3D Tablet No Glasses Required from Hammacher Schlemmer

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I think it is reasonable to say that the 3D television craze was a gimmick that quickly, and mercifully has passed. Although I’m sure there are quite a few 3D enabled TVs in homes with glasses gathering dust in some drawer. There are times I wish  3D cinema would pass into the realm of fad […]

Applebees Embraces Presto Tablets for Ordering and Entertainment

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Applebees restaurants will start to use tablets as a tool for ordering some wings, a steak and those awesome blonde brownies in 2014 when they install 100,000 Presto Tablets in restaurants. Diners can also pay their check, play some games and then post it all to Facebook using the tablets. Customers can use the Presto […]

Holiday Family Tech Survey Yields Questions

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Every holiday family gathering presents an opportunity for me to gain a little anecdotal knowledge about how real folks are using mobile tech, what their preferences may be, and what their nagging questions are. This past Thanksgiving holiday was different only in the fact that I’m now living in Chicago and surrounded by my wife’s […]

Nexus 7 Reportedly Headed to Verizon

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Just a day after Verizon announced its very own 7-inch tablet, mobile insider evleaks is reporting that Google’s Nexus 7 will be heading to the carrier at some point in the future. What was once a device that couldn’t be used at all on Verizon’s LTE network looks to be making its way to Big […]

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 […]

iPad Air Availability Still Plentiful

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The iPad Air officially launched today, but unlike past product launches for the company, the iPad Air didn’t sell out, and we’re seeing that online availability is still 100% good to go. Shipping dates for the new tablet still show “available to ship within 24 hours,” which is the default message for when a product […]

iFixit iPad Air Teardown Reveals Obvious Low Repairability Score

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As always, the brave folks at iFixit have gotten a hold of the new iPad air and immediately threw it up on the surgery table to see what’s inside. The iPad’s design has stayed relatively the same through three generations, but this time around, the iPad air has an all-new look, which makes us curious […]

iPad Air Inventory Expected to Be Ample

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The iPad Air is set to launch tomorrow, with online orders most likely starting at midnight PT, and Apple Stores and other retail locations opening up in the morning. However, people have already spotted iPad Airs on store shelves, including in Walmart, where price tags have already been placed on units and are ready to […]

What’s in a Name for Tablets? Surface vs Air

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What’ in a name? Well poets and copywriters and marketing teams have struggled with that question for centuries. Naming a product is always a tricky proposition. Once you get started branding something with a name, you’ve set up semiotic expectations as well as dictated a path towards the future. You also set yourself up for […]

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 […]