Interest in iPad 2 far outstrips interest in rival tablets

The iPad 2 is far outrunning its rivals in terms of worldwide awareness, according to Google Trends. As you can see from the chart below, people are Googling the iPad 2 far more than they are the Motorola Xoom or the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The same holds true for rivals such as the Amazon Kindle, the HP TouchPad, and the RIM PlayBook.

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.

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.

Motorola and LG announce 4G tablets running Android 3.0

Tablets, tablets, tablets. That’s what the Consumer Electronics Show has felt like so far, and both Motorola and LG continue the craze with their newly announced 4G Android 3.0 tablets.