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What version of Android is the most popular?

Ever wondered how many people are using Ice Cream Sandwich, or Honeycomb, or Gingerbread? Well, Google (as usual, with most things) has the answer. Data from the number of Android devices accessing Google Play within a 14-day period shows that nearly 26% are using Ice Cream Sandwich and …

Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition Now Only £184.99

Expansys have today reduced the price of the Motorola Xoom 2 Media Edition to only £184.99. The tablet with 16gb of onboard storage and has an 8.2″ screen.  The Xoom 2 ME sports a dual core 1.2ghz processor, Corning Gorilla Glass and runs on the Android 3.2 Honeycomb …

Galaxy Tab 8.9 – Down to just £279

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 has been knocked down to just £279 at PC World – it was £399. A pretty decent deal for a dual-core 1GHz tablet with 16GB, twin cameras, WiFi and that 1280×800 pixel 8.9″ screen. Running Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) you also get all the …

HTC Flyer vs. Archos 80 G9 – thoughts and impressions

I didn’t really consider changing my tablet anytime soon, as I was quite happy with Archos 80 G9 which I got in October. But there was that ridiculous Christmas clearance of the HTC Flyer tablet at DSG stores (PCWorld, Dixons and Currys) here in the UK recently and … well, …

HTC Flyer Honeycomb update begins to roll

Did you get yourself a cheap HTC Flyer this Christmas? If so, it’s time to check for updates as we’re hearing that the Honeycomb update has started to arrive. We’ll have a hands-on with the new Android update later on, but do let us know if it has …

Get yourself a Honeycomb-filled Flyer this Christmas

What will you be opening on Christmas morning ? If it’s another pair of socks and a random DVD then it might be worth buying yourself a gift. The HTC Flyer seems to be getting a swift kick in the price department, with some outlets (which we can’t …

Archos G9 tablets to get Ice Cream Sandwich

Yesterday Charbax from Archosfans posted a video of an upcoming update for the current range of G9 tablets. This update is to Ice Cream Sandwich, the tablets currently run on Honeycomb and we reviewed the Archos 80 G9 here. Hopefully once the update is out we will look …

Acer Iconia A100 – Review

We have recently received an Acer Iconia A100 and boy what a great device it is. So enough of the introduction, lets get down to the nitty gritty. Hardware The Acer Iconia has a 7″ Capacative screen, Android 3.2, Tegra 2 chipset, 8GB built in memory and a …

Archos 80 G9 tablet review

Despite being declared gadget maniac, somehow I never really got into tablets. When the first iPad came out and whole hype began, I regarded it as overly-expensive gadget having virtually no practical use to me. Yet quite recently I’ve started changing my mind towards tablets. I thought they …

Well hello there, Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus

Samsung have just announced another device which will probably receive a lawsuit pretty soon. The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus weighs a mere 345g and is just 9.96mm thin. It runs Android 3.2 Honeycomb and that 7″ screen has a 1024×600 pixel WSVGA resolution. Powered by a 1.2GHz Dual-core …

Archos 80 G9 Tablet now available

Archos have updated their store and you can now buy the new Honeycomb packing Archos 80 G9 from them. The price of it is £199 and the specs are below. Tech Specs Display characteristics • 8”: 1024 x 768 Application Framework • Android Processor • ARM dual-core CORTEX …

Toshiba AT200 – Supermodel thin

The AT200 tablet may not have a catchy name, but Toshiba have squashed this new Android tablet down to a mere 7.7mm thickness. Using Android 3.2 Honeycomb and powered by a TI OMAP 4430 1.2GHz CPU, this has a 10.1″ screen and weighs in at 558g. The new …

In detail – The Sony Tablet S

Pre-orders for the new Sony Tablet devices are underway. Coolsmartphone reader, Anthony, has just shelled out £499.99 but doesn’t have a delivery date just yet. Rumour has it that it could take a month for devices to arrive. Three devices are available – the Sony Tablet S 16GB …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Announced

Samsung have also just announced their new Galaxy Tab 7.7. It builds on the already successful Galaxy Tab range and adds the same processor as the Galaxy Note – a thoroughly rapid 1.4GHz Dual Core CPU. The screen os a Super AMOLED PLus 7.7″ unit (hence the name) …

Coolsmartphone Recommend Android App – Wizz Bar

Today we are going to look at a Honeycomb app for your tablet. Wizz Bar allows you to create a list of up to 7 shortcuts and be able to access these from within any other program via a spot on the status bar. Below is a shot …

Advent Vega now with Android 3.2

Earlier on in the year I bought an Advent Vega and out of the box I was not too impressed. With a lot of tinkering I got it to a state where it was usable. Since then the Android community have really got behind this device and hacked the …

New 16GB Acer Iconia A500 launched

The Acer Iconia A500 tablet was released just a month ago but already seems to be doing well enough to warrant a 16GB version too. It’ll retail for around £349.99, which is obviously a little cheaper than the existing 32GB model. The press release below shows Android 3.0 …

Huawei MediaPad in video, complete with Android 3.2

Following on from our earlier story here’s Huawei showing off their new MediaPad and, once again, they tell us of the “new Android Honeycomb 3.2” OS powering the device. It’s “specifically designed” for 7″ tablets according to Huawei. It seems that some tweaks have been done by Google …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 available in the UK on August 4th

Did you see our up-close time with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 ? Do you want one ? There’s not too long to wait. It’s due to arrive in shops here in the UK from August 4th and both 3G and WiFi versions will be available. Following the …

Toshiba Thrive tablet ready to roll. Cheap too.

Meet the Toshiba Thrive. It runs Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) and is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core CPU. It comes with a 10.1″ IPS 1280×800 720p 16:10 screen and has two cameras – a 5 megapixel rear shooter with auto-focus and a 2 megapixel front-facing webcam. …