U.S Cellular has been busy getting ready to release the latest device to their ever expanding Android line-up. Announcing today, the Samsung Repp – an Android 2.3 powered smartphone with a a 3.2-inch HVGA LCD touchcreen, 3 megapixel camera, an 800 MHz processor and 2GB of expandable up-to 32GB storage. If you’re looking to move into a starter Android the Samsung Repp is meant for you.
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If you loved the Nook Color, which quickly went from e-reader status to beloved hacker tablet, you’re going to love the new Barnes & Nobile Nook Tablet. And make no mistake, boys and girls: It may be a be an e-reader at its heart. But with beefed up specs, it’s got the teeth of a full-fledged tablet.
We took it for a spin this morning at Barnes & Noble’s [Read More...]
Can Barnes & Noble launch a device that can compete with Amazon’s wildly popular Kindle Fire? Today the oldest and largest book retailer in the US announced the Nook Tablet, which launches next week and will retail for $ 249. That’s a $ 50 premium over the $ 199 Kindle, so let’s take a closer look at the specs to see how they match up.
Hardware highlights of the Nook [Read More...]
Fans of the Nook Color were none too pleased when I called it a great e-reader and a so-so tablet. Well, Barnes & Noble has upgraded last year’s “ereader with some tablet features” and announced a proper Android tablet that will be in stores this holiday season.
The Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet is still a heavily-customized version of Android. It also has the [Read More...]
Norton today unveiled the availability of Norton Tablet Security and new updates for Norton Mobile Security. The Norton Tablet Security includes web-based anti-theft, anti-malware and web protection. The Norton Mobile Security includes a new “scream” feature designed to help mobile owners find a lost or stolen device quickly. This is an interesting function that works when a user sends a text to a missing phone [Read More...]
Technology is evolving, and so are games. GameStop knows that gaming has migrated out of the gaming consoles, and is now very mobile, available from our phones and tablets. While these devices are not as powerful for gaming (compared to consoles), they are getting close. Without a doubt, mobile gaming has gained immense popularity, even defeating the purpose of buying gaming consoles for many.
GameStop has fulfilled our gaming needs for [Read More...]
Not to long ago a rumor popped up that video game retailer, GameStop — would be developing their own Android tablet to sell in their retail locations. Seems a portion of the rumors were true at this point as GameStop has now reportedly teamed up with Asus, Acer, and Samsung to offer up ‘specialized’ Android tablets pre-loaded with seven quality Android games and support for the GamesStops own tablet controller.
Right now, its been [Read More...]
Android has grown to capture 27 percent of the tablet market, that just one year ago was 100 percent filled by Apple. With the launch of the original Galaxy Tab things have been on a slow uphill climb, but much like the smartphone space diversity and a much more open ecosystem will allow Android to grab a large portion of the pie, and draw manufacturers who can see the profit potential [Read More...]
Would it surprise you to learn that Amazon could have the best selling Android tablet by the end of the year? Several weeks ago a leak surfaced that suggested Amazon was racking up 50,000 pre-orders per day of their newly announced $ 199 Kindle Fire. It now appears those numbers were on target because both Digitimes and J.P. [Read More...]
Viewsonic has announced the ViewPad 7e — a Gingerbread running tablet that checks in just under $ 200. With a 7-inch 800×600 screen, a 1GHz ARM A8 CPU, front and rear cameras (.3MP and 3MP respectively) and the ViewScene 3D interface on top of Android 2.3, this looks to be a player in the same market space as the Kindle Fire. Much like the Fire, the ViewPad 7e comes preloaded with [Read More...]