Acer Iconia A100 Honeycomb Tablet – First Look

Camera and wave pattern on back panel.

In a couple of weeks, Acer will be releasing their latest Honeycomb tablet, the Iconia A100. This model was shown off at their tablet launch earlier in the year, but at that stage only had Froyo (Android 2.2) on board. I’ve had a chance to look at a sample this week, and although the software […]

Sliding Into the Tablet Market

Coffee Beans

I’m a big fan of Wired Magazine, and recently enjoyed their article on the annual coffee bean competition in Columbia to decide the winner of the awesomely named Cup of Excellence. Each of the judges approaches their task with a mixture of clinical, calculated scoring and a needle-sharp reliance on their finely-tuned nostrils and tastebuds […]

Asus Eee Pad Slider Honeycomb Tablet – First Look

Asus Eee Pad Slider Back

(Update: The release date of the Slider appears to have slipped to early October, according to Asus) The success of the Eee Pad Transformer from Asus has really driven home the concept of innovation driving sales in an increasingly competitive market. The idea of a tablet that functions as a netbook with detachable keyboard may […]