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  • HP TouchPad demonstrated running Android

    The challenge to port Google's Android OS to Hewlett-Packard's now-defunct TouchPad has been met, with a developer demonstrating an alpha version of the OS working on the tablet.

    Written by Agam Shah30 Aug. 11 05:18
  • Samsung postpones tablet launch in Australia

    Due to its ongoing legal battle with Apple, Samsung Electronics decided to delay the launch of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia following a hearing on Monday in the Federal Court of Australia, the company said in a statement.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs30 Aug. 11 01:32
  • Focus on smartphone, tablet screen sizes at show

    At next week's Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) in Berlin, smartphone makers are expected to push the boundaries of the device's screen sizes, while also launching tablets and trying to accelerate the momentum for 3D-capable products.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs27 Aug. 11 02:50
  • TouchDroid will turn TouchPads into Android tablets

    The lucky people who managed to buy a US$99 TouchPad before they sold out just got luckier: A group of developers is working on a way to load Android onto the tablets.

    Written by Nancy Gohring23 Aug. 11 08:39
  • Dell expects Windows 8, Android to boost tablet market

    Dell expects both Windows 8 and Android to be credible options for tablet customers next year, and indicated it plans to offer products built around the two operating systems, a company executive said on Wednesday.

    Written by John Ribeiro17 Aug. 11 16:55
  • Samsung tablet ban lifted in all EU countries but Germany

    Samsung is again free to sell its Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1 in all European Union countries except for Germany, after a court in Düsseldorf changed its injunction enacted last week.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs17 Aug. 11 01:23
  • Apple's evidence flawed in European Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 case

    Apple and its lawyers have, perhaps inadvertently, misled the judge of a Düsseldorf court by filing flawed evidence of the similarity between the iPad 2 and Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets based on an inaccurate picture, an investigation by, a Dutch IDG publication, has found.

    Written by Andreas Udo de Haes15 Aug. 11 23:22
  • Lenovo to release new Le tablet and smartphone in Q3

    Lenovo will launch a new tablet and smartphone during the third quarter in the Le series which has so far been launched only in China, according to a company spokesperson.

    Written by Michael Kan09 Aug. 11 17:54
  • Dell launches 10-inch Android tablet in China

    Dell launched its newest 10-inch Android tablet exclusively in China on Friday, with the aim of capturing a slice of the country's growing mobile Internet market.

    Written by Michael Kan29 July 11 16:12
  • Toshiba acknowledges tablet bug, working on fix

    Toshiba on Wednesday acknowledged a bug that causes its Thrive tablet to not wake up from sleep mode, and the company said it is working on a fix.

    Written by Agam Shah19 July 11 06:00