Android Tablet

  • Snakebyte Viper Tablet Gaming Console

    Snakebyte Vyper Adds Home Theatre Features To An Android Game Console And Tablet

    Many companies are betting that people want some kind of Android-based gaming solution in their living room, from Ouya to GameStick to Nvidia. One new initiative along those lines debuted at CES 2014 called the Snakebyte Vyper. The Vyper is from a German startup, and the company is bringing the product the U.S. in the coming months. Read More

  • Google’s New Plan To Highlight Android Tablet Apps Starts On November 21

    Google’s New Plan To Highlight Android Tablet Apps Starts On November 21

    Android plays host to some impressive tablet apps — I’m partial to IMDb and Flipboard to name just a few — but I’ve all too often downloaded an app only to discover that it’s a regular phone app scaled to fit a larger display. Needless to say, the experience was less than ideal. Now Google is pushing to shine more light on Android apps that are optimized for… Read More

  • Group Photo-Sharing App Tracks Continues Cross-Platform Push With Support For iPad And Android Tablets

    Group Photo-Sharing App Tracks Continues Cross-Platform Push With Support For iPad And Android Tablets

    Mobile photo-sharing appĀ TracksĀ is today continuing its cross-platform expansion efforts, after arriving on Android earlier this fall and on Windows 8 and Windows 8 RT (yes, RT!) just a couple of weeks ago. Today, the company is going after the majority of the tablet market with the launch of Tracks for iPad and Android tablets. Read More

  • Mint.com Launches Android Tablet App

    Mint.com Launches Android Tablet App

    Mint.com, the financial service we first mentioned at TechCrunch40 in 2007 (wow, that seems like a long time ago), announced that they have launched a new native app specifically for 9 and 10 inch Android tablets running Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich. This new app, available in the Android Market, will join the previously available versions for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile phones. Read More

  • Lenovo Outs The ThinkPad Tablet, An Android Tablet You Might Actually Want

    Lenovo Outs The ThinkPad Tablet, An Android Tablet You Might Actually Want

    Last week I tuned into a press preview of today’s Lenovo announcement. It was an online presentation so, you know, I went on and did other things while half listening. I was nearly ready to close the tab after listening to 20 minutes of some product manager explaining every little detail about the consumer-oriented IdeaPad K1 Honeycomb tablet. All he really had to say was, “We made… Read More

  • Blake Griffin Demos The Upcoming Vizio Android Tablet

    Blake Griffin Demos The Upcoming Vizio Android Tablet

    Blake Griffin, previously known for dunking over midsize Korean sedans and playing for LA’s other NBA team, just posted to his YouTube account a quick, clearly sponsored, video of the upcoming Vizio tablet announced back at CES 2011. The tablet is part of Vizio’s ecosystem dubbed VIA Plus that promises to bring the same sort user interaction across different platforms through… Read More

  • The Daily, Clicker, Dell Streak Tablet

    Fly Or Die: Can The Daily Make It?

    The big product launch this week was Rupert Murdoch’s new iPad publication, The Daily. On this episode of Fly or Die, CrunchGear editor John Biggs and I weigh in on its prospects for survival. We also discuss Clicker’s iPhone app and the Dell Streak 7 tablet, and we are joined by a surprise guest from one of the companies whose products we evaluate. While The Daily not exactly… Read More