[ubuntu-uk] Android Slates/Tablets......

Bruno Girin brunogirin at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 22:22:37 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 14:20 +0000, Alan Pope wrote:
> On 24 March 2011 13:50, John MM <scoundrel50a at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have been given some money and I have been thinking about getting an
> > Android Tablet, but just have no idea what would be worth getting. Anybody
> > any idea.
> What would you use the tablet for?
> I recently (December) had a chat with Matthew Garrett who maintains a
> list of Android tablets [0]. His goal is to ensure that companies stay
> compliant with the GPL but in his work he's learned a lot about
> tablets. He told me that the current best one on the market is the
> "Advent Vega"  though right now it's in violation of the GPL. Its
> pretty much identical to the "Viewsonic gtab", which he does have
> source for, so the Advent issue should be solved soon.

And indeed, the list now shows the Advent Vega as compliant with the
GPL, with a link to the code on github.


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