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T-Mobile G-Slate hands-on [Video]

T-Mobile G-Slate hands-on [Video]

After a brief on-stage appearance at CES 2011, T-Mobile has brought along the LG G-Slate to MWC 2011 to launch alongside its European Optimus Pad cousin. As we've already seen, it's a slick 8.9-inch slate running Tegra 2 and Android 3.0 Honeycomb; it also has support for T-Mobile USA's HSPA+ network for high-speed connectivity on the go.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 hands-on [Video]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 hands-on [Video]

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 all but leaked in its entirety over the weekend, but we were still excited to see what the company had done to bring the original Galaxy Tab concept up to speed with Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Making its debut at MWC 2011 today, and set to hit the Asia and European markets in March, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 may not have a Samsung CPU powering it - NVIDIA's Tegra 2 does the crunching duties instead - but it still manages to distinguish itself somewhat from the XOOM.

Click through to watch our hands-on video of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1.

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Motorola ATRIX 4G Unboxing and hands-on

Motorola ATRIX 4G Unboxing and hands-on

CES 2011 had its share of stand-out products, and Motorola's name was on a number of them. The Motorola ATRIX 4G has dropped onto the SlashGear test bench on its way to AT&T, along with the majority of its accessories - including the clever Laptop Dock - and that calls for an unboxing and some first impressions.

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Android 3.0 Honeycomb hands-on [Motorola XOOM]

Android 3.0 Honeycomb hands-on [Motorola XOOM]

Google has just finished officially launching Android 3.0 Honeycomb, and we wasted no time in grabbing some hands-on experience with the tablet-centric OS on Motorola's XOOM slate. Unveiled back at CES 2011 the XOOM has a 10.1-inch display, dual-core 1GHz Tegra 2 processor and will debut on Verizon's network imminently. Read on for our first impressions of Honeycomb.

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ASUS Eee Pad Slider & Transform hands-on [Video]

ASUS Eee Pad Slider & Transform hands-on [Video]

ASUS wasn't taking any chances with its tablet options at CES 2011: the company had two full-size Android models, the Eee Pad Slider and the Eee Pad Transform, to cater to those wanting to do content-creation on their tablets rather than just consumption. We grabbed some last-minute hands-on time with the pair ahead of their return to Taipei; check out our impressions after the cut.

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CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up

CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up

Every CES has its unofficial theme - we've seen netbooks and ereaders flood the booths in previous years - and 2011 was the turn of tablets. As predicted before the show, the rise of the iPad, the imminent release of Android 3.0 Honeycomb and the promise of a new, lucrative segment has worked like catnip to manufacturers large and small. Check out the SlashGear CES 2011 tablet roundup after the cut.

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Motorola ATRIX 4G and Laptop Dock Hands On Demo [Video]

Motorola ATRIX 4G and Laptop Dock Hands On Demo [Video]

Motorola says they have the most powerful smartphone around with the ATRIX 4G, and they've been showing it off at this year's Consumer Electronics Show without hesitation. The device is feature-rich in of itself, but Motorola managed to throw in plenty of extras to sweeten the deal for potential customers. Including a laptop-like dock that allows owners to connect the device, and access the device with a keyboard, display, and mouse. We managed to get some hands-on time with the device, while Motorola demoed the handset and its main accessory.

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CES 2011: One of the Best

CES 2011: One of the Best

This years CES marks my 12-year of attendance. I know for many people I associate with 12-yrs is nothing. For my father for example this is his 27th year attending CES.  I am however ready to declare this years CES one of the best and certainly the most exciting one I have ever attended.

The primary reason I am ready to declare this is simply because mobile devices are one of the hottest topics in the industry. At this year’s CES there have been plenty of exciting and innovative mobile devices announced and demonstrated.

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Kno Dual-Screen Tablet hands-on

Kno Dual-Screen Tablet hands-on

CES 2011 may be the year that tablets took over, but there's still nothing quite like Kno's vast dual-touchscreen clamshell. Resolutely targeted at students rather than a general audience, the Tegra 2 based machine pairs two 14.1-inch panels with both finger and stylus input. We grabbed some hands-on time; check out our first impressions after the cut.

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CES 2011 NVIDIA’s Tegra Coming Out Party

CES 2011 NVIDIA’s Tegra Coming Out Party

There has been a lot of hype and speculation about NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 dual core processor. Many of us in the industry have been waiting to see it in action for some time and at this-years CES our wishes have come true.

Nearly every major press conference I attended included the release of a super phone or tablet running NVIDIA’s dual core ARM processor named Tegra 2. The total count so far is five Tegra 2 devices and the show just started.

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Is Motorola back on top to lead in mobility?

Is Motorola back on top to lead in mobility?

Motorola was on my short list at the 2011 CES. We anticipated tablets, and 4G super phones with their dual core processors and we were not disappointed. All though the show is just starting Motorola has already impressed me with an un-anticipated innovation.

This has been an interesting week for Motorola. It started with the official launch of Motorola Mobility as its own publically traded company. With this new start Motorola emphasized a new beginning and an increased emphasis on innovation. They even created a new tagline to emphasis this called “Life. MPowered."

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Dell Streak 7 Shown Off at T-Mobile Event

Dell Streak 7 Shown Off at T-Mobile Event

After wrapping up their announcement on 4G, Dell came up on stage with T-Mobile and officially showed off the brand new 7-inch Dell tablet, called the Dell Streak 7. The device is already official, thanks to a press release sent out a little before, but the two companies wanted to show off their first 4G device, which will be launching on T-Mobile.

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