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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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald