Android Community Daily Wrap Up: December 13th 2010

While the Android community starts to shift it's focus to tablets as Honeycomb is the new "mystery" device news has been quite slow. We saw a few FCC listings, followed by the ultra-lux Galaxy tab and quite a few other software releases. Check after the break for all of the stories covered on Android Community Monday, December 13th 2010.

Notion Ink Adam Full Details

Oh hooray forever on top of a mountain, Notion Ink Adam's day for pre-order has arrived. Low price for basic models, Honeycomb yumminess, details on the launch, global pricing, colors, UI, Apps, NFC, Digitizer, Mystery Feature, and more! Behold the mighty object, a place where Google's Android system can run wild and free and smell all the daffodils. Full rundown go!

SlashGear Gets their Hands On an Advent Vega

Unboxing, hooray! Chris Davies over on SlashGear got one of the coveted Advent Vega tablets in the mail today, lucky lucky, since the place everyone's more than likely to buy them from, DSG, can't keep them from flying off the shelves each time they put them up. This device costs a mere $389 aproximately, and comes with a wall-wart AC adapter, USB cable, quick-start guide, and SD card adapter that you can use with an included 4GB microSD.

Motorola Tips 4G Devices Early 2011 Including Two Tablets

Sanjay Jha, one of Motorola's co-CEOs, told the world at the Credit Suisse 2010 Technology Conference this week that they definitely will have 4G devices ready and in the marketplace early 2011. Additionally, a 7-inch and a 10-inch tablet are "in the pipeline." Also he mentions that Motorola is looking to customize their software in order to differentiate their tablets from the rest of the tablets in the tablet wars, marking enterprise and retail as specific areas for improvement.

NOOKcolor Rooted!

Looks like those crazy cats over at XDA Forums are at it again, this time with everyone's favorite new color e-reader, NOOKcolor! And what did they do? They rooted it, of course, allowing the loading of, what else? Angry Birds! It seems to be the new anthem for "I GOT THIS WORKING!" There's great potential in this device, as we wrote earlier today in our final judgements on NOOKcolor over at A Week With NOOKcolor: 3rd Party Apps and Final Wrap-up. As XDA forum member IOMonster says, and I agree, "this thing has the potential to be an amazing device, we just gotta 'fix' it first."

Motorola Olympus/Everest may be two different tablets

There have been some rumors and hints floating around recently pointing to an Android smartphone called the Motorola Olympus under development. A new product that surfaced recently called the Motorola Everest makes some think that rather than smartphones, these two devices might actually be Android tablets.

Android Community Week In Review – Week 37 2010

This week here at Android Community has been another exciting week. With Samsung announcing the Galaxy Tab for the US market, Android’s market share continuing to surge, and game developers becoming more interested in the Android platform.

Velocity Micro Cruz Reader and Cruz Tablet Available for Pre-Order

It's been a little while since we've heard from Velocity Micro. Their Tablet and Reader were a notable topic a few months back, but since then they seemed to just drop off the map entirely. Apparently they were hard at work on making their devices the real deal, because Velocity Micro has just announced that the pair of Android-powered devices are available for pre-order right now.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Spotted in the Wild Again, This Time in Australia

Anyone out there still think that the Galaxy Tab, the Android-powered Galaxy S-inspired tablet from Samsung doesn't exist? This is, what, the second or third time (total) that we've now seen the tablet pop up in the wild. We're expecting an official announcement any day now from Samsung, but until then we've got to keep staring at these photos. Except, just to make it all the more tantalizing, we've now got some video of the device being used.
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