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Lenovo IdeaPad and ThinkPad Tablet Official Press Shots Leaked

Lenovo IdeaPad and ThinkPad Tablet Official Press Shots Leaked

The official press shots for Lenovo's two upcoming Android tablets have just been leaked. The Lenovo IdeaPad K1 is a consumer tablet that we've seen more details of in previous leaks, slated for a July release. The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet, on the other hand, has remained more mysterious is believed to be designed for enterprise. Both are Android Honeycomb tablets and set to launch any day now.

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Sony tablets continue to tease: PlayStation gaming & more [Video]

Sony tablets continue to tease: PlayStation gaming & more [Video]

Curious as to how PlayStation gaming, ereading and multimedia will look on Sony's S1 and S2 Android tablets? The company's latest video teaser has quietly gone live, offering the briefest of glimpses at some of the entertainment options the Honeycomb pair will deliver.

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Android 3.2 Honeycomb SDK released

Android 3.2 Honeycomb SDK released

Bored Android developer looking for something to do with your Monday morning? Google has you covered, releasing the Android 3.2 Honeycomb SDK. Tipped as fast-incoming back in late June, and since arriving for XOOM users, the updated version adds support for 7-inch Honeycomb tablets in addition to official microSD compatibility and other functionality.

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SwiftKey Tablet X Review

SwiftKey Tablet X Review

Today we're privileged to get to take a peek at the newest offering from the 3rd party on-screen keyboard developers SwiftKey in an app made specifically for Android tablets, that being SwiftKey Tablet X. This is the first time SwiftKey has offered a tablet-specific keyboard in such a form as this, excitement abound as the handset version is, without a doubt, one of the more amazing non-stock keyboards on the market. This is a keyboard that predicts your text, gives you all the options a pro user like you could want, and is out in the Android Market right this second. Let's take a look and see what we're rolling with here.

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Sony S1 tipped for September 1 UK pre-order

Sony S1 tipped for September 1 UK pre-order

Sony's S1 Android Honeycomb tablet will apparently go up for pre-order on September 1, in the UK at least, lending further weight to rumors of a late-September launch window. That's according to internal documents shared with This is my next, with Sony Centre stores in the UK apparently readying for a significant push "with staffers instructed to know the device inside and out."

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Android 3.2 Banishes Screen Incompatibility for Former Handset-Only Apps

Android 3.2 Banishes Screen Incompatibility for Former Handset-Only Apps

Today our good pals Tim Bray and Scott Main, Android developers the both of them, have let the world know that in an upcoming version of Android (that being more than likely Android version 3.2 (another version still classified Honeycomb,) you'll no longer have to worry about purchasing an app that'll only work on your smaller handset. Now instead of some apps going all wonky when they're brought up on a tablet-sized screen, Android has a new ability to choose between Stretch to fill screen and Zoom to fill screen. What a joy for the future of all-size-compatible apps!

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Vizio Honeycomb tablet hits Amazon for $350

Vizio Honeycomb tablet hits Amazon for $350

Vizio began taking limited pre-orders for its 8-inch Android tablet back at the start of the month, but now Amazon has got in on the action and they've undercut the manufacturer too. There's no launch date for the Honeycomb slate - Vizio itself was expecting the first shipments to head out on July 18 - but you can stake your claim now for $349.99.

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ASUS Eee Pad Slider delayed until Fall

ASUS Eee Pad Slider delayed until Fall

ASUS UK has indicated that launch of the Eee Pad Slider has been delayed, with the converting Honeycomb tablet now expected sometime in the Autumn (aka Fall) rather than August as previously promised. According to the company's Facebook page, the "Eee Pad Slider will be coming to the UK this Autumn" and ASUS will "confirm dates and pricing later in July."

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Lenovo IdeaPad K1 Honeycomb tablet finally up for pre-order

Lenovo IdeaPad K1 Honeycomb tablet finally up for pre-order

Lenovo's IdeaPad K1 Android tablet has turned up for pre-order at Amazon, priced at $499.99 though with no sign of a ship date at present. What we do get is confirmation of US specs, which are broadly in line with previously leaked listings: NVIDIA's dual-core Tegra 2 1GHz processor, a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800 300 nit capacitive touchscreen supporting 10-point multitouch, and all in a 10.4 x 7.4 x 0.52 inch chassis weighing 1.65 pounds.

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Sony S1 and S2 tablets get hands-on playtime [Video]

Sony S1 and S2 tablets get hands-on playtime [Video]

Sony's S1 and S2 Android tablets have made a live appearance in Germany this week, showing up for a very brief hands-on ahead of their official debut later this year. Golem grabbed some playtime - there's a video of the clamshell S2 in action after the cut - finding both models to be comfortable to hold and reasonably intuitive to use.

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Archos 80 G9 and 101 G9 Tablets hands-on [Video]

Archos 80 G9 and 101 G9 Tablets hands-on [Video]

With the iPad dominant in both market- and mind-share, it takes something special to distract from Apple's all-conquering slate. Archos reckons it has the answer with the 80 G9 and 101 G9 tablets, a pair of low-cost models announced last week and priced from just $279 despite a 1.5GHz TI dual-core OMAP4 processor. SlashGear grabbed some hands-on time with the two slates today, to see if they lived up to their lofty aspirations.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi and 3G flavors dated for UK launch

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 WiFi and 3G flavors dated for UK launch

Samsung UK has confirmed that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will arrive in the country from August 4 2011, with both WiFi-only and 3G versions promised. The 10.1-inch Android 3.1 Honeycomb slate went on sale in WiFi form in the US earlier this month, though is currently not available with integrated 3G connectivity.

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