stopped selling the Streak 7 tablet, essentially giving up on the Android tablet scene in America, many believe that it's preparing to transition to Windows tablets. A new 10-inch Windows 7 slate is already coming, and Windows 8 tablets should be available in late 2012 or 2013. Dell didn't confirm any definite plans. But either way, Lenovo appears ready and willing to become the PC manufacturer with the greatest presence in the Android tablet world.
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from their website. BlueStacks got a lot of attention when they debuted their Android emulator, which allows quick and easy access to free Android apps. Users can also move apps from their Android phone to BlueStacks on their computer using a software portal. The performance isn't great at the moment - you'll need a powerful computer to run games smoothly - but the ability to run Android apps relatively painless ly on desktop hardware is alluring. It'll only become more so as Windows moves into the tablet realm with Windows 8.The software is already showing up on at least one ViewSonic tablet. AMD agrees. The processor company invested 5.6 million dollars into the company to spur its development, and help create a viable base of touch-enabled apps for x86 netbooks and tablets. With all this interest comes some very exciting times for BlueStacks - we'll probably be seeing them at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. We'll be on the lookout for more feature and platform updates.
hands-on photos of Ice Cream Sandwich on the Galaxy Nexus.) But one thing that's currently missing is a good look at Ice Cream Sandwich's tablet interface. Well, it looks like Google just couldn't wait for an ICS update and started playing around on their own - screenshots of the tablet interface can be found on the Android Market listing for Google Music.
GameStop, as many have and will, but you can accuse them of being anything less than shrewd business. To that end they're expanding their mostly console and portable video game stock to include Android tablets from Samsung, Asus and Acer, starting in a few select stores today. The tablets will be pre-loaded with seven free games including Dead Space and Madden NFL 2012.
26.9% of the worldwide market, edging up towards the iPad's 66.6%. The growth is considerable, since not long ago the iPad made up a huge 80% chunk of sales.
third quarter earnings call, citing 190 million total Android activations globally. Google didn't mention how many of those activations came from tablets running Honeycomb, but according to a developer estimate, it isn't much. With the Android team's latest statistics, the total number of active Honeycomb tablets in the wild comes out to a depressing 3.4 million.
Archos G9 Honeycomb tablets have only been out a short time and Archos has already started pushing a firmware OTA update to the devices. The Archos 80 went up for sale late last month and we quickly snagged one up for some hands-on time. The new update from Archos fixes plenty of bugs, and adds some new features like Google Talk so head on past the break for full details.
Sunday Ticket app, but this is for Android 3.1 and up tablets only and will be taking advantage of the full 10.1" display similar to the recently released NFL 2011 for Honeycomb by the NFL.
cleared the FCC. You may not be familiar with Maylong but they are the producers behind more than a few cheap Android tablets in the past.