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Amazon tablet suppliers leak as E Ink flexes FFS display investment

Amazon tablet suppliers leak as E Ink flexes FFS display investment

The pieces of Amazon's Android tablet puzzle continue to coalesce, with the retailer's lengthy parts supplier lists leaking ahead of what's expected to be a commercial launch of two slates later in Q3 2011. As well as NVIDIA's processors, the slates will reportedly use CPT touch sensors, after existing Amazon supplier E Ink - which provides the epaper panels for the Kindle - helped get the display manufacturer's foot in the door.

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ASUS Eee Pad Slider Passes Through FCC

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Passes Through FCC

ASUS had great success with the Eee Pad Transformer tablet/notebook hybrid that's surely a good sign for its upcoming Eee Pad Slider. Both devices re-imagine the basic tablet form factor with unique keyboard components that boost functionality and productivity without sacrificing the portability that tablets are known for. The Eee Pad Slider has experienced several delays, but today's FCC documents show that it should be on its way for fall.

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Tabletpalooza Week 3 Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway Final Countdown!

Tabletpalooza Week 3 Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway Final Countdown!

Can you feel yourself getting pumped up? It's the final countdown - and like the rest of this giveaway, this giveaway is good in Europe! In the UK, at least, just because we love Britain and our hero Chris Davies lives there of course. Of course this giveaway exists in the USA, so it's time to get pumped up! It's the last leg of our monstrous Tabletpalooza giveaway this month, this week's prize being an Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet, stocked sweet with a brand new NVIDIA Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor! Get in before it's too late!

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Toshiba Thrive Review

Toshiba Thrive Review

The Toshiba Thrive isn’t a sexy tablet. It’s plump, homely, a little bit awkward, and although smart and supportive, you won’t be showing it off much to your buddies. But if you’re reading this review, you probably already know that. You’re considering the Toshiba Thrive because you see past a pretty exterior and a tight slender body. You want great specs inside, a good clean install of Android 3.1 Honeycomb, ample full-sized ports, and a swappable battery among other unique features.

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Toshiba Thrive Unboxing And Hands-On

Toshiba Thrive Unboxing And Hands-On

Instead of trying to imitate the svelte iPad 2, the Toshiba Thrive goes big with beauty on the inside---sort of. The 10.1-inch tablet running Android 3.1 Honeycomb takes advantage of a larger chassis to include some powerful specs and unusual extras. I got the tablet in just this morning and will have a full review coming soon. For now, continue after the cut for the unboxing and hands-on video.

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Tabletpalooza Week 3 Reminder: Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway!

Tabletpalooza Week 3 Reminder: Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway!

Oh my goodness it's the greatest giveaway in a generation, and it's certainly got the best name in the whole wide world of giveaways: Tabletpalooza! This giveaway consists of FIVE fabulous Android tablets to be sent out to YOU one by one between us here on SlashGear and our sister site Android Community. It's a friendly affair as our associates at NVIDIA have provided each of the dual-core packing tablets for your consumption - grab on and don't let go! This week's prize is an Acer Iconia Tab A500 - the sweetness! And don't forget the Android Community half of this equation as well!

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Lenovo IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet hands-on

Lenovo IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet hands-on

Lenovo has launched its two first attempts at Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablets, the IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet, and we met up with the company to grab some hands-on time with both models. Targeted at consumers and at enterprise, respectively, the K1 and ThinkPad slates each tick most of the Tegra 2 Honeycomb boxes we've already seen from rival tablets; however, Lenovo also has a few tricks to differentiate them. Read on for our first-impressions.

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Lenovo IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablets official, plus IdeaPad P1

Lenovo IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablets official, plus IdeaPad P1

Lenovo has officially announced a trio of slates, including the IdeaPad Tablet K1 and ThinkPad Tablet we saw leaked in press shots earlier, as well as the IdeaPad P1. The K1 and ThinkPad Tablets each run Android 3.1 Honeycomb on NVIDIA's dual-core Tegra 2 processor, and are the first slates to be Netflix-certified; meanwhile, the IdeaPad P1 runs Windows 7 on a 1.5GHz Intel Atom processor.

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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 S1 and S2 Tablets Hands-On Roundup

Sony S1 and S2 Tablets Hands-On Roundup

The Sony S1 and S2 Android tablets with their adventurous form factors are getting ready to hit the market although no specific dates and prices have been announced yet. Plenty of teaser videos of the tablets have surfaced in recent weeks, but today the devices were finally made available for some intimate hands-on time shortly following an announcement that AT&T would be the exclusive carrier for the S2. Here's a roundup of opinions on the S1 and S2 from around the blogosphere.

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