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The Post-PC Era May Finally Begin In 2013 The Post-PC Era May Finally Begin In 2013
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Apple famously said that the iPad tablet ushers in the post-PC era. That hasn’t been exactly true just yet as more PCs are sold each year than tablets, but it may finally change in 2013. DigiTimes Research senior analyst James …

HP ElitePad Chosen to Fly on Emirates Airlines HP ElitePad Chosen to Fly on Emirates Airlines

HP and Emirates Airlines announced today that HP’s new Windows 8 tablet, the ElitePad 900, has been chosed at the “primary interface” for the airline’s flight crews. As part of Emirates’ new Knowledge-driven Inflight Service (KIS), the tablets will be …

Apple’s New Ads Paint the iPad Mini as a Complementary Device Apple’s New Ads Paint the iPad Mini as a Complementary Device
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For doubters who would label Apple’s iPad Mini as an unnecessary device, one that takes from an iPad and an iPod Touch and blends them into something that doesn’t really exhibit the best of either – the company has a …

Google Talks About Optimizing For Tablets Google Talks About Optimizing For Tablets
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If your site isn’t optimized for different devices that people are using, it’s not going to look good for Google when they point users to your site. This is something to keep in mind, when you’re considering optimizing for mobile …

iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD, and Nexus 7 Smoothies, Anyone? iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD, and Nexus 7 Smoothies, Anyone?
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We’re not sure how BlendTec’s viral ad campaign is affecting sales of their products, but we do know it’s a damn good viral ad campaign. Whenever a new device is released – new iPhone, new tablet, new Kindle, etc. – …

Tablets Top Holiday Buying Survey, But Not the iPad Mini [Infographic] Tablets Top Holiday Buying Survey, But Not the iPad Mini [Infographic]
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The results of a new Tech Bargains survey were released today, and they show that Apple may not be the big winner in the mini-tablet market this holiday season. The survey shows that 53% of consumers will spend more than …

Microsoft is Building a 7-Inch Xbox Surface Gaming Tablet [RUMOR] Microsoft is Building a 7-Inch Xbox Surface Gaming Tablet [RUMOR]
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The interplay between Microsoft’s Xbox console, Windows 8, the Windows games store, SmartGlass, and hybrid laptop/tablet devices has certainly jumbled the rumor mill for Microsoft products a bit. Back in June, just before the announcement of Microsof’s Surface tablet, a …

Wikipad Delayed On The Day Of Its Launch

The Wikipad was a beacon of hope for hardcore gamers wanting more out of their Android devices. It’s a 10-inch tablet that comes equipped with a traditional dual-analog stick controller dock that lets players control games with the kind of …

Nexus 7 Price Drops as 32GB Model is Unveiled Nexus 7 Price Drops as 32GB Model is Unveiled
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It’s been known for a while and rumored for even longer that Google’s Nexus 7 tablet will be arriving in a 32GB model soon. Just last week Office Depot began offering the device through its web store. This weekend, Office …

Samsung Nexus 10 Tablet Photos Leaked Samsung Nexus 10 Tablet Photos Leaked
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In the current tech climate, it’s a given that no device will stay truly secret until its announcement. This is especially true with Apple, where nearly every detail of their devices is known before they are announced. As Samsung continues …

iPad 3 Resales Jump After New iPad Announcement iPad 3 Resales Jump After New iPad Announcement
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Following Tuesday’s announcement of the iPad Mini and new new iPad (iPad 4), it appears that Apple fans are cashing in their current new iPads (iPad 3) in anticipation of purchasing the latest and greatest version. A Wall Street Journal …

32GB Nexus 7 Is Now Available From Office Depot 32GB Nexus 7 Is Now Available From Office Depot
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Google, much like Apple, is pretty bad at keeping secrets. Most, if not all, of the major announcements from the company’s Android-focused show have already been leaked over the past few weeks. One of the more prominent rumors was that …

Netflix On Windows 8 Arrives Just In Time Netflix On Windows 8 Arrives Just In Time
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Windows 8 is launching tonight at midnight. The few thousand people who upgrade this weekend will want something to do on their new Windows 8 PCs or tablets. Skype, Hulu Plus and Google will have Windows 8 apps available at …

iPad Mini Too Expensive? Apple’s Phil Schiller Says No Way iPad Mini Too Expensive? Apple’s Phil Schiller Says No Way
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If you watched yesterday’s iPad Mini launch event, you probably remember the time Phil Schiller took to compare the new device to various other tablets on the market (mostly targeting Google Android tablets). Aluminum, not plastic; bigger screen but also …

Google Talks Holiday Shopping Trends Businesses Need To Be Aware Of Google Talks Holiday Shopping Trends Businesses Need To Be Aware Of
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Consumers intend to spend more on holiday shopping this year than they did last year, according to new research from Google. Do you expect to see better holiday sales than last year? Let us know in the comments. “We expect …

Acer Announces $230 Price For Its 7-Inch Android Tablet Acer Announces $230 Price For Its 7-Inch Android Tablet

Acer this week announced its new 7-inch tablet at a slightly higher price point than both Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and the Google-branded Nexus 7 tablet. The new Iconia Tab A110 will launch on October 30 and will cost $230. …

Microsoft Details The Surface Design Process Microsoft Details The Surface Design Process

By all accounts, Microsoft’s new Surface tablet is doing incredibly well. The $499 model has already sold out, and the others are probably not far behind. Let’s look beyond the hype though. Let’s check out how Microsoft went about actually …

Amazon Announces Whispercast For Kindle Amazon Announces Whispercast For Kindle

Schools and businesses are increasingly turning to tablets and e-readers to help disseminate information among students and employees. Amazon has one of the more popular e-readers with the Kindle. Bring these two instances together and you have Whispercast. Amazon announced …

$99 Google Nexus Tablet Still Rumored For This Fall $99 Google Nexus Tablet Still Rumored For This Fall
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The rumors of a $99 Nexus tablet sound almost too good to be true. Such a device would undoubtedly prove to be popular, as the $199 Nexus 7 has already become a force in the mini-tablet market. Today, DigiTimes fuled …

ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone Hybrid ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone Hybrid
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ASUS has always been a bit experimental with its products. The company had a prototype dock-able tablet/laptop hybrid long before Windows 8 was announced. Today ASUS announced the PadFone 2, an Android tablet that has a slot to dock a …

Microsoft Surface Price Leaked: $499 For Basic Model Microsoft Surface Price Leaked: $499 For Basic Model
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We got our first look at the ad campaign for the Microsoft Surface this morning. It was a fine ad, but it still didn’t answer the most pressing question that’s been around since the Surface was first announced – the …