Could This Be a 7-Inch Motorola Tablet?

This Is My Next just got a leaked image of what MIGHT be an unannounced 7-inch Motorola tablet. It looks nothing like the Xoom; it's much thinner and curves up at the ends. Will Moto make a statement soon? [This Is My Next] » 9/19/11 10:54am 9/19/11 10:54am

The Best Tablet Display: iPad 2 Just Got Dethroned

Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies separates the best smartphone, tablet, HDTV, and multimedia displays from the worst with his Display Technology Shoot-Out series. And his newly crowned tablet champion might just surprise you: » 7/26/11 12:00pm 7/26/11 12:00pm

Motorola's Xoom Follow-Up Tablet Will Be Higher-Res and Run Ice Cream…

According to Fudzilla's sources, the second Xoom is done and dusted, with its 10-inch screen getting a sizeable increase from 1280 x 800 to 2048 x 1536, ditching the 16:9 aspect ratio for a 4:3 one. » 7/15/11 5:10am 7/15/11 5:10am

Your Android Tablet Just Got Better: What's New in Android 3.2

Android 3.2 is an unexpected little update, especially with Ice Cream Sandwich coming later this year. But good on Google for making its less-than-amazing Android tablets a little bit better all the time until that major new hotness happens. » 7/12/11 6:20pm 7/12/11 6:20pm

The Ultimate Tablet Display Shoot-Out

Dr. Raymond Soneira of DisplayMate Technologies has made it his mission to suss out the best smartphone, tablet, HDTV, and multimedia displays from the worst with his Display Technology Shoot-Out series. Here, he tackles the differences between the displays of the top tablets out there. » 6/22/11 12:00pm 6/22/11 12:00pm

Motorola Xoom Owners May Be Getting Their 4G Upgrades—FINALLY! (Updated)

It takes a lot of faith to shell out something like $600 for a 4G LTE tablet that isn't able to get on the 4G network. But that's what anyone who bought a non-WiFi Motorola Xoom did. And according to a tipster over at Phandroid, their patience has finally paid off. Because they received an e-mail instructing how to… » 6/07/11 5:59pm 6/07/11 5:59pm

Motorola Slips Up and Reveals a Dick Tracy Watchphone, Xoom 2 Tablet…

Know how to dig yourself an even deeper hole, after your website inadvertently leaks upcoming products? Ask the site that blogs about them first to remove the screenshots. Not before other sites grabbed them too, though... » 6/01/11 4:34am 6/01/11 4:34am

Motorola Xooms Will Receive Software Update Today, Enabling Flash…

Verizon Wireless is pushing out a software update for Motorola Xooms today, which will allow users to download Flash Player 10.2 from the Android Market when it becomes available next Friday, the 18th of March. The update also includes clock adjustments for daylight savings time. [Verizon] » 3/11/11 10:41am 3/11/11 10:41am

Unlocked or Not, Motorola Promises to Grant 4G to Your Xoom Tablet

Future Motorola Xoom owners who enjoy messing around with their gear, rooting their gear or otherwise modifying it in some way, take note! Motorola is promising to accept your tablet with open arms during the "send it away" 4G upgrade process, no matter what. » 3/06/11 11:00am 3/06/11 11:00am

Will a Wi-Fi Xoom Only Cost $540 at Sam's Club?

We know that a Wi-Fi-only Xoom is out there, lurking. And according to Droid Life, it's going to be showing up soon at Sam's Club for the entirely reasonable price of $540. Assuming it's a 32GB model, that undercuts iPad 2 by a cool sixty bucks. » 3/03/11 5:22pm 3/03/11 5:22pm

Motorola Xoom Review: The Future of Tablets (Whether You Like It or Not)

It's taken almost a year to get here. The first tablet to matter since the original iPad. The Xoom is the first real Android tablet, arriving ahead of the iPad 2 by a hair. Since it's living in the "year of iPad 2," as Apple put it, it seemed only fitting to wait to drop judgment until we'd seen everything the iPad 2… » 3/03/11 12:30pm 3/03/11 12:30pm

The Motorola Xoom Spills Its Guts

Beauty, as they say, is only skin deep. So let's take a look at the Motorola Xoom's hypetastic insides, shall we? There aren't too many surprises in iFixit's tablet teardown, but if you want an up close look at that sweet Tegra 2—and a cheat to bump it up to 4G hotness right away—head on over there now. [iFixit] » 2/25/11 11:32am 2/25/11 11:32am

Motorola Xoom Tablet Costs $600 With Contract; $800 Without

Boy, tablets cost a fair whack, don't they? $600 on a two-year contract at Verizon, or $800 without—either way, the Motorola Xoom tablet is a few hundred too many for me. Pick one up from Verizon Wireless from this Thursday, along with 1GB of data for $20 monthly. [PRNewswire] » 2/22/11 10:10am 2/22/11 10:10am

Adobe: "A Few Weeks" Until Honeycomb Tablets Can Run Flash

The first of the Honeycomb tablets, the Motorola Xoom, may not have Flash out of the box—but Adobe has taken to its blog to confirm that the 10.2 OTA download will only be "a few weeks" later. » 2/22/11 4:30am 2/22/11 4:30am

Motorola Xoom Tablet Won't Have Flash at Launch

Some disappointing news for those awaiting the arrival of Motorola's tablet: its new page on Verizon's site suggests it won't have Flash at launch. A bit of tiny text on the product page says "Adobe Flash expected Spring 2011," presumably meaning that Moto's waiting for Adobe to roll out the mobile-optimized Flash… » 2/21/11 8:59am 2/21/11 8:59am

Motorola Xoom Is $800, Comes Out February 24th

Best Buy has a pre-order page for the Motorola Xoom, which we're going to assume officializes the price and release date of the first best Android 3.0 tablet. It's going to cost $800, which is a good chunk of change, and release on February 24th, which is this week. You can find out more about the Xoom at Best Buy here » 2/20/11 11:00am 2/20/11 11:00am

Motorola Xoom User's Guide Teasingly Lacks Any Mention of Locked-Down…

A leaked series of documents, purportedly some kind of instructions for the users of the upcoming Motorola Xoom—which I will call a user's guide—is entirely unremarkable save for the information it doesn't contain. » 2/19/11 10:00am 2/19/11 10:00am

Why Nobody Can Match the iPad’s Price

When Steve Jobs introduced the iPad last January, the biggest surprise wasn't the actual product. (Many shrugged and called the iPad a "bigger iPhone.") It was the price: Just $500. » 2/18/11 9:20pm 2/18/11 9:20pm