Android fans holding out for a new Android tablet from HTC will be disappointed to hear that the company does not have plans to release any tablets in the near future. While talking about HTC’s tablet strategy, Jeff Gordon, HTC’s global online communications manager said ”It was a great learning experience for us, and they definitely met expectations.”
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Rumors have been circulating for several months that Google would release a Nexus 10 tablet, and now CNET is reporting that Samsung will produce it. Richard Shim, an analyst at NPD DisplaySearch said, “”[Google] will partner with Samsung and co-brand it with Samsung. It’s going to be a high-end device.”
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It’s no secret that Android is still lagging behind the competition in terms of tablet optimized apps. With Google officially carrying an Android tablet on the Play store, it’s time for something to be done about that. Google has been working hard to emphasize how important it is to build dynamic apps that scale and ... Read More »
Less than a week ago, a photograph showing the internal sales database for Carphone Warehouse in the UK appeared online featuring a screen protector for the Samsung Nexus 2, and a Nexus 7 variant with 32GB of storage. The Samsung Nexus 2 is still just as much of a mystery as ... Read More »
Sony has asked retailers to halt sales of the Xperia Tablet S due to a manufacturing defect which compromises the tablet’s resistance to liquids. According to Sony’s press release, the device’s “splash-proof” performance has been compromised by a manufacturing defect which created a gap in the rear display panel. For now, Sony is not ... Read More »
Our favorite rumormonger Digitimes is back today with claims that Google and ASUS are working on two new versions of the Nexus 7 tablet. One version will be a $99 entry-level model and the other will be a $199 ultra-thin upgraded model. ASUS quickly denied the rumors, but we wouldn’t be ... Read More »
Today Barnes & Noble released a new lineup of Nook tablets that are meant to compete directly with Amazon’s Kindle Fire family of products. The Nook devices are already available for pre-order, and customers will be able to enjoy the new devices in early November. A quick comparison of the specs reveal that Barnes & ... Read More »
You might have missed it during the official announcement, since Amazon neglected to mention it, but the new Kindle Fire lineup will include lockscreen ads to help offset those rock bottom prices they are charging for the hardware.
I’m sure many users don’t particularly care what is on their lock screen, however, there was ... Read More »
The 7-inch and 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDs are the headliners here, but the original Kindle Fire is still alive and has gotten a not insignificant spec boost while shaving 20% off the price.
At $159 the Kindle Fire will again stand alone on the bottom rung of the Android tablet pricing ladder (among ... Read More »
Nearly one year after the first Kindle Fire, the number one selling item on Amazon, was revealed to the world, the good folks at Amazon have just taken the wraps off of their latest tablets: the Kindle Fire HD family.
Amazon is fully committed to Kindle Fire as a service. They’ve always been keen on ... Read More »