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The Essential Motorola XOOM Review [VIDEO]

I review the Motorola XOOM that I received for review.  I’m bringing it along the BlogHer conference happening in San Diego this weekend!

I cover the hardware specs and features of the Motorola XOOM. Pretty amazing tablet overall and I cover the hdmi option, the dual cameras, usb host option to transfer files and my initial thoughts on the tablet.

Motorola XOOM Tablet, MZ604

  • 10.1 tablet
  • Honeycomb 3.01 installed, upgraded to 3.2
  • Dual core 1GHZ processors
  • 32GB storage with micro SD card slot (supports up to 32GB)
  • Dual cameras, 5 megapixel (back), 2 megapixel (front)
  • Video recording on back facing camera is 720p
  • USB host adapter for transferring files, music, movies
  • GPS for navigation
  • GeForce video card
  • HDMI port (mini HDMI) for video/audio output
I’m going to use this tablet for productivity and entertainment so I’ve installed widgets to display my calendar, Skype,  social media apps, Netflix and more!  I talk about transferring music over to this Android tablet using DoubleTwist and how I’ve signed up for Google Music beta.

Disclaimer: Although my reviews are my own, Motorola sent me this device to review and I was compensated for my time.


Fun With Photos: Samsung SH100 Camera Review

To followup from my post earlier this week, I met up with the folks from Samsung to take some shots of San Francisco to help promote this new campaign called, “Coast To Coast Photo Post“.

Their Twitter account for this campaign is @samsungcameraus and the hashtag is #SamsungCTC

This is for their new camera, the Samsung SH100 which is a small, 14 megapixel digital camera with video, wireless upload and remote control functionality.  It has nifty photo filters which I played with (photos below) and for the purpose of this review, I will focus (pun intended) on the photos I took, saving the technical evaluation of the camera for after this weekend once I use it at StartupWeekend.

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