Honeycomb

Eee Pad Transformer launches and short supply is almost gone already

Eee Pad Transformer launches and short supply is almost gone already

Asus created a lot of buzz with its cool Android tablet called the Eee Pad Transformer when the tablet was unveiled a few months back. Asus had previously warned that the tablet would have low supply at launch and that it would be prioritizing the UK for the launch. The launch day was reported to be April 26 a few days ago and that day is here. Asus has the official launch page up on its website with links to all of the sellers that are carrying the Transformer at launch.

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Forget XOOM, sue your rivals instead analyst advises Motorola

Forget XOOM, sue your rivals instead analyst advises Motorola

Since you can't beat 'em, sue 'em - that's the advice from one analyst to Motorola Mobility, who calls the Motorola XOOM a failure, Honeycomb "dead on arrival" and the Android Market "a disaster." Global Equities' Trip Chowdry throws out a hugely-ranging estimate for the number of XOOM tablets sold - between 15,000 and 120,000, he reckons - and suggests that, Fortune reports, rather than attempt to compete with Apple and RIM, Motorola should aim to pick off its Android OEM counterparts with patent lawsuits.

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Sony Enters Tablet Market with Two Honeycomb Devices

Sony Enters Tablet Market with Two Honeycomb Devices

Sony has announced at a press conference this morning that they plan to bring to market two Honeycomb tablets this year. The two tablets are called the S1 and the S2, both of which are still codenames according to Sony. We wrote about the S1 and Sony's CEO alerting us that they will be entering the market with a tablet earlier in the month. It turns out today is the day we get more details on those plans.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet breaks cover: Honeycomb slate with Keyboard Dock

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet breaks cover: Honeycomb slate with Keyboard Dock

Details of a new Lenovo Android 3.0 Honeycomb slate have emerged, a stylus-toting 10.1-inch ThinkPad Tablet with an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer-style keyboard dock, an IPS display and NVIDIA's Tegra 2 chipset. The ThinkPad Tablet is scheduled for a Q3 2011 launch, so the leaked presentation acquired by This is my next suggests, complete with a "Lenovo Family UI" customizing the interface and which apps are preloaded.

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Kindle for Android gets Honeycomb refresh

Kindle for Android gets Honeycomb refresh

Amazon has released a new version of its Kindle app for Android-based devices, and the updated ereader has now been reworked to suit the bigger displays on Honeycomb tablets. Gone is the list view of ebooks on your device - or stored remotely in the cloud - and instead there's a bookshelf-style interface with all the titles laid out with cover art.

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer gets US/Canada release date & pricing

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer gets US/Canada release date & pricing

ASUS has confirmed that the Eee Pad Transformer will launch in the US and Canada from April 26. The 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablet - which has an optional battery-toting keyboard attachment - will be priced at $399 for the 16GB TF101-A1 model, and at $499 for the 32GB TF101-B1 version.

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T-Mobile G-Slate, G2x and Sidekick 4G arrive in-store

T-Mobile G-Slate, G2x and Sidekick 4G arrive in-store

If you're into Android and have a taste for GSM frequencies, then T-Mobile USA may be the best place for you today. The T-Mobile G-Slate we reviewed earlier this week is finally on sale, priced at $529.99 with a new, two-year agreement, while the T-Mobile Sidekick 4G is also fresh to the carrier's shelves, in black or magenta, priced at $99.99.

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Intel CEO confirms Honeycomb-on-x86 port; Medfield phones in next 12 months

Intel CEO confirms Honeycomb-on-x86 port; Medfield phones in next 12 months

Intel has confirmed that it has received the Android 3.0 Honeycomb code from Google, and that it is "actively" working on porting the tablet-centric platform to run on x86 chips like its Atom processors. Revealed during Intel's glowing Q1 financial results call, president and CEO Paul Otellini said that the company was working with "first-tier notebook vendors" on Android tablets using Intel processors. Leaks back in March suggested Intel was readying as many as eight Android-on-x86 devices for demonstration at IDF Beijing this month.

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Motorola’s XOOM 3G arrives in UK from £130

Motorola’s XOOM 3G arrives in UK from £130

UK retailer Carphone Warehouse has thrown open sales of the 3G-enabled Motorola XOOM, with the 10.1-inch Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet available both SIM-free and unlocked, or subsidized with various data plans. Alone, the XOOM 3G is £579.99 ($948), while you can grab it from £129.99 ($213) if you're willing to commit to 24-months of data.

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Toshiba’s Regza Tablet AT300 finally breaks cover

Toshiba’s Regza Tablet AT300 finally breaks cover

Full specs of Toshiba's second attempt at the Android tablet market emerged back in March, but it's only today that the new slate has been officially named and given a price. The Toshiba Regza Tablet AT300 has a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 "Adaptive Display" promising better outdoor visibility and viewing angles, NVIDIA's dual-core Tegra 2 processor and Android 3.0 Honeycomb.

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ACER Iconia Tab A500 Review

ACER Iconia Tab A500 Review

Welcome to the newest Android tablet on the block, Acer's Iconia Tab A500. This is an Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, that being a version of the Google mobile operating system made specifically for tablets, and it's got a big fat 10.1-inch screen. In the front there's a 2-megapixel camera for video chat and photos, on the back there's a 5-megapixel camera for video recording and photos as well. This is a device that will go in direct competition with the Motorola XOOM and the Apple iPad, with a bit of competition from the LG G-Slate, mostly because their dual-core processors come from the same parent: NVIDIA. Will this slice of aluminum carve its way into your Android loving heart?

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ASUS Eee Pad Transformer stock delay: Honeycomb demand gobbles supplies

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer stock delay: Honeycomb demand gobbles supplies

Want an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer? If you answered yes, it looks like you weren't the only one; according to ASUS, a combination of "unprecedented demand" and the requirement to do unspecified "additional testing" has meant that the first UK batches of the Honeycomb tablet have sold out. What impact that will have on the US launch remains to be seen.

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