Still loving my Acer Iconia A500 tablet

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It’s been nearly 4 months since I bought my Acer Iconia A500 tablet and blogged about it here. Not much has changed, I still think it’s great. The only bugbears for me have been the WiFi dropping out in my house. The tablet seems to have the weakest radio of all the other WiFi devices in my house. The only issue to complain about would be the insane rate of fingerprint collection on the screen. I’ve recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S II and my wife has an iPhone, so I have a new appreciation of…

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Android Honeycomb and Acer Iconia A500 review

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I bought myself an Acer Iconia A500 Wi-Fi tablet 4 days ago which runs Android Honeycomb 3.0. Here’s the good, bad and the ugly of it so far. As far as I can tell this is a vanilla install of Honeycomb with some pre-installed apps courtesy of Acer – some games, Acer clear.fi client and some other boring things. The full specs are here, but the gist of my model is: 1Ghz Tegra 2 CPU, 16GB RAM, Wi-Fi, GPS, Full USB, micro USB, 10.1″ screen with 1280 x 800 resolution, HDMI out Hardware Hardware posi…

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Post from Honeycomb tablet

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Just testing the WordPress app from my Acer Iconia A500 tablet running Android Honeycomb 3.0. I will try and post a review of the tablet with more details later on today hopefully – been brilliant so far, but a few hiccups along the way.…

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Android Tablets – Samsung vs. Archos

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galaxytab" title="samsung_galaxy_tab" /> There’s a bunch of hype about the Samsung Galaxy Tab being released soon – see image to the right. With pricing details for Australia announced yesterday it was a bit of a disappointment for me to find out that the outright price was going to be $999! Fwoar… Sure you can sign up with a carrier for a 2 year contract and get on a data plan, but this is the bit I don’t get. Do you really need a tablet with mobile connectivity? Hear me out…  I already have a…

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