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With a 7-inch Surface tablet, Microsoft can finally deliver on its UMPC concept

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After hearing much chatter about how bad the PC industry is doing, including some comments that Windows 8 is actually killing the PC market’s growth, it’s not surprising to see reports today that Microsoft is planning to build a 7-inch tablet. People familiar with Microsoft plans told the Wall Street...
With a 7-inch Surface tablet, Microsoft can finally deliver on its UMPC concept
Telly Releases Android Tablet App As It Approaches 70K Likes Per Week On Google's Mobile OS

Google slates Pwnium 3 contest for March 7, offers up to $3.14159m for vulnerabilities in Chrome OS

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Google on Monday announced it is hosting its third Pwnium competition, aptly named Pwnium 3, on March 7. The security contest’s main focus will be Chrome OS, for which the company will be offering up to a total of $3.14159 million in rewards for security researchers (Google loves using geeky...
Google slates Pwnium 3 contest for March 7, offers up to $3.14159m for vulnerabilities in Chrome OS

Samsung's AdHub Market advertising platform set to debut this year

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Would it be such a bad idea if Sammy were to try squeezing more revenue out of those five million (and counting) Notes? Not by any means. According to The Wall Street Journal, Samsung, in partnership with OpenX Technologies, is planning to launch an advertising platform of its own...
Samsung's AdHub Market advertising platform set to debut this year
Dell mistakenly sees hope in Windows RT where others don't
Barnes & Noble opens fire at Amazon with new NOOK HD, NOOK HD+ tablets (hands-on)

Microsoft Surface Pro: a device of many talents

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There's much to like about Microsoft's Windows 8 hybrid tablet-laptop - but it's expensive if you don't need all the specsMicrosoft created a stir when it unveiled its first two tablets - Surface RT and Surface Pro - at a mystery press conference in Los Angeles on 19 June last year....
Microsoft Surface Pro: a device of many talents

Microsoft slates IE, Windows, Office updates for next week

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Microsoft today announced it will deliver seven security updates next week, four of them rated "critical," to patch Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, SharePoint Server and the Silverlight media software....
Microsoft slates IE, Windows, Office updates for next week

Samsung ATIV Smart PC and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 hit AT&T on November 9th at $800 and $500 prices

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If you like your tablets of the Samsung persuasion, AT&T has just promised an abundance of riches. The carrier has confirmed that both the Android-toting Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 and the Windows 8-based ATIV Smart PC will reach its stores and LTE network by November 9th at respective contract-free...
Samsung ATIV Smart PC and Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 hit AT&T on November 9th at $800 and $500 prices

Google Play movies now available in India and Mexico

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Google Play's book collection opened up in India and Mexico just a few weeks ago, and now Mountain View's movie hoard is available in both countries on the web and through the content's Android app. It's no coincidence that the video service has gone live this week either --...
Google Play movies now available in India and Mexico
Microsoft announces Surface: a sleek Windows 8 tablet with killer accessories

LeapFrog reveals LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS learning tablets, priced at $70 and $100

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Got a youngster who ain't keen on waiting for his or her Surface of choice to ship? There's a LeapFrog for that. The name in educational slates has just revealed a pair of refreshed gizmos, the LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS. Boasting higher resolution front and rear cameras /...
LeapFrog reveals LeapPad 2 and Leapster GS learning tablets, priced at $70 and $100

Nexus 7 review: the best $200 tablet you can buy

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In 2008, when the Eee PC was revolutionizing the computing world and driving every manufacturer to make cheaper and smaller laptops, Sony washed its hands of the whole thing. The "race to the bottom," the company said, would profoundly impact the industry, killing profit margins and flooding the market...
Nexus 7 review: the best $200 tablet you can buy

Snakebyte tablet gaming controller for Android and iOS hands-on

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If you're a mobile / tablet gaming enthusiast, you may get tired of swiping your fingers across the Retina display or using the on-screen controls. Snakebyte is looking to lend a hand with its upcoming game controller for Android slates and the iPad, so we went hands-on here at...
Snakebyte tablet gaming controller for Android and iOS hands-on

Nuance-Owned Swype Keyboard Gets Another Update: Now You Can Sync Your Slang Across Devices (And Tap Into Other People's Lingo)

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Nuance-owned Swype, which makes virtual keyboards for mobile devices, has released a new version (v1.3) of its software which adds the ability to backup and sync your personal dictionary across multiple mobiles devices — so you can take your slang with you. It also now offers dictionary updates for relevant...
Nuance-Owned Swype Keyboard Gets Another Update: Now You Can Sync Your Slang Across Devices (And Tap Into Other People's Lingo)

YouTube pushes new UI for tablets via its mobile website, Android app

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As we should all understand by now, YouTube is constantly changing its look. The latest versions of Google's video streaming juggernaut to be refreshed are its experiences for tablets. The Android app has a brand new UI for 10-inch slates, and if you prefer the mobile website to its...
YouTube pushes new UI for tablets via its mobile website, Android app

How To Transfer Files Between The Galaxy Tab and a USB Drive, SD Card, or Camera

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, 8.9 and new 7.0 Plus and 7.7 inch slates are notable for their slim, iPad-esque profiles. They’re also notable for having only one port: a 30-pin connector. By default, users can’t plug in a USB flash drive or SD card to transfer files on the...
How To Transfer Files Between The Galaxy Tab and a USB Drive, SD Card, or Camera

Wunderlist 2 task app hits Android tablets, comes to iPad soon

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How quickly they grow up: 6Wunderkinder's near-ubiquitous Wunderlist 2 only just reached native app status as 2012 wound to a close, and it's already being optimized for Android tablets. The task management app should now offer its to-do lists and reminders on Google-powered slates of any size, with new...
Wunderlist 2 task app hits Android tablets, comes to iPad soon

Android this week: Nexus 7 torn down; Atrix HD previewed; Galaxy Note updated

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In advance of the first Nexus 7 pre-order shipments, Google’s new tablet was torn down and examined for a cost estimate. The $199 model with 8 GB costs $151.75 in parts while the $249 version that doubles up on the storage capacity is comprised of parts worth $159.25 according to...
Android this week: Nexus 7 torn down; Atrix HD previewed; Galaxy Note updated

The Nexus 7: Google just brought a knife to a gunfight

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Google on Wednesday unveiled the latest version of its Android operating system and along with it, the company’s first own-brand tablet. Dubbed the “Nexus 7,” Google’s tablet is a direct response to the difficulty Android vendors have had thus far in competing with the wildly popular Apple’s iPad. The Kindle...
The Nexus 7: Google just brought a knife to a gunfight
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 and 10.1 hands-on pictures

Want a sub-$500 Windows 8 tablet? Look to Dell.

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With Microsoft’s own Surface Pro tablets starting at $899, there’s some room for lower price points by its partners. Dell wants some of the value action and will be selling the Dell Latitude 10 Essentials for $499. The Windows 8 tablet loses some bells and whistles to keep the price...
Want a sub-$500 Windows 8 tablet? Look to Dell.

Android this week: Hot home screens; more Nexus partners; Galaxy S III pre-orders

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Even with manufacturer “skins”, Android tablet home screens haven’t been much more useful than those on Android smartphones, even though the slates have larger displays. One third-party software developer wants to change that and it’s using Kickstarter to fund the effort. A $5 pledge will get you a copy of...
Android this week: Hot home screens; more Nexus partners; Galaxy S III pre-orders
Asus brings Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to Transformer Prime, Pad Infinity tablets

Electronista goes hands on with two Lenovo tablets

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Electronista got to spend some time taking a look at two new tablets from Lenovo, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 and the IdeaTab A2107, at last week's AT&T Unwrapped 2012 event in New York. The A2017 is a 7-inch Android 4.0 tablet in the vein of Amazon's Kindle Fire and Google's...
Electronista goes hands on with two Lenovo tablets

Pinterest launches on Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets alongside an overhauled Facebook app

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Barnes & Noble announced today that Pinterest has launched a dedicated app for many of its Nook tablets, and will come preloaded alongside an overhauled Facebook app for new devices starting today. The Pinterest app is available from the Nook store immediately and should give tablet owners all of the...
Pinterest launches on Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets alongside an overhauled Facebook app

MediaTek plans a tablet-focused processor for Q3

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MediaTek may have only just reached quad-core smartphones in earnest, but its aims are expanding -- in a more literal sense. The company's Xie Qingjiang says that plans are underway to build a tablet-specific processor that would ship in the third quarter of the year. While other details are...
MediaTek plans a tablet-focused processor for Q3

Telly video discovery app now optimized for Android tablets

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Social discovery applications are becoming more and more popular amongst mobile users, and Telly's certainly one that's leading the way in this category. Today, in an effort to get on as many devices as possible, the video-focused service has released a new version of its app which is vastly...
Telly video discovery app now optimized for Android tablets

CarryAlongs Dominate, Enterprise Struggles and Hacktivists Rule in 2013

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It’s December and word here in New York is that Mark Anderson, the analyst and CEO of Strategic News Service is in town. That means it’s time for another round of his annual predictions for what he thinks are some of the big trends to watch in technology in the...
CarryAlongs Dominate, Enterprise Struggles and Hacktivists Rule in 2013

Acer Iconia Tab A200 review

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It's a tired promise for too many gadgets: Ice Cream Sandwich, just like the Gingerbread man before it, is coming... soon. You have to hand it to Acer, then, for bypassing those vague release schedules and actually pushing out a software update to the A200 on schedule. And though...
Acer Iconia Tab A200 review
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