch two new successors. It has announced the XOOM 2 and the XOOM 2 Media Edition tablets. The UK and Ireland will be getting the new tablets in mid-November. The XOOM 2 will feature 10.1-inch IPS display while the XOOM 2 Media Edition has an 8.2-inch IPS display. However, both will have mostly the […]

Toshiba to bring new 7-inch Android tablet – Tegra 2, Android 3.2 included

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Maybe it was the wrong time to announce another 7-inch tablet, given the Amazon announcement, but Toshiba persevered. The company has announced that they will be releasing a 7-inch tablet, known as the Toshiba Tablet (AT1S0) and will run on the latest update to Honeycomb, Android 3.2. The tablet will feature a NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor and GeForce graphics, 8GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot, and […]

Review: Motorola XOOM

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The Motorola XOOM came out at CES this year as one of the hyped tablets of the year, especially since it was seen as the Honeycomb tablet that could compete with the iPad hardware wise. Now its rival Android makers also getting their tablets out, does the Motorola XOOM stand out from the crowd of many Android tablets? The most important question, however, should be: is this an iPad competitor […]

BIG BULLY: Apple also suing Motorola over XOOM design infringment

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Turns out, Samsung isn’t the only company that is getting screwed by Apple. Motorola is too, with a recent court filing in a German court revealing that Apple is using the same argument it is using against Samsung – it looks the same as the iPad. Yes, really. They are still using that bulls**t claim. According to FOSS Patents, the Cupertino-based company is saying that the Motorola XOOM – which […]

Lenovo launches three tablets – IdeaPad Tablet K1, P1 and ThinkPad Tablet

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IdeaPad Tablet K1 (Image: Supplied) Lenovo is bringing out three new tablets this year – the IdeaPad Tablet K1, IdeaPad Tablet P1 and ThinkPad Tablet – all running Android 3.1 and all trying to compete against the onslaught of other Android tablets and the popular Apple iPad 2. The tablets will all feature the NVIDIA 1GHz Tegra 2 dual-core processor, and will offer the standard Android 3.1 features such as […]

Motorola XOOM adds Wi-Fi only – features Android 3.1

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Motorola has today announced the launch of a Wi-Fi only version of the Motorola XOOM. The tablet still features the same hardware as its 3G counterpart – 1GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM and a 10.1 display – but will run on Android 3.1. The Wi-Fi only version will also include some improvements including support for PC joysticks and gamepads via USB, support for picture transfer directly from a […]

$99 USD Android Tablet – Arnova 7

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Just when you thought that things couldn’t get any cheaper, Arnova come out with their new $99 USD tablet. It has Android 2.2, 7″ TFT screen, 802.11 b/g. The tablet can support up to 720p video playback and has a USB 2.0 host port to enable you to plugin a mass storage device, keyboard or mouse. There is no word on processor or RAM specifications. Additionally, no word on when it […]

Sony releases teaser for new tablets

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While there are many tablets coming out soon, can they finally end Apple’s dominance? Sony thinks so, and has released a teaser trailer for its upcoming Sony Tablets – using trains, metallic balls and one Rube Goldberg machine. Though while Sony has previously announced that these aren’t the final designs, turns out the trailer confirms that these are the final designs for the tablets. So, what you see is what […]

Sony loves Android, brings out two new tablets

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While Sony is getting some fanboy hatred over its PlayStation Network outage, it hasn’t stop them promoting their love of Google’s Android OS. Well, now its going to get a whole lot deeper with Sony announcing the creation of two new tablets – both using Google Android 3.0 Gingerbread. Part of a project called the “Sony Tablet”, these two new tablets are codenamed “S1” (left on above image) and “S2” […]