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Amazon tablet supplies potential delayed by Apple touch panel demands

Amazon tablet supplies potential delayed by Apple touch panel demands

Amazon's tablet production plans could be constrained by Apple's existing touch panel demands, and the two giants spar for component supplies. According to DigiTimes' sources, Amazon is looking for 1.5-2m touch panels for its first batch of tablets - the "Hollywood" and "Coyote" expected to offer ereading and media streaming as well as internet services - expected in September, with four million devices to ship before the year is out. However, some suppliers have expressed doubts that they could accommodate the scale of Amazon's demand.

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Archos Arnova 7 Android Tablet Officially $99

Archos Arnova 7 Android Tablet Officially $99

Archos unveiled today their latest Android tablet, the Arnova 7, that's a true budget-pleasing tablet. The Arnova 7 is a set to launch for only $99, which is cheaper than basic e-readers. But that incredibly low price also means lots of sacrifice when it comes to specs.

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Amazon tablets using TI chips not NVIDIA; due Aug/Sept tip sources

Amazon tablets using TI chips not NVIDIA; due Aug/Sept tip sources

More Amazon tablet rumors this morning, though a change of processor from what we've heard so far. The retailer is planning to launch tablets as soon as August or September 2011, according to DigiTimes' sources at component manufacturers, though they're tipping Texas Instruments' OMAP chips being at the heart of the slates, rather than NVIDIA processors as has previously been suggested.

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Amazon 10-inch Hollywood tablet to offer Prime movie streaming tip analysts

Amazon 10-inch Hollywood tablet to offer Prime movie streaming tip analysts

Amazon's rumored Android tablet will support the retailer's video streaming system, currently offered free to Amazon Prime customers, according to analysts Detwiler Fenton. In a new research note, they claim that the 10-inch "Hollywood" tablet rumored earlier this year will be sold with a "promotional video service offering"; they also concur on the LCD display and "more robust applications process" than the smaller color Kindle - which we've heard codenamed as "Coyote" and as using a 7-inch panel - also believed to be in the works.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 22, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 22, 2011

Gaming got some extra attention this week with speculation about the next-gen Nintendo Wii, a unique offer on the Xbox 360, and restoration issues for the PlayStation network. Android's WiFi security problem gets a fix, and the latest 3.1 Honeycomb update will be heading to the Asus Eee Pad Transformer and the Acer Iconia Tab A500 in June. Amazon is possibly ramping up a family of Android tablets, with the first two codenamed 'Coyote' and 'Hollywood' to hit the market before end of the year. Apple will be celebrating its 10th retail anniversary with a possible revamp dubbed Apple Store 2.0. The timelines for various smartphones and tablets have been revealed for the major carriers Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile. Continue after the jump for the roundup video and the full recap list.

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Microsoft Tablet Plans Spilled By Intel Exec

Microsoft Tablet Plans Spilled By Intel Exec

Android tablets are all the buzz right now thanks to the recent Android 3.1 Honeycomb update and rumors of an upcoming family of Amazon tablets. Apple's iPad also manages to stay in the news with announcements of future display technologies. But, any mention of a Microsoft tablet has been absent, either because the company remains especially mum on the topic or there's just very little public interest in a Windows tablet. Either way, some news about potential Microsoft tablets has managed to surface today thanks to an Intel Exec, and it looks to be muddy.

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Amazon Tablet Coming? CEO Jeff Bezos Says “Stay Tuned”

Amazon Tablet Coming? CEO Jeff Bezos Says “Stay Tuned”

It has been touted for awhile now that if Amazon were to come out with an Android tablet, that it would be the ultimate iPad killer. There were recent rumors that Samsung may be building the tablet and that a form of hybrid e-ink and LCD display would be used. But despite the mounting evidence that they've been quietly assembling their arsenal to do just that, the company has been staying mum until an interview today.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up, May 3 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up, May 3 2011

With BlackBerry World still rolling on, we've got plenty of exciting RIM news this morning, but first, make sure you check out the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer review by our man Chris Davies. Also, Asus will only be able to build 10K of these tabs per month, when they wanted to build 300K. But they plan to have the bottleneck in component supplies cleared up by June. Now, on to BlackBerry news, plus a new iMac, and lots of Android, including a special Ice Cream Sandwich from Google.

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