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LG upgrades G Pad 10.1 tablet with better screen and more power

LG Electronics' latest tablet is more powerful than its predecessor, but it also has a slightly smaller battery.

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Android 6.0 M ''Marshmallow'' vs. iOS 9 -- FIGHT!

Google has confirmed the name of Android M -- Marshmallow. The new version will first make it to the expected new Nexus devices due for release later this year. Soon after, it'll be available for OTA upgrades for older pure-Android...

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Acer Aspire Switch 10 E review: A solid choice for those who need maximum portability

It's a laptop. It's a tablet. It's the Acer Aspire Switch 10 E, and it's here to try and prove hybrids don't have to be terrible.

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Struggling Qualcomm wrote this ludicrous PR for Snapdragon 820

Snapdragon 820, Qualcomm's new SoC, will be available soon. But the company is making some frankly bizarre claims for the chip. Apparently, phones based on the device will offer 'DSLR-quality photography.' Cue loud guffaws from anyone...

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Surface, Surface 2 to get Start tweak next month

Microsoft today revealed small tidbits about next month's update to the defunct Windows RT tablet operating system, saying that an enhanced Start menu will be part of the deal.

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Apple’s Sept. 9 event: What to expect

From the enterprise to the den, Apple’s soon-to-be-announced trio of devices take iOS deeply into new markets it hasn’t played in before.

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Apple’s revised iPad strategy to stress more, not less, PC

Longer-than-expected tablet lifespans have led to a sluggish market for Apple's iPad, so the company seems poised to pitch the iconic device as more like a PC to energize sales.

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5 great iPad productivity features in iOS 9 – and how to use them

Apple’s iOS 9 is still in beta, but the final release date is closing in. Here are five great features to look forward to if you happen to be an iPad user.

Google's Project Tango coming to 12 more countries

Google's Project Tango tablet development kit is going on sale this month in 12 additional countries.

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After Windows 8 debacle, OEMs wax rhapsodic over Windows 10

With Windows 8 trying the patience of both consumers and enterprises, original equipment manufacturers are hoping Windows 10 will reinvigorate the market for PCs, laptops and all-in-one devices.

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Microsoft updates some Surface tablets ahead of Windows 10's launch

Microsoft pushed out a new firmware update for its Surface tablets that improves how the devices work with Windows 10.

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The iPad pie shrinks as its revenue contribution shrivels to record low

Apple sold just 10.9 million iPads in the June quarter, a drop of 18% compared to the same period in 2014, marking double-digit declines that now stretch back a year and a half.

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6 ways the Chromebook changed my life (and one way it didn’t)

Here are one writer's reflections after using a Chromebook for almost four years.

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 focuses on thin and light profile

The two Android tablets will start arriving next month.

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Windows 10 -- download full version, before release date (RTM build 10240)

Yes, you can get the Windows 10 final RTM build, right now for download, even before the release date. Build 10240 is available for update, but you can also get hold of the ISOs...

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The bring-your-own-device fad is fading

U.S. companies are moving away from the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend that kicked off in earnest five years ago and had workers using their personal smartphones and tablets for work duties, according to a new study.

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Opinion: Apple and IBM have big data plans for education

Apple and IBM are developing solutions that underpin a future of personalized mobile learning that lasts a lifetime.

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There's a silver lining in the cloudy tablet forecast: Workplace tablets

With global tablet sales softening, there's a bright spot for hardware manufacturers: Company purchases of tablets for workers are expected to remain brisk.

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