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Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 & 8.2 Android Tablets Reviewed

The Motorola Droid Xyboard 10.1 and 8.2 tablets pick up where the original Xoom tablet left off. They both offer Verizon Wireless' 4G LTE data speeds, large displays, and a stealth black finish that has been updated to feel better in the hand.

It's regrettable that they run Android 3.x Honeycomb, like the original Xoom tablet that they replace when Ice Cream Sandwich is literally already here. Still, as far as Android tablets go, these two devices are quite capable and aren't hard on the eyes.

The Honeycomb Netbook: Asus Eee Pad Transformer Review

The iPad was able to outclass virtually every other tablet computer experience before it, and it's not going too far in saying that it created a market that didn't even exist. Fast forward to the present, everybody wants in, and most are taking advantage of the Android OS.

The Eee Pad Transformer goes beyond what most tablets are capable of by doubling as a Honeycomb-based netbook. Based on that premise and an attractive price since launch, it quickly became one of the most attractive Android tablets around.

Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android Tablet Review

Today we’ll be looking at another tablet built around Android, this time coming from a traditional PC maker. With tablets eating up on netbook sales at an accelerated pace, we can clearly see where Acer is headed with the Acer Iconia Tab A500.

We intend to figure out what’s Acer proposition with the Iconia Tab, not only from a value perspective -- a driving force of netbook sales -- but in terms of features, design and overall experience using Android Honeycomb 3.1.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Tablet Review

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, in its current form, was born out of a response to Apple's sleek and thin iPad 2 tablet. The original Galaxy Tab 10.1, which hadn't reached market yet, just couldn't compete, so Samsung went back the drawing board and turned out this beauty of a tablet in record time. And this one can compete.

Although its hardware is lust worthy, there still aren't very many tablet-specific Android apps, and those that exist are not that easy to find in the Android Market. Nevertheless, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 is still a desirable piece of kit.