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Microsoft Unveils Thin Surface Pro 3

Microsoft introduced the Surface Pro 3 tablet on Tuesday. It’s actually a tablet and laptop in one with multiple processor, RAM and storage options. For those of you who like it thin, it’s 30% thinner than an 11-inch MacBook Air. It also happens to be the company’s biggest tablet to date. The Surface Pro 3 has a 12-inch ClearType Full …

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Samsung Galaxy Tablets Still Growing Larger, Shows Leak

Samsung’s quest to offer a mobile Galaxy-branded device in every conceivable size category is continuing apace. GSMArena this week reported that Samsung is preparing three new tablet devices in a variety of sizes. The report’s unnamed source revealed that the largest of these tablets has a whopping 13.3-inch display. This display size matches the one Asus chose for its dual-OS …

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T-Mobile Announces New 4G Tablet Deal

Though 4G tablets have been heavily marketed over the past two years, the devices still make up a relatively small portion of the overall tablet market. This is largely due to U.S. wireless carriers, which charge consumers extra device and subscription fees for adding a tablet onto data plans they already pay for. Today T-Mobile announced new tablet policies geared …

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Tech Shipments Growing, Despite Languishing PC Market

With many parts of the worldwide economy still struggling to recover from the recent economic recession, the tech industry still appears resilient enough to weather just about any market fluctuations. Market research firm Gartner today released a new report showing that shipments of tech products are still continuing to rise. The report predicts that shipments of PCs (including “ultramobile” PCs), …

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Microsoft Office May Be Coming To An iPad Near You

Microsoft Office is a staple of many people’s lives, ranging from elementary school students to CEOs and everyone in between. Accessing Office has become easier than ever as of late, with personal computers, smart phones, and tablets becoming so prominent and easily available. The software may well be even more accessible in just a short while, as Microsoft has heavily …

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Even More Hybrid Tablets Are on the Way

The PC market is still in decline, though the bottom of the market may now be in sight. At the same time, the tablet market is still going strong, growing nearly every quarter at a rapid pace. Given these realities, it isn’t surprising that PC manufacturers are now turning to hybrid PC/tablet devices to boost their notebook segments. The only …

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Samsung’s Mega-Tablets Could be Flops

Last year rumors held that both Samsung and Apple were working on mega-tablets, larger versions of their popular tablet lines that could contain displays larger than one foot across. The tales turned out to be true in Samsung’s case, though it seems now that the Korean company may end up regretting that fact. DigiTimes Research today released a report detailing …

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Apple’s Rumored Mega-iPad Reportedly on Hold

Last year, when rumors of Apple’s 12-inch mega-iPad surfaced the product seemed to make sense. Ever larger smartphones have begun to encroach on the sizes of popular 7-inch tablets and the bigger-is-better mentality of the mobile device industry will inevitably lead to huge tablets anyway. Now, though, it seems that Apple hasn’t been able to develop such a device that …

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Tablet Growth to Slow as Markets Saturate

The tablet segment is seeing explosive growth in emerging markets, heralding an even greater slowdown for the PC market in the coming years. Even with tablets flying off shelves in newer markets, though, the overall tablet market may have already hit its peak growth. Market research firm IDC has released a new report predicting that global tablet market growth will …

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Android, Windows Butt Heads on Dual OS Tablets

The Android mobile OS and Windows OS have co-existed peacefully for years, dominating their respective tech realms. As the tech industry moves toward the true internet-of-things, however, Android is increasingly becoming the OS of choice for a variety of new devices. With Microsoft re-designing its Windows OS to be more smartphone and tablet friendly it’s clear now that the operating …

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Android Tops iOS in Banner Year For Tablets

Analysts are seeing established smartphone market growth slow to single digits as consumers move on to newer device categories. Predictions show that fitness bands and smart watches will be the gadget segments to watch for growth in the coming years. Right now, however, the tablet market is where the competition for growth is. Market research firm Gartner today released a …

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Nvidia Introduces Tegra Note 7 With LTE

Nvidia, a company known more for its PC gaming GPUs than anything else, has had its sight set on the mobile market for some time now. Last year, it launched both the Shield handheld gaming console and the Tegra Note 7 tablet. Now you’ll soon be able to take the latter to places where WiFi is in short supply. Nvidia …

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