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ADVENT Vega Tegra Note 7 aims for UK with NVIDIA’s tablet design

ADVENT Vega Tegra Note 7 aims for UK with NVIDIA’s tablet design

This week the folks at ADVENT have made clear that they’re going to be the first in the world to push announcement of their version of the NVIDIA Tegra Note 7 tablet. The ADVENT Vega Tegra Note 7 works with an NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor and is headed to the UK specifically. We’ll be expecting a variety of manufacturers to release their own Note 7 devices here in the United States as well - sooner than later!

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Advent pull Flash Player 10.1 from Vega tablet until “early 2011″

Advent pull Flash Player 10.1 from Vega tablet until “early 2011″

Advent is pulling Flash Player 10.1 support from its Vega Android tablet, after it was discovered that the plugin had not passed Adobe's certification. According to the Advent statement [pdf link], Vega slates bought until now may "not exhibit the optimal performance that the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor is capable of running with certain Flash website content"; the company is working with Adobe on a correctly certified version of Flash Player 10.1, but that isn't expected to be ready until "the early part of 2011."

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Advent’s Tegra 2 Vega tablet gets unofficial Market access

Advent’s Tegra 2 Vega tablet gets unofficial Market access

The Advent Vega Android tablet has acquired unofficial Android Market access, along with Gmail, Google Maps with Street View and Voice Search support, thanks to a new ROM. The work of MoDaCo's Paul O'Brien, the replacement firmware adds Car Home, Calendar, Contacts, Genie (News and Weather), Google Talk and YouTube support as well, and is offered with an optional "performance pack" to speed up the NVIDIA Tegra 2 powered slate.

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Advent’s Tegra 2 Vega budget tablet gets hands-on [Video]

Advent’s Tegra 2 Vega budget tablet gets hands-on [Video]

Cheap Android tablets aren't anything new, but Advent's Vega promises to be a little different; a 10.1-inch Android 2.2 Froyo slate powered by NVIDIA's second-gen Tegra 2 chipset and priced at just £249.99 ($396).  Android Community managed to score some hands-on time with one of the first models in the country, and even had the chance to pit it against the Samsung Galaxy Tab.

Video demo after the cut

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Tablets: an Android 2011 Retrospective

Tablets: an Android 2011 Retrospective

When the year 2011 is looked back upon by the Google historians, they'll mark it as the first time they officially made an effort to bring the Android platform to devices with displays larger than handheld smartphones - what we saw, as a result, was everything from the XOOM to the ASUS Transformer Prime. The folks at Google created a version of their mobile operating system Android titled Honeycomb and numbered version 3.0. This operating system began its life in the wild on the Motorola XOOM, a 10.1-inch tablet that by the end of the year would be replaced by the XYBOARD, a tablet which physically in weight and thickness to the iPad 2 - the dominant force in the tablet space throughout the vast majority of this past year.

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