The Panasonic Toughbook Android Tablet Is a Rugged Beast

Panasonic's venerable Toughbook line is introducing a 10.1-inch Android tablet. Unlike the sissy tablets everyone else is putting out, the Toughbook will be secure, rugged, durable and, hell, even come with a matte screen. » 6/16/11 11:06am 6/16/11 11:06am

Finally, a Decent Honeycomb Tablet For Less Than the iPad 2

Okay, maybe it's a little too early to say for sure just how good the 10.1-inch Acer Iconia Tab A500 is, but the specs—1GHz Tegra guts, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage 1280x800 LCD screen, 2MP and 5MP front and rear-facing cameras, etc.—put it up there with the elite guard of Android tablets. And its price tag of $450 makes it… » 4/08/11 8:40am 4/08/11 8:40am

Verizon's Done Charging $35 Android Tablet Activation Fees

A minor but aggravating double standard has been overturned: Verizon has waived its $35 Android tablet activation fee, retroactive to March 1st. There had been no such surcharge for iPad purchases, because honestly what is an activation fee, anyway? Other than, you know, a way to squeeze every last bit of blood from… » 3/16/11 8:48am 3/16/11 8:48am

Subtlety, Thy Name Is Not LG's Ad Department

Someone at LG decided it would be a great idea to tie in a video of their LG Optimus Pad tablet with Optimus Prime. Not only that, they have fake Optimus Prime fight fake Megatron, who's not-so-subtly the robot manifestation of Apple's iPad. None of this makes any sense, which is why it is kind of incredible that it… » 2/10/11 2:33pm 2/10/11 2:33pm

Motorola Xoom 10-inch Tablet: Android 3.0 Means a Lot Less Sucky

The Moto Xoom tablet is like the tablet equivalent of Motorola's Atrix Android phone, with the dual-core 1GHz processor, 2-megapixel front camera, 5-megapixel rear camera and 1280x800 display. But it actually runs Android designed for tablets. Not sucky! » 1/05/11 7:48pm 1/05/11 7:48pm