Hands On with Lenovo’s Crazy 27-inch Horizon Table PC

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The Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon is a 27-inch tablet or as Lenovo calls it a Table PC. Whatever you call it this all-in-one transforms from desktop to table-top for fun and productivity in a single package. While I wouldn’t exactly call a 27-inch tablet portable, the Horizon features a built-in battery so it can go from the office […]

Microsoft: Pen Support for Adobe Now Available for Surface Pro Tablet

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Wacom drivers for the Surface Pro tablet running Windows 8 Pro are now available to allow the slate to support the pressure-sensitive active digitizer when used with Adobe’s software suite, including Photoshop. The move should appease early adopters and help to expand the appeal of the Surface Pro to creative and professional users who need […]

Google Rumored to Update Nexus 7 With New Specs at I/O

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In under a week, Google is expected to showcase a new 7-inch Nexus 7 tablet at its Google I/O developer show with updated specs while keeping the attractive sub-$200 price point. The tablet is said to have a high resolution display, updated processor, and support for the Qi wireless charging standard. According to KGI Securities […]

LG Working On New Tablet?

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Like rival smartphone-maker HTC, it looks like LG may be looking at renewing its tablet efforts with a forthcoming tablet that could debut as early as the third quarter of this year. At this point, there’s still not a lot of information known about LG’s tablet effort or which operating system that tablet will run. […]

Microsoft Teases and Confirms Some Windows Blue Features

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After a series of leaks and a number of speculations surrounding Windows Blue, Microsoft is confirming a few of those rumors and the company is teasing that many of the unanswered questions will be announced ahead of the company’s Build developer conference scheduled for late June. It’s been reported that Windows Blue won’t be launching […]

Microsoft Prepping $400 Surface Tablet With 7.5-Inch Display

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A new round of rumors suggest that Microsoft may be working on a Surface tablet with a 7.5-inch display and a $400 price tag that would launch in early 2014. The device would be positioned in the same market segment as a 7.9-inch Apple iPad mini, which costs $329 for the base model, as well […]

Microsoft May Debut Second-Generation Surface At Build

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Microsoft may debut its second generation Surface tablet at its Build conference on June 26 if the latest speculations are accurate. DigiTimes cites “sources from the upstream supply chain” that say component suppliers already shipped components for 1 to 1.5 million Intel-based devices. The second generation Surface may only include 7- and 9-inch devices according to the […]

Will We See a $200 Android Notebook with Intel Atom on Monday?

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Intel is set to announce its next-generation Atom processor, code named Bay Trail and based on the Silvermont architecture, come this Monday at its Santa Clara, California headquarters. The news may open up the tablet and computing market to new devices with a price tag as low as $200. Citing the usual sources familiar with […]

American Airlines Pilots See Health Benefits to iPad Use

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In its trial for using Apple, Inc.’s iPad as flight manuals, not only is American Airlines saving the environment in not having to print out paper editions as well as receiving a savings in fuel costs, the airliner has claimed recently that the use of the tablet has helped to reduce pilot back injuries from […]

HP Envy x2 Review

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The HP Envy x2 is a Windows 8 tablet that includes a well designed dock to take the Envy x2 to full on productivity mode with an extended battery and a full size keyboard. Despite the lower power Intel Atom processor the Envy x2 runs a full version of Windows 8 with access to the […]

Cheaper iPad mini Dominates Apple’s Tablet Sales

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Cannibalization is a real effect that Apple is feeling since it had released the iPad mini, but thankfully Apple is competing mainly against itself still. According to recent numbers, the iPad mini comprises a whopping 65 percent of total iPad sales, showing that consumers are quick to adopt the smaller, more portable, and less expensive […]

HP Planning High-End SlateBook 10 X2 Android Tablet?

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After having recently introduced a more budget oriented Slate 7 Android tablet, it looks like PC-maker HP will try its hand at the more premium segment with a high-end SlateBook 10 X2 tablet. According to benchmarks that were captured from AnTuTu and reported by German site TabTech, the SlateBook 10 X2 will have a 10-inch display, quad-core […]

Android, Windows 8 Eating Away at iPad Market Share

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Though Apple’s iPad and iPad mini still lead the industry in market share, tablets running Google’s Android operating system and Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows RT OSes are starting to nip away at Apple’s dominance in the slate computing category. Apple reported as part of its earnings call that it had sold nearly 20 million […]

Why Microsoft Has More to Fear From Samsung Than Google

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Much has been said about the public battle between Samsung and Apple and the private worries of Google that its biggest partner in the Android space may shun it in the future, but Samsung may pose a bigger threat to Microsoft than the industry lets on. Many of the changes that Samsung is implementing on […]

4-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Treated for iPad Addiction

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A girl in Britain becomes the youngest patient to be treated for iPad addiction at the age of four. Psychiatrists say that the child displays compulsive behavior after having been exposed to the tablet and technology at an early age, and shows symptoms of withdrawals if her iPad is taken away from her. Australian’s News.com reports […]

Microsoft Confirms Windows Coming to Smaller Screens Soon

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Thus far, all touchscreen Windows tablet launched today are sized with a minimum of a 10-inch display, but recent comments from Microsoft during its earnings call confirm what we’ve been hearing all along–Windows 8 will be coming to a smaller screen sizes. Microsoft’s outgoing chief financial officer Peter Klein says that this will happen soon, […]

Look Out Nexus 7! $200 Windows Tablets Are Coming.

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While netbooks may be on their last legs, just don’t expect inexpensively priced Windows products to be out of vogue. Chip-maker and Microsoft partner Intel is predicting that we’ll soon be seeing $200 tablets running Windows 8–not the simplified Windows RT–operating system on the Atom architecture. This would be a significant drop in price, considering […]

PhonePad+ Pairs Up With Galaxy S3 to Mimic Asus Innovation

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Remember the Asus-made Padfone that attempted to turn your Asus smartphone into a tablet through a hybrid convertible design? Well, a third-party accessory-maker thinks that Asus’ novel creation is worth the inspiration and created a similar concept for Samsung’s smartphone, which attempts to pair a Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, and even a Galaxy S4 with […]

Microsoft Plans for Windows Phone Phablets in Future Major OS Update

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We’ve reported recently that 1080p full HD resolution displays will be coming to the next major Windows Phone OS update, also known as GDR3, and now we are hearing that the same update may allow manufacturers to create larger Windows Phone devices. The latest software tweaks will enable Microsoft and its OEM hardware partners to […]

7-Inch Microsoft Surface Rumored for Production Later This Year

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Rumors of a shrunken down Microsoft Surface tablet to compete against Apple’s iPad mini and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.0 are once again, no pun intended, surfacing on the Internet. According to a report on the Wall Street Journal, the Surface-maker is planning a new lineup of tablets that will go into production later this year, and […]