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By Will765 On 25 Oct, 2011 At 11:48 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Viewsonic announced the release, by the end of October, of a 7 inch Gingerbread tablet.  The Viewpad 7E seems to be aimed at the same consumers who are likely to purchase the Amazon Fire, and it’s price is the same, $199.99.  It’s specifications are nothing to get excited about.  The processor is a single-core Arm [...]

By Will765 On 20 Oct, 2011 At 12:44 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Of all the android Honeycomb tablets available, the Asus Transformer has been possibly the best-received.  With it’s keyboard dock, which adds ports, increases battery life, and affords ease of typing, it is one of the more unique tablets available.  Now,  Asus Chairman Jonney Shih has given a peek at it’s newest offering at the AsiaD [...]

By Will765 On 19 Oct, 2011 At 12:22 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

So here are some of the new features of Ice Cream Sandwich, along with some images of each.  First is just a shot of the lockscreen and homescreen.  Things look very clean, and the virtual buttons on bottom are pretty much like those on Honeycomb.  The notification bar looks the same, but is able to [...]

By admin On 8 Oct, 2011 At 12:29 AM | Categorized As Roms | With 0 Comments
acomb100 screen capture

This is a honeycomb 3.0.1 rom for the Toshiba AC100, based off the original honeycomb port for the Notion Ink Adam.  It appears that a lot of work has been done to adapt this ROM to the AC100.  The work has been performed by: pipposanta (first developer A3.0 on AC100), xxl-pda, Xakep_fsb, xandrster, big_agent & LicRen.  [...]

By Will765 On 7 Oct, 2011 At 11:25 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

It looks very likely that the first official look at Ice Cream Sandwich will come at CTIA’s trade event on October 11, 2011 in San Diego. The android developers Youtube channel had a spot reserved for “Android ICS Launch”. The same channel was the first to show off Honeycomb, so it seems to be for [...]

By Will765 On 6 Oct, 2011 At 12:16 PM | Categorized As News | With 1 Comment

Released a few months ago for android, Google Docs was universal, meaning it looked the same on a phone as on a tablet. Finally, Google has optimized the app for the larger screen area of Honeycomb tablets. There is a three-panel view, which lets you navigate through filters and collections, view your document text, and [...]

By admin On 5 Oct, 2011 At 03:50 AM | Categorized As Roms | With 2 Comments

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 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 3 Oct, 2011 At 04:45 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

It seems that Amazon is admitting that it’s tablet will get rooted, and a Google android version will likely get ported to it. Jon Jenkins, the director of the Silk browser project for the Fire has indicated Amazon is not going to try and stop that from happening. His quote- “It’s going to get rooted, [...]

By Will765 On 3 Oct, 2011 At 11:04 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

One of the best features of the Amazon Kindle is it’s price of $199. Well below what other android tablets are priced at, this looks to be already impacting competitor’s thinking. The Blackberry Playbook, which is said to be the hardware that the Fire is based on, recently had it’s price reduced at Best Buy [...]

By Will765 On 30 Sep, 2011 At 01:06 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

While this app is designed with phones in mind, it does work on tablets, as I tested it on an Adamcomb V3 Adam. It will run in portrait mode only, but it does fit the screen well. So what does this do? Nothing really new or exciting, but it does provide an easy to understand [...]