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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 […]

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Archos Gen9 tablets now shipping with Android 4.0 (in some regions)

Archos recently started offering a software update for its latest tablets bringing Android 4.0.3 to the Archos 80 G9 and Archos 101 G9 tablets. Now the company is starting to sell those tablets with Google’s latest operating system preloaded. The order page for the US Archos Store still lists Android 3.2 Honeycomb, but the company […]

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Android 4.0 beta for the Skytex Skypad Alpha 2 tablet

The Skytex SkyPad Alpha 2 is an inexpensive Android tablet with a 7 inch capacitive touchscreen display and a 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor. The tablet ships with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, but Skytex has released a beta version of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Alpha 2 tablet. Update: The beta is over and […]

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Asus begins Android 4.0 rollout for the Eee Pad Transformer

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime was one of the first tablets to get an official Android 4.0 software update when Asus started rolling out the software in early January. Now the company’s also offering Android 4.0 for the original Eee Pad Transformer, which should come as good news to anyone who already picked one up… […]

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CyanogenMod 9 Alpha 1 for the HP TouchPad (accelerated video support)

The CyanogenMod team has released the first build of Android 4.0 for the HP TouchPad tablet with support for hardware-accelerated video playback. That means you can watch HD video from YouTube and you should have an easier time playing HD videos stored on your device, but Netflix still isn’t supported yet. Update: Alpha 2 is […]

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Archos G9 tablets with Android 4.0 up for pre-order ($270 and up)

The Archos G9 tablets are the first tablets from the company to feature Android 3.2 Honeycomb and access to the Google Android Market. But soon Archos will start loading its 8 and 10 inch tablets with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and Dynamism is already taking pre-orders for the new models. Archos 101 G9 ICS […]

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Acer rolls out Android 4.0 for the Iconia Tab A200

The Acer Iconia Tab A200 is a rather run-of-the-mill 10 inch Android tablet with a 1280 x 800 pixel display and a 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processors. But it’s also now one of the first tablets on the market to get an official Android 4.0 software update. Acer launched the A200 last […]

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Linpus retools Android 4.0 for x86 tablets, netbooks

Linpus is rolling out a new version of its Android-based operating system designed to run on tablets, netbooks, and notebooks with x86 processors. It’s based on Google Android 4.0, and the notebook version adds support for hardware that you wouldn’t normally find on an Android tablet. Linpus made a little bit of a name for […]