Consumer Electronics Show 2011 – Hot Products: Google's Honeycomb
The Consumer Electronics Show 2011 opened on January 6th in Las Vegas. It is the place where the newest video, cameras, gadgets, and all things tech.
Tablets, tablets, tablets. Everyone seems to want some of that iPad action. Right now Apple’s iPad has a 95% hold on the tablet market but items like Motorola’s Xoom tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the Blackberry Playbook will try to make a run for the money.
Google showed off a preview of its hotly awaited, tablet-optimized Android 3.0 — nicknamed Honeycomb — in a demo on Thursday at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Android-based tablets have been a big focus at the massive CES show this year, and companies including Motorola Mobility (MMI) and Toshiba had said they would wait to unleash their new tablets until Honeycomb was released.
The tablet-oriented Honeycomb is meant to improve upon previous Android iterations. In a blog post Thursday, Google highlighted features including a holographic user interface, home screen customization, desktop-like Web browsing and simpler multitasking.