iPad Trade-Ins Through the Roof Following Leaked October 22 Event Date

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It seems like a lot of people are excited about the next iPad. According to AppleInsider, Gazelle says it has seen an 86-percent leap in iPad trade-ins week-over-week after AllThingsD reported that Apple would be announcing new iPads on October 22. With Gazelle, gadget owners can lock in a trade-in price before they send it in, […]

Official Nexus 7 Flip Cases Arrive, But They’ll Cost You

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When the Nexus 7 arrived on the market back in July, Google didn’t offer any official cases for the new tablet, just like previous Nexus devices released in the past. Google released a sleeve shortly thereafter but for those wanting full protection other routes were necessary. Today though Google launched some official flip cases that […]

Dell Venue 8 Pro Makes Productivity Mobile With Optional Keyboard Dock

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Just like the Dell Venue 11 Pro, the Dell Venue 8 Pro brings Microsoft’s Windows 8 productivity to the tablet convertible form factor. The Dell Venue 8 Pro comes with an 8-inch display, optional keyboard that fits the display’s size–unlike the humongous Acer Iconia W3 with an equivalent 8-inch footprint that has an optional keyboard […]

Dell Introduces New Android-Powered Venue 7, Venue 8 Tablets

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Dell is on a roll with expanding its Venue tablet line up. After introducing various configurations of its Venue 11 Pro and Venue 8 Pro running on Windows, Dell is also introducing two new Android tablets under the Venue 7 and Venue 8 branding. Both tablets will ship with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of […]

Dell’s New XPS 11 Convertible Ultrabook Takes On Lenovo’s Yoga

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We met with Dell executives recently in San Francisco, California where the company demoed the new XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook for us, which comes with Intel’s latest power-sipping, performance-packing Haswell processor. The device could either be used in laptop mode for those who prefer a keyboard experience for typing or in the new tablet mode […]

Surface Mini: Microsoft Leaves iPad mini Uncontested in 2013

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Going small is the new going big, at least where tablets are concerned. Microsoft is now said to be joining the smaller tablet craze, but that move won’t be happening until early next year when the new Surface Mini will debut. A smaller 7- to 8-inch surface was rumored to be arriving alongside the Surface […]

Microsoft Bets on 4G LTE as Surface 2′s Savior for 2014

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Can 4G LTE save the Surface 2? In addition to having announced the Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, and a slew of new Surface accessories, Microsoft will also be introducing a Surface 2 with 4G LTE connectivity, a first for the Microsoft-branded tablets. The 4G LTE-enabled Surface 2 would be launching in early 2014 according […]

HP Spectre 13 Now Comes in Ultrabook or Convertible Configurations

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HP’s flagship consumer ultrabook Spectre line is getting some changes for the holidays. This year, the slim and unibody machined metal Ultrabook will be coming in two configurations–a standard Ultrabook clamshell with a touchscreen that works just as a laptop, or a second Spectre 13 x2 configuration with a detachable display that converts the form […]

Google to Raise Price of New Nexus 10 At Launch?

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A new leak suggests that Google’s new Nexus 10 that will be refreshed later this year may cost more than the Samsung-made tablet that it replaces. The Nexus 10 from Asus, which we’re dubbing the late-2013 edition, may follow the Nexus 7′s refresh this year by adding a small price premium according to a leaked […]

Asus Transformer Book T100: An iPad-Worthy Windows 8 Challenger

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At $349 and packed with Windows 8.1, a detachable keyboard dock, and all-day battery life, the Asus Transformer Book T100 may be the first Windows slate that can go head-to-head to seriously challenge Apple’s iPad and tablets based on Google’s Android OS. Additionally, the T100′s low price point will make it a worthy challenger to […]

HTC One Tablet Rumor Points to Premium iPad-Challenging Design

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HTC may be looking to dip its toes back into the tablet space with a design borrowed from the company’s much acclaimed HTC One smartphone. The One design should give the HTC-branded tablet a premium feel, and one that may be good enough to go head-to-head with Apple’s iPad and iPad mini slate, with a […]

Toshiba Encore 8-inch Windows 8.1 Tablet Announced

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Today at IFA 2013, some of the first Windows 8.1 devices are being unveiled, including the first 8-inch Windows tablet from Toshiba, called the Encore. It looks to be the company’s attempt at taking on the iPad mini at full force, with the same $329 price tag. The Encore rocks a higher-res 1280×800 screen packing in […]

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 Review

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If users found the Galaxy Note phablet series to be unwieldy and an odd form factor, the Galaxy Mega is even more perplexing as it straddles the phablet and tablet computing categories. With a display size of 6.3 inches, the Mega, as reviewed on AT&T Mobility and forthcoming on Sprint in the U.S., offers the […]

Surface Pro 2 Rumors Point to Better Battery Life, User Experience

The Surface Pro 2 is rumored to come with more RAM, Intel Haswell Core i5 processor, and improved battery life over the first generation model it replaces.

New leaked specs for Microsoft’s second generation Surface computing tablets have emerged, and the updated specs on these slate devices will provide users with a better experience thanks to significantly improved battery life with the inclusion of Intel’s latest Haswell processors. The Pro model, which is expected to debut with Windows 8.1 pre-loaded, will come […]

ASUS Transformer Book Trio Tablet and Keyboard Runs Android and Windows

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The ASUS Transformer Book Trio is a new ultrabook from ASUS that runs both Windows 8 and Android, according to the announcement from ASUS at IFA in Germany. This 11.6-inch Ultrabook lets users detach the display to use as an Android Tablet. The keyboard can connect to an external display to function as a desktop computer. […]

Samsung Updates Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet with 2014 Edition

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Samsung has taken the stage in Germany at the IFA trade show at the company’s Unpacked event to unveil an update to the 10.1-inch Galaxy Note tablet. The new edition, dubbed the Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition, follows styling introduced on the recent Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 edition while at the same time delivering all […]

Nokia Lumia’s Bandit Rumored September Launch Hints at Windows 8.1 Release

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The rumored release date for Nokia’s large-screened phablet, code named Bandit, may have just given us the hint that Microsoft may be readying the launch of its next generation Windows Phone OS release around the same time next month in September. The new phablet is scheduled to be announced at a private event in September, according […]

Red Nokia Lumia Tab for Verizon Appears Stands Out

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Originally reported for arrival on AT&T Mobility’s 4G LTE airwaves, Nokia’s Windows RT-based Lumia tablet has now appeared in several images sporting a red hue and depicting Verizon Wireless branding. The tablet has been rumored to be a 10.1-inch slate with a snap-on keyboard cover that functions in a similar way to Microsoft’s branded Surface […]