$25 Google Play Credit When You Buy a Nexus 7 Online

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If you’re thinking about adding a Nexus 7 Tablet to your holiday wish list, Google is getting into the holiday discount card spirit with a new offer that might entice you. The offer is a simple one. Buy a Nexus 7 Tablet and get $25 in Google Play credit to use for purchasing Apps, Movies, or […]

Tablet Christmas Shopping? Things to Consider

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So, you’ve decided to take the plunge and make this a Tablet Christmas. Good for you. Tablets are great things. Whether you’re looking at a Tablet as a companion device or as your next computer they offer a distinctly mobile experience that can free you up to work or play in a variety of locations […]

Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet Review

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The Lumia 2520 is a bold release for Nokia, a Finnish brand that has in recent years been synonomous with the mobile OS it chooses to use on its phones. Not only is the Lumia 2520 available in bright, bold colors and will be the only other Windows RT-toting tab on the market–other than Microsoft’s […]

Google’s Second-Gen Nexus 10 Leaked with LG Branding

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A Nexus 10 hardware refresh may be imminent if the latest leaks are to be believed, and this time it appears that Google is replacing partner Samsung in favor of LG in making the tablet. LG is also the partner chosen for Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone last year and this year’s Nexus 5 flagship Android […]

The Microsoft Surface 2: Thoughts After One Month

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I’ve now spent a month with the Microsoft Surface 2 and I consider it time well spent. The Surface 2 is by no means a perfect machine and I would still label it a work in progress. I stand by my initial thinking that the Surface 2 is a very good next step for Microsoft […]

Amazon Releases Fire 3.1 for Kindle Fire

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Amazon has released an update to its Kindle Fire operating system, Fire 3.1 for Kindle Fire. Headlines for version 3.1 are integration with Goodreads and Second Screen – the ability to fling content from your Kindle Fire to your TV. The update is available for the Kindle Fire HD, the 7 inch Kindle Fire HDX and […]

iPad mini with Retina Display Review: Almost Perfect

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Good things come in small packages. And that’s what the iPad mini with Retina Display delivers. The new iPad mini is a 7 inch Tablet packed with almost all of the power of its larger sibling, the iPad Air, and now equipped with a Retina Display. It quickly takes the lead in the small form factor […]

Review: Flipboard for Windows 8.1 Finally Launches

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Surface RT and Surface 2 users are a patient bunch when it comes to App availability. The Windows Store is full of a lot of crap Apps and many of the big names are missing. Even some of the big names that exist don’t regularly update their Apps. But a long awaited entry into the […]

The Microsoft Surface 2 Take 2

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Sometimes you get a lemon. And with gadget lemons it is tough to make lemonade. I’ve had a Microsoft Surface 2 since launch night on October 22 and have written quite a bit about my experiences. (See the links at the end of this post.) Early on with the device I experienced a few random […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 12.2-inch Tablet Release Inches Closer

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Lately there’s been several reports and rumors regarding Samsung getting into some larger tablets, beyond the traditional 10-inch slates Apple and everyone else offers today. Just like Toshiba, Samsung is preparing a new 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet with its popular S-Pen stylus and all. While most reports have only been rumors of a crazy big […]

Why the Kindle Fire HDX Tablets Make No Sense To Me Anymore

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I’ve  noticed that reviews are being published for Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet and they are largely positive. Looks like another hit for Amazon. Amazon has certainly made an impact since the debut of its first Kindle Fire Tablet in 2011. The low cost Fire Tablets have hit a sweet spot with a […]

Polaroid Kids Tablet 2 Ready for Your Kids

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Tablets are for kids. Well, at least watching kids take to Tablets has always been an education for me. Without fear they start touching and swiping and seem to know exactly what to do. Unlike some of the adults I’ve seen who occasionally seem like they need a graduate school class on how to use […]

Samsung’s Next Tablet Could Rival Your Ultrabook And Challenge iPad Maxi

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Samsung’s next big thing is coming, and reportedly, the bigger, better Samsung Galaxy tablets could rival the display size on your current notebook or Ultrabook. Most recently, Samsung is rumored to be developing a tablet with a 12.2-inch display, and now ET News is reporting that the company is working on a 13.3-inch tablet. The 13.3-inch […]

Nexus 8 Mysteriously Appears on Google’s Android Website

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Google unveiled a newer Nexus 7 tablet earlier this year, but that’s probably not all that Google has left in 2013 as far as the company’s tablet game goes. It’s rumored that it will still release a new Nexus 10 tablet at some point before 2014, and an interesting photo on Google’s Android website reveals […]

Sumocat Predicted the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 and 10 in 2010

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Call him prescient, call him a dreamer, call him a visionary. You can also call him a patent attorney because maybe he needs one. The him refers to former GBM blogger and the Godfather of Inking, Mark “Sumocat” Sumimoto. Sumocat was and still is passionate about the Tablet form factor. As a blogger who put […]