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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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Netflix Android app now supports Honeycomb

Netflix Android app now supports Honeycomb

The Netflix app for Android has finally updated with official support for Honeycomb tablets. Users have been able to access Netflix on Android tablets via work-arounds for some time now, but today's version 1.5 update adds official support and extends video streaming to Canada and Latin America.

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Tablets finally undercutting $500 iPad, but will it matter?

Tablets finally undercutting $500 iPad, but will it matter?

As you already may well know, the iPad is not a tablet PC, it is an iPad. Thus is the brilliance of the brand-masters at Apple and thus is massive success the iPad has seen so far. What we've been seeing over the past few months is a welcome change on the part of many manufacturers and carriers trying to sell their tablet computers in the face of a very much iPad-saturated market: price cuts. A whole heck of a lot of price cuts, in fact, with everyone from HTC to Lenovo cutting tablet prices on carriers and in big time tablet-pushing stores like Best Buy.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet hands-on

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet hands-on

For all the power users and business minded today we have the ultimate tablet for you. This is the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet. With a similar design and feel to current and past Lenovo laptops, but with that flare we call Android 3.1 Honeycomb. This has it all from a dual-core processor, stylus support and even a full sized USB port for all your connectivity needs. Today we'll be doing a quick hands-on with the tablet and you can expect a detailed review soon. Head down past the break for the unboxing video and a few quick pictures.

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Netflix now supports all Android 2.2 and 2.3 devices

Netflix now supports all Android 2.2 and 2.3 devices

Netflix has just updated its mobile app to support all Android 2.2 Froyo and 2.3 Gingerbread devices. Until now, the app has only supported a very limited selection of Android devices with the last update to version 1.3 expanding support from 9 to 24 devices. The update today will finally bring Netflix app support to almost all Android devices.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Android tablet goes on sale

Lenovo ThinkPad Android tablet goes on sale

One of Lenovo's first two Android Honeycomb 3.1 tablets, called the ThinkPad Tablet has finally gone on sale. Designed for the enterprise market, the ThinkPad Tablet can be used with an optional digital stylus for both handwritten text input as well as document mark-up and drawing. The first press images were leaked back in July when we also got our hands-on with the ThinkPad along with its consumer-oriented sibling the IdeaPad K1.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 24, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 24, 2011

The much anticipated Mac OS X Lion touched down this past Wednesday along with revamped MacBook Airs, Mac Minis, and Cinema Displays. Apple's on a winning streak with more than 1 million Lion copies sold in the first day and a record breaking third quarter earnings call. Intel and Microsoft also did quite well, but Nokia hugely disappointed. Other record setting numbers from Google and Spotify round out the week. Continue after the cut for the video and full roundup list.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 30 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 30 2011

Another week has come and gone in the geek world and it's time to round up some of the biggest and most important stories of the week. MySpace's founder warned Google+ to fear the filter early in the week. Tom Anderson cautioned against relying too greatly on algorithmic filtering. AMD tipped that the Xbox 720 will have Avatar levels of detail when it launches. That would make for some truly awesome video games.

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