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Last year, we broke the news that the low price Advent Vega tablet was due an Android 3.0 Honeycomb update. While that’s yet to materialise officially, a bunch of enterprising hackers have gone ahead and shoehorned the tablet optimised operating system on to the little slate that could anyway. Read on to see it in action!

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It’s the end of another busy morning in gadgetry and games: read on to see just what went down here in our news roundup.

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The Advent Vega was released to a storm of good reviews (including one from us here at Electricpig). It was a cheap, basic Android tablet that worked. Then it all went a bit wonky as the Flash plugin turned out not to be properly certified by Adobe, and so Advent had to yank the Vega’s Flash skills from then on – a pity, since it worked just fine in our testing.

There’s now a download available for people who ended up with an Advent Vega sans Flash, but there’s a new version of the Advent Vega with certified Flash pre-installed too. The difference? A fiver. That’s for the inconvenience of having to plug in and download an update when you get home. Fair or not? Read on…

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Android tablet review: group test

The Android tablet invasion began late last year, and judging by the sea of Google slates at CES this month, is only going to continue. With that in mind, we thought we’d take a look at your Android tablet options: what we’ve tested so far, what we like and what’s coming up. See them all in our Android tablet review: group test.

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Merry Christmas one and all! It’s the last day of the Electricpig Advent Calendar and we’ve one more prize to give away!

Today we’re asking for Christmas jokes. Plunder your crackers, ask your grannies! All you have to do is log in using your Facebook ID (that’s really important, without it we can’t reliably contact you, or check you’re based in the UK) and tell us one in the comments section will win! Once we have a winner, we’ll reveal the prize they’ve scooped.

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Happy Christmas Eve to you! We’ve begun the festive wind-down here, but the Electricpig Advent Calendar is still dishing out prizes! There are Advent laptops, Android tablets, gaming PCs, digital photo frames and PC accessories to be won!

Today we’re asking for Christmas traditions. All you have to do is log in using your Facebook ID (that’s really important, without it we can’t reliably contact you, or check you’re based in the UK) and tell us one in the comments section will win! Once we have a winner, we’ll reveal the prize they’ve scooped.

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You want prizes? We’ve got prizes! Day 23 of the Electricpig Advent Calendar is upon us and guess what? There are still Advent laptops, Android tablets, gaming PCs, digital photo frames and PC accessories to be won!

Today we’re asking for Christmas carols. All you have to do is log in using your Facebook ID (that’s really important, without it we can’t reliably contact you, or check you’re based in the UK) and tell us one in the comments section will win! Once we have a winner, we’ll reveal the prize they’ve scooped.

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Three sleeps ’til Christmas! But you don’t have to wait for the 25th to bag yourself a pressie. Open today’s Electricpig Advent Calendar and you could win a brilliant tech prize! We’ve got Advent laptops, Android tablets, gaming PCs, digital photo frames and PC accessories to be won!

Today we’re asking for Christmas films. All you have to do is log in using your Facebook ID (that’s really important, without it we can’t reliably contact you, or check you’re based in the UK) and tell us one in the comments section will win! Once we have a winner, we’ll reveal the prize they’ve scooped.

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