Friday, August 12, 2011

Acer Iconia Tab A100 Gallery
The First 7-Inch Honeycomb Tablet
On the heels of the recent onslaught of 10.1-inch Honeycomb tablets (Android OS 3.x), the Acer Iconia Tab A100 is the very first 7-inch Honeycomb to make a public appearance. It’s also the first tablet we’ve seen to run the latest iteration of Honeycomb, Version 3.2. This version includes a number of incremental improvements to the Android OS. Perhaps most significant is a new set of APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) that gives app developers more control over how their apps appear on different-size displays. This means that developers can now theoretically create a single version of their apps that will run on all Android devices (regardless of screen size) and no longer have to create separate versions of their apps optimized specifically for 10.1-inch tablets. The only problem is that the devices running these apps need to be using version 3.2 or higher of the Android OS...