The folks at Android Central have obtained a document showing more details about Dell’s upcoming tablet computers. We already knew that Dell was working on 10 inch tablets running Windows and Android. Now we have names and specs. The Android tablet will be the Dell Streak Pro, and it will look a lot like every other 10 inch Android tablet, complete with a 1280 x 800 pixel display and dual core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor. The good news is that’s a big step up from the company’s 7 inch tablet which runs Android 2.2 and has a low resolution 800 x 480 pixel display. The news I can’t really rule good or bad yet is the fact that the Dell Streak Pro will use an updated version of Dell’s “Stage” software called Stage 1.5. Trackback: Liliputing

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer has been making a world tour lately, launching first in Taiwan and then in the UK. But what about the US? Turns out the way is almost over. We already know that electronics retailer Best Buy will offer the Android tablet with an optional keyboard docking station, and now we also know the price. Joanna Stern reports that the tablet will run $399, while the keyboard dock will set you back another $149. The tablet’s not a Best Buy exclusive. It will also be available from other stores later this month. Trackback: Liliputing

UK electronics company Elonex has introduced 6 new Google Android powered tablets priced at £119 and up. That’s about $195 US, with some top of the line models running closer to $300. The tablets will be available with range of features including 7 and 10 inch resistive and capacitive touchscreen displays. Here’s a quick rundown: Elonex Etouch 760ET – 7 inch tablet with Android 2.2 and a resistive display Elonex Etouch 702ET – 7 inch model with Android 2.2 and a capacitive display Elonex Etouch1000ET – 10 inch model with a resistive display Elonex Etouch 1040ET – 10 inch model with capacitive touchscreen display Elonex Etouch 1043ET – 10 inch model with capacitive display and 3G (all other models are WiFi-only) Elonex Etouch 1044ET – 10 inch tablet with progressive touchscreen display The Inquirer reports that the starting price for the 10 inch tablets will be £149, or about $244 US. Elonex is no stranger to to the low cost tablet space. The company has been cranking out budget models for a couple of years. you won’t find premium features such as high resolution displays or dual core processors in these models, and I’d be surprised if any of them ran Google Android 3.0. But if you’re in the market for a cheap tablet in the UK, its nice to know someone is looking out for you. Trackback: Liliputing

You didn’t think that Acer wouldn’t be sharing some of its new tablets with its still-kicking Packard Bell subsidiary, did you?  The latter has now debuted the Liberty Tab, its own spin on Acer’s Iconia Tab A500. As you might expect, however, there aren’t many differences beyond the name, with this one packing the same styling, 10-inch screen, Tegra 2 processor, dual cameras, and Honeycomb OS as its more widely-available counterpart. Launch details are still a bit iffy, but you can apparently expect this one to hit Europe sometime in June, with pricing to vary by country. Head on past the break for a hands-on video courtesy of Notebook Italia. Trackback: Engadget

The E-Noa Interpad was set to be one of the first NVIDIA Tegra 2-powered Android tables in the German market when the companyintroduced the tablet last year. But flash forward 7 months and the Interpad is nowhere in site. Now the folks at Tablet Guys are reportingthat the Interpad may not may not ever see the light of day. Apparently the company ran into problems with investors and is seeking a new backer. On paper the Interpad looks like a pretty decent machine with a Tegra 2 processor, 1GB of memory, 16GB of storage, WiFi, Bluetooth, and a 10 inch capacitive touchscreen display (although last I heard it had a display resolution of just 1024 x 600 pixels, which would put the Interpad a bit behind the curve when compared to recent Android tablets fromMotorola, Asus, and Acer). Trackback: Liliputing

I’ve seen software that lets you run Google Android in an emulator window on a Windows PC, but a company called BlueStacks is taking things to a much higher level. SlashGear reports that BlueStacks offers software that lets Android run on a Windows computer through virtualization, allowing you to run an Android app in one Window while Windows apps are running in other windows. You can quickly and easily flip between Android and Windows apps — and you can use your Windows drivers and utilities from the Android environment to print web pages, documents, or other items. The system isn’t perfect. There’s no access to the Google Android Market, for instance, but BlueStacks does let users download apps from the Amazon Appstore, which is quickly becoming the biggest competitor to Google’s app marketplace. Of course, many Android apps were designed for touch input and aren’t going to work all that well with a PC that relies on a keyboard and mouse. But if you have a Windows tablet or a desktop or laptop PC with a touchscreen display BlueStacks gives you access to thousands of touch-friendly apps without leaving Windows. BlueStacks will be available for download later this year. The company is also working to get the software preloaded on PCs. Trackback: Mobiputing

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