Archive for August 21st, 2011

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Advent Vega gets honeycomb 3.2

advent-vega_feature_0ff975fc-7766-4e23-96ef-c53fa4979bb3Though the Advent Vega ships with a version of Android better suited for mid-range handsets than a decent tablet, for its price you really can’t complain. After Honeycomb was first ported to the budget dual-core tablet back in the Spring, the latest release of the OS has been shoehorned onto the slate, complete with native GPU acceleration. There are still some bugs in this unofficial Android 3.2 build, as should be expected, but weighing your options that seems better than nothing. You can check out the ROM and instructions at the the Tablet Roms site. There is a video demo after the break.


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Eee Pad Slider detailed

asus-eee-pad-slider-sept-launchIt appears from reports that ASUS may be gearing up to release the Eee Pad Slider in September. Also, the full specs have been revealed:

  • Android 3.1 installed, with a promised 3.2 upgrade later
  • QWERTY-Sliding Keyboard
  • 1280 x 800 WXGA display
  • Dual-core 1GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor
  • 1GB of memory
  • 5 megapixel rear-facing camera
  • 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera
  • USB 2.0, mini-HDMI, microSD card reader
  • WiFi and Bluetooth

It will come in 16GB and 32GB "flavours" and will probably go for $400 and $550 models respectively. Asus is also throwing in one year of "unlimited ASUS Web Storage."

Posted by: Gareth

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