Honeycomb

Toshiba’s 7-inch Thrive available now

I'm sure there's at least one person out there who absolutely loved everything about Toshiba's 10-inch thrive Honeycomb tablet (even the headache-inducing commercials) except for its to-inch size. Well rejoice, One Guy, because the long-leaked 7-inch variant is available from Toshiba now, and should be hitting US retailers in the near future. The 16GB and 32GB versions will set you back $379.99 and $429.99, respectively.

Google Images gets a makeover on Android tablets

Google announced via its Mobile Blog that the standard image search on Android and iOS tablets is getting a significant update today, not unlike the previous standard search update. There's some adjusted UI settings to take advantage of the larger form factor, most notably an infinite scroll feature that will continually load images as you flick the web page down. I gave it a try on my Galaxy Tab 8.9, with a subject that no one could object to.

Toshiba Excite AT200 gets a February 2012 release in Canada

Many were somewhat underwhelmed with Toshiba's Android tablet debut, the 10-inch Thrive, even with its fabulous marketing strategy of telling consumers how smart they were through Tony Bennet-style singing. The second revision, now renamed the Excite, is headed for a release up north in February of next year. Mobile Syrup quotes an anonymous source that contradicts its January date on the website. Canadians looking for a super-slim Honeycomb tablet, try to contain your excitement.

HTC update for Flyer tablet gives Honeycomb for Christmas

If you own an HTC Flyer tablet there is some good news coming out of France today. Apparently, the French are getting the update for the smartphone starting today. The new update brings the Flyer up to Android 3.2 Honeycomb. Flyer owners have been waiting for this update.

Acer Iconia Tab A200 tablet is official, Ice Cream Sandwich coming in January

We've seen Acer's modest update to the A500 in some spy shots and at the FCC, but now it's officially official. The manufacturer announced the new Iconia Tab A200 in a press release, highlighting its dual-core Tegra 2 architecture and full-sized 10-inch frame. No pricing or availability info was released, but you can expect to see the tablet in retailers in various markets before Christmas.

Gingerbread surpasses 50% distribution on Android devices

It's been nearly a year since Google made Android 2.3 Gingerbread available to the public, and it's taken nearly that long for it to dominate the Android space. Google's posted the November numbers for the various distributions of Android, and Gingerbread has surpassed the 50% mark for the first time. The various versions of Gingerbread now run on 50.6% of all Android phones and tablet, up from 43.9% last month.

Tablet Brawl: T-Mobile Springboard vs Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus [Video]

We all love Android tablets but choosing the right one can be a hard decision for some. Especially with the wide array of choices and options available in the market at the moment. Today I'll be showing you some pictures and a quick video comparison between both of the brand new 7" Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablets available starting today from T-Mobile. Those are the T-Mobile Springboard and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. Both are 4G HSPA+ enabled devices and are quite portable. Check out the hands-on video and pictures after the break.
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