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7-inch Acer Iconia Tab A100 on sale today

Acer’s new Iconia Tab A100 tablet goes on sale today and only one major thing separates it from the flock of Android tablets currently available: it’s the first Honeycomb tablet with a 7-inch display. That means you get all the features of Android optimized for a tablet in a smaller, lighter form factor.

Sony launches two Android 3.0 tablets

Joining a fight that Apple began in April 2010, Sony launched two tablet computers based on the Google Android 3.0 operating system today.

Sony confirms Android Honeycomb tablet for 2011

Sony has confirmed its plans to release a tablet running Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” — quite possibly the unique-looking S1 Playstation tablet — by the end of the year.

Motorola’s Xoom tablet to ship without Adobe Flash

Motorola’s latest entry into the tablet wars won’t have Adobe Flash for the first few weeks after it is released, according to Verizon’s landing page for the device.

Cloud storage provider’s iPad app gets a makeover chief executive Aaron Levie might have a soft spot for Android, but he has to go where the money is. So his company is unveiling a slew of new features for its iPad application today before it gets to work on pumping up its Android application.

Sony’s S1 PlayStation tablet won’t look like any other

Sony has been oddly quiet about its tablet plans, but now there’s word that it’s working on an intriguingly designed Android tablet that will be able to play games from its PlayStation Suite, Engadget reports.

Android Ice Cream will combine Honeycomb for tablets, Gingerbread for phones

With Google positioning Android 3.0, also known as Honeycomb, as a tablet-only operating system, it’s been unclear when similar upgrades will make their way to phones. Today while on stage at the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, Google’s Eric Schmidt shed some light on the matter.

Android 2.4 coming in April as a bridge to 3.0

If you’re wondering why we’re not seeing more Android smartphones running version 2.3 of the OS like Samsung’s Nexus S, this may be why: Google is apparently prepping its Android 2.4 update for April. And it will likely serve as transition to the major Android 3.0 update, the news site Pocket Lint reports.

With Honeycomb, Google has a shot at catching Apple in tablets

For the first time, Google has a chance at catching up with Apple in the hot tablet computer market. That’s one of the core points I took away from Google’s press event yesterday where it showed off Honeycomb, the next version of its Android software, specifically aimed at tablets. The ball is now in Apple’s court.

Honeycomb: Up close with Google’s Android 3.0 for tablets (video)

Google showed off more details of its Android 3.0 operating system for tablet computers today, code-named Honeycomb. We had a chance to get up close to see some of the new features such as a better way of presenting email, videos, music and home screen via rich graphics.

Google demos live video conferencing on Android 3.0 (video)

Google showed a live demo of the Android 3.0 version of its mobile operating system today at the Verizon keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show. As you can see from the end of the video, you can now do live video conferencing via the new Motorola tablet using the Android 3.0 software.

Lenovo delays LePad Android tablet until summer 2011

Lenovo, the giant Chinese-American PC maker, won’t be bringing its LePad Android tablet to the U.S. until summer 2011 and has ruled out a Windows 7-based tablet entirely, PC Magazine reports.