IDC predicts tablet shipments will overtake PC’s by 2015

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According to a report released by the IDC this week, researchers estimate that tablet shipments will grow 59 percent this year to 229.3 million units. (That’s higher than its estimate for notebook shipments this year, the company said.) Even more significant, IDC predicts that tablet ...

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LG: No Nexus 5 in the pipeline

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LG Mobile VP (Europe) says that the handset maker is not working on a Nexus 5 smartphone and doesn’t plan to bring such as device to market any time soon. Specifically there is no “Nexus 5″ on the horizon, however LG is open to working with Google down the road on another ...

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Rumored flexible Samsung tablet specs and images leaked

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At CES this year, Samsung showed off working prototypes of its flexible displays. Since then, other than a concept video, there hasn’t been much news on this alleged tablet with a bendable AMOLED display. Until now. A flexible 10.1 inch tablet render has been leaked along with a series of ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 may be Intel-powered

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Intel could be the chipmaker of choice for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, according to recently spied benchmarks. As noted by SamMobile, the GLBenchmark site shows both the GT-P5200 and GT-P5210 as being powered by a 1.6GHz dual-core Atom Z2560 processor. The difference, as you likely ...

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Archos intros 3G-ready 80 Xenon tablet

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The 8-inch tablet is SIM unlocked for HSPA, arrives in June.

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HP announces Android SlateBook x2 just in time for next school year

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HP announced today that they will be releasing the SlateBook x2 and the Split x2 towards the end of summer. This pair not only offers the flexibility of a portable personal computer, but it also allows users to detach the display and use it as a standalone touchscreen tablet. While both devices ...

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Archos intros ChefPad, kitchen-based Android tablet

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Archos has a new Android tablet for your consideration, the kitchen-themed ChefPad. Rather than a stock Android experience and traditional tablet, this one is designed to stay in one place.  Specifications are pretty much your typical mid-range device with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a dual-core ...

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Android closes in on Apple’s tablet market share

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Apple shared its March quarter earnings with the public yesterday afternoon, and while they managed to keep a steady quarter with their iPad sales, it wasn’t enough to thwart the growth of low-cost Android devices. Thanks to Androids presence, Apple saw big losses in terms of global ...

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Verizon lays out device payment plan details

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Verizon Wireless officially began their payment plan option yesterday, giving customers the ability to purchase and activate service on a full retail priced device and pay for it in monthly installments. If you have been wondering what the specifics are, Verizon let us know today on their blog: ...

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Alleged hardware details leaked for Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 models

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Hope you’re not sick of hearing about Samsung yet, because we read some interesting news from the techie site technobuffalo.com this morning that we want to share with you. All of us have been hearing rumors that Samsung is working on two new devices which will hopefully be (officially) ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 arrives in U.S. on April 11

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Samsung today announced that the Galaxy Note 8.0 will be hitting U.S. soils in but a few days, on April 11. Priced at $399, the 8-inch tablet will be offered at retailers such as Best Buy, Amazon, Newegg, and Staples. Accessories for the Galaxy Note 8.0 will be available in mid-April, including ...

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Reuters: Google to introduce new Nexus 7, may lower price

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Google will introduce a next-generation of the Nexus 7 tablet, possibly with a lower price tag, according to Reuters.  Reportedly, Asus will be the hardware partner of choice however the processor will come from Qualcomm instead of NVIDIA. The details match up with previous rumors that Google ...

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Ematic Genesis Prime, the $80 Google Certified Jelly Bean tablet

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Ematic today announced the Genesis Prime tablet, an $80 Jelly Bean experience that features Google’s official Play Store blessing. Offering full access to the Google suite of apps, the 7-inch tablet ought to be more than enough to satisfy those just dipping their toes in the Android ...

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AT&T to sell Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE on April 5

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AT&T today announced that the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 LTE will be available starting from April 5. Available as standalone for $399, the tablet can be added to one of AT&T’s shared data plans. On the other hand, you can also pick it up for $249, provided you agree to a two-year ...

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Is Amazon working on a $99 7-inch Kindle Fire HD?

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Amazon seems to be on a tablet price slashing spree lately, and the latest news seems to continue the trend. According to techcrunch.com, it is rumored that a $99 Kindle Fire 7″ tablet is in production, and will be shipping this year. The new Kindle Fire HD will still have a TI processor like ...

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