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Meet the Vizio Tablet PC: An 11.6 inch Windows slate with an AMD CPU

Vizio has unveiled its first Windows tablet, an 11.6 inch Windows 8 model with an AMD Z-60 “Hondo” processor. That’s AMD’s answer to Intel’s low-power Clover Trail chip, and while the 1 GHz AMD Z-60 dual core processor isn’t exactly a speed demon, it does offer Radeon HD graphics for 3D gaming and 1080p HD […]

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Deals of the Day (4-24-2012)

Today Google started selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone through the Google Play Store. The company is charging $399 for an unlocked model which can be used on AT&T or T-Mobile’s US networks. That’s the best price I’ve seen for Google’s flagship Android smartphone so far. But if you’re looking for something that comes without […]

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Vizio Tablet software update adds Netflix support

The Vizio Tablet was the first big-name Android tablet to support the Hulu Plus online video application. Now it also works with Netflix, which makes the tablet a pretty great option for those in supported countries looking to stream TV shows and movies from two of the biggest players in the online video space. Of […]

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Hulu Plus comes to the Vizio Tablet

Now that Netflix is finally starting to stream TV shows and movies to Android tablets, it’s apparently time for Hulu Plus to follow suit. But while Netflix is available for Lenovo’s new tablets running Google Android 3.1 Honeycomb and the Asus Eee Pad Transformer (another Honeycomb tablet), Hulu Plus is launching first on the Vizio […]

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Vizio tablet reviewed: Decent tablet, awesome TV remote control

Low cost TV maker Vizio has entered the portable tablet space with the Vizio Tablet: a device with an 8 inch capacitive touchscreen display, a 1 GHz Marvell Armada 600 processor, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. Available from some retailers for under $300, the Vizio Tablet isn’t exactly the cheapest Android tablet on the […]

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Vizio tablet up for pre-order, ships July 18th

Vizio has begun taking pre-orders for its new 8 inch Android tablet. You can order the tablet today for $379.99 or spend an extra $20 to get a bundled 16GB SD card and a case which doubles as a tablet stand. Orders are expected to ship on July 18th, and a week later on July […]

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Hands-on with the Vizio tablet

Vizio’s 8 inch Android tablet is due to hit the streets later this year, but I got a chance to check out an early version of the tablet at a trade show in New York this afternoon. The tablet has an 8 inch, 1024 x 768 pixel display which gives it a slightly different look […]