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Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets

Back in April, Samsung re-branded all of its laptops under the ATIV brand. The manufacturer’s ultrabooks, all-in-ones, and smart PCs now go by ATIV Books, ATIV Ones, and ATIV Tabs with different numerical monikers. In case that’s not confusing enough for everyone, Samsung this week announced two new Windows 8 tablets, branded ATIV Q and ATIV Tab 3. The ATIV …

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Windows RT Tablets Are About To Get Cheaper

Nobody really wants Windows RT. That much was obvious when manufacturers started to pull their Windows RT tablets from store shelves. Now Microsoft is trying to increase interest in RT with a new pricing strategy. Bloomberg reports that Microsoft is lowering the price of Windows RT licenses. The hope is that manufacturers will pass their savings onto consumers in the …

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Mozilla, Foxconn Team Up On Firefox OS Tablet [Report]

Foxconn is best known as the manufacturer of the iPhone, iPad and other Apple devices that begin with a lowercase “i.” The massive manufacturer may be diversifying its portfolio this year, however, with mobile devices that run Mozilla’s new Firefox OS. Reuters is reporting that Foxconn and Mozilla are planning to unveil a Firefox OS-based mobile device On June 3. …

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Google To Introduce A New 11-Inch Tablet This Year [Rumor]

At Google I/O last year, Google showed that it was serious about making Android a serious contender in the tablet space with the Nexus 7. It inched in on Apple’s turf later that year with the Nexus 10, a Samsung-built tablet sporting the largest resolution yet seen on a mobile device. Now Google may be teaming up with Samsung to …

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Samsung Announces The Galaxy Tab 3, Gets A May Release

The original Galaxy Tab helped to popularize the 7-inch tablet when it was released in 2010. Samsung then began to experiment with different sizes in 2011, but returned to the original branding with the Galaxy Tab 2 in 2012. Now the company is sticking with the branding in 2013 with the Galaxy Tab 3. Samsung announced today that it intends …

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Microsoft Says It’s Working On Smaller Windows 8 Devices

Earlier this month, it was rumored that Microsoft was working on a 7-inch Windows 8 tablet. The news came after Microsoft changed up its rules reducing the minimum resolution for a Windows 8 device to 1024×768. Now the company has confirmed that it is indeed working on a smaller tablet. During its earnings call yesterday, outgoing Microsoft CFO Peter Klein …

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Yahoo Has A New Mail App For iPad And Android Tablets

Yahoo has introduced a new Mail app for iPad and Android tablets. It comes with a new full-screen experience, which lets users flip through their email as if they were reading a magazine (or another tablet app). “With amazing displays, vibrant colors and lifelike images, tablets have changed the way we experience books, photos, movies and more. Yet email, something …

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The Desktop Twitter User Will Soon Be A Thing Of The Past

Twitter is all about gut reactions and snappy statements. The very nature of the social network requires that people have access to it all times. This is leading to an increasing number of people using Twitter on mobile devices. In a new survey conducted by Strategy Analytics, the firm discovered that Twitter users are migrating from the desktop to mobile …

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Microsoft May Be Working On A 7-Inch Surface Tablet [Rumor]

The 7-inch tablet is the new 10-inch tablet. Consumers have stopped wanting the best instead opting for the cheapest, which explains why the Nexus 7 and iPad Mini are so popular. It would seems that Microsoft is finally catching on. The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is now in the planning stages of a 7-inch Surface tablet. The interesting …

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Windows 8 Might Be Coming to 7-Inch Tablets

Windows 8 was obviously built with tablets in mind, but the OS only supports tablets with 1366×768 displays. That’s all going to change, and it could mean big things for Windows 8 going forward. In a recent Windows Certification Newsletter, Microsoft announced that Windows 8 now supports a minimum resolution of 1024×768. The company says the new rule is for …

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In-App Purchasing Coming Soon To Nook HD Devices

Despite having a less than stellar holiday season, Nook is still soldiering on in its attempts to combat Amazon’s Kindle dynasty. It’s latest move may just help bring more developers to its side. Nook announced today that in-app purchasing will soon be a reality on Nook HD and HD+ apps. The Barnes & Noble subsidiary will be working with Fortumo …

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Amazon Is Making A $99 Kindle Fire HD [Rumor]

One of the big rumors from last year was that Google would release a $99 Nexus tablet. Those rumors never went anywhere though. Now it’s Amazon’s turn to take up the rumored cheap tablet torch. TechCrunch is reporting that Amazon will introduce a $99 Kindle Fire HD tablet later this year. The tablet will reportedly be powered by a TI …

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