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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.

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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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Devs create first Android Honeycomb port with hardware acceleration for Advent Vega

Devs create first Android Honeycomb port with hardware acceleration for Advent Vega

Android users of all sorts of smartphones and tablets don't like to wait for companies to offer updates for their gear that bring new versions of Android to them. These new Android versions often have new and desirable features that people want now, not later. That leads to devs building ports of the Android OS using bits of code from other devices and sources to make the upgrade without official support. The catch on these ports for Android Honeycomb and other ports is that they lack some important features.

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Hannspree SN10T1 tablet hands-on [Video]

Hannspree SN10T1 tablet hands-on [Video]

Hannspree's Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, the SN10T3, isn't expected to hit the market until Q3 2011, but the company had the freshly-released SN10T1 on show here at IFA 2011 today. Based around a 10.1-inch 1024 x 600 touchscreen and NVIDIA's Tegra 2 processor, the slate may run Android 2.2 Froyo but it's well hidden under a custom UI. Still, that decision has left the SN10T1 missing a few key features which may take some of the shine off of its low price tag.

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