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Vizio Tablet gets VIA Plus 1.2 software update

Vizio Tablet gets VIA Plus 1.2 software update

The Vizio Tablet has gotten a software update that promises to enhance overall performance. A somewhat laggy interface was a major issue that plagued the otherwise favorable budget-friendly tablet. The update brings the Vizio Internet Apps Plus (VIA Plus) custom interface up to version 1.2, while it continues to run on top of Android 2.3.2 Gingerbread.

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Vizio 8-inch tablet with WiFi gets support for Hulu Plus

Vizio 8-inch tablet with WiFi gets support for Hulu Plus

We have talked more than once about the cheap and cool Vizio 8-inch Android tablet. The tablet is now at retailers around the country for $299 making it a cheap tablet option. Vizio has announced that the tablet will now support Hulu Plus. I think we all knew this support was coming to the tablet since Hulu plus and Netflix are two of the most popular video streaming services out there.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – August 14, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – August 14, 2011

This past week brought more patent litigation drama along with new rumors for the exciting gadgets to come in the next few months. Sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 have been blocked in Europe after Apple won a preliminary injunction on the tablet. Apple became the world's largest company briefly when its market valuation surpassed that of Exxon Mobile. Windows Phone Mango is now rumored for a September 1 launch with Nokia confirming closure of its US Symbian and feature phone operations. The first screenshots of Android Ice Cream Sandwich leaked with its roll-out likely in November. And there's much much more. Continue after the cut for the full video and roundup list.

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Vizio Tablet Gets Price Cut To $299

Vizio Tablet Gets Price Cut To $299

The budget-friendly Vizio Tablet has just become even friendlier on your wallet. The 8-inch Android slate was originally released on Vizio's own website and to limited retailers with a price tag of $329. But now it's finally hitting the store shelves of Walmart, Sams's Club, Costco, and Amazon, sporting a new low price of $299.

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Vizio Tablet Review

Vizio Tablet Review

The Vizio Tablet is a pleasant surprise. Vizio is known more for affordable TVs and it has entered the tablet market with a similar value-oriented mindset, offering an 8-inch Android slate that delivers a well thought out consumer-centric experience along with unique features that even the most discriminating tablet enthusiasts can appreciate. It has its drawbacks, but if you’re budget-conscious and want to find your first tablet that’s the best bang for the buck, then do read on for our full review.

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Vizio Tablet Unboxing And Hands-On

Vizio Tablet Unboxing And Hands-On

Vizio has long been known for its budget-friendly TVs and now they’ve entered the tablet market with their very first Android slate that’s similarly affordable. It quietly hit the market recently for $349. Given its lower-end target, the Vizio Tablet obviously isn’t competing for the most cutting-edge specs, but instead offers more functionality for the everyday consumer, packing in some rather unique features.

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Vizio Tablet Limited Pre-Orders Start Today

Vizio Tablet Limited Pre-Orders Start Today

There are several budget-friendly Android tablets on the way and one of them is from Vizio. The company may be more known for their TVs, but that could soon change with their very first tablet device that's simply called the Vizio Tablet. The device is set to go on sale sometime in July, but limited pre-orders are kicking off today

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Vizio hops into LED lighting industry

Vizio hops into LED lighting industry

I would wager most readers are familiar with the Vizio brand. The company has a great line of HDTVs that are the best selling in the US market thanks to the performance and the price of the sets. The company will also soon get into the Android tablet market with a new offering that sounds very nice for the price. Vizio is also now looking to get into a new market to make use of its LED prowess and I hope that it can bring the same low price and quality to this new market.

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I Refuse to Use A Smartphone or Tablet As A Remote

I Refuse to Use A Smartphone or Tablet As A Remote

Later this summer, Vizio will launch an 8-inch tablet that will come with an IR blaster. According to the company, that device will support 95-percent of the consumer electronic devices currently available in the U.S.

I’m sure there are many out there that are excited by Vizio’s news. Those folks like the idea of being able to use a single device to surf the Web, check their e-mail, play with applications, and control their televisions.

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