Android 3.1 Honeycomb

Google Updates Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Limited Edition to Android 3.1 Honeycomb Officially

Google Updates Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Limited Edition to Android 3.1 Honeycomb Officially

Though we already technically let you know about the update in this post previously, it's important to note that today Google has made it official by mailing each on of their 3,000 recipients of the special Google I/O Limited Edition version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 an update notice. This notice states that the tablet GT-P7510 will be updated via a simple signing up for a Samsung account by you the user after which you'll have to head to your settings and make it happen manually.

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Galaxy Tab 10.1 Giveaway “Unboxing War” Winner Announced! Thanks For Playing!

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Giveaway “Unboxing War” Winner Announced! Thanks For Playing!

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! Tomorrow is the full launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Wi-Fi Edition. We mentioned that we would be announcing a winner for our Unboxing War Number One contest as soon as the Galaxy Tab was up for sale. The time has come and we have selected a winner, read on past the break to find out if your Android prayers have been rewarded with this rounds giveaway.

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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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Android Honeycomb 3.1 Review

Android Honeycomb 3.1 Review

Having seen the awesomeness apparent in the newest update to Google's mobile operating system for tablets, Android 3.1 Honeycomb, at Google I/O, it became an instant mission of yours truly to have a hands-on with it. Alas, twas not to be until an update I was sent via Verizon, and I think my corner of the USA is last to see such things always. But lo! I now have that update and it's time to take a look. We'll see everything this new system has to offer on top of Honeycomb AND we'll have a peek at a couple of benchmarks for the good of it.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 15, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – May 15, 2011

This past week's Google I/O developer conference brought lots of Google news involving Android, Google Music Beta, Google TV, Android Market, and Chromebooks. The keynotes for both days of the event were live casted, but just in case you weren't following along, we've highlighted them again. Various bits of news and videos were released this week from manufacturers Samsung, LG, and HTC, while a surprise announcement came late Saturday from Sony announcing that they've begun restoring the PlayStation Network.

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Intel Pushes Cedar Trail/Oak Trail Chipsets for Tablets and Notebooks

Intel Pushes Cedar Trail/Oak Trail Chipsets for Tablets and Notebooks

At Google I/O this week, Google announced Android 3.1 to be officially released in June, giving us all hope that it will be more free with licensing the OS to tablet hardware vendors, and that we will see Honeycomb on more tablets. Google had previously only given licensing to Asustek, Acer, and Motorola for their tablets. Motorola has already updated the Xoom to 3.1. Google has also said that they will cooperate with Intel to get Oak Trail/Chrome or Cedar Trail/Chrome platforms for more Chromebooks.

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