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SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Tablet Giveaway is Over! Thank You to Everyone!

SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Tablet Giveaway is Over! Thank You to Everyone!

Well, we're finally finished. Five winners chosen, five tablets sent out in the mail. Everyone here at SlashGear and over on Android Community would like to thank everyone who participated, everyone who has become more involved with SlashGear and Android Community as a result of the giveaway, and of course the providers of the prizes - our good friends at NVIDIA. For those of you that don't know, we started a contest back a few weeks ago where SlashGear had 2 XOOM tablets and our sister site Android Community had 3. Now we have none! The next phase of the project is just beginning.

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SlashGear XOOM Contest Final Winner Announced!

SlashGear XOOM Contest Final Winner Announced!

Hooray, all the golden tickets have been found, and YOU are going to the chocolate factory!* *This of course is referring to the winners who've already been informed and the chocolate factory is of course a brand spanking new Motorola XOOM tablet wifi-only as provided by our awesome pals at NVIDIA. For those of you that do not know, NVIDIA provides the motor for this magical machine: a Tegra 2 dual-core processor for fine video game gaming and super-speedy everything else. Would you like to know who the final winner of this contest is already? Just glance below, your eyes shall not fool you.

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The XOOM Contest here on SlashGear Continues!

The XOOM Contest here on SlashGear Continues!

SO there's been a bit of a situation involving ineligibility with one of our so-called winners of the Motorola XOOM wifi units - and you know what that means! It means we're going to extend the contest till' next week and pick a whole new winner! That's right, if you've already entered our big fat XOOM contest (with prizes from NVIDIA,) you're still in the running. If you wanted to enter but didn't get the chance, now's when you need to make it happen! You've got until Sunday May 8th at 2PM - get entering!

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comScore Finds iOS Ownership Double the Size of Android in Europe

comScore Finds iOS Ownership Double the Size of Android in Europe

That's when accounting for mobile phones, tablets, and other connected media devices - that's the whole barrel! It seems that comScore has released a study which includes results from the EU5 (aka UK Germany, France, Spain, and Italy) which included media tablet owners* and based on data from their own comScore MobiLens service. This report suggests that Apple's iOS platform (on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch,) has a combined platform reach of 28.9 users in the five European markets in the EU5 - this number outperforming Android by 116 percent.

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Reminder: We Have a XOOM Contest Going On!

Reminder: We Have a XOOM Contest Going On!

There's a big fat XOOM contest going on - did you know? We've got a total of FIVE XOOM tablets to give away - 2 have been claimed, there's 2 left on Android Community, and we've still got just one! That means you've got THREE opportunities to win these crazy awesome Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets. They're packed with NVIDIA's Tegra 2 dual-core processors and they're just jumping out of the box to land on your laps. Love em!

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T-Mobile G-Slate Review

T-Mobile G-Slate Review

2011 may be the year of the tablet, but so far only one Android 3.0 Honeycomb (review) example has managed to reach the market. Motorola's XOOM was criticized for launching perhaps before Honeycomb was quite ready; now the T-Mobile G-Slate by LG is making its own play, with the dual hope that 3D photography and an 8.9-inch screen will be enough to carve a niche against the iPad 2. Is Honeycomb's second hurrah the cry of victory or a dying gasp? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut to find out.

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SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Giveaway WINNER #1

SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Giveaway WINNER #1

Welcome to the very first of two giveaway winner posts - this will hopefully be one of two, that is, because if this winner doesn't get in contact with us in under 24 hours (give or take a few hours, to be fair,) we'll be picking again! As you know from our original post, we've got a total of 5 tablets - 2 for SlashGear, another 3 for Android Community - we've got another winner announcement over there if you care to take a look, feel free to join both contests! Meanwhile, our very first winner goes by the name Andre Phillips!

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SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Giveaway Reminder [With Comments from YOU!]

SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Giveaway Reminder [With Comments from YOU!]

Let me let you know what's going on here. We've got these XOOM tablets, five of them - 2 for SlashGear and 3 for Android Community, and we're gonna give them away for free. They're all Wifi-only so you don't have to worry about paying a monthly fee, in fact you don't have to worry about paying for anything, because they're totally, totally free. We've been getting some pretty awesome entries for this contest since it started, and in showing a few classics to you now, we'd like you, the people who haven't joined in the fun yet, to enter!

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Motorola XOOM Contest via SlashGear!

Motorola XOOM Contest via SlashGear!

Oh my goodness were you unaware of the fact that we were giving away a couple of Motorola XOOM Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets? Why, you've got to know! And you've got to enter because everyone has an equal chance at winning! And not only that, we've got a total of FIVE tablets up for grabs, the other three sitting pretty over on our sister site Android Community. That's a who lotta' tablets for you to be winning!

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