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HP 8 Android Tablet launched without fanfare

HP 8 Android Tablet launched without fanfare

The recent MWC 2014 could have been the perfect setting for HP to announce their HP 8 Android tablet, but it looks like the company preferred a softer approach and quietly launched the $169.99, 7.85-inch tablet online. Powered by Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the details on this device include expandable microSD storage, 1GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage.

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Gartner shows Android tablets overtake iPad on world market

Gartner shows Android tablets overtake iPad on world market

This week the folks at Gartner have released their worldwide tablet sales charts for the full year of 2013, showing Android on the rise. This is the first year since the iPad was released that Gartner has shown Apple to be selling fewer tablets than the entire Android ecosystem. Back in 2012, Android had just 45.8% of the tablet market while iOS (with the iPad only) had 52.8% of the market.

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Huawei MediaPad X1 may be the Android tablet to beat

Huawei MediaPad X1 may be the Android tablet to beat

Huawei has revealed its latest tablet, the MediaPad X1, billed as the lightest and slimmest Android slate around, to the point where the Chinese company hopes you'll hold it to your ear to make calls. Announced at MWC 2014 today, the MediaPad X1 raises the Android tablet stakes with its full aluminum chassis measuring 7.18mm thick and tipping the scales at 239g, despite being fronted by a 7-inch 1920 x 1200 LTPS touchscreen.

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Acer Iconia B1-720 7-inch Android tablet is slimmed down and faster

Acer Iconia B1-720 7-inch Android tablet is slimmed down and faster

Joining the newly announced A1-830 tablet is the new Acer Iconia B1-720, a smaller 7-inch tablet that is otherwise fairly similar to its larger A1 sibling. As with the A1, the Iconia B1-720 offers Jelly Bean and the promise of both high performance and battery life. Rather than the aluminum design, however, the B1 makes things a bit more classy with a textured and silky finish.

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Archos Connected Home hooks automation to Android tablet

Archos Connected Home hooks automation to Android tablet

Archos has revealed a new connected home system which will hook up your security, appliances, and even your dog to a smart ecosystem, all controlled by a new 7-inch "Home Gateway" Android tablet. The system, which uses Bluetooth LE to interconnect, consists of multiple "Home Objects" - generally spherical and roughly the side of a table tennis ball - such as cameras or motion sensors.

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Lenovo Yoga Android tablet makes USA debut

Lenovo Yoga Android tablet makes USA debut

This week the machine formerly only known as the B-8000F has appeared in the United States with the much more consumer-friendly title Lenovo Yoga Tablet. This machine is arriving in two iterations, one of them an 8-inch display-toting machine, the other a 10.1-inch display unit. Both devices work with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and MediaTek processors under their hoods.

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Twitter for Android tablets appears limited to Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 (for now)

Twitter for Android tablets appears limited to Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 (for now)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition is currently the subject of a score on the part of Samsung with a deal with the developers responsible for Twitter, receiving the first big Android tablet-based update to the app as an exclusive. It's unknown how long this particular update to the app will be limited to the Galaxy Note 10.1, but it's possible that it'll be out in a matter of weeks - at the moment, Twitter's release suggests it'll be out "by the end of the year."

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RCA Internet Music System makes Android tablet a centerpiece

RCA Internet Music System makes Android tablet a centerpiece

Taking tips from the likes of custom systems like the one Android Community showed off in-car last month, RCA seems to have created a stereo system that uses an Android tablet as its brain. While this system hasn't been formally announced by RCA as such, it does appear to be on store shelves in some remote locations in the USA. This machine works with a detachable Android tablet, Bluetooth speakers, and HDMI-out to work as a stereo or a full entertainment center.

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