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Dell Venue 8 7000 review: A distinctive and premium Android tablet

With its striking design, premium materials and stellar display, Dell's Venue 8 7000 isn't your average Android tablet.

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'Bingbooks' need free Office to compete with Chromebooks

Microsoft's strategy in giving away one-year Office 365 subscriptions to many of its tablet- and notebook-making partners is all about matching the price and functionality of Chromebooks and cheap Android tablets.

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HP teases wire-free computing with Elite X2 1011 hybrid

Hewlett-Packard is taking a step to cut the cords from tablets and laptops with its Elite X2 1011 G1, which will be able to connect to displays and send print commands wirelessly.

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HP Pro Slate 12 tablet its first with Concore Glass, Duet Pen tech

Hewlett-Packard hopes to bring momentum into the faltering market for large-screen Android tablets with the new Pro Slate 12, which stands out with a rugged 12.3-inch display and its ability to digitize notes from regular paper.

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Broken Lollipop: 5 things that need to be fixed ASAP with Android 5.0

For all of its positives, Android 5.0 has some pesky defects that need to be addressed.

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iPad Pro rumors: An Apple stylus (more evidence that Steve Jobs is dead)

WWSJD? Fire the lot of 'em, probably. A well-connected analyst says Apple is readying a stylus for the upcoming iPad Pro. That's despite all the famous soundbites from Steve Jobs. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers test pen theories.


6 hidden secrets every iPad user should know

Are you obsessed with your iPad? You might be, and it makes no difference if you got your first one last Christmas or you’ve been using one for years. There’s always more to learn.

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Intel bought a foothold in tablets; now, it wants to cut its losses

The chip maker plans to focus on making money this year on mobile chips rather than shipping large volumes.

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Hands on: Dell's Venue 8 7000 tablet makes an awesome first impression

It may have a painfully dull name, but Dell's new Android tablet deserves your attention.

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Hands on with the Xiaomi Mi Note

Chinese Handset maker Xiaomi took a few jabs at Apple on Thursday when it unveiled its new 5.7-in. phablet.

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Xiaomi's new phablet seeks to outshine the iPhone 6 Plus

The latest Android handset from Xiaomi, the Xiaomi Note, aims to overshadow Apple's iPhone 6 Plus,

Samsung's Galaxy A7 packs bigger screen, more processing power

Samsung is coming out with a new phablet that will incorporate a metal frame and comes at "competitive price point," according to the electronics maker.

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Barnes & Noble Nook e-reader sales plunge during holiday season

The holiday shopping season wasn't merry for Barnes & Noble's Nook division.

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Lenovo wants to kill the stylus with Yoga Tablet 2

Lenovo introduced a new 8-inch Yoga Tablet 2 with a technology that uses a normal pen or pencil to take notes. The technology could render the stylus irrelevant.

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Wire-free tablets with Intel Cherry Trail chips due this year

Charging a tablet could soon be as simple as placing it on a kitchen countertop, desk or table at a cafe.

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iPhone owners sue Apple over storage space, allege fraud

A pair of Florida men have sued Apple for allegedly misrepresenting the amount of storage available to owners of 16GB iPhones and iPads.

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15+ Apple predictions for 2015

Apple is preparing for another busy year in 2015. Here’s some suggestions of what to expect.

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Microsoft expands anti-MacBook campaign with switching tips

Microsoft has expanded its campaign against Apple's MacBook Air with a website offering practical advice to people who have switched or are thinking of switching to a Surface Pro 3.

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