August 8, 2011

TouchWiz UX Update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (WiFi) Is Now LIVE


  It’s only a few minutes after 12AM and the TouchWiz UX update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is right on time and officially live. The update brings a few added features and a “love it or hate it” TouchWiz skin on top of the normally stock Honeycomb experience. Some of these new features include: Live Panel: Magazine-like widget view for immediate access to weather, social updates, email, news, photo gallery, all on the home screen. The visual layout of Live Panel is … [Read more...]

XOOM Deals: $440 32GB WiFi from eBay, Free or $100 from Comcast (Contract)


  Looking to pick up a tablet that, with all due respect, has been outclassed by several competitors since it’s launched? There are a couple of cheap ways to get the Motorola XOOM in the way you want. On eBay, you can find the XOOM as a featured deal for $ 440. This is the 32GB WiFi-only model, though, so keep that in mind if you’d rather spring for a 3G (soon to be 4G) version. [eBay] If you’re a Comcast customer, though, you can get it even cheaper if you don’t mind being … [Read more...]

Motorola drops WiFi only Xoom pricing to $499


Been holding out, waiting for the inevitable price drop to come to the WiFi only Motorola Xoom? If so, your wait is now over. As announced on the Motorola Twitter account the price of the WiFi only Motorola Xoom has now been dropped to only $ 499 and for those keeping track that's a full $ 100 off the original launch price. Making room for the Motorola Xoom 4G?   Source: Motorola AC … [Read more...]

Walmart Reducing Price on WiFi Motorola XOOM


  By now, the Motorola XOOM has made its way around the globe making stops in various countries bringing Honeycomb goodness to every hand it touches. Over the few months this slate has been on the market we’ve seen numerous sells and prices being reduced among a list of random retailers of which Walmart has just been added. You can now pick up the WiFi Motorola XOOM at Walmart for $ 500 a cool $ 100 off its normal price. While the XOOM may have its quirks it’s still easily the one … [Read more...]

Virgin America Giving Free Chromebook Demos and WiFi On Select Flights


  Not sure if I should file this under weird or just out of the ordinary but it looks like Google has partnered with Virgin America Airlines to offer free Google Chromebook demos to their passengers. Then again, when you think about it — it kind of makes sense.  Having a captive audience stuck in a plane and seeing how travelers are one of the main customers Google is hoping will adopt their idea of “cloud storage.” Passengers who fly with Virgin will be able to enjoy free … [Read more...]

New WiFi Calling App That Should Work for JPV 2.2.1 Rom’s


  I have personally been running CM7 Nightlies for quite sometime and prior to that, I never really cared to much about WiFi calling myself. I guess I’m not important enough to talk on my phone that much. :0) I do know, however, that you guys might or do. So when I saw this listed in the Vibrant section of XDA, I figured I should let your know it is available. Segnaro has taken a great deal of time to get this functioning on the JPK 2.2.1 builds that are floating around out there. … [Read more...]

More Mobile Devices Connected To WiFi Networks Than Computers


  Welcome to the future, guys. Where mobile devices are beginning to blur the lines between smartphones and little mini computers. According to this new report from cloud networking provider Meraki, there are more mobile devices connected to WiFi networks than there are computers. This doesn’t really surprise me, seeing how it seems like just about everyone owns a WiFi connected cell phone and even more people are looking towards tablets instead of the more traditional laptop or … [Read more...]

Google movie rental rolling out for the wifi Motorola Xoom


  We'd been hearing some reports of Motorola Xoom wifi only tablet owners seeing the Google Videos app in the Android Market, but now we're also hearing that the actual market tab for movie rentals has been enabled after an Android Market update.  We're not sure just why the service wasn't made available for the wifi only model along with the 3.1 update, but we have to assume it was licensing and DRM issues at play once again. Anyhoo, it seems like that's all sorted out and if you … [Read more...]

WiFi Motorola XOOM Gets Google Videos App for Movie Streaming


  When Google’s new movie rentals and accompanying app were announced at this year’s I/O developers conference, the Motorola XOOM was announced as one of the first Android devices to receive streaming of rentals from the Android Market. The Google Videos (formerly Movies) app came to carrier-branded XOOM tablets along with the Android 3.1 update, but the same OS upgrade did not enable the app on WiFi-only versions of the slate. Motorola confirmed that the omission was intentional. … [Read more...]

Next 3 Hours Only: Get the 32GB WiFi XOOM for $500 from eBay [Deals]


While we’d love to see an official price drop headed our way soon, this is as good as it’s going to get. If you were waiting on buying the XOOM because you thought Motorola wanted way too much for it, consider eBay’s featured deal that’s only lasting for the next two hours and 45 minutes. You can buy the Motorola XOOM WiFi 32GB version for just $ 500 which makes it comparable to similar configurations from other manufacturers. Although the XOOM has been out since late March, it … [Read more...]

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