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  • How the iPad 2 could cost you more than the Xoom

    03/08/2011 8:37:28 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 33 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | March 8, 2011, 12:00 a.m. EST | Brett Arends, MarketWatch
    BOSTON (MarketWatch) — What a showman Steve Jobs is. Last week the chief executive of Apple Inc.— emerging from sick leave — took to the stage to unveil his latest technological marvel, the new iPad 2. And in a bravura performance he successfully persuaded most of the world that it’s better and cheaper than its new competitor, the Xoom from Motorola. No wonder shares of Motorola Mobility Holdings /quotes/comstock/13*!mmi/quotes/nls/mmi (MMI 27.06, +0.11, +0.41%)  have tumbled 10% since last week’s iPad moment, falling from $30 to $27. Apple’s stock, meanwhile, is up about $4 to $354 — near a record high....
  • OMG/JK: A Kiss For iPad 2, A Slap For Xoom — with Video discussion and Review

    03/06/2011 7:37:50 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 40 replies · 1+ views
    TechCrunch ^ | March 5, 2011 | MG Siegler
    It’s war! This week, I went to the unveiling of the iPad 2 and got some hands-on time with the device afterwards. Meanwhile, Jason bought a Xoom and has been extensively testing it out. The consensus? iPad 2: Good. Xoom: Bad. At least for now. I haven’t extensively played with iPad 2 yet, and Google is undoubtedly going to patch the Xoom. But still, first impressions are key. Jason and I discuss these two products in depth in this week’s episode of OMG/JK, and we also dive into the upcoming group messaging war that is likely to break out at...
  • So does anybody have a Xoom yet?

    03/01/2011 8:33:54 PM PST · by Lurkina.n.Learnin · 53 replies
    I'm thinking about getting a tablet and wondering whether the xoom would be better than the Ipad.
  • Verizon unveils Xoom tablet running Android 3.0 at CES

    01/22/2011 11:00:44 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 70 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 | 12:32 p.m. | Amanda Finnegan
    Verizon, Google and Motorola executives kicked off the official start of the Consumer Electronics Show and this year’s tablet craze with a product and partnership of their own to compete with Apple’s iPad. The first tablet running Android 3.0, also known as Honeycomb, will be on the market in February, executives announced at Verizon Communications CEO Ivan Seidenberg’s keynote Thursday. The Motorola Xoom tablet will be available exclusively on the Verizon network. Mike Maclaren, a Google engineer, joined Verizon and Motorola executives on stage to give the audience a sneak peek at the features of the Xoom and some of...