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Motorola’s Co- Hosting Event On October 18

The news has spread that the leading mobile manufacturing company Motorola Mobility and the well known Verizon Wireless, one of the largest mobile network operators in the United States are going to host a press event jointly. The Press Event is announced to be held in New York on October 18. What they are going to announce is hardly guessed from the invitation and

HP Touchpad Meets With An Untimely End

HP TouchPad, which hit the shelves just seven weeks ago, is being put out of production due to low sales. The tablet worked on WebOS developed by Hewlett-Packard Co. The end of this gadget is seen to an assertion of the fact that the tablets of Apple are still the most saleable products in the electronic market. Weak sales were also the reason for Dell Steak 5 to go out of business a little while back. Mark Gerber, who is an analyst with Detwiler Fenton, a research and investment firm based in Boston, said that tablets which are not from the house of Apple have failed to generate retail sales. He said that the failure of HP TouchPad is a clear indication of Apple’s supremacy in the tablet market.

Android Tablets to Give Apple iPads a Run for Their Money

Nvidia, has announced a new tablet that will run on quad-core Kal-El chip. The tablet is supposed to very powerful and a strong competitor for Apple iPad. The tablet is scheduled to release in Asia by the end of this year. The processors of Nvidia are widely used in all major tablets that use Android Honeycomb. Some of the most popular gadgets powered by this technology are Acer Iconia Tab A500, Motorola Xoom, Toshiba Thrive and Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. The technology is also likely to be adopted by Sony in the coming tablets.

Sprint Cancels Plans for Blackberry Playbook 4G

Sprint Nextel, the tech company that has teamed up with RIM to sell the 7 inch display boasting Blackberry Playbook has scrapped plans for the launch of Playbook 4G. Earlier this year Rim had declared the launch of the 4G version of the Playbook, but Sprint today dismissed any chances of the anticipated launch of the 4G version. The company said in a  statement today that it wants to apologize for any inconvenience caused, but it no longer wants to be associated with the yet to be launched 4G version of the Playbook.  Sprint also said that this was a mutual decision between RIM and Sprint.

500,000 Android Activations Every Day – Google

Andy Rubin, from Google, has tweeted that providers of wireless service are activating more than 500,000 android devices every day all over the world. Andy Rubin is Google’s vice president of engineering. He continued that the number of devices being activated have registered an increase by the day. On an average, a 4.4% increase in activation every week.