RIM Demos BlackBerry PlayBook Android App Integration (Looks Great!)

Before I get started here... I've got tell you. No matter what the iPad-loving tech pundits tell you about the BlackBerry PlayBook, it's one sweet device (starting price: $499.99). I handled one the other day and both the hardware and UI looked and felt exceptional (dare I say nicer than Honeycomb?) — though a bit [...]

B&N’s NOOK Color Now Has Apps!

Barnes & Noble just announced a new software update to the NOOK Color that brings Android Froyo, NOOK Apps (aka B&N's App Marketplace), and Adobe Flash support. In other words, the NOOK Color is a full-fledge $249 Android tablet of the pre-Honeycomb kind. Personally, I've always thought the NOOK Color looked great and was priced [...]

Acer’s 10.1-inch, Android Honeycomb Iconia Tab A500 Lands at Best Buy for $449

Scoot over Motorola XOOM and make room on the display shelf for Acer's new Iconia Tab A500. Like the XOOM the Iconia Tab is powered by a dual-core 1Ghz Tegra 2 processor, offers a 10.1-inch display (16:10, 1280x800), and runs Android Honeycomb. In fact, it weighs just about the same (1.7lbs) and is just as [...]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Gets a $399 Starting Price Tag and a April 26th Release Date

If you've been holding out for the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer, ASUS has just revealed pricing and ship date details for their innovative 10.1-inch, Tegra 2 Android Honeycomb tablet in the United States. Starting April 26th customers can pick up an ASUS Eee Pad Transformer for $399 or $499 with 16GB or 32GB of storage [...]

BlackBerry PlayBook Released, Sells 45,000 Units on Launch Day

Depending on how you look at it, RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook is either off to a good start or has already failed miserably. According to sell-through surveys taken at Best Buy and Staples, RIM sold 20,000 BlackBerry PlayBook units at retail and shipped an estimated 25,000 pre-sale units on April 19th. Analysts already believe that the [...]

Samsung’s Smart TV Remote for Android Gets Live TV Streaming

Sure, having a TV remote app on your smartphone or tablet is neat, but what about one that can stream live TV? Well, that's exactly what Samsung is introducing. The company believes users will be interested in watching the same program or a different channel on their tablet or smartphone. However, the most likely use [...]

HP to Bring Cloud-based Music and Movie Service to the TouchPad

PreCentral is reporting that HP has sent VIP contacts a PowerPoint presentation which details features and functions being developed for the HP TouchPad, Veer, and Pre 3. Turns out that in that presentation HP also unexpectedly revealed its plans for a cloud-based music and movie service. Interestingly, the service will cache tunes most likely to [...]

ASUS Officially Launches the Eee Pad Transformer Powered by Android Honeycomb

How does a 16-hour Android Honeycomb hybrid tablet / notebook sound to you? Today ASUS officially launched the Eee Pad Transformer, which boasts a NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, an IPS 10.1-inch 1280x800 display (178⁰ viewing angle, 10 finger multitouch support), 1GB of RAM, 16/32GB storage options, 1.2MP & 5MP cameras, SD card reader, HDMI, and a [...]