MOTOROLLA
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Motorola Slips and Ships Refurbed Xoom Tablets With Old Customer Data

Motorola has confirmed that out of 6,200 refurbished Xoom Wi-Fi tablets, 100 of them were still bearing previous customers’ data when they were sold on Woot.com. That means data such as email messages, passwords, bank account details, and media like photos and videos could have been on those devices when they reached the hands of new customers. If such info reaches the wrong hands, the original users might end up having a lot of sleepless nights in the future.

Android
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Asus TF300T Could Be The Next Transformer Prime Android Tablet

Ever since the recent launch of the Transformer Prime Android tablet, Asus has been busy with the slate’s issues. But that does not stop Asus from adding new devices to their tablet line-up. We already know that the company is set to introduce a budget 7-inch slate later in the second quarter. But now, it appears like there is yet another tablet.

TABLETS
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Panasonic WiGig Tablet Allows Multi-Gigabit Wireless Transmissions

As early as 2009, we’ve been promised a potentially game-changing short-range wireless technology, called WiGig. This amazing mult-gigabit speed wireless technology sounds great, but its has taken a while to really see any major devices that take advantage of the possible technology. Panasonic is changing all that.

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Review: The Sony Android Tablet S

Consumers have a lot of choices when it comes to tablets these days. There’s the iPad 2, of course, but you’ve also got an assortment of Android tablets, in addition to cheaper alternatives like the Kindle Fire. In the world of Honeycomb tablets, though, it can sometimes be difficult to really differentiate between the different offerings. Sony is certainly giving it a try.

microsoft
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Microsoft Unveils Windows 8 Tablet Requirements

The truth is that Vista wasn’t that bad if you had the right hardware, unfortunately Microsoft didn’t enforce any minimums and so most of us never really saw the ‘good side’ of Vista (though Windows 7 cured many of these problems). Microsoft isn’t repeating any of these mistakes with its Windows 8 tablets, and has already set some specific hardware requirements that all Win8 tablets will have to meet.

Android
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ZTE 7-inch Quad-core Tablet Runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich

ZTE has a 7″ tablet running Ice Cream Sandwich at CES. According to IDG analytics quoted here, the company has already overtaken Apple worldwide since 2011 in smartphone production, doubled its shipped products in Q4 compared to the previous quarter, and experienced a year-over-year increase of by almost 60%.

windows
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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga: Windows 8 Tablet And Ultrabook In One

We know that many of you out there are interested in some of the Ultrabooks and tablets that have been unveiled at the ongoing CES 2012. But what if you could play with a device that would let you enjoy the best of both worlds? Well, that is what you will be getting with the newly unveiled Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga.

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Viewsonic’s Windows 7 Oak Trail Tablet

With the touch-optimized Windows 8 soon on its way, you would think that every hardware maker out there would have a big “On Hold” sign over any possible plans for Windows tablets until late-2012. Of course you’d be wrong, as Viewsonic announced at CES that it is releasing the new ViewPad 10i.

Android
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The Rumored ASUS Transformer Prime Mini/Memo 7-Inch Android Tablet

According to NotebookItalia, who got this leaked rendering, ASUS will officially announce a 7-inch version of its successful Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime. The rendering makes it look like it’s running Android Honeycomb, and at launch time it’s quite possible, as no recent ASUS Android devices were launched with Ice Cream Sandwich just yet.

google
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Google’s Nexus Tablet

Google’s Eric Shmidt has reportedly said that a Google-branded tablet might be launched in the first six months of 2012. The tablet plans were mentioned during an interview with Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. Schmidt’s quote could mean many things.

TABLETS
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Ubuntu Running On NOOK Tablet

It looks like more of a proof of a principle than anything useful for an ordinary NOOK Tablet user. ARM port of Ubuntu smaller distribution made by AdamOutler and Loglud of XDA-Developers’ fame runs on NOOK Tablet since December 9 already

TABLETS
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2011 Hacker Tablet Guide: TouchPads, Fire’s and Playbooks Rooted

In this past year, tablets have dominated sales over e-readers. Estimates are made that Amazon Kindle Fire has sold over 2 million units, and Barnes & Noble has sold a million of its NOOK Tablet. Both vendors were also successful in selling their previous models at the discounted prices. However, you shouldn’t forget another very popular tablet — the HP Touchpad, fire sales of which were bringing over 700,000 tablets in the hands of eager customers. Then, as the numbers of RIM Blackberry Playbooks sold at similar numbers to HP’s Touchpad, the popularity of having a well rounded more powerful device has grown significantly.

google
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Google Image Search Redesign For Tablets

Google Image search is a very valuable feature for the average PC user. On the tablet side, Google Image Search for iPad has essentially more features, so it’s more functional. Now, these features are coming to Android tablets.

TABLETS
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Archos G9 Tablet Line Gets Ice Cream Sandwich

As far as Android’s new ICS 4.0 OS, you can generally forget it on lower end models, but this time around it seems Archos OMAP4-based Archos G9 tablet line is setting their targets high with a launch of new models in Q1 2012 that support Android 4.0.1.

Android
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Android ICS 4.0 Tablet For Under $100?

The Ainol Novo7 is a new tablet that is actually a collaboration of efforts by such companies as Ingenic and MIPS, available for under $100. The downside is that for now it’s only available in China, though MIPS and Ingenic plan to expand its target base to other countries as well.

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Acer Iconia A500 10.1″ Tablet For $229 At BestBuy

This year’s Black Friday sales offered some pretty appealing gadgets, but as the holiday season continues there are many more attractive deals on there way, from Cyber Monday and beyond. One of such deal is the Acer Iconia A500 10.1″ tablet at BestBuy. A 8GB model is just $229 with free shipping and a $10 gift card. The price cut is quite substantial for a 10-inch tablet that normally costs $300 or more.

SAMSUNG
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HacPro Touch: A Samsung x86 Tablet Running OS X

There are many ways to pay homage to the Genius design of Apple products. One of them, certainly will invite some attention from Cupertino giant is the Hackintosh movement. The folks out of this group of talented hackers must wear their Apple’s “Cease and Desist” letters as badges of honor or something. Now, 9to5mac.com demo’d a Samsung tablet normally meant to run Windows 7 but running OS X Lion instead; they call it the HacPro Touch.

TABLETS
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Sharp At It Again With Overpriced Galapagos Tablet

It seems like every time I turn around a less-than-popular electronics vendor is attempting to boost their sales through the creation of a tablet. In the United States, the company Sharp would qualify as one of these less than popular vendors, although its tablet line is aimed instead at the Japanese market.

Android
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Panasonic Toughpad A1 And B1 Rugged Tablets Join Android Army

When it comes to tough and tumble devices for use in the field, the Panasonic Toughbook series of laptops has always been the industry leader. They have tough tablets with Windows too, but now Panasonic is added a huge dash of ruggedness to the Android army with the introduction of the Panasonic Toughpad A1 and Toughpad B1.