Tag Archives: Honeycomb

Sony Google TV finally gets root access

Despite how long Sony’s Google TV-based devices have been available, which range from TVs to Blu-ray players, root access has only been a dream for those who want it. But that changes today, as the fine folks over at GTVHackers have finally managed to make their way inside, and acquire root access for their efforts. It also means that the world of… Read more

What will we see with the Kindle Fire 2?

Amazon’s original Kindle Fire turned into a huge success this past holiday season, and has become the only tablet to truly compete with Apple’s iPad. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook said it himself, and Amazon has some amazing sales numbers to back it up. As one would expect, new rumors are stating that Amazon is about to put the sequel into production. Amazon has… Read more

Refurbished HTC Flyers can be had for only $200 at Buy.com

HTC Flyers have been going for cheap over the past few months, but haven’t hit the low $200 price point until now. Buy.com is now offering the tablet for that price, although it is refurbished. Considering that the tablet offers many more features over something like the Kindle Fire, that shouldn’t make a difference for many. Also keep in mind that the… Read more

Google Voice for Android updated, brings new UI to Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich

Google has been working towards making all of Android look the same over the last year, and is taking another step by updating one of its own apps. Google Voice has just been updated to version 0.4.2.44, bringing new UI elements to devices running Honeycomb or Ice Cream Sandwich. Also included is offline queuing of apps, something not previously available…. Read more

Toshiba AT200 now available for purchase in the UK

It was way back in September of last year when we saw the official announcement of the AT200 by Toshiba. The Android-powered tablet may not have been the most high-end tablet announced near the tail-end of last year, but it certainly doesn’t slouch in the specifications category, and it manages to add yet another tablet in the already crowded market. But,… Read more

ZTE Optik for Sprint officially announced

It has been a little while since we first heard about the ZTE Optik, an Android-based tablet reportedly heading to Sprint. Back then it was just a rumor, but Sprint has decided to squash the rumors and finally officially unveil the device. Despite being manufactured by a company that isn’t necessarily a well known name here in the States, the tablet itself… Read more

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

ZTE V66 tablet finds its way through the FCC

It looks like ZTE may not just be aiming for Sprint when it comes to launching new tablets. According to a recent FCC filing, the manufacturer is also planning on bringing a new 7-inch tablet to Verizon’s airwaves as well. The tablet is known as the V66 right now, but we imagine that that will change by the time it lands on Verizon’s shelves. As for… Read more