Tag Archives: Android 3.1

Lenovo ThinkPad tablet in line to receive Ice Cream Sandwich update second quarter of 2012

Lenovo hasn’t been quiet about future updates to their ThinkPad and IdeaPad tablets, even if they haven’t exactly provided specific dates as to when these updates will occur. As it stands right now, we know the updates to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich are coming, but we just don’t know when quite yet. At least, not for the IdeaPad, anyway. Earlier today… Read more

Android distribution chart now includes Ice Cream Sandwich

Earlier this morning, Google pulled the curtain off their latest Android distribution pie chart, showcasing just where each version of Android stands against another. In this latest version, we see some versions fall in statistics, while others climb their way up to prominence. What’s better, is that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has finally made its… Read more

HTC Flyer in Europe reportedly seeing Honeycomb update

We aren’t all that surprised to find out that the Honeycomb-based update to the HTC Flyer is starting to see its way to the tablet, but we are kind of surprised to hear where the update is landing. According to a new report, owners of the HTC Sense-fused tablet in Holland and France are starting to see the update to Honeycomb. Maybe it isn’t surprise,… Read more

Motorola XOOM in Canada updated to Android 3.1

You can basically put this as a public service announcement (PSA), but it looks like owners of the Motorola XOOM tablet are getting their generous helping of Android 3.1 starting today. The update is being rolled out now, but for those who can’t, or just won’t, wait to get the notification of the pending update, you can always pull the update from the air… Read more

More information on Google Fishtank

Images via Geek At Google I/O 2011, The Big G requested ideas for the next generation of Google TV from developers. Outside of the title, “Fishtank,” which covers the title of the development program and functions as at least a preliminary moniker for the product itself, little information was given. Though, we do know that the system will run… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 review

Introduction: Samsung’s Galaxy Tab is Android’s most viable answer to Apple’s iPad 2. Samsung actually tweaked the design after the initial announcement in order to make the thing just a hair thinner than iPad 2. The design is beautiful, the Honeycomb software is sleek and the 10.1-inch display makes for a spacious playground when specialized tablet… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 unboxing (UPDATED)

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 was one of the party favors at Google I/O 2011(in a limited edition flavor), and the retail version is available exclusively from Best Buy in NYC right now. It will be hitting retailers nationwide on June 17th, running $599 for the 32GB model and $499 for the 16GB version. Tab 10.1 features a 10.1-inch display at 1280 X 800… Read more

Google giving out Fishtank Google TV devices for developers

There sure has been a lot of news to come out of this year’s Google I/O conference in San Francisco, and a good chunk of it has been related to event loot. Free Tabs, free hotspots, free Chromebooks… I wonder how gratis gear plays into the 59-minute sellout, and how it might affect next year’s ticket sales. Well, there’s one more freebie to… Read more

Honeycomb headed for Google TV this year–preview the UI

Google TV had a bit of a rough start last year, due largely to the fact that a lot of people weren’t sure why on Earth they would need such integration when watching the tube with an old lappy is so comfortable. But the general public is taking note of what universal searching, PIP app access, and Google account employment can do for a lazy afternoon with… Read more

ViewSonic ViewPad 7x will rock Honeycomb soon

Expected to launch in Taipei at the Computex event starting May 31st, ViewSonic’s ViewPad 7x–a superior sibling to the original 7–7-inch tablet will be the world’s first (of that size) to be powered by Android 3.0, Honeycomb. The dual-core Tegra 2 chip ensures hi-end performance, and DLNA and HDMI features aim to make this gadget a media powerhouse… Read more