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Acer’s Iconia Honeycomb Tablet Notable for Price Tag, if Not Features

Taiwanese computer maker Acer announced pricing and availability plans on Friday for its Honeycomb tablet, the Iconia Tab A500. The tablet is available for pre-order from Best Buy and will go on sale on April 20 for a $450 suggested price.

Its Nvidia Tegra chip, dual cameras, 10.1 inch screen makesand other features make it sound, well, like a lot of other Honeycomb tablets, albeit with perhaps the lowest sticker price to date.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik