Posts tagged tablet

Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Tablet, Pricing Unknown

KidsWith the announcement of the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids tablet, Samsung has created a whole new category in the tablets market specifically for kids.

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Google Will Refresh Nexus 7 Tablet And Drop Price To $149 – Reuters

Nexus 7A new story coming in from Reuters mentions that Google is planning to refresh its Nexus 7 tablet this Summer and will likely drop the price to $149. Two unnamed sources also mentioned that Google is aiming towards shipping 6 to 8 million tablets in the second half of the year. Read More

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Agrees That Android Tablets Suck

amazon jeff bezosAt an event today, even Amazon’s Jeff Bezos agreed that Android tablets suck. Before unveiling the new Kindle Fire tablets, Jeff Bezos clearly identified the competition and agreed for the fact that Android tablets are horrible and don’t work.

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“Customers are smart. Last year, there were more than two dozen Android tablets launched into the marketplace, and nobody bought ‘em. Why? Because they’re gadgets, and people don’t want gadgets anymore. They want services that improve over time. They want services that improve every day, every week, and every month.”

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Google+ Re-imagined for Tablets

Google+ has got a whole new design for tablets with the Android version available from today and the iPad version being made available in the very near future. Vic Gundotra, VP at Google announced that Google+ usage on mobile devices has been accelerating and users have been demanding a tablet specific version of Google+. Read More

iPad Helps Apple Take Over HP

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A recent report from DisplaySearch shows that the iPad has helped Apple become the number one in mobile PC shipments, leaving HP behind. Apple controls over 17% of the market, due to the increased sales of the tablet computer.

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Google Releases Preview Version of Honeycomb SDK

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Google is trying to compete with the iPad by designing its Android platform for larger screens. Honeycomb has been designed specially for larger screens including tablets and is already powering many devices including the Motorola Xoom. The user interface in Honeycomb is completely new and Apps look phenomenal.

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Android Tablet Sales Will Match iPad Sales

Analysts from BMO Capital Markets predict that in the second half of the year, sales of tablets running on Android would match the sales of Apple’s iPad.

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Motorola Xoom with Honeycomb Official Press Release and Promo Video

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Motorola has announced a new tablet dubbed “Xoom” that runs on Honeycomb (Android 3.0). Xoom is the first Honeycomb tablet and features a rear and front facing camera, 10.1 inch screen with support for HD, 4G on Verizon, and a dual core processor.

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Google Previews Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) for Tablet

At CES today, Google previewed Android 3.0 or Honeycomb designed for tablets. On first sight, the user interface appears exciting and is completely redesigned to take advantage of the large screen.

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Motorola Tablet with Honeycomb [VIDEO]

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Today at San Francisco, the Wall Street Journal held the D:Dive into Mobile conference that focused on all recent developments being made in the mobile space. Andy Rubin, the father of Android and Google executive was present at the conference.

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