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Acer announces S5 “thinnest” ultrabook, full HD 1080p tablet and more

Acer announces S5 “thinnest” ultrabook, full HD 1080p tablet and more

As the opening press conference of CES 2012, Acer released a a ton of information on their line of portable electronics coming in the next six months. Ultrabooks are the order of the day with 14 and 15-inch versions of their current S3 model, plus a new S5 model that' they're calling the thinnest ultrabook yet. Ther'es also the rumored full HD Iconia Tab android tablet, with a full 1920x1200 resolution.

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HTC Flyer 3G has FCC layover on trip to T-Mobile

HTC Flyer 3G has FCC layover on trip to T-Mobile

When we reviewed the HTC Flyer Tablet with WiFi only back in May, we mentioned at the time that a 3G version of the tablet would be coming as well. We didn't have an ETA on that 3G version of the tablet, but the little beastie has turned up at the FCC for its approvals today. That means that the new 3G HTC flyer should be on store shelves shortly. From the FCC docs it appears that the 3G version is headed to the T-Mobile network.

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LCD Density hack brings Gingerbread interface to Honeycomb tablets

LCD Density hack brings Gingerbread interface to Honeycomb tablets

The tablet market is very hot today with lots of offerings coming to market. The iPad may be the leader in the tablet market, but there are a lot more Android offerings out there than Apple can match. The cool thing about the Android offerings is that the tablets are easy to hack to put your own custom touches on to suit your style and needs. A new hack for Android tablets has surfaced that is easy and very cool if you have root access on your device.

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SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Tablet Giveaway is Over! Thank You to Everyone!

SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Tablet Giveaway is Over! Thank You to Everyone!

Well, we're finally finished. Five winners chosen, five tablets sent out in the mail. Everyone here at SlashGear and over on Android Community would like to thank everyone who participated, everyone who has become more involved with SlashGear and Android Community as a result of the giveaway, and of course the providers of the prizes - our good friends at NVIDIA. For those of you that don't know, we started a contest back a few weeks ago where SlashGear had 2 XOOM tablets and our sister site Android Community had 3. Now we have none! The next phase of the project is just beginning.

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ZiiLABS ZMS-40 and ZMS-20 processors tipped

ZiiLABS ZMS-40 and ZMS-20 processors tipped

Creative has been the consumer electronics world for a long time with all sorts of things like media players and lots more. The chip-building arm of Creative is called ZiiLABS and it has a couple new processors that have been shown off for the first time today. The new processors look impressive too and are aimed at Android 3.0 tablet use. The new processors include the ZMS-20 and the ZMS-40. The ZMS-20 is the first new processor from ZiiLABS since the ZMS-08 debuted a couple years ago.

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Devs create first Android Honeycomb port with hardware acceleration for Advent Vega

Devs create first Android Honeycomb port with hardware acceleration for Advent Vega

Android users of all sorts of smartphones and tablets don't like to wait for companies to offer updates for their gear that bring new versions of Android to them. These new Android versions often have new and desirable features that people want now, not later. That leads to devs building ports of the Android OS using bits of code from other devices and sources to make the upgrade without official support. The catch on these ports for Android Honeycomb and other ports is that they lack some important features.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up, May 9th 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up, May 9th 2011

The biggest news this week is Google I/O, coming up tomorrow. We will be there live, so be sure to stay tuned for all the exciting announcements, and of course our analysis. In other news this morning, the Apple brand may be one of the most valuable in the world, even more than Google. And we know people love Apple products, but, let's not fight about them, mmmkay? And we are continuing to follow the Sony PlayStation Network story, as Sony has just announced that it will be the end of May before they get up and running fully again. Plus, NVIDIA and Icera, news about the Nexux S 4G, yet another Android tablet, and one that's a little different, and lots lots more.

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