Even before the release of the first Android tablet and the Honeycomb operating system, Google predicted its partners would sell more than 10 million tablets a year beginning in 2011 and capture up to one-third of the market by 2012, The Verge reported. The information comes from Google’s testimony in an ongoing trial with Oracle. Android Senior Vice President Andy Rubin made the prediction based on tablet market data from Morgan Stanley, which estimated a total of 46 million tablets would be sold by 2012.
Tablet manufacturers which utilise their own operating system to power their products could be set for an unexpected boost with the delayed release and unstable performance of Google’s Honeycomb (Android 3.0) platform, says Digitime... Read Post
On January 5th at CES, Verizon Wireless and Motorola unveiled Xoom, the first Android Honeycomb tablet. Xoom boasts more than just an operating system that was built by Google’s Android team specifically for tablets. The device pack... Read Post