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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VIDEO: Ten of the best CES 2011 gadgets and announcements

Gerald Lynch CES 2011, CES 2011, Features, Previews, Round ups, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

While a tablet-saturated CES didn't make for an exactly inspiring 2011 show, there was still more than enough great tech on display to have us looking forward to the year ahead. Leaps forward in 3D display quality were exciting, while…

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