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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

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 …

North Korea Makes A Tablet That Nobody Can Buy North Korea Makes A Tablet That Nobody Can Buy
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North Korea is the odd one out of all the Communist countries left in the world. While other communist nations (i.e. China) have made strides to become more open and work with the world, North Korea is content to be …

Microsoft Surface Will Start At $1,000 [Rumor] Microsoft Surface Will Start At $1,000 [Rumor]
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Tablets are a hard thing to price. You want every device to be sold at a profit, unless you’re Google, but you want it to be reasonable. Apple’s iPad and certain Android tablets are on the high end of the …

Galaxy Tab 7.7 Banned From Being Sold In 27 European Countries Galaxy Tab 7.7 Banned From Being Sold In 27 European Countries
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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 has been banned from being sold in Europe, following a ruling in a German court. That’s certainly not good news for Samsung, nor is it good news for Google, who is trying to gain ground …

The World’s Most Powerful Android Tablet Will Set You Back $1,300 The World’s Most Powerful Android Tablet Will Set You Back $1,300
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I’ve been hesitant to jump on the tablet hype train since Apple popularized them with the iPad. I’m a power PC user and the limited resources of tablets didn’t appeal to me. The good news is that tablets are getting …

This Googler Proposed To His Girlfriend With A Nexus 7 Tablet This Googler Proposed To His Girlfriend With A Nexus 7 Tablet
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In a touching mix of undying love and new product marketing, a Googler proposed to his girlfriend by giving her Google’s new Nexus 7, and showing her a video. Google tweeted about it today: Follow @googlenexus Google Nexus @googlenexus A …

Google’s Nexus 7 Is The Perfect Dinosaur Hunter Google’s Nexus 7 Is The Perfect Dinosaur Hunter

We were pretty impressed with Google’s Nexus 7 tablet. It’s a great piece of hardware that’s complemented by the always impressive Jelly Bean. If anything, it’s only fault is that of Google Play and its somewhat paltry offerings. Well, Google …

Samsung Galaxy Tab: Apple Ordered to Place Ads Saying Tablet Is Not an iPad Rip-Off Samsung Galaxy Tab: Apple Ordered to Place Ads Saying Tablet Is Not an iPad Rip-Off
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Samsung Galaxy Tab isn’t a direct rip-off of Apple’s iPad, according to U.K. Judge Colin Birss, which is certainly good news for Samsung. Although Apple insisted the designs were similar to an uncanny degree, the High Court felt otherwise, though …

Will Tablets Change Emergency Services Forever? Will Tablets Change Emergency Services Forever?
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With technology advancing at such a rapid, incredible pace, it seems inevitable that particular facets of life as we know it will absorb certain aspects of it; and with items like tablets becoming less expensive every day, they appear to …

Join Us As We Explore Google’s Wondrous Nexus 7 Join Us As We Explore Google’s Wondrous Nexus 7
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One could argue that the Nexus 7 is Google’s best shot at getting into the hardware market. The Galaxy Nexus is a great phone, but smartphones are numerous with quality aplenty. The tablet market, while plentiful, does not have the …

Kindle Fire 2 May Roll Out on August 7 Kindle Fire 2 May Roll Out on August 7
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A Taiwanese newspaper is reporting that the next-generation Kindle Fire tablet will be released on August 7. The China Times states that components for the device have begun shipping to Quanta, the world’s largest manufacturer of notebook computers. The newspaper …