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ASUS Eee Pad Transfomer may be first Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet

ASUS Eee Pad Transfomer may be first Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet

ASUS has confirmed that its popular Eee Pad Transformer tablet as well as its upcoming Transformer 2 would both be getting the just announced Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update very soon. Considering how quickly ASUS updated to Honeycomb 3.2 following its release, this early confirmation could make the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer the first tablet to run Ice Cream Sandwich.

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HTC Jetstream Review

HTC Jetstream Review

Presenting HTC's vision for the perfect 10-inch Android tablet, the HTC Jetstream, complete with a Qualcomm MSM8660 1.5 Ghz dual-core processor under the hood and a pricy $700 USD bill attached to it carried by AT&T. The question we've got on our minds, and have had on our minds since the pricing was first announced is: how could a 10-inch tablet enter an environment with several 10-inch tablets already having been out for several months with a significantly higher price and expect to do well for sales? As it turns out, this HTC tablet does not hold back - not in construction or content - but will its individual specifications be enough to create one product worthy of the price tag?

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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet goes on sale for $199

Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet goes on sale for $199

Lenovo has begun taking orders for its IdeaPad A1 tablet, which we first saw in an assortment of candy coated colors back in September. The budget-friendly 7-inch Android 2.3 Gingerbread slate features mid-range specs and is priced starting at $199, right in line with the recently launched 7-inch tablet from Amazon called the Kindle Fire.

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Kindle Fire tablet sales hit 250,000 over five days

Kindle Fire tablet sales hit 250,000 over five days

According to some leaked sales data, the total number of Amazon Kindle Fire tablets sold since being launched 5 days ago is hovering just over 250,000 units. Sales may have slowed down a bit since it was last estimated to have reached almost 100,000 units on its very first day, but it's nonetheless impressive, considering how other tablet rivals have fared.

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Amazon Kindle Fire tablet costs $209.63 to make

Amazon Kindle Fire tablet costs $209.63 to make

According to an estimate by research firm IHS iSupply, Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet costs about $209.63 to produce. That's $10 more than the surprisingly low retail price that Amazon announced of $199 and not quite as a bad as the $50 loss per tablet that analysts have suggested previously.

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Huawei 4G tablet leaked for T-Mobile

Huawei 4G tablet leaked for T-Mobile

Some images have surfaced of what looks to be Huawei's 7-inch MediaPad tablet. According to TmoNews, this tablet is destined for T-Mobile as a 4G slate and could get its major unveiling during CTIA next month. The tablet was first announced back in June and although originally thought to launch in August, it's been pushed back to October in Malaysia first and then worldwide before year-end.

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Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade starts tomorrow

Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade starts tomorrow

The Motorola XOOM will finally be getting its long promised 4G LTE upgrade starting tomorrow. When the tablet first launched back in February, customers were told that it would initially only support 3G and that a 4G upgrade would be arriving shortly, but that was delayed to late summer with a time frame of sometime in September. Thankfully, the wait should be over soon, with the upgrade program kicking off tomorrow.

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Amazon will lose $50 per Kindle Fire sold

Amazon will lose $50 per Kindle Fire sold

According to Piper Jaffray analyst, Gene Munster, Amazon will likely lose $50 for each Kindle Fire tablet that it sells. Amazon had just announced its much anticipated 7-inch tablet this morning, pricing it at a surprisingly low $199. Munster believes that while the Kindle Fire isn't a true competitor to Apple's iPad it is "more competitive than expected."

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T-Mobile confirms Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

T-Mobile confirms Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

T-Mobile confirmed via a tweet today that it will indeed be carrying the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet. Earlier this month, we were clued that the tablet would be heading to the carrier when a 10-inch Samsung tablet showed up at the FCC sporting T-Mobile's AWS bands. Now that's confirmed, but we'll have to wait for the details, which the carrier has promised to reveal in the coming weeks.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Review

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Review

Today we have the Lenovo ThinkPad tablet on the review board. The ThinkPad has the body of a tablet but the head for business. Running on Android 3.1 Honeycomb, but filled with years of business and consumer laptop thoughts and ideas thanks to Lenovo. The ThinkPad tablet helps power users and business professionals alike do more on the go, while managing to stay extremely portable even if it's a bit heavy. We've gave it a quick glance and have plenty of photos and video after the break, so dig in and enjoy.

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Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 8.9, Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0

Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 8.9, Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0

Samsung announced today the immediate availability of its Galaxy Tab 8.9 Android tablet and its soon to arrive Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0 media devices. The ultra-thin 8.9-inch tablet was first unveiled back at CTIA 2011 and is the smaller sibling to the popular Galaxy Tab 10.1, while the Galaxy Player 4.0 and 5.0 are handheld devices set to go head to head with Apple's iPod touch.

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Amazon to unveil “Kindle Fire” tablet on Wednesday

Amazon to unveil “Kindle Fire” tablet on Wednesday

Amazon sent out invitations last week for a press event this Wednesday and although the company did not specify the agenda, all speculation pointed to the unveiling of the much anticipated Amazon tablet. TechCrunch claims that its sources have confirmed that the event will indeed be for unveiling the slate and they've also revealed some additional details.

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