Sony Halts Sales Of Xperia S Tablet Due To Manufacturing Fault

Sony’s new Xperia S tablet was announced back in August, and since it launched Sony have sold over 100,000 units, and now according to a recent report Sony has halted sales of the device.

It would appear that there is some sort of manufacturing fault with the tablet, which has caused Sony to stop selling the device, it has also said that it will fix the problem on all of the devices its has sold.

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AT&T Announces Samsung And Asus Windows 8 Tablets

US mobile carrier AT&T has announced that they will be offering some new Windows 8 tablets for the holiday shopping season, there will be two Windows 8 tablets available one from Asus and one from Samsung.

The two tablets that will be available with AT&T are the Samsung ATIV Tab and the Asus VivoTab, and whist AT&T hasn’t given an exact launch date we suspect they will be available later this month when Windows 8 launches.

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Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 Tablet Announced

Acer has announced a new Windows 8 device, the Acer Iconia W700, which is a Windows 8 tablet that can also be used as a PC with a dock and keyboard, and there will be three different models available at launch.

The Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 tablet will be powered by a choice of Intel Core i5 and Core i3 processors, and prices will start at around $749, you can see the full specifications for all three versions below.

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Google To Launch 32GB Nexus 7 Tablet, Samsung Nexus 2 Smartphone

Google’s Nexus 7 tablet, which is made by Asus, comes in two different versions at the moment, one with 8GB of storage and one with 16GB of storage, although it would appear that Google is getting ready to launch a new version.

According to the guys over at Droid Life, Google will also be launching a 32GB Nexus 7 tablet, the following photo is apparently from UK mobile phone retailer, the Carphone Warehouse, and it shows a new 32GB Nexus 7 tablet on their inventory system.

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Razer Project Fiona Hardcore Gaming Tablet Edges Closer To Launch (video)

After first unveiling their concept gaming tablet codenamed Project Fiona back in CES at the beginning of this year, Razer has been keeping fairly quite about its development and possible jump from concept into production, until now.

Due to interest in the Project Fiona gaming tablet Razer has now published a Facebook page explaining that if they receive enough interest, and the page gets 10,000 likes/shares within the next 7 days the gaming tablet will go into production.

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Modbook Pro Mac Based Tablet Now Available To Pre-order For $3,500

Following on from last week unveiling of their new Modbook Pro pen tablet system now equipped with solid state disk (SSD) options, Modbook Inc. has today announced that the new MacBook Pro based tablet is now available to pre-order.

As you would expect with a tablet constructed from the inner workings of a MacBook Pro 13.3. inch notebook, the new touchscreen Modbook Pro  is priced at a lofty $3,499, and will be shipping in November 2012.

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 Update Released

RIM has released a new version of its software for its BlackBerry Playbook tablet, the latest version of the tablet OS is BlackBerry Playbook 2.1 and it brings a number of new features to your BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.

You can see a list below of the new features that are included in the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 update, and the update should be available now for your PlayBook.

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Fujitsu Demos Windows 8 Tablet

Fujitsu has shown off a new Windows 8 tablet, and whilst the details on the exact specifications are scarce, the guys from the Verge did get to check out out briefly and it looks to be Fujitsu’s first Intel Clover Trail Windows 8 Tablet.

The Fujitsu tablet measures just 8.5mm thick and weighs in at just 1.5 pounds, and is reported to feature a 10 inch touchscreen display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, and it features a microSD card slot, microUSB and a 10 pin charging port.

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Archos Arnova GBook Android 4.0 eReader Announced

French tablet maker Archos has unveiled a new product this week in the form of the Archos Arnova GBook, which has been designed to provide users with an eReader styled Android tablet.

The Archos Arnova GBook runs Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system, and is fitted with a 7 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display, sporting a resolution of 800 x 400 pixels.

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NEC Medias Tab UL Android 4.0 Tablet Unveiled (video)

This week NEC has unveiled a new addition to their Android tablet line-up with the launch of the new NEC Medias Tab UL tablet, which sports a  7 inch screen, with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

The NEC Medias Tab UL Android tablet is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual core processor,and is supplied running Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.

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Meep Kids Android Tablet Now Available For $149.99

Some of our readers will remember the Meep Kids Android tablet that was announced last month, we just got an email fro Oregon Scientific to let us know that the Meep Tablet is now available at retailers nationwide in the US.

The Meep kids Android tablet retails for $149.99, it features a 7 inch touchscreen display and comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and it is now available from a range of retailer which include Amazon. Toys R Us, Best Buy Target and More.

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Open webOS 1.0 Ported To Transformer Prime Tablet

HP recently released their first final version of Open webOS, and now developer Steve Troughton-Smith has managed to port Open webOS 1.0 to the Asus Transformer Prime Android tablet.

Steve managed to get the Open webOS 1.0 to boot on his Transformer Prime, although details are a little scare on what functions it has at the moment, and there is obviously some work to be done on the port.

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