REVIEW: Motorola XOOM Honeycomb tablet

The Motorola XOOM is a fairly tricky device to review. On the one hand, you have a high-spec tablet device that's packed full of enough features to really give the Apple's iPad a run for its money. On the other hand, as the first tablet to hit the market with the Honeycomb OS, it's very much a guinea pig for Google's newly-focussed tablet assault with Android. As a result, it's just as much a critique of the OS (which Motorola likely had very little input with) as it is the device itself, and in many respects can therefore act as a glimpse as to what to expect from Android tablets in the future. Is the XOOM's hardware/OS combo enough to topple Apple's "magical" slate?

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Gerald LynchREVIEW: Motorola XOOM Honeycomb tablet

Video: Dell Thunder caught on camera

Whilst touting an impressive spec sheet, the slightly-too-small-for-a-tablet, slightly-too-big-for-a-phone Dell Streak is unlikely to suit many people's pocket sizes to a tee. No matter. Dell look to have the smartphone sector quite sewn up, as the latest video previewing…

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Gerald LynchVideo: Dell Thunder caught on camera

Motorola's Android Gingerbread tablet shaping up to be first real competition for the iPad

Details of an Android 3.0 (Gingerbread) tablet from Motorola have just popped up on the Boy Genius Report blog. Though there are few confirmed reports to rely on, if the leaked specs are to be revealed it looks like Apple's…

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Gerald LynchMotorola's Android Gingerbread tablet shaping up to be first real competition for the iPad