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Toshiba rolls out Android 4.0 to the Toshiba Thrive 10 inch model starting now

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We have some great news for owners of the Toshiba Thrive 10 inch Android tablet as it is currently receiving an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.  The ICS update was missed its scheduled roll-out in the Sp…

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Accessories

UK Retailer reveals five more Nexus accessories expected to launch soon

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So, you have a brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet, but not many official accessories to go along with it since Asus and Google have been slow to launch them.  Fortunately, United Kingdom retailer Mobile Fun announc…

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Android Devices

Google has the Nexus 7 16GB in stock once again

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Google has been having a bit of trouble keeping the 16GB Nexus model in stock as of late.  Fortunately, we are pleased to announce today that the Google Nexus 7 by Asus is officially in stock on the Play Store and th…

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to a Motorola Xoom WiFi near you

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A soak test of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean on the Motorola Xoom WiFi model began several days ago, and it appears the official ready-to-go build is now rolling out to all Xoom models.  Reports of users outside of the Mo…

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 gets unboxed, revealed to contain 2GB RAM and phone connection feature

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The tale of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet is an interesting one.  It was originally announced during MWC 2012, but then receive a redesign in May that introduced a quad-core processor and a compartment fo…

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Rumors

Staples president claims Amazon has five or six tablets for launch later this year

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Amazon is rumored to launch two new tablets in the coming months: a 7 inch successor to the original Kindle Fire and a 10 inch tablet to compete directly with the iPad.  However, according to a recent report by Reu…

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Samsung plans a Galaxy launch event for August 15, could be the Galaxy Note II

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Samsung has begun informing media outlets to save the date on August 15 for a Galaxy related launch event.  The “major announcement” will take place in the United States and start at 10:00AM EST.  …

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Google Play has the Nexus 7 8GB model in stock, delivered in 3-5 days

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Without ever announcing a firm launch date for the Nexus 7, Google quietly changed the Nexus 7 8GB status from Shipping Soon to in stock and ready to be delivered within 3-5 business days.  This is great news fo…

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Google Nexus 7 tablet pre-orders begin shipping today from Play Store

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We finally have some good news regarding Nexus 7 pre-orders.  According to Google, the first wave of orders starting shipping today and all the orders thus far will ship within three business days.  Unfortuna…

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Android OS

Toshiba Excite 7.7 – A high-end device with an equally high price [Hardware Review]

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With a gorgeous design and beefy insides, the Toshiba Excite 7.7 is a 7 inch tablet looking to compete with the Kindle Fire, Galaxy Tab, and Nexus 7 tablets.  Despite the overwhelming market-share of the iPad an…

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Cases

Nexus 7 tablet appears to have a magnetic sensor – perhaps for a smart cover accessory?

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The Nexus 7 has a lot going for it. There’s that great price, solid gaming, and all the other virtues mentioned in my review of the device. But is it possible that ASUS and Google’s new tablet also hou…

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Android Phones and Devices

Nexus 7 Review: $199 and worth every penny

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The tablet market has been a difficult realm for Google to conquer. While the iPad remains the immovable king, Amazon and Barnes & Noble usurped Google by delivering successful mini tablets that rely on An…

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Asus Tablets

Nexus 7 pre-sale starts at Staples.com, launches in-store this month

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Staples has announced today that it is now accepting pre-orders of the Nexus 7 Android tablet. Google has been accepting pre-orders at the Play Store since the day the device was first announced, but anyone who…

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Tablets

Google Nexus 7 Tablet hands-on and first impressions

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Google didn’t catch anyone by surprise when it announced the Nexus 7 earlier today, the first tablet designed to run Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. But despite expecting the company to release a Nexus tablet f…

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Android

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will launch on Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S, and Xoom by Mid-July

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When the features of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean were finished being announced, Android enthusiasts only had one question on their minds: when would we see Jelly Bean across devices that are currently available? F…

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