Google TV Rolls Out Android 3.2

google_tv_logoGoogle TV is now a part of Android Honeycomb 3.2.  A new update was released last week to allow Google TV to go Android in keeping with Google's promise earlier this month to release frequent updates.  This is the latest update that will happen before Android 4 is provided to users.  The new software is [...]

Lenovo Launches Its Enterprise-grade ThinkPad Tablet Powered by Android

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet CloseupNot sure which Android-based tablet to buy? Have a look at Lenovo's new ThinkPad Tablet — it's got a little something for everyone. The $499/16GB ThinkPad Tablet has been designed with the enterprise market in mind, but it offers a bevy of features that any hardcore geek will appreciate. Below are some of the product [...]

Sneak Peek: Beta Version of Google TV Honeycomb

Google TV Honeycomb Beta Preview HomescreenGod, what has Google done?! I'm trying to reserve judgement here since this is a hacked Beta version, which probably lacks the polish the final release will provide, but it's difficult. People have often complained that Honeycomb on the tablet is more PC-like than it should be. Now, we've got an overly complex — or should [...]

Will Sony’s New Android Tablet Designs Attract Buyers?

Sony S1 and S2 Tablet Preview  I've said it before... there's really nothing tablet builders can do to separate themselves from the pack other than a few minor hardware tweaks and cosmetic changes to the computing platform Android Honeycomb requires. As such, Sony's designers were obviously given free rein to sketch up something special. Here you see Sony's upcoming S1 and [...]

Samsung Shows Off TouchWiz on the GALAXY Tab 10.1

Samsung Honeycomb TouchWiz Mini AppsYou're all familiar with Samsung's ultra-thin GALAXY Tab 10.1 Android Honeycomb powered tablet. Well, now we've got video of Samsung's custom "enhancement," TouchWiz UI. Overall, it looks like Samsung didn't change too much of the default Honeycomb experience, but instead added some niceties like scalable widgets, mini apps with multi-window support, improved notifications, and other [...]

ARCHOS Unveils G9 Series 1.5Ghz Dual-core Android Tablets with Up to 250GB of Storage

ARCHOS G9Got to hand it to ARCHOS for trying and successfully differentiating themselves from the pack. ARCHOS just unveiled two new tablets — the 8-inch (4:3) ARCHOS 80 G9 and 10.1-inch (16:10) ARCHOS 101 G9 -- that offers the fastest processor, the highest storage capacity, and the most capable graphics (full 1080p H.264 video playback) out of any tablet [...]

VIZIO’s 8-inch Android Tablet to Launch Summer 2011 for $349

VIZIO Tablet DemoApparently VIZIO is really close to launching their new Android tablet that they gave everyone a glimpse of at CES 2011. The tablet is popping up in a video by NBA player Blake Griffin, is getting coverage by Scobleizer, and is being prepped for sale at Walmart. The two attached videos should get you up [...]

Not All Honeycomb Tablets Are the Same: CNET (Unscientific) Speed Test Edition

CNET Android Honeycomb Tablet Speed CompetitionCNET just posted a speed test competition video comparing the ASUS Transformer, LG G-Slate, and the Acer Iconia Tab A500 — all of which run Android Honeycomb and leverage NVIDIA's dual-core 1Ghz Tegra 2 processor. The winner of that challenge went on to face the iPad 2 and Motorola XOOM, which previously beat the iPad [...]