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Lenovo’s new IdeaTab sports Android 4.0, grows tablet market

And the Android 4.0 tablets keep coming. After a slow start since Google released Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich last year, more device makers are unveiling tablets around the updated OS. Lenovo is the latest, outing the IdeaTab S2109 measuring 8.9mm thick with a 9.7-inch, 4:3 aspect display. While ... Full Article »

April 9, 2012 9:11am

Android App Video Review: EDGE Extended

You control a simple rainbow colored cube and must navigate the very blocky world that you inhabit, collecting miniature cubes and finding the level exit. You can control the cube via special touch controls, buttons, or by tilting, and you make your way around by rolling over your sides in only four ... Full Article »

April 8, 2012 10:13am

Report says Google’s 7-inch tablet held up till June to tweak for lower price

Google is planning to release a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but it’s pushing the launch to June 2012 in order to tweak the device and bring down its price tag. That’s the report from The Verge, which states that Google’s branded tablet, co-created with Asustek, is he ... Full Article »

April 6, 2012 2:05pm

Google pushes Gmail update for Honeycomb tablets

Google is slowly rolling out improvements for its proprietary apps, with the latest being the addition of new gesture controls for Gmail, geared toward Android tablet users. As The Verge reports, the update comes to tablets running Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the tablet version of Google’s Android ope ... Full Article »

April 5, 2012 2:09pm

Acer Iconia Tab raises the bar with Android 4.0, Tegra 3 chip

Setting itself apart in an increasingly competitive Android tablet market, Acer brings a 12-hour battery and a Tegra 3 chip to its Iconia Tab A510, which runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Verizon’s getting its next smartphone this week, confirming the March 29th release of the LG Lucid, while S ... Full Article »

March 31, 2012 12:00pm

Hulu Plus bound for seven more Android devices

Streaming TV and movie app Hulu Plus received an update to its Android app that added a new user interfaces and brought the app to seven devices that it previously didn’t support. The update is designed specifically for tablets, according to a Hulu blog post, making Hulu Plus easier to manage and ... Full Article »

March 30, 2012 1:05pm

Popular news app Zite comes to Android

One of the best and most popular news curation apps for any mobile device is Zite. At long last, the free app is finally making its way to Android smartphones and tablets. For the uninitiated, Zite customizes news feeds for users based on categories they identify as well as individual stories that ... Full Article »

March 30, 2012 11:29am

Google preps a tablet answer to Apple’s iPad for release later this year

Android tablets continue to struggle against Apple’s nigh unstoppable iPad, so Google has decided to stop waiting for other device makers to crack the tablet’s armor and is offering a champion of its own. That’s according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, which builds on the rumo ... Full Article »

March 30, 2012 6:56am

Samsung Galaxy S III hypes the crowd with possible April release

There has been a lot of back and forth about Samsung’s device releases and upgrades, particularly around the Galaxy S III. But after Samsung denied a possible April launch for its newest flagship smartphone, the manufacturer’s China president Kim Young-Ha hints that April is back on for the Gala ... Full Article »

March 24, 2012 12:00pm

Android App Video Review: C.H.A.O.S

Upon starting the app, you can choose to play the tutorial, or jump straight into single player missions or multiplayer. The controls are rather complex for a mobile game, combining tilt and touch controls to offer precise, yet sometimes unwieldy steering and aiming. Really though, after you play a ... Full Article »

March 20, 2012 9:31am


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