Monday, December 19, 2011

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Amazon Kindle Fire 6.2.1 update improves performance, fixes bugs

Posted: 19 Dec 2011 05:08 PM PST

Amazon Kindle FireAmazon's latest software update fore the Kindle Fire tablet is a mixed bag for Kindle users. On the one hand, it removes root privileges and may cause other problems for users that have rooted their tablets. On the other hand, it improves performance for those that are running the standard Amazon software. As promised, the software update offers the following...

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Amazon releases Kindle Fire 6.2.1 software, breaks root

Posted: 19 Dec 2011 02:43 PM PST

Amazon Kindle FireHackers have been tweaking the Amazon Kindle Fire ever since the $199 tablet started shipping in November. It's turned out to be a surprisingly hacker-friendly device, and users have figured out how to root the tablet, install the Android Market, replace the operating system with CyanogenMod and make many other changes. But the latest Amazon software update could put a...

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Deals of the Day (12-19-11)

Posted: 19 Dec 2011 01:13 PM PST

ViewSonic Viewpad 7eThe ViewSonic ViewPad 7e has only been available for a few months, but the 7 inch Android tablet is already available for as much as 15 percent off the list price today. There are also some great deals on tablets from HTC, Acer, and Coby. Here's a roundup of some of the day's best deals on mobile tech. ViewSonic ViewPad...

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Allwinner A10 chip is all the rage with cheap Chinese tablet makers

Posted: 19 Dec 2011 11:47 AM PST

Allwinner A1xA new Chinese processor called the Allwinner A10 is showing up in a growing number of inexpensive Chinese tablets. The chip features a 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor core, Mali 400 graphics, HD video capabilities and support for up to 1GB of DDR3 memory. Best of all, it's available for prices as low as $7 when ordered in bulk. That...

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Asus starts shipping Transformer Prime tablet, more coming in January

Posted: 19 Dec 2011 10:16 AM PST

Asus Eee Pad Transformer PrimeThe Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is the first product to ship with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor. The 10 inch Android tablet also has a 1280 x 800 pixel IPS display, 1GB of RAM, and 32GB to 64GB of storage -- and customers can pick up an optional keyboard dock that transforms the device into an Android laptop...

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$199 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets return

Posted: 19 Dec 2011 08:52 AM PST

blackberry playbookIf you didn't get a chance to pick up a BlackBerry PlayBook when the 7 inch tablet was on sale for under $200, fear not. A handful of retailers are offering the tablet for $199 and up again starting today. Staples has the 16GB model for $199, a 32GB tablet for $299, and a 64GB version for $399. Best Buy...

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Kindle Fire Utility makes updating, tweaking Amazon’s tablet a snap

Posted: 19 Dec 2011 07:03 AM PST

Kindle Fire UtilityIt's been a little over a month since the Amazon Kindle Fire hit the streets, and since day one hackers have been kicking the tires of Amazon's 7 inch tablet to figure out how to make it do more than read books, play videos, and run apps purchased from Amazon. Now a developer going by the name of Vashypooh has...

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Report: Lenovo’s quad-core tablet coming in early 2012

Posted: 19 Dec 2011 06:04 AM PST

Lenovo K2 tablet with NVIDIA Tegra 3There's not much doubt at this point that Lenovo is working on a new tablet with a quad-core processor. Engadget scored some details (and photos) of the upcoming tablet last month, and then some leaked benchmarks hit the web. Now DigiTimes reports we may not have to wait much longer for the tablet to hit the market. Taiwanese equipment maker...

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