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Google Play adds HBO’s Game of Thrones and 6 other shows

The creator and broadcaster of some of the most popular and critically-acclaimed television programs has finally released them to Google Play.

Office for iPad is coming, Ballmer says... after 'Metro' Office apps for Windows

Good news! Microsoft's bringing Office to the iPad. Bad news: It won't be for a while.

Some Microsoft Surface 2 tablets sold out—barely

A pair of the high-end models of the Surface 2 Pro tablets appear to be delayed, a week after Microsoft warns buyers to pre-order.

Tablet buyers aren't ditching their laptops, studies show

A new survey shows that only 8.7 percent of tablet buyers want to use the tablet as a replacement for their laptops.

What's behind the iPad hack at Los Angeles high schools?

When 340 high school students figured out how to remove mobile device management software from their iPads, they did more than gain access to social networks and banned websites. They exposed what can go wrong with Apple's approach to supporting companies and schools looking to deploy and manage thousands of iPads.

Microsoft's Surface boss teases more than just 10-inch tablets

At a Monday night event at the Microsoft Store in Seattle, Panos Panay -- the Microsoft vice president in charge of the Surface -- suggested that multiple sizes of the company's tablet are in the works.

Sharp rivals iPad's Retina display with most pixel-packed Windows tablet yet

If you love eye candy, you'll find Sharp's Mebius slate absolutely delicious.

Chinese Lenovo

A tale of two Lenovos: How the company thrives in China

Consumers outside of China don't think of Lenovo much beyond laptops, but in that country the company has a wide reach. Explore the hidden—and larger—side of Lenovo.

New Kindle Fire HDX's tech support button could push IT to yell 'Mayday!'

The Mayday button in the Kindle Fire HDX is one of the more compelling features in Amazon's new tablet.

Enterprises more accepting of Android, while Windows is losing ground

A poll hints at how the enterprise arena is slipping away from Microsoft, while acceptance for Android is growing and iOS is the number one priority.

samsung galaxy note 3

Galaxy Note 3's region locking could cost world travelers

Samsung has returned to the onerous practice of region locking with the Galaxy Note 3, and that means you'll need to shell out big bucks to use the tablet abroad.

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