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    Samsung Galaxy S Tablet is Crazy Thin [Hands-on]

    Samsung doesn’t have quite as big of a slice of the United States tablet market as they do in smartphones, but they’re still in second. There’s a huge gap between them and Apple, and although market share is being mostly driven by low-cost tablets recently, it hasn’t helped that Samsung hasn’t really put anything out […]

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    Goodbye B&N Nook and Hello Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

    The Nook, as an e-Reader, is a tough sell – Barnes & Noble is trying to compete with Amazon, which probably doesn’t care at all about taking a loss on every piece of hardware sold. As a tablet, the Nook brand is lost in a veritable forest of competitors. What’s a struggling bookseller to do? […]

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    Intel Unveils Slate, a Fanless PC at Computex

    Computex is going down in Taipei, Taiwan this week. Computex is often overshadowed by bigger events like CES in January, but it does have one bit of significance – it’s usually when Intel trots out their new commercial processors for the year, and, more importantly for us, what Intel expects computers running on their processors […]

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    ASUS Padfone X Smartphone/Tablet Hybrid Lands at AT&T

    Back in January, we took a look at the ASUS PadFone X at CES, the latest in ASUS’ trademark smartphone-tablet hybrid line. The high-end 5” smartphone, which comes with a 9” tablet dock, was promised as an AT&T exclusive. Today AT&T announced pricing and availability for the PadFone X, and for a two-in-one device, the […]

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    Toshiba’s Encore is a Sweet $199 Windows Tablet

    There’s a nice little (well, maybe not so little anymore) market for mid-range tablets at budget prices that has developed over the last couple years. It’s a pretty crowded market now, but hey, choice is the friend of the consumer. So, Toshiba’s new 8” and 10.1” Encore 2 tablets might not have much to distinguish […]

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    ThinkPad 10 is a Serious Windows Tablet with Lots of Accessories

    The ThinkPad name is usually associated with business. That said, Lenovo’s previous ThinkPad tablet, an 8” offering, was probably a little too small for most people looking to get some serious work done. That changes with the new ThinkPad 10, a 10.1” tablet that should be dropping sometime next week. The ThinkPad 1o will have […]

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    Bing in the Classroom Brings Free Surface Tablets to Schools

    For all the talk of bringing technology into the classroom, there hasn’t been enough done to make that technology optimized for classroom use. One big area where that’s true is filtering and security – after all, allowing a bunch of preteens and teenagers unrestricted Internet access on school grounds might not always turn out well. […]

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    Lenovo Releases Budget Friendly TAB A Tablets

    Lenovo has announced a brand new set of A-series tablets. The TAB A tablets aren’t going to rock your world, but if you’re looking for a decent tablet at a decent price, you could do worse. And yes, I’ll bet that prospect does sound exciting to someone out there!

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    Microsoft Office Arrives on iPad

    Microsoft has made a lot of noise about their services over the past year, especially where Office is concerned. We’ve seen Office go into the cloud as a service, and we’ve seen Office apps on just about every platform imaginable. All except for one, that is. Well, that’s finally changed – Microsoft Office is now […]

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    Notchbook iPad Air Case Review

    There hasn’t been much new in the way of iPad cases in a while. That is until now. Check out the new Notchbook case from Chil. What makes it different? They’ve added a ‘notch’ or flap in the case to make it easier to hold. Sometimes you need to open your case to use your […]

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    Microsoft Surface 2 Gets New Life with AT&T’s 4G LTE

    The Surface 2 is getting a refresh today, with a brand new 4G LTE model hitting shelves, which will work with AT&T’s network. As always when talking about the Surface, we’ll get this cleared up from the start – this is the ARM-powered, Windows RT 8.1 version of the Surface 2. It’s the pure tablet, […]

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    Boogie Board Sync Review

    Are you still using paper and a pen for taking notes? The Boogie Board Sync is going change that. While you may have tried, iPads and other tablets are just not that convenient for taking notes quickly and simply. This is where Boogie Board excels. And their newest product, the Sync 9.7, may just be […]

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    Gumdrop DropTech Color iPad Air Case Review

    Sometimes you need a little extra protection for your iPad. Perhaps you are using it outdoors or you are worried about it slipping from your child’s hands. In either case, you’ll need a heavy duty case like the Gumdrop DropTech Color. This case is very well built, with a rugged, tire tread pattern to improve […]

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    8 Ways Qualcomm Will Affect Our Mobile Lives in 2014

    Qualcomm was a major player behind the scenes at MWC this year. For starters, their Snapdragon processor is powering practically all of the hottest phones that have been announced at the show – that includes everything from the Samsung Galaxy S5, to the Xperia Z2. But beyond the hardware announcements, Qualcomm had several other new […]