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 »
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In a new report from eDataSource, “a leading provider of online competitive intelligence,” it’s been estimated that Amazon has sold more than 95,000 Kindle Fires on the first day of pre-order sales alone.
By using an inbox scanning technique, eDataSource was able to scour some 800,000 inboxes the day Kindle Fire pre-orders went live to ... Read More »
Today Google released a non-final preview of the Android 3.0 SDK to allow developers to test their applications with the upcoming tablet OS, inherit the new “Holographic” theme, and work on providing alternative layouts for extra large screens. The Android Developers Blog notes that applications developed with the Android 3.0 Platform Preview cannot be ... Read More »
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“This is a big deal,” said NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang when I asked him about what Tegra 2 meant for Android at last month’s GTC event.
He actually said a lot more (see video after the jump), but his point was that NVIDIA is the first computer technology company to move into mobile ... Read More »
This week we learned that Android 2.3 should be available in the next few weeks and now it looks like Honeycomb (Android 3.0) could be ready to go as early as February. In a report from Digitimes, sources from the PC industry have indicated that NVIDIA has received many orders for their dual-core Read More »
The last time Qualcomm talked about their dual-core solutions, it was to tell us they had been delayed till 2011. In yesterday’s Q4 2010 earnings call, Qualcomm revealed that 10 different companies were currently designing tables based on their new dual-core Snapdragon processors.
Steven Mollenkopf, Executive Vice President and Group President, spilled the beans ... Read More »
I’m still not completely sold on the idea of buying an Android tablet, but starting next month the carriers will begin to push them and I could be swayed into picking one up. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab might be our only choice this year for a tablet with the Android Market, but starting in 2011 ... Read More »