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Google Nexus 7 competition on Gadget Master

I must flag on our Android blog that we are running a new Google Nexus 7 competition! It’s the Gadget Master blog and follows a familiar format – answer one simple question for a chance of winning the 7-inch Android tablet. Given the prize, I thought it should be based around the recent Gadget Master roundup of Android posts. Check them out! The ...

MWC 2014: Sony launches Xperia Z2 Tablet lightly into the air

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet - MWC 2014

Better than Apple’s iPad Air? Sony has announced its new flagship tablet, the Xperia Z2 Tablet. “The thinnest, lightest, waterproof 10″ tablet in the world, and our best tablet yet,” proudly boasts Sony. Sony writes: The Xperia Z2 Tablet features the fully integrated Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2.3 GHz processor quad-core Krait CPU that delivers high performance without draining ...

Android powers Qualcomm into Smart TV segment

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Qualcomm is expanding into the set-top box and Smart TV business, and Android is the vehicle for the move. It was good to see Qualcomm at the recent Droidcon London event, and Julian Harris (senior business development manager) was banging the drum for developers to pick up the Smart TV ball and run with it. Their hope is that app ...

Intel releases 10-inch and 7-inch Android tablet designs to manufacturers

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We’re keeping an eye on Intel Android developments, and TechHive.com is reporting that Intel’s 7-in and 10-in Android tablet designs are now available to manufacturers. Agam Shah writes: The chipmaker’s 10-inch Education Tablet runs Android 4.0, code-named Ice Cream Sandwich, while the 7-inch tablet runs Android 4.1, code-named Jelly Bean. Information about the tablet designs was posted on Intel’s website ...

India gets low-cost Aakash 2 Android tablet

The Indian government is hoping to help spur student learning with a very low-cost Android tablet, reports The Register. It says the Aakash 2, by Datawind, has now been officially launched, and it will - with the help of government subsidies - be available for sub $25 in local currency.

Apple tablet dispute goes Samsung’s way, in the UK


The Samsung-Apple tablet patent dispute has evolved in London, reports the BBC. A Court of Appeal in London has rejected Apple's claims and upheld an earlier judgment in Samsung's favour. The South Korean company did not infringe on the registered design of the iPad, it has ruled.