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Google Releases Tablet App Quality Checklist Google Releases Tablet App Quality Checklist

Now that the Nexus 7 has been deemed a success, Android app developers are taking a new look at porting over their smartphone applications for the tablet market. To help make sure things look right on the Nexus 7′s sexy …

iPad Mini Rumor: Apple Has Ordered 10 Million Units For The Holiday Season iPad Mini Rumor: Apple Has Ordered 10 Million Units For The Holiday Season
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Are you excited for the iPad Mini? A survey from last month suggests that you are. Apple thinks you’ll be excited for it as well. The company has reportedly taken out a massive order of iPad Minis just in time …

Sony Issues Recall Of New Xperia Tablet After Defect Was Found Sony Issues Recall Of New Xperia Tablet After Defect Was Found

Sony has been pushing for a slice of the tablet market since the launch of its first tablets earlier this year. The company’s latest tablet, the Xperia Tablet S, launched in September to minimal fanfare. The tablet did manage to …

Microsoft Hosting Launch Party For Windows 8, Surface On October 25 Microsoft Hosting Launch Party For Windows 8, Surface On October 25
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For something that’s launching in less than a month, we still know next to nothing about Microsoft’s Surface tablet. We know that it will come in two flavors with the Windows RT ARM-processor based tablet launching alongside Windows 8, and …

22% of U.S. Adults Own a Tablet Device 22% of U.S. Adults Own a Tablet Device

The iPad ushered in the new age of tablet computing in the spring of 2010. In the two-and-a-half years since, the market for tablets has exploded, as if people were just waiting for such a device to offered. There are …

iPad Mini Event Invitations Due October 10th [RUMOR] iPad Mini Event Invitations Due October 10th [RUMOR]

They’re coming. We know they’re coming, and we know most of the details, yet Apple continues to tease us with their tight-lipped policy about commenting on leaks. As if Apple’s success hasn’t turned a quarter of the tech press into …

HP Announces ElitePad 900 Tablet HP Announces ElitePad 900 Tablet
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HP is certainly looking to have a large presence in stores this holiday season. In August, the company announced a large lineup of Windows 8 hybrid PCs and Ultrabooks. Last month, HP unveiled its upcoming Windows 8 “sleekbooks.” This week, …

Apple iPad Accounts For 98% of Tablet Web Browsing, Report Says Apple iPad Accounts For 98% of Tablet Web Browsing, Report Says

As popular as Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets are, it seems that customers who use the tablets are not often using them to browse the web. Onswipe, a company that specializes in creating touch-screen experiences for the web, today released the …

Google May Undermine iPad Mini Launch With $99 Tablet Google May Undermine iPad Mini Launch With $99 Tablet
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Google’s Nexus 7 tablet is pretty awesome. It’s awesome enough to be eating into a market long held by Apple and Amazon. The sophisticated hardware combined with the low price of $199 make it an appealing choice for those who …

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Price Ball-Parked by Ballmer Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Price Ball-Parked by Ballmer

This weekend The Seattle Times published an interview with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in which he discusses the future of Microsoft, especially regarding Windows 8. In the course of the interview, Ballmer gives a ball-park estimate for how much Microsoft’s …

Microsoft Hints That Surface Won’t Be $199 Microsoft Hints That Surface Won’t Be $199
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Microsoft’s Surface tablet is a real work of art. I’m not one to get excited about mobile computing, but the Surface is the first tablet that made me want to get into mobile computing. The integrated cover/keyboard had a lot …

Kindle Fire HD Shipments to Top 5 Million This Fall Kindle Fire HD Shipments to Top 5 Million This Fall

The Kindle Fire HD launches tomorrow, upping the stakes once again in what appears to be a competitive mini-tablet market. As a media retailer, Amazon is well-positioned to take advantage of their tablets as media consumption devices. Though the original …

Want To Repair A Broken Nexus 7 Tablet? Watch This Video Want To Repair A Broken Nexus 7 Tablet? Watch This Video

Google’s Nexus 7 tablet is one of the hottest tablets on the market right now. It’s cheap enough to have mass appeal while having enough power to run even the most demanding of Android apps. It’s going to start facing …

Tabeo Tablet From Toys “R” Us Gives Parents A Lot Of Control Tabeo Tablet From Toys “R” Us Gives Parents A Lot Of Control
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Toys “R” Us unveiled a new tablet device geared specifically towards kids today. It’s called the Tabeo, and comes with nearly 20 games, learning apps, storybooks, and other kid-friendly entertainment apps. There are 50 free apps pre-installed. It runs on …

Toys ‘R’ Us to Sell Tablet For Kids Toys ‘R’ Us to Sell Tablet For Kids

This past year has seen the tablet market flooded with different tablets featuring a variety of sizes, features, and operating systems. It seems now that Apple has proven that consumers actually want tablets, every OEM believes it must have at …

Gamers Get Their Own Tablet In October Gamers Get Their Own Tablet In October

Amazon was on a roll yesterday with the announcement of multiple new Kindle devices. The Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite are sure to be a hit among consumers this holiday season. Unfortunately, Amazon didn’t have a tablet that addresses the …

Kindle Fire 2 Leaked Pic Hits the Web Kindle Fire 2 Leaked Pic Hits the Web
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When Amazon announced this morning that the Kindle Fire had sold out, it was clear they were happy to be hinting at the impending announcement of the Kindle Fire 2 on September 6th. Now the leaks have begun, meaning that …

Samsung Announces New Windows 8 Tablets, Phone Samsung Announces New Windows 8 Tablets, Phone
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It’s been a big day of announcements for Samsung. In addition to the debut of its all-in-one PCs and the bizarre, but oddly compelling Galaxy Camera, Samsung used the IFA trade show in Berlin today to announce its new lineup …

James Franco Multitasks With His Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 In This New Ad James Franco Multitasks With His Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 In This New Ad
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Samsung has put out a new, nearly three-minute commercial for the Galaxy Note 10.1, featuring (and apparently directed by) James Franco, showing us how James Franco uses the device. Franco is presented as “the ultimate multitasker”. He engages in numerous …

iPad Mini and iTV are Already in Production, Says Analyst iPad Mini and iTV are Already in Production, Says Analyst
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Apple has already begun production on the iPad Mini and the iTV. According to a Forbes report, Apple manufacturer Hon Hai is currently producing the iPad Mini tablet and the iTV could go on sale before the end of the …

Galaxy Note 10.1 Launching Globally this Month Galaxy Note 10.1 Launching Globally this Month
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Samsung announced today that its latest tablet, the 10.1-inch Galaxy Note 10.1, will launch globally sometime in August. The Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi/3G versions of the tablet will be available soon, with the Wi-Fi/4G LTE version coming “later this year.” The …