Apple CEO Steve Jobs and his team have been quite insistent that the 7-inch form factor doesn’t make sense for a tablet, while other companies have been quite happy to give it a go. The latest is Acer, who unveiled its new Iconia Tab A100 on Friday morning, the first 7-inch to come with Android Honeycomb 3.2.
This week on TechRadar, the numbering and naming of future versions of Android got a little confusing as Viewsonic revealed Google's plans for Android 2.4, which involve keeping the Gingerbread name and effectively replacing Android 2.3.
And on a more retro tip,we discovered that Sinclair's ZX Spectrum is set to be relaunched to celebrate the classic computer's 30th anniversary.
With Mobile World Congress kicking off tomorrow evening, the HTC Desire 2 looks to be one of the handsets that'll be making an appearance.
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I guess that's a nice way of putting it. Motorola has released a snippet of their upcoming Superbowl ad, and were you a savvy media consumer, you might recognize the gist of it. Just as everyone wants to copy Cupertino's now-legendary tablet, it seems Motorola decided the sincerest form of flattery was how they'd run their ad copy too.
If you caught a glimpse of Google's live Android Honeycomb presentation this morning, you know that the company touted the latest iteration of its mobile OS as quite a game changer, one that they hope will set the standard for how tablets will better serve the end user. But I feel like everything I heard today are things that Apple's already doing so well with iOS.
Google has released a load of information about their tablet-centric Android OS they've dubbed Honeycomb. Geared towards tablet users and refined for the purpose of multitasking, it looks like it could make Google something of a contender in the tablet wars. But does it have what it takes? When paired with the right hardware, maybe.