Brightness ratings and contrast ratio make for lovely tech spec reading when you're shopping for a new device. But neither tells you how usable a display will actually be in everyday ambient light situations. So DisplayMate put some of the more popular options to the test.
Motorola just announced their Q3 earnings and revealed that they only shipped 100,000 Xoom tablets in Q3. Shipped. Which is a far, far cry from actually sold. As a reference point, Apple sold 11 million iPads in the same quarter.
It's about time Motorola got its act together and started upgrading the Verizon Wireless Xoom from 3G to 4G LTE. It's only been ten months since the device launched.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 isn't the only tablet on Apple's lawsuit radar. Foss Patents unearthed a paragraph from the Samsung complaint which mentions that Apple also filed a complaint against Motorola, related to the design of the Xoom tablet.
According to a teardown analysis performed by iSuppli, the iPad and iPad 2 compete and often best other tablets while using only half the memory as their rivals. The report argues that Apple's control over design and hardware results in greater efficiency.
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.
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.
If Motorola is as good at releasing a 4G Xoom as they were at upgrading the 3G model, I wouldn't count on ever seeing one.
Shortly after I wrote up Hydro Thunder Go for the Windows Phone 7 as a gaming app of the day last month, the folks from developer Vector Unit contacted me to see if I had gotten a chance to try… [Kotaku]
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…
A new month is upon us! Warmth! Fresh air! Smiling children! Tax refunds! Flowers! And plenty of gadgets—tablets and smartphones and dongles, oh my!—crave. Here's our newest of the best of the Bestmodo.
GameStop has been buying up companies recently in order to diversify its business. Basing most of its growth on used games has caused the actual gaming industry to dislike dealing the company, and internet delivery systems like Steam is bypassing retail altogether. So what do they do? Stream games to tablets.
We checked out one pricey Final Fantasy game, a neat GameBoy camera emulator, discovered a game that reminded us of Final Fantasy Tactics, X-Com and Shining Force, flicked footballs and played a PC MMO on an Android tablet.… [Kotaku]
As of today, Android users can now take advantage of Flash 10.2 beta on their Froyo, Gingerbread, and Honeycomb devices. Honeycomb users are getting a beta release, though, so full hardware acceleration is turned off until more development is done. But for all of you who went out and got the Xoom, you can watch clips…