One of the two gaming centric Android tablets has officially gone on sale now for $179. The Archos Gamepad is an Android tablet with a focus on gaming with physical gaming controls available on either side of the 7" tablet which runs Android 4.1, otherwise known as Jelly Bean.
So the big Android gaming package we put together to giveaway to one of our lucky readers is over and so now it is time to randomly pick the winner. This person will receive everything that was listed to be part of the gaming package and therefor will be nicely geared up to play as many Android games as they can handle both at home and while on the go.
It seems as though Wikipad and the folks at the company re a bit confused as to what they would like to do in regards to the gaming Android tablet they have been developing for what seems like forever and a day. Originally the Wikipad was not planned to be a 10" Android gaming tablet until the company announced that it would instead be a 10" gaming tablet. Now, Wikipad has announced that its Android gaming tablet will be a 7" one that will retail for $250.
Well we finished a week of giveaways to celebrate a bunch of different things from just the new year starting to our site redesign launching and even some features we haven't even launched yet but will be over the next few weeks. Or have we finished giving away stuff yet...
It is time for yet another giveaway and just like all the previous ones before this, the prizes are getting bigger and bigger. Today's giveaway comes from us teaming up with nVidia to give one lucky reader of our site a brand new shiny 16GB Nexus 7 Android tablet. Just like all the other giveaways this week, you really don't have to do a whole lot in order to earn a chance to win this tablet.
The world of tech blogs seems to be rather excited today as a few rumors and announcements have happened with one of the main ones coming from Sony who officially announced (or confirmed depending on how you look at it) their upcoming quad-core, and ultra thing, Xperia Tablet Z. While we still get to deal with one letter names, at least now we can tack on the Xperia brand name on there as well.
The Wikipad Android gaming tablet that was supposed to be released this week has been delayed until further notice. For those of you who had been planning to go to your local GameStop and pick one of them up, you are going to have to wait a bit longer. The new came through a press release which details why the delay is happening.
Archos announced back near the end of August that they had been developing a gaming centric Android tablet which would inadvertently be in direct competition with Wikipad's upcoming gaming tablet offering. The Archos GamePad has now gotten a hands-on fondling by the folks at ARMdevices.net, giving us a pretty good view of the upcoming 7" gaming themed tablet.
For those of you out there who are fans of HTC and were hoping that there would be future tablets coming to the market here in the U.S. for you to buy, HTC has announced some bad news for you. According to the online communications manager for HTC, Jeff Gordon, the company will be pulling out of the tablet market in the U.S. which means no more HTC tablets here.
Last week Amazon unveiled a whole new line-up of tablets that are the second generation of the Kindle Fire and along with their announcement, Amazon said that two of the tablets would begin shipping out today. The new Kindle Fire HD line was actually fairly big, coming with a variety of models depending on what you wanted, whether it is a smaller 7" tablet, a bigger 8.9" WiFi version or even an 4G/LTE edition of the 8.9" tablet. Well for those of you who pre-ordered the 7" variety of the Kindle Fire HD, those units begin shipping out today.
Finally some solid news about the Wikipad and its release date, at least for when it goes on say at Gamestop. The Wikipad, as you may or may not know, is a gaming focus Android tablet with detachable gaming controls you can add to the side of the tablet. It provides a full set of gaming controls so you can play games using actual physical controls.