The Motorola Xoom has struggled against competitors such as the Apple iPad 2.
The Acer Iconia A500 gets Flash support, the Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS, and all sorts of other niceties.
Portugal formally requested a bailout Thursday, which will likely come just in time for it to pay back debts that come due in June.
iPad 2 – the successor to the Apple iPad – is a favorite among Consumer Reports staffers.
Tech stocks got a mild boost from Texas Instruments' bid for National Semiconductor. While tech stocks edged up, however, the Dow and S&P fell slightly.
The US stock market gained for the week, with the Dow up 3 percent. Investors are regaining confidence in stocks despite developments in Japan, Libya, and Europe.
Dow Industrials fall 242 points. Stocks on S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes also drop to lowest levels of the year.
IBM, General Electric and Microsoft lead the market lower. Dow falls more than 60 points initially.
Analysts say Moody's is looking at the worst-case scenario for Spain's struggling economy even though some economist say Spain shows some promising signs.