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TomTec Excellent 8 Android 4.0 tablet on the way?

A tablet called the TomTec ATP7658 Excellent 8 showed up at the FCC website this week. There’s not much information about this tablet at the TomTec website, but the tablet does appear to run Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It also looks like this may be similar to a tablet that’s been available since […]

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Android 4.0 coming to Acer’s 7, 10 inch tablets next week

Acer has unveiled plans to begin rolling out an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software update for two tablets soon. The Acer Iconia Tab A100 7 inch tablet and 10 inch Iconia Tab A500 will be the company’s next Android 4.0 tablets. Both tablets feature 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processors, while the […]

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Datawind to offer Android 4.0 update for the Aakash 2 tablet

The second-generation Aakash tablet is set to ship to Indian students in a few weeks. The Aakash is a low-cost Android tablet designed to provide students with access to the internet and to educational apps. It sells for about $35. UK-based Datawind is the company producing the tablets for the Indian government. According to PC […]

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10 inch, Android 4.0 tablet passes through the FCC

The parade of Chinese tablets with Android 4.0 continues. A 10 inch model called the 10A03 passed through the FCC website this week. It appears to be a version of the tablet sold in the US as the $300 Faves Pad 10a03. In other parts of the world it has a different brand name, but […]

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Polaroid 7 inch tablet getting an Android 4.0 upgrade

A few months ago Polaroid introduced a line of tablets running Google Android 2.2 and Android 2.3. Now it looks like the company is getting ready to release a new model sporting Google’s latest software. The Polaroid PMID701i showed up recently at the FCC website. It’s a 7 inch tablet with Google Android 4.0 Ice […]

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Android 4.0.4 comes to the NOOK Tablet (unofficially)

Now that  Android 4.0.4 updates are rolling out for phones and tablets that are officially supported by the CyanogenMod team, we’re starting to see unofficially supported CyanogenMod devices getting in on the action. This weekend the folks that first brought Android 4.0 to the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet released Alpha 0.02, this time with Android […]

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Coby’s Android 4.0 tablets now available

Coby introduced a new line of low-cost tablets with Android 4.0 software at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Now the first of these tablets are available for purchase, with prices running between $150 and$280. All of Coby’s new tablets feature 1 GHz Allwinner ARM Cortex-A8 single core processors, 1GB of RAM, and capacitive multitouch […]

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Could the $149 Asus Nexus tablet replace the $249 Asus MeMo?

In January Asus promised to deliver a $249 tablet with a 7 inch display, an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and Android 4.0 this year. So when rumors started making the rounds that Asus would build an inexpensive “Nexus Tablet” for Google, I figured it was more likely the two companies would just slap some […]