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  1. Amazon Tablet expected to arrive this week

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    In November of 2007, Amazon.com released the Kindle e-book reader. In less than four years, the device, alongside Amazon's marketing muscle and on-line presence, has gone on to revolutionize the way "books" are being sold today. The Kindle was not the first e-book reader, (Sony's first ebook...
  2. Gartner lowers 2011 sales forecast for android tablets

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Worldwide sales of tablet computers are on pace to reach 63.6 million units according to a recent report from Gartner. While the increase is still amazing, the numbers are down significantly from the almost 70 million in predicted sales in Gartner’s April report. The firm has significantly...
  3. Gartner lowers 2011 sales forecast for tablet computers

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    Worldwide sales of tablet computers are on pace to reach 63.6 million units according to a recent report from Gartner. If correct, tablet sales would be up over 250 percent from 2010 sales of 17.6 million units. While the increase is still amazing, the numbers are down significantly from the...
  4. Archos G9 Android tablets coming September 20th

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Archos said today that its new G9 Android Honeycomb tablets will go onsale next Tuesday September 20th The five models include: Archos 80 G9 8GB - $299 Archos 80 G9 16GB - $329 Archos 80 G9 250GB - $369 Archos 101 G9 16GB - $399 Archos 101 G9 250GB - $469 The Archos 80 G9 models will ship...
  5. Archos G9 Honeycomb tablets coming September 20th

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    Archos said today that its new G9 Android Honeycomb tablets will go on sale next Tuesday September 20th at more than 20,000 stores worldwide. The G9 Tablet line-up will consist of five models which range in price from $299 to $459 USD. The five models include:Archos 80 G9 8GB - $299 Archos 80...
  6. Android users favourite apps are Facebook, Google Maps and Gmail

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    Aside from the Android Market app itself, Facebook, Google Maps and Gmail are the most used Android apps used by American according the first mobile media rankings from Nielsen. Using data collected from on-device meters on thousands of Android smartphones, Nielsen measured the "active reach,"...
  7. Videotron now offering the HTC Flyer 4G tablet

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    Videotron today added the HTC Flyer 4G tablet to its line-up of wireless devices. Running on the Android 2.3 operating system, the Flyer 4G features a unibody aluminum case, 7-inch capacitive touch screen, a 1.5 GHZ processor, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of Internal flash storage, a miroSD memory card...
  8. PowerDVD Mobile lets you stream to your Android Tablet

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    CyberLink, makers of the popular PowerDVD multimedia playback software, this week launched PowerDVD Mobile, media playback software that lets you view photos, videos and listen to music on your Android Honeycomb tablet. In addition to being a media player, the Android app also allows PowerDVD...
  9. What is the best Android Honeycomb tablet available in Sept 2011?

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Sony came out with the S1 yesterday. Samsung Galaxy 10.1 came to Canada a week or two ago. We have the Asus Eee pad transformer, the Motorola Xoom, Toshiba Tablet and others. IN reading the reviews, the Samsung Galaxy 10.1 seems to be the quality leader while the Asus Eee pad is the cost leader...
  10. Sony’s first tablet arrives mid-September in Canada

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    First announced in April as the Tablet S1, the S Honeycomb tablet features 9.4-inch touchscreen display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, NVIDIA Tegra 2 CPU processor, 1GB of RAM, and front and rear facing cameras. Sony will offer a 16GB and 32GB version for $500 and $600 respectively
  11. Sony's first tablet arrives mid-September in Canada

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    Sony Canada this week announced that its first tablet computer, the Android-powered Sony Tablet S will be available in Canada in the middle of September. First announced in April as the Tablet S1, the S Honeycomb tablet features 9.4-inch touchscreen display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution...
  12. Four out of ten American mobile users now own a smartphone

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    Four out of ten (40%) U.S. mobile users over the age 18 now have smartphones according to recent report from Nielsen. The July 2011 survey found Google's Android operating system to be the most popular smartphone operating system. Forty percent of mobile consumers (16% of all mobile users)...
  13. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 now on sale in Canada

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    First announced at Mobile World Conference in February, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, an Android 3.1 tablet expected to compete with the Apple iPad, is now available in Canada. The WiFi enabled tablet, which is under 9 millimeters think and weights under one and a half pounds, features a...
  14. Globe2Go Android app now available

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    The Globe and Mail and NewspaperDirect today released an Android version of its popular Globe2Go app on Google's Android Market. With a weekly readership of almost a million people, The Globe and Mail is Canada's largest-circulation national newspaper and second-largest daily newspaper after...
  15. Android app released for RedEye Remote Controls

    Home Theatre Corner
    ThinkFlood, makers of the Redeye universal remote controller, today announced the availability of its Android smartphone and tablet app from the Android Marketplace. Previously, only a beta app was available from "non market" sources. The networked Red Eye infrared remote connects to your...
  16. Android app released for RedEye remote controls

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    ThinkFlood, makers of the Redeye universal remote controller, today announced the availability of its Android smartphone and tablet app from the Android Marketplace. Previously, only a beta app was available from "non market" sources. The networked Red Eye infrared remote connects to your...
  17. HTC Flyer 7-inch Android tablet now out

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    The HTC Flyer features a 7-inch, LCD capacitive touch screen, 5-megapixel camera with auto focus and a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera. The HTC Flyer features: Platform: Android™ + HTC Sense Display: 7-inch 16.7 M-colour LCD capacitive touch screen with HTC Scribe compatibility Network...
  18. HTC Flyer 7-inch Android tablet released in Canada

    Industry News
    HTC announced this week that its HTC Flyer, an Android 2.3 powered 7-inch tablet is now available in Canada from the Source for $500. Features os the device include unibody aluminum case, 7-inch capacitive touch screen, a 1.5 GHZ processor, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of Internal flash storage, a miroSD...
  19. Galaxie offers up its music streaming service to smartphone users

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    Montreal based Stingray Digital announced today the launch of Galaxie Mobile, a subscription based streaming music service for Android and iOS users. The new service offers Android smartphone and Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users access to the forty-five commercial and talk-free music...
  20. Google buying Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion

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    Google and Motorola Mobility announced this morning that the search giant will buy Motorola Mobility Holdings for $12.5 billion USD. The search giant and creators of the Android Smartphone operating system has agreed to pay $40 a share for Motorola, a premium of 63% over its closing price on...
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