Honeycomb

HTC Puccini tablet likely delayed plus third slate axed?

HTC Puccini tablet likely delayed plus third slate axed?

HTC may "feel very good" about the sales performance of the HTC Flyer, but according to Chinese reports the company has decided to cut its tablet program for the second half of 2011 from two devices to just one. The HTC Puccini leaked earlier this week - and believed to run Honeycomb on a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor - is unlikely, in fact, to arrive in June as earlier suggested, the Commercial Times claims.

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Dell Streak Pro Honeycomb slate dropping June with Tegra 2 T20?

Dell Streak Pro Honeycomb slate dropping June with Tegra 2 T20?

The Dell Streak Pro 10-inch Android tablet is apparently set to launch in June, and will run Android 3.x Honeycomb on NVIDIA's 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 T20, not the faster, 3D-capable T25. The 261 x 176.4 x 12.9 mm, 720g slate is expected to have a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 like other Honeycomb tablets we've seen and, according to Tweakers' sources, will be offered with various accessories including a "productivity dock" and a folding cover with an integrated keyboard.

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Acer Iconia Tab A100 postponed until 2H 2011

Acer Iconia Tab A100 postponed until 2H 2011

Acer has confirmed that its Iconia Tab A100, the 7-inch Android tablet revealed at MWC 2011 back in February, has been postponed, and now won't reach shelves until later this year. News of the A100 issues broke when Polish site Tabletowo spotted the slate had been pulled from Acer's site, leaving only the larger A500, its Windows counterpart the W500, the dual-display Iconia Touchbook and the oversized Iconia Smart phone.

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HTC Puccini tablet detailed: Honeycomb, 1.5GHz dual-core and LTE?

HTC Puccini tablet detailed: Honeycomb, 1.5GHz dual-core and LTE?

Details on what could well be HTC's second Android tablet of 2011 have leaked, codenamed the HTC Puccini, and expected to be the company's first Android 3.0 Honeycomb slate complete with AT&T LTE 4G support. According to 911HTC's info, the Puccini will have a 1280 x 800 WXGA display - just like the XOOM and other Honeycomb slates we've seen - and run Qualcomm's Snapdragon MSM8660 1.5GHz dual-core processor.

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SG Comics Presents: Apple Eats Android Ice Cream Sandwich

SG Comics Presents: Apple Eats Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Last week's Google I/O kicked off the first keynote with an image on the big screen of an adorable Android robot ready to swallow an apple, bringing laughter to the crowd of 5000 attendees. This certainly isn't the first time we've seen shots taken at the bitten apple logo, which being an inanimate and already injured fruit has very little means to defend itself. Apple probably won't be fighting back with its own cartoon, but they could bring some major announcements at next month's WWDC to take a bite out of Google's recent developments.

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HTC offered Sense-free Honeycomb Flyer for Google I/O giveaway?

HTC offered Sense-free Honeycomb Flyer for Google I/O giveaway?

Samsung's 5,000 strong Galaxy Tab 10.1 Limited Edition giveaway at Google I/O this week won them a few fans, but behind the scenes it seems there was plenty of controversy over who would get to give out freebies to the attending developers. Inside word among developers, Android coder Al Sutton tells us, is that HTC wanted to give every attendee an HTC Flyer as well as an unspecified smartphone from its range; however, Google decided to go with Samsung instead.

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Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 unboxing by Vic Gundotra

Exclusive: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 unboxing by Vic Gundotra

On the morning of May 10th, 2011, live at Google I/O, we were given an exclusive unboxing and hands-on of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 by none other than Vic Gundotra! Have a look with us at this device that will soon be given to every single attendee of the conference, a device that will go down in history as one of the mega-devices! We've already had a couple looks at this tablet as of late, but this is the big one, let me tell you. Once we get this device in our possession in ernest as well, we'll be giving you all the info you need on it to engrain it in your brain for need to purchase in the future.

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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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ASUS blames unexpected demand for Eee Pad Transformer shortages

ASUS blames unexpected demand for Eee Pad Transformer shortages

Shortages of ASUS' Eee Pad Transformer are apparently down to the tablet being a victim of its own success, according to the company's Taiwan spokesperson, not component shortages or anything else. Despite reports that ASUS could only build 10,000 Transformers per month because Apple had snapped up all the available display supplies, David Chang told Netbook News that in fact it was simply down to ASUS not expecting as many buyers as they've had.

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Review

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Review

ASUS has been plugging away at tablets for years now, experimenting with convertible netbooks and trying to coax some semblance of finger-friendliness out of Windows. It's taken Android 3.0 Honeycomb and the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer TF101 to actually deliver, however: an eye-catching hybrid offering the touch-usability of a slate and the content creation flexibility of a Keyboard Dock. Has Eee Pad outclassed iPad 2 or do the ASUS Transformer's two halves not quite add up to a whole? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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