Mobile World Congress Tablet/Smartphone Smorgasbord

Mobile World Congress Tablet/Smartphone Smorgasbord

Gaming phones! Bigger tablets! Galaxy S reboots and a sneaky, perfectly-timed mini iPhone rumour to throw water on the whole thing! Today was a day of mobile/tablet news, dear readers, and it’s all here.[imgclear]

10-Inch Galaxy Tab 10.1 Takes Aim at Burgeoning Tablet Market

Aesthetic comparisons to the well-established iPad will be inevitable as the tablet market gets ever more saturated, so where the now official 10-inch Galaxy Tab 10.1 hopes to compete is on the inside. Let’s take a peek. More

Xperia Play Arrives In March with 50 Games, “Legendary” PSOne Title Pre-Installed

When Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play “PlayStation Phone” becomes available in March (“early spring” for Verizon) it will debut alongside 50 launch titles and come preloaded with what execs said was a “legendary” PlayStation One title. More

Perfectly-Timed Apple rumour Hints at Tiny iPhones, MobileMe Overhaul

Wouldn’t you know it, but just as Samsung was rebooting its well-received (but sales, meh?) Galaxy S line of tablets and smartphones at MWC, an Apple iPhone rumour arrives courtesy the Wall Street Journal. More.

Samsung Reboots with Super-Thin, Super Sharp Galaxy S II

Not that this is any surprise given the massive leak of photos and impressions that preceeded today’s big Mobile World Congress event, but Samsung has officially pulled the trigger on an impressive reboot of the Galaxy S. More

Go Fiddle With Your Sonos Set-Up Using Your Android Phone Next Month

In late March, Android users running 2.1 and above, who also happen to own a Sonos set-up, will be able to control their various zones using their phone or tablet. In a new twist, the device’s volume buttons will be able to adjust the Sonos volume, unlike the iOS app which requires a finger-smudging sliiiiide on the screen. More

Wait, the Motorola Xoom Costs What Now?!

And Motorola, not one to be outdone, decided to price their ballyhooed Xoom tablet out of the stratosphere. Here’s hoping Best Buy’s just using a placeholder and the rumoured $US800 price tag holds. More