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Asus Eee Pad Transformer to get Android 4.0 update in February

Asus started rolling out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to Eee Pad Transformer Prime users earlier this month. But the company hasn’t forgotten about customers that bought the original Eee Pad Transformer — you know, the one with the dual-core processor instead a quad-core chip. According to a post on the Asus Facebook page, the […]

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Abandoned by Google, App Inventor for Android is now open source

Google started out in search, but the company has expanded into a wide range of businesses over the years, starting with advertising and continuing with email, document creation, mobile operating systems, and even image editing. But every now and again Google decides to shutter some of the projects its developers have been working on to […]

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Notion Ink Adam II tablet: TI OMAP 4 and Android 4.0

Notion Ink has announced plans for a second-generation Adam tablet. The Adam II will have a Texas Instruments OMAP 44xx processor with PowerVR SG5xx graphics and it will run the Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The original Adam got a lot of attention last year as one of the first devices to […]

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Now you can (finally) jailbreak the iPad 2

Hackers have been jailbreaking iOS devices for years — but the Apple iPad 2 and iPhone 4S have proven particularly difficult to crack. Apple’s latest two mobile devices feature a brand new A5 dual core processor, and up until recently the tight security on these devices resisted all jailbreaking attempts. But now the folks at […]

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Lenovo IdeaPad A1 tablet for $167, CyanogenMod port in the works

Lenovo is offering the IdeaPad A1 tablet for $167.20 this week when you use the coupon: EMPLOYEEPRICE0119. That’s more than $30 lower than the best price I’ve seen for this tablet to date. Update: It looks like the promotion ran its course a bit early. Prices are now back to $199.20 and up.  The IdeaPad […]

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OLPC’s ARM-based tablet, laptop can run on solar power alone

Modern computers aren’t just a lot faster than the PCs you probably used ten or fifteen years ago — they also use a lot less power. But most computers designed to run desktop operating systems still use enough energy that they can’t, say, run directly off the power generated by a small solar panel. But […]