Touch ID a No-Show for New iPads

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Call me not only disappointed but confused. Although one should never expect any wish, rumor, or hope to necessarily come true when it comes to Apple releasing products, one thing I felt reasonably certain, if not very certain, was that whatever Apple announced regarding new iPads at today’s announcement we would see the recently introduced […]

AT&T $5 Day Passes for iPads and Tablets Coming Soon

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AT&T wants to solve the problem of enticing tablet buyers who are reluctant to turn on their devices’ data connection feature by offering AT&T $5 day passes and a $25 prepaid plan with 1GB that expires after 3 months. Lots of people buy tablets and many of these tablets come with LTE radios built into […]

$5 a Day Offers AT&T Tablet Owners Instant 4G Gratification

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For those users who find themselves infrequently needing cellular mobile broadband data, wireless carrier AT&T is offering a new plan that allows customers to purchase a day pass for just $5 for 4G LTE connectivity. The rate will give you just 256 MB of mobile data, but offers convenience and flexibility for those who find […]

Intel CEO Says to Expect $99 Tablets this Holiday Season

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Tablets keep getting cheaper and cheaper, and it seems that the trend won’t stop during the holiday season. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says that we should expect $99 tablets during the holiday shopping season, as well as $299 Haswell-equipped laptops and $349 hybrid machines. Krzanich said during a conference call today with analysts that touchscreen-based laptops running […]

Twitter for Android Optimized for Tablets, Samsung Only for Now

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What seemed to take ages is now finally available. Twitter has launched a tablet-optimized version of its Android app to the masses. However, there is one huge catch: it only works with one Samsung tablet for the time being (Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition), meaning that Nexus 7 owners and other Android tablet users are […]

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, […]

Intel Recruits Flume to Create Its Own Tablet Powered Music Video

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Over the years, technology companies have found a lot of different ways to build brand awareness, but Intel’s new “Intelligent Sounds” may top them all. The video doesn’t just include a song made by an up-and-coming performer with independent music credibility. The entire track is performed by different tablets with  Intel processors. The video begins […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 Edition Arriving October 10

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Samsung’s latest iteration of its Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet will be hitting store shelves on October 10, with pre-orders starting tomorrow at a handful of retailers. Aptly called the “2014 Edition,” the latest Galaxy Note 10.1 will be available in the US next month in either black or white color options, priced at $550 for […]

Intel Launches New Bay Trail Atom Chips for Tablets

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Just a couple months after launching its fourth-generation Haswell processors, Intel is updating its Atom lineup with new Bay Trail chips for Windows 8 and Android tablets. The new 22nm chips use Intel’s newest Silvermont architecture, and are officially dubbed the Z3000 series. These new processors will go head-to-head with ARM and nVidia in the […]

Motorola Tablet in the Works, Says CEO

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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside has confirmed that the company is working on a new tablet, according to Engadget who spoke with the big wig about whether or not Motorola had plans to get back into the tablet market. “That’s something we are working on, but [there's] nothing specific to talk about right now,” said Woodside. Motorola […]

Twitter Android Tablet UI Leaks, APK Available Now

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It seems Twitter is getting ready for an Android tablet update that will finally see the app get a tablet-optimized user interface that takes advantage of a two-pane setup. The new UI was spotted running on a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 at IFA 2013 last week, and the APK for it is actually available to download […]

Intel to Distance Itself From Netbooks, Dumps Atom Brand on Laptops, Convertible

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In a bid to distance itself from the failed netbook computing form factor, Intel will not be using its Atom brand in upcoming laptops and convertible devices. However, Atom will continue to exist in standalone tablets. “When Intel speaks to customers internally about micro-architectures, Atom is out, Silvermont is in,” the world’s largest chip-maker told CNET.  According […]

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. […]

BlackBerry CEO Doesn’t See A Future For Tablets [Update]

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In an interview with Bloomberg BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said he doesn’t think there will be a market for tablets in five years, which could mean there is no successor to the BlackBerry PlayBook planned. Heins said “Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Tablets themselves are not a […]

Nokia Rumored to Not Introduce Windows RT Tablet at MWC

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Despite persistent rumors that Nokia may be developing its own Windows tablet of some kind, the latest speculation now is that such an announcement–at least with Windows RT–will not be happening at Mobile World Congress next week. Though the Finnish smartphone giant has a press event at the industry show, chatter now is that the […]

Tim Cook Not Sure About Apple’s Tablet Marketshare

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During a presentation at the Goldman Sachs Technology conference Tim Cook claimed he couldn’t talk about Apple’s tablet market share. Why? Because Apple is the only company that reports what it sells. Curing his talk Cook pointed out that Apple sold more iPads last quarter than HP, the world’s largest PC manufacturer, sold PCs. HP […]

Android Tablet Usage Increases, Still Far Behind iPad

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A new study from online advertising network Chikita says that Android tablet usage is slowly gaining on iPad usage. Chikita uses data from its large ad network to see how popular different devices are on the web. According to the company’s numbers from January 2013 the iPad is still the clear leader in web usage, […]

ZTE V81 Looks to Challenge iPad mini With 8-Inch Display

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 may not be the only 8-inch Android tablet to challenge Apple’s iPad mini as the ZTE V81 has been spotted on the Chinese phone-maker’s webpage ahead of a presumed Mobile World Congress announcement. Though the ZTE V81 runs Google’s Android operating system, it does bear an uncanny resemblance to Apple’s […]

Tablets at CES 2013 Roundup

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A lot of new tablets were introduced at this year’s CES. While there a lot of tablets to choose from already, many of the tablets we saw at CES were trying to compete with more popular tablets, such as the iPad and the Nexus 7. While tablets provide different functions, the user should approach purchasing […]