Over the past few years, we’ve seen tablets take off in a way that nobody expected. The invention that used to be known as “the giant smartphone” has evolved into a breed of devices that millions of people use everyday. Perhaps, though, the size of tablets is something that’s changing. While they used to cover a range ... Read More »
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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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We already reported the “Nexus tablet” was a done deal and now Amir Efrati of The Wall St. Journal is reporting that Google will sell Android tablets directly to consumers, through their own online store.
Google attempted to sell the HTC Nexus One phone to consumers back in 2010 (I bought ... Read More »
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According to Digitimes, Google may release the next major version of Android, Android 5.0 Jelly Bean, as early as Q2 2012. Digitimes cites Taiwan-based supply chain makers who suggest that Android 5.0 will feature optimizations for tablets and tablet-like devices. The timing would put Android 5.0′s release in line with Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform, and ... Read More »
Magazines as we know them have reached their transition point. They’re slowly but surely making the switch to digital, but it isn’t playing out as smoothly as it could. In their current state, magazines shouldn’t just have their pages ported to digital pictures. Thanks to the Internet, writing something even a couple days before releasing ... Read More »
For the past week now, sales numbers and estimates have been coming out of the woodwork that show the Kindle Fire dominating holiday sales. The Kindle Fire was the best selling device on Amazon for Black Friday, and the tablet also bested the iPad 2 at both Target and Best Buy. And this ... Read More »
Two of the biggest complaints about Android advertisements is that they lack any personal appeal and fail to show what a device is really capable of. Take Motorola’s new Droid RAZR campaign for example. The TV commercials play like action movies that don’t really detail the phone. The style has become a signature for Motorola’s ... Read More »
Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States, has come and gone, leaving many victors and losers in its aftermath. Waffle maker riots may have been the hot topic of the weekend, but now that things have calmed down, manufacturers and retailers are starting to talk turkey.
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At their Adobe MAX conference in early October, Adobe announced they would be releasing a suite of tablet-optimized versions of their popular graphic design and photo editing tools on Honeycomb tablets. This announcement was widely acclaimed, as it would most notably bring a feature rich version of Adobe’s Photoshop application for the low, low ... Read More »
Though we’ve had some information trickle in about the number of Android tablets in the wild, these numbers have largely been tablet shipments, which can vary significantly from the number of activated devices. At AsiaD this morning, Google Senior VP Andy Rubin mentioned that there are roughly six million activated Android tablets in the hands ... Read More »