Kindle Fire HD Shipping With Locked Bootloader

If you are thinking of purchasing a new Kindle Fire HD tablet you might be interested to learn that unlike the original Kindle fire that shipped with an unlocked bootloader. The new Kindle Fire HD now ships with a locked bootloader.

The new will probably not affect a majority of the user and purchasers of the new Kindle Fire HD but if you thought you would be able to tinker with your new Amazon tablet and enjoy the ability to install home-brew applications and other third party software from the box Amazon has now restricted this feature.

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Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite Appears At The FCC

Huawei announced their new MediaPad 7 Lite Android tablet back in July, and now the device has appeared at the FCC, and it is expected to go on sale in Europe next month.

The Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite will come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 7 inch IPS touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels and is powered by a dual core 1.2GHz Cortex A8 processor.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 On Verizon To Get Android ICS Update

It looks like owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on Verizon Wireless will soon be getting Android Android 4.0.4 update for their tablet, as the update has now been listed on Verizon’s website.

The Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update will bring a range of new features to the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on Verizon, and it will be released as an OTA update.

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Ergo Electronics GoTab GTi Android Tablets Unveiled, Starting At £79

Ergo Electronics has this week announced three new Android tablets that will soon be added to its range in the form of the GoTab GTi Tablet Range. Which will be arriving in the UK in there sizes 7″, 8″ and 9,7″.

The two smaller GoTab GTi tablets will be running Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system. While the larger 9.7″ tablet will be equipped with Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.

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Touchfire Touchscreen Physical Keyboard (video)

Tablet users that find typing on a flat touchscreen a little awkward, might be interested in a new style of keyboard that has been designed to be used with touchscreen tablets.

The Touchfire has been created to provide a slim physical keyboard that lays over the top of the tablets touchscreen, providing raised keys to aid with touch typing and finger positioning.

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update Leaked For Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung are working on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for a number of devices, we have already seen a number of leaked ROMs for various Galaxy devices, and now the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update has been leaked for the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.

The leaked Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update will only work this model numbers GT-N8000, and this is a test ROM and not the final version of the Android 4.1 update.

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MEEP Kids Android Tablet Arrives In Stores For $150 (video)

In a similar vein to the new Android Kids Tablet that will soon be arriving at Toys R Us, Orgeon Scientific has now started shipping their latest Android creation especially designed for kids in the form of the MEEP Kids Android Tablet.

The Android Meep Tablet was first unveiled back in February of this year, and is equipped with a 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 single core processor, supported by 512MB of RAM, with 4GB of internal storage, and a 0.3MP camera. Watch the video after the jump to see it in action.

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Windows 8 Nook Tablet Launching Later This Month? (Rumour)

With the highly anticipated Apple event taking place on Wednesday this week the rumour mills have been in high gear speculating on what Apple might or might not be announcing in their Keynote event.

Another tablet rumour which has now surfaced is speculating that Barnes & Noble might be gearing up to announced the arrival of a new Windows 8 Powered Nook tablet before the end of the month.

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Google Nexus 7 Mod Enables 720p Video Recording

A new mod has been created for Google’s latest Nexus 7 Android tablet, that will allow users to capture 720p high definition footage from the tablets front-facing camera.

The Google Nexus 7 Android tablet runs Google’s latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, and is fitted with a 1.2 megapixel front facing camera that is capable of capturing HD footage, but unfortunately not directly out of the box.

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Tabeo Kids Android Tablet Arriving At Toys R Us For $150

Toys R Us have this week announced that they will be stocking a new android tablet which has been designed specifically for children, and will run Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.

The Tabeo Android tablet will come pre-loaded with both educational and gaming app such as Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Cut the Rope, Temple Run, 100 Floors, Collapse!, Tiki Golf, Tiki Cart 3D and more.

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