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Why California's kill-switch mandate might save your phone

You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.

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Samsung fears no iPad, prices Pro tablets to match

Samsung isn't shying away from the high end of the tablet market. Its Pro tablets start at $400 and the company is taking preorders now.

Best Buy offers massive Surface Pro discount as tablet fades away

The retailer has cut the price on the Surface Pro to $500, signaling that this model of Microsoft's tablet is on the way out.

Once skyrocketing tablet sales growth sees a slowdown

Market-research firm IDC says that tablet shipments grew 28.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. That's a far cry from the 75.3 percent growth in sales during the 2012 fourth quarter.

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Microsoft loses money on every Surface tablet it sells

Microsoft's financial reports indicate it took a $39 million hit on its tablet sales during 2013's fourth quarter.

Profits stall at Samsung's mobile division

The company spent more on marketing during the holidays, keeping smartphone and tablet profits flat despite an uptick in sales.

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Qualcomm buys Palm, iPaq patents from HP

The granted and pending patents cover fundamental mobile OS technology, Qualcomm said.

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Intel launches notebook, tablet for schools

Intel launched a pair of reference designs for schools, loading up a tablet and a clamshell PC design with education-focused software and peripherals.

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Microsoft releases update to patch Surface Pro 2 firmware

The fix addresses glitches related to sleep-mode and battery life that were introduced in a December firmware update.

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PCs drive Intel's earnings, but 'Bay Trail' Android tablets are on the horizon

In a twist, processors designed for consumer PCs outperform Intel's expectations, while the usually reliable Xeon chips fall short.

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Samsung releases yet another Galaxy tablet, but this one's missing a front-facing camera

It's probably aimed at the developing world, but everyone deserves a front facing camera, no matter where they live.

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Sharp announces massive 15.6-inch Windows tablet with a Retina-class display

The Sharp RW-16G1 is a portly portable with a pixelicious display.

Samsung expanding Galaxy Tab line with low-end Lite

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The Galaxy Tab3 Lite has a 2-megapixel camera and a 1024 by 600 pixel screen