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Now on CIO: 6 things Nexus 9 does that Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 can't

The new Google Nexus 9 and Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) are both quality high-end tablet options, but the Nexus outshines the Kindle in a number of notable ways.

Because tablets are just naturally secure, right?

This state agency has been doing a field rollout with Surface tablet computers to go paperless for inspections, and the section managers just love them -- but it seems someone forgot something.

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Users will soon opt first for smartphones and tablets, not laptops and PCs

There’s a persistent debate going on in the IT industry over whether smartphones and tablets will replace laptops and desktops in coming years, especially in the workplace.

The ARM technology in Apple's A7, A8 chips gets an upgrade

The processor architecture behind Apple's A7 and A8 chips is getting an incremental upgrade that could improve security and speed.


FBI visits LA Unified School District -- iPad MEGA PURCHASE looks SUSPICIOUS

Los Angeles: City of Angels. But yesterday, LA could have easily been known as "City investigated by the FBI because of suspicions involving bidding irregularities for iPads purchased as part of the Unified School District's (LAUSD)...

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10 tips for better photo handling in iOS 8, iCloud

These ten tips should help you understand how to manage images on your iOS 8 devices, iPads and iPhones.

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Windows tablets now available for less than $100

For those who want Windows on the cheap, your time has come.


10 great gifts for iPhones and iPads

There's a host of accessories for iPhone and iPad owners -- this collection suggests just some of the solutions you'll find.

The tablet boom is over

Tablet shipments will increase by just 7.2 percent this year, compared to 52.5 percent in 2013, according to IDC.

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Yoga Tablet 2 and Tablet 2 Pro review: Innovative but imperfect

Lenovo's new Yoga Tablet 2 and Tablet 2 Pro have innovative designs and unusual features but are held back by some unnecessary flaws.

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AMD tablet development stalls as priorities shift

AMD's interest in tablets has waned as the company restructures in an effort to turn around its finances.

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Jolla pitches Sailfish tablet against fleet of Android rivals

Finnish smartphone startup Jolla hopes to break into the tablet market with its Sailfish OS running on a device with a high-resolution 7.85-inch screen.

Intel to combine PC and mobile chip divisions to reflect market shifts

Intel will combine its PC and mobile processor divisions under one roof, reflecting a changing market in which the line between tablets and laptops has blurred.

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Android 5.0 deep-dive review: Exploring Lollipop's many layers

Google's Android 5.0 Lollipop release brings major changes to the way the operating system looks and works. Here's a detailed tour of what's new and what it's like to use.

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SanDisk releases Lightning-enabled thumb drive for iPhone, iPad

SanDisk announced a new thumb drive with Lightning and USB 2.0 connectors and software that automatically downloads photos and videos from iPhone's 5 and up and iPads.

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Top workplace tablet in U.S. runs on Windows

U.S. companies use Windows tablets slightly more than iPads and Android tablets, according to a recent Harris poll of IT decision makers.

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Black Friday deals reveal deep iPad discounts

U.S. retailers plan to mark down Apple's iPad with steep discounts for this year's Black Friday sales.

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Xiaomi rises fast in China's tablet market, but Apple is still the top dog

Fast-rising smartphone maker Xiaomi has quickly become one of China's biggest tablet makers, too.

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