Those leaked ads showing an $800 sticker price for the Android 3.0-powered Xoom tablet through Verizon Wireless have been confirmed by Motorola's chief exec, who adds that a cheaper, Wi-Fi-only alternative is also on the way, Yahoo News reports. Motorola Mobility CEO Sanjay Jha told Reuters on Feb. 16 that the 32GB Xoom will sell for an unsubsidized $799 (we'll go ahead and round that up to 800 bucks) when it lands in Verizon's mobile lineup—about $70 pricier than the 32GB iPad 3G, but considerably cheaper than the $1,199 figure that had been floating around in recent days.


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Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i