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Rumor: Google may add a Huawei-built 7-inch tablet to its lineup this fall

Nexus 6P maker Huawei is reportedly in the final stages of crafting a seven-inch slab to hit store shelves by the end of the year.

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Take a look at the cool 2-in-1s and laptops from IFA

There was a lot to like in the sleek laptops and 2-in-1s shown at IFA show this week. Some wowed, some were ridiculous, while some could be on your holiday shopping list. Here are some of the coolest devices shown at the show.

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Huawei's Nova phones aim for practicality over originality, despite their name

Practical and reliable is the image Huawei Technologies is trying to project with two new smartphones unveiled at the IFA tradeshow on Thursday.

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New Surface Pro 3 firmware update should solve battery woes

Surface Pro 3 owners who have had problems getting reasonable battery life from their tablet have relief coming their way in the form of a new firmware update.

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Tablet shipments drop to three-year low during the second quarter

Tablet shipments reached their lowest point in three years in the second quarter of 2016.


Salesforce1 update will leave many mobile devices out in the cold

An upcoming update to the Salesforce1 mobile app will dramatically reduce the number of supported devices and effectively leave users of all but the latest and most popular devices out in the cold.

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Microsoft customizes Surface tablets for big businesses

Microsoft is open to the idea of customizing Surface hardware to meet the specific need of enterprise customers

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Technology's graveyard: The gadgets, software, and services killed in 2016

Dell, Google and Microsoft are among those that have killed off products or services in 2016.

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Microsoft and IBM in a deal to push Surface devices to enterprises

Microsoft says its Surface devices generate about US$1 billion in revenue every quarter, and hopes to raise that number by putting the devices on more corporate desktops.

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Screens that fold and roll will arrive as early as next year

Cool displays that can bend and fold have been shown in prototypes smartphones, wearables and other devices, but when will such products be available?

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Dell stops selling Android devices to focus on Windows

Dell has stopped selling its last Android devices as it washes its hand of pure tablets and focuses more on Windows 2-in-1 devices.

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The Surface 3 is dead, as experts debate the future of low-end Windows tablets

Microsoft will stop manufacturing Surface 3 by the end of the year, which raises a big question: Will there be a Surface 4? Experts have mixed opinions.

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Asus challenges Apple's iPad Mini with the less-pricey ZenPad Z8

At $249.99, Asus' new ZenPad Z8 tablet with Android could make one ponder why they should buy Apple's iPad Mini 4, which starts at $399.

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Move over, Skylake: Asus' new Surface rival rocks Intel's Kaby Lake chip

The wait for Intel's Kaby Lake chip will end in the third quarter, as the first PC with the 7th Generation Core chip was announced at Computex.

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Skype 7.0 for Android rolls out a tablet-friendly redesign

Skype has fully embraced Google's Material Design aesthetic and is easier to navigate in landscape mode.