REVIEW: Motorola XOOM Honeycomb tablet

Gerald Lynch Features, Reviews, Tablet, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

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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Apple iPad 2: The 5 Big Rival Tablets – Xoom, Playbook, Optimus Pad, TouchPad and Galaxy Tab

Gerald Lynch Apple, iPad, Round ups, Tablet, Tech Digest news 13 Comments

2010 may have made the word "tablet" a household computing term, but 2011is the year the tablet wars will really get interesting. Apple have now revealed the iPad 2 and it again is set to sell like hotcakes, but keep…

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