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First Look at Google’s Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS Made for Tablets

Google and its partners have been showing off their newest Android offering in Honeycomb, the 3.0 version of the OS that is made to work with tablet devices.  T-Mobile will be launching the G-Slate, while Motorola/Verzion will be launching the Xoom, which will both run Android 3.0.  I’m not including any demo footage, because what I saw was a video preview and not an actual demo of the table running.  I am including the official announcement video, which highlights some of Honeycomb’s functions and features.  It freaking looks smooth as hell!  Love the 3D Google Maps, Book reader, and video chat using Google Talk.

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This could be a great reason for me to finally get into the Tablet market.  I may wait for the inevitable iPad 2 reveal, but at this point in time I’m almost too entrenched with Android and Google to really even care about the next iPad.  I haven’t seen any release dates, but I’d imagine these tablets will be hitting shelves within the next 3 months.  Check out the Honeycomb demo below.  You’ve been wanting to eat some Honeycomb cereal after reading this…

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPUGNCIozp0

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Via [Engadget]

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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of EntertainmentBuddha.com where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.