Android tablet

Akash Android Tablet – Enabling India for $38

The Indian Government and Canadian company Datawind have just released the Akash, a 7″ Android based Tablet. The Indian government has contracted to buy some 8 to 10 million of the devices by March 2012 and will initially be giving the devices away to students for free and when available commercially will sell for around …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0….PLUS

Samsung has announced their successor to their Galaxy Tab 7.0 imaginatively named….. Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. With  1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 7″ WSVGA (1024 x 600) PLS display , 1GB of RAM, 16/32GB of internal memory, microSD slot (up to 32GB), 3-megapixel auto focus rear camera, 2-megapixel front facing camera, Android 3.2 Honeycomb (with TouchWiz), and …

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New 7″ Android Thrive Tablet from Toshiba

Toshiba has announced the new 7″ entry into their Thrive tablet family.  The Thrive 7″ tablet has an AutoBrite LED-backlit multi-touch display with 1280X800 resolution.  It’s powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra™2 Dual Core Mobile Processor, and it will run Android 3.2 (Honeycomb).  You can see the dimensions on the above photo;  the Thrive 7″ weighs less than …

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Bring Art to Your Photography with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Everybody has read about the technical specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. We know that it runs the latest version of Android, so it will have access to the world of Android applications. We know we can connect to the world via cellular systems, WiFi, and Bluetooth – and navigate the world with GPS. …

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23″ Android Megapad – it’s HUGE!

Martin Drashkov  has taken it on himself to hack himself a 23″ Android Tablet 🙂  Costing him around $600 with off the shelf components “devices like this will make simultaneous use by two users a practicality and will let users more fully immerse themselves in apps and games ” Won’t fit in your pocket or gadget bag though and Swypes …

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PowerDVD Mobile v3.0 – Total Entertainment for Android Tablets

With PowerDVD Mobile v3.0 on your Android tablet (running Android 3.0 and above) and PowerDVD on your Windows PC, you can seamlessly connect and easily share, play and download media.  You can access your PC’s multimedia content from the tablet or stream content from the PC to the tablet.  Use your tablet to playback your favorite …

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Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet available for pre-order

The Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet is now up and available to “Buy Now”  on the Lenovo online store. Models available are 16GB, WiFi-only for $499 and  $569 (32GB) and $669 (64GB). Preorder now with delivery of these 10.1″ Multitouch Display (1280×800) , NVIDIA Tegra 2-powered tablets expected to start on 29th August. Preorder from Lenovo *Edit: Some confusion around …

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Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet – The Cure for Business?

Is the corporate world ready for Android ? Is Android ready for the corporate world? Lenovo seems to want us to think so. Due for release on August 23, the new Thinkpad Tablet is being pitched firmly at the corporate market. This 10.1″ WXGA , IPS, Gorilla Glass unit comes with Android 3.1, 64GB storage, …

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Vizio 8″ Android Tablet Bundle is Available for Pre-Order

The new 8″ Android tablet from Vizio is now available for pre-order.  The VTAB1008-1 tablet will have the V.I.A. Plus interface on the Android 2.3 platform.  It has 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth, and a built-in GPS.  It has the usual tablet features:  capacitive multi-touch touchscreen (1024X768), front-facing camera for video chatting, accelerometer, and 10-hour battery life. …

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Panasonic Announces Rugged Toughbook Android Tablet for Business

Panasonic has a line of rugged Toughbook computers designed for business use, and they have announced they are adding an Android tablet to the line. The enterprise-grade tablet will be introduced in the fourth quarter of this year.  In addition to it’s rugged build, it will have a bright, daylight-viewable screen.  An active stylus will …

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Barnes & Noble Announces Apps for the Nookcolor

Barnes & Noble has announced the addition of apps, games, and music for their Android-based Nookcolor.  It will come pre-loaded with Pandora radio, Quickoffice, and games like Sudoku, puzzles, and chess.  You’ll be able to shop for other apps – like Angry Birds, Lonely Planet, apps to keep you organized, apps for kids, and more …

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Samsung Announces the GALAXY Tab 10.1

Samsung has announced their newest Android tablet, the GALAXY Tab 10.1.  The Tab 10.1 will have a 1280 X 800 10.1″ display and a 1GHz Dual Core processor running the Android 3.0 Honeycomb platform.  There’s a rear camera (8MP) and a front-facing camera (2MP) for video chatting.  You’ll have 4G and WiFi connectivity.  You can …

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Maylong 7″ M-150 WiFi Middie Universe Tablet Powered by Android

Seems like everybody is selling little tablets now – even Walgreens is stocking them in their online store (not sold in brick & mortar stores).  The Maylong 7″ M-150 tablet has an ARM9 (VM8505+) cpu with 256MB DDR memory and an SD/MMC slot for adding additional storage.  It runs Google’s Android OS (but doesn’t specify …

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Borders to be Offering the Android-based Cruz Reader and Cruz Tablet from Velocity Micro

Borders is expanding their ebook reader offerings again.  They’ll soon have two Android-based devices from Velocity Micro.  They are the Cruz  Reader (left) and the Cruz Tablet (right).  Both come pre-loaded with the Borders ebook reader app, both have 7″ TFT full-color displays and Android operating systems, allow web surfing, listening to music, and watching video.  Both have accelerometers, …

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