So the good news is that I was finally able to get my hands on an ASUS Transformer to review. It’s a nice unit that has a lot of potential. The bad news is that I’m going to have to send it back because the screen suffers from light bleed issues and also has a […]
I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately from people trying to decide which Nook Color alternate firmware to go with, CM7 or Honeycomb. CM7 is based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Honeycomb is Android 3.0, the first version of Android designed for tablets instead of smartphones. Both have their pluses and minus, but one clearly […]
One of the most annoying quirks with Android is that there usually isn’t an easy way to take screenshots, and the same holds true for the Motorola Xoom. So here are two ways to take screenshots with the Motorola Xoom. The first option is rather simple and does not require any rooting or technical work. […]
This past Friday Amazon released an updated version of their Kindle for Android app to add support for tablets. They added some new features as well, and some features specifically for Honeycomb tablets like the Motorola XOOM, Acer Iconia A500, and ASUS Transformer. I went ahead and put together a video review of the Kindle […]
Today ASUS officially announced the launch of the Eee Pad Transformer tablet in North America, and it comes at the surprising low price of $399 for the 16GB model and $499 for the 32GB version. Compare that to $599 for the 32GB Motorola Xoom and suddenly the Asus Transformer is looking pretty darn good, especially […]
Another Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet hits the US market today called the T-Mobile G-Slate. As you would guess by the name, the G-Slate sells exclusively from T-Mobile. It will set you back $529 big ones in you are willing to pen a two-year contract. That price includes a $100 mail-in rebate and $120 instant discount.
Yesterday Acer announced the launch of its first Android tablet, the Acer Iconia A500—and it comes at a competitve price-point, $449, given the specs are pretty much identical to the Motorola Xoom, minus 16GB of internal memory. The Acer Iconia tablet features a 10″ 1280 x 800 resolution touchscreen, WiFi and Bluetooth, HDMI port, 1GHz […]
T-Mobile outed the price for the LG G-Slate yesterday so the release date must be growing nigh. The T-Mobile G-Slate will set you back $529 with a 2 year contract of at least $20 per month, and that’s after a $100 mail in rebate—not cheap. The G-Slate runs Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) and features a 8.9-inch […]