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Sony teases Yoga-like Windows 8 convertible in advance of IFA trade show

A teaser video from Sony suggests the company is planning a Vaio laptop that folds into a tablet, not unlike Lenovo's well-regarded IdeaPad Yoga.

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Apple iPad market share plummets in China as domestic vendors grow

The market share of Apple's iPad fell dramatically in China during the second quarter as a result of competition from Android tablets made by little-known "white box" vendors.

Christmas comes early for artists with new Wacom iPad stylus and tablet

Wacom on Tuesday surprised artists around the globe with a foray into the pressure-sensitive iPad stylus market along with its own mobile tablet solution based on the Cintiq line.

Dell dumps $299 Windows RT tablet, now cheapest is $479

The price of a Windows RT tablet at Dell's website went from $299 on Friday morning to $479 for a tablet bundled with a keyboard by the end of the day.

Microsoft to sell struggling Surface tablets to business customers outside the U.S.

The move builds on a similar effort Microsoft launched in July to tap distributors and resellers to push Surface tablets to U.S. businesses.

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Microsoft's Surface RT snafu prompts shareholder suit

A group of disgruntled shareholders--or lawyers--has filed a class-action suit against Microsoft that claims the company misled investors over the state of its Surface RT tablet.

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Numbers are in. Touch features aren't selling Windows 8 hardware

Buyers reject touchscreen laptops, spooked by higher prices and concerns about the value of Windows 8's touch-based user interface.

Windows tablets gain market, but Surface still struggles

Windows' share of the tablet market grew slightly in the second quarter, as shipments also ticked up in the face of a slow-down by tablets overall, researcher IDC said.

Nvidia CEO confirms next-gen Surface RT

Nvidia confirms that Microsoft is working on a next-generation Surface 2 tablet running Windows RT.

Acer: Expect more Android and Chromebooks, less Windows

Acer says it's trying to grow its non-Windows business "as soon as possible," which means more Chromebooks and Android-powered devices from the manufacturer.

Intel's 'Bay Trail' Atom chip could blur the line between PCs, tablets

Aggressive pricing plus support for Android and Windows 8 could pave the way for versatile new machines.

Go Back to School with a Tablet

For the modern student, a tablet might be the single best accessory since the backpack.

Report: Tablet buyers don't care who makes their devices

Yes, the number of tablets sold dropped sequentially from a quarter ago, after Apple didn't produce a new version of its iPad. But tablet sales still show no signs of stopping, driven by a flood of no-name tablets.