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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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Amazon Tablet using E Ink Hydis FFS display for 2H 2011 release?

Amazon Tablet using E Ink Hydis FFS display for 2H 2011 release?

The Amazon tablet rumors refuse to die, and now there are whisperings of another OEM and even some component orders to throw into the mixture. After rumors last month that Samsung would be producing the Amazon tablet for a potential late-Summer release, now DigiTimes' sources have waded in with word that Quanta Computer will be handling production, using Fringe Field Switching LCD displays sourced from epaper manufacturer E Ink.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – April 24, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – April 24, 2011

This week's tech news roundup highlights the Apple and Samsung legal battle, our Samsung Galaxy SII extreme unboxing, cloud computing problems for both Amazon and the PlayStation Network, Apple's Q2 earnings, the white iPhone 4, the iPhone 5, and details on various smartphones and tablets including the BlackBerry Playbook, G-Slate, G2x, HTC Flyer, and the Acer Iconia Tab.

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Amazon Tablet Built By Samsung Could Arrive By End Of Summer?

Amazon Tablet Built By Samsung Could Arrive By End Of Summer?

Speculation that Amazon may be pushing forth its own Android tablet continues full steam ahead and now there's belief that the tablet would be built by Samsung. That's an interesting choice, considering the Korean electronics company has been the main components supplier for Apple, with whom they are about to embark on a massive legal battle. This gets all the more spicy when you think that Amazon is poised as the best iPad 2 rival.

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Amazon Android tablet rumors won’t go away

Amazon Android tablet rumors won’t go away

It started innocently enough. Amazon published a job listing looking for Android developers for their Kindle division. That led to speculation that maybe the Kindle was going to evolve into an Android based ebook reader ala the NOOKcolor. And with devs taking the NOOKcolor and rooting it into a full fledged and very affordable Android Tablet, people started to see the possibilities even more. And then the Amazon Store for Android was announced and the rumors started to gather steam.

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