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Samsung 7-inch Super AMOLED could hit Galaxy Tab in mid-2011

Samsung 7-inch Super AMOLED could hit Galaxy Tab in mid-2011

A 7-inch Galaxy Tab with a Super AMOLED display could well be on the cards in early 2011, with the news that Samsung Mobile Display are planning production of a 1200 x 600 resolution Super AMOLED screen in mid-2011.  The new panel will get its first public outing this month at the FPD-International trade show in Japan, with a 5.5 gen plant kicking off production midway through next year.

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No Skype 3G for Verizon Galaxy Tab

No Skype 3G for Verizon Galaxy Tab

Skype has confirmed that Samsung's Galaxy Tab will not have access to Verizon's 3G-capable Skype app, which the carrier offers exclusively on its US Android smartphones.  Instead, the Verizon Galaxy Tab will get the regular Skype app recently added to the Android Market, which only allows VoIP calls over WiFi connections in the US.

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iPad grabs 95% of tablet market share as Android readies its assault

iPad grabs 95% of tablet market share as Android readies its assault

With Android tablets only now filtering onto the market in any significant manner, we can't muster much surprise that Apple's iOS has an estimated 95-percent of the tablet market.  Strategy Analytics have been crunching the numbers and reckon Apple does indeed hold the lead in tableteering; however, they also warn that "Apple's huge lead will be shortlived, as a wave of Android models is set to flood the market in the fourth quarter."

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Samsung Galaxy Tab suffers indignity of video teardown

Samsung Galaxy Tab suffers indignity of video teardown

With the US-spec Galaxy Tab yet to launch, we haven't seen the customary iFixit teardown of the 7-inch slate.  Modder jkkmobile hasn't quite stripped his European-spec tab down to the bare circuit boards, but he has wasted no time in exposing its guts on video.

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Orange Samsung Galaxy Tab priced from £499

Orange Samsung Galaxy Tab priced from £499

Orange UK has announced its pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Tab, confirming both monthly rolling contracts and twelve-month plans.  The Tab is priced from £499 ($802) with a year's agreement, or £515/£529 ($827/$850) on a variety of monthly plans.  Existing Orange mobile or broadband customers will also save £5 ($8) per month on their Tab line rental.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab hits UK from £100

Samsung Galaxy Tab hits UK from £100

Samsung's Galaxy Tab has gone on sale in the UK, with retailer Carphone Warehouse opening several stores early to meet the expected demand for the 7-inch slate.  As well as the full £529.99 contract-free price and month-to-month £10 data contract, there are also some new, significant subsidies on offer if you don't mind signing up to a two-year agreement.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab Review

Samsung's Galaxy Tab proved to be the product of IFA 2010, and has seldom left the headlines since its Berlin debut. Seven inches of Android slate, it promises to be the open alternative to Apple's iPad and the poster-child for Google's OS done right on a bigger display. It's also prompted some significant criticism, with even Steve Jobs weighing in on how suitable the Tab's screen and OS are to tablet use. Plenty to live up to, then, not least the price tag; check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Samsung GT-P1010 WiFi-only Galaxy Tab clears FCC

Samsung GT-P1010 WiFi-only Galaxy Tab clears FCC

The WiFi-only version of Samsung's Galaxy Tab has shown up in the FCC's testing database, complete with the model number GT-P1010.  The Froyo slate differs from its GT-P1000 sibling by omitting the 3G chipset and instead relying on WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 3.0 for its connectivity; otherwise it has the same 7-inch 1024 x 600 capacitive touchscreen, the 3-megapixel rear camera and front-facing 1.3-megapixel webcam.

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The Daily Slash: October 28th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 28th 2010

Apple gets sued, sues the people that are suing them, and think about selling their phones from their website. T-Mobile myTouch 4G gets introduced officially by T-Mobile, Toys'R'Us sell a 90 pound tablet, and there's a giant red Android roaming the streets of Sydney. Panasonic kills analog turntables (+ my heart), Verizon and AT&T start selling iPads, and we've got about a million unboxings, reviews, and compare threads. All this and MORE on todays DAILY SLASH!

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ViewPad 7 vs Galaxy Tab

ViewPad 7 vs Galaxy Tab

Two 7-inch Android tablets, two versions of Froyo and two pretty different price tags: the Samsung Galaxy Tab and ViewSonic ViewPad 7 are each taking on the iPad, but they're also challenging each other in the process.  We pitted a production version of each against the other to see whether there was a clear winner.

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O2 Galaxy Tab priced at ridiculous £600

O2 Galaxy Tab priced at ridiculous £600

Perhaps we're naive, but we're not sure UK carrier O2 actually want to sell any of Samsung's Galaxy Tab.  Official pricing has been announced, ahead of the Froyo slate's release on November 1, and it turns out that not only is O2 not subsidizing the Tab, they're actually asking for more than most other retailers.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab confirmed for U.S. Cellular

Samsung Galaxy Tab confirmed for U.S. Cellular

Another day, another carrier for the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and now U.S. Cellular has thrown in with Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T with the promise of launching the 7-inch Froyo slate in the US.  The carrier is playing coy with pricing and availability at present, though the unit they'll be offering is the same as we've already seen: 3G, WiFi b/g/n and a 3.2-megapixel camera on the back.

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