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First look: Velocity Micro Cruz T408 and T410 tablets

Velocity Micro has been producing low cost Android tablets for the last year or so, but the company’s latest tablets are some of the best yet. They feature capacitive multitouch displays and Samsung 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processors. Most important, they’re actually reasonably fun to interact with. The company loaned me a Velocity Micro Cruz […]

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Here’s Velocity Micro’s new tablet lineup

Velocity Micro recently started selling off its older tablets at rock bottom prices to make way for new models. Now the new models have arrived… or almost arrived, anyway. The company formally introduced two new tablets today, but it looks like there are actually four new models. Amazon is taking pre-orders for each. Here’s a […]

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Velocity Micro Cruz T408 tablet cruises through pre-order phase

That 10 Velocity Micro Cruz T410 tablet that hit the FCC website last week isn’t available for purchase yet, but its little sibling the Cruz T408 just showed up at both the FCC website and, where you can pre-order the 8 inch tablet for $240. The new tablet has an 8 inch capacitive touchscreen […]

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Velocity Micro Cruz T410 Android tablet on the way

Recently Velocity Micro started liquidating several of its low cost Android tablets to make room for new products. Now we have a first glimpse at one of those new devices: The Velocity Micro Cruz T410 Android tablet showed up at the FCC website this week. The user manual doesn’t list any specifications, but the photos […]

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Velocity Micro clearing out (old) Android tablet inventory

Update: I just received a note from Velocity Micro confirming that the company is trying to sell through “last year’s product,” but it doesn’t mean Velocity Micro is exiting the tablet space. Instead, the company plans to announce new products in the next few weeks.  Velocity Micro may be exiting the Android tablet market… or at […]

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Velocity Micro Cruz 7″ Android tablet for $80 from Woot today

The Velocity Micro R101 Cruz Reader isn’t a speed demon. It doesn’t have a super high resolution display. It doesn’t run the latest version of Android. Let’s face it, as Android tablets go, it’ snot all that impressive. But here’s the thing: It’s cheap. The Cruz R101 has a list price of $150, but you […]

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Android 2.2 update for the Velocity Micro Cruz T301 tablet

Velocity Micro has released a software update for the Cruz Micro T301 Android tablet which updates the operating system to Google Android 2.2 Froyo. All new models will ship with Froyo, and existing users can download software that will update their tablets from Android 2.0 to 2.2. Sure, Android 2.3 or 3.0 would have been […]

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Velocity Micro unveils 3 new Android tablets

The folks at Velocity Micro already have a couple Android tablets under their hat, but the company has decided not to stop with the Cruz Reader and Cruz Tablets T301 and T103. This week Velocity Micro announced three new tablets, with screen sizes ranging from 7 to 10 inches. The first is a 7 inch […]