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By Will765 On 17 Jan, 2014 At 03:39 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Flurry Mobile app analytic firm has released figures showing quite a jump in Amazon Kindle Fire tablet activations on Christmas Day.  The chart shows the increase in activations compared to an average day during the rest of the month.  It seems the Kindle Fire was a very popular gift on Christmas. There are several observations [...]


By Will765 On 3 Jan, 2013 At 12:23 PM | Categorized As News | With 1 Comment
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        The odds are good you haven’t heard of Tizen, as most people aren’t aware of it.  What it is, is an open-source operating system based on Linux.  Samsung recently announced it will be releasing Tizen-based smartphones this year, in partnership with NTT Docomo, which is Japan’s largest cellphone company.  Why would [...]


By Will765 On 30 Jan, 2012 At 12:12 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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According to a study released by Flurry, the Amazon Kindle Fire has totally revamped the android tablet market.  Unlike most other analyses, which look at units shipped and therefore not units sold, Flurry has a different approach,  by tracking end user application sessions over time. This allows strictly measuring what device is being used for actual [...]


By Will765 On 15 Nov, 2011 At 12:50 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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While surfing through Acer’s online support, some clever person discovered the following two links- http://support.acer.com/UAprofile/Acer_A510_Profile.xml  and http://support.acer.com/UAprofile/Acer_A511_Profile.xml .  These are the XML versions of webpages containing the HTML code for what appears to be two new tablets, the A510 and A511.  The most interesting item that can be found is this- <prf:CPU>NVIDIA Tegra 3</prf:CPU>.  So it seems the [...]


By Will765 On 28 Oct, 2011 At 11:33 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Gamestop is slowly rolling out it’s plan to begin selling android tablets at it’s stores. Tablets made by ASUS, Acer and Samsung will be available at 200 stores(out of around 6,500 total stores).  The tablets have been chosen with the ability to connect an HDMI cable to high-definition TVs.  Bundled with each tablet are seven [...]


By admin On 5 Oct, 2011 At 03:50 AM | Categorized As Roms | With 2 Comments
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If you’re looking for the stock Acer Iconia A500 3.2 Honeycomb experience with nothing more than Root, Superuser, and Busybox… Look no further, Blazingwolf of the Tabletroms.com Elite Team has created the B2B or Back 2 Basics Rom for the Acer Iconia A500. Check out his rom and look for updates in this post   [...]


By Will765 On 9 Aug, 2011 At 03:48 PM | Categorized As News | With 2 Comments
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Here is a rundown of some of the best-rated cases for the Acer Iconia, as rated on Amazon.  The Acer Iconia has a very nice one made by CaseCrown.  It also can be a stand, which is a plus.  At around $20, it is very reasonably priced, and has access holes for the camera and [...]


By Will765 On 2 Aug, 2011 At 12:28 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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HP, Verizon, and Acer are all offering discounts and price cuts to try to spur sales of android tablets. With so many tablets on the market already, and more on the way, it’s becoming harder to separate your product from everyone else’s. So cutting prices is one of the only areas left to make your [...]


By Will765 On 31 Jul, 2011 At 04:45 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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Dexterpicard has posted a new rom for Acer Iconia users, ported from Asus. It has all enhancements incorporated into HC 3.2, plus some other mods. There is an enhanced network driver, which provides tethering for Bluetooth, usb, and wifi. The Asus Book Reader is included, as well as it’s being rooted and coming with superuser [...]


By Will765 On 25 Jul, 2011 At 01:01 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments
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With a 10.1″, 1280×800 screen, Nvidia Tegra2 processor, and 16gb memory, the Acer Iconia A500 is similar to most other android tablets on the market. There are several features which do make this tablet stand out from it’s competitors. First is the construction. The rear of the device is made of brushed aluminum. This looks [...]