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Second-gen Nexus 7 still plagued by multitouch issues after software update

If issues persist, early adopters may have to live with faulty hardware.


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Microsoft's Surface slates get permanent price drops, cheaper Touch Covers

No matter whether the cost reductions come as compensation for lackluster sales or to clear the way for a new generation of tablets, Microsoft's Surface slates just received a permanent price reduction.

Windows 8.1 won't rescue PC market this year, IDC says

The Windows 8 OS and high prices of PCs are reasons why people are looking at attractively priced tablets instead says one analyst.

A federal push for mobile privacy has failed, critics say

The NTIA’s decision to separate out mobile privacy for discussion ignored significant cross-platform tracking of consumers, one critic charges.

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Even LG doesn’t seem that excited about their new tablet

The new LG G Pad 8.3 doesn't seem to bring anything radically different to the mini Android tablet table.


Hands-on: Parallels Access runs your Mac apps on your iPad

Parallels is best known for letting you run Windows on your Mac. Now, with Parallels Access, it's entering the more crowded niche letting you run your Mac's apps remotely from your iPad. Here's our first look.


Amazon Teams with Android Developers to Bring One-Click Shopping to Consumers

The line between e-commerce and entertainment is blurring again: Amazon today is launching a system that lets developers sell physical products through third-party Android apps. To put it another way, consumers will be able to buy stuff from Amazon from within an app on their Android phone without taking the trouble to visit Amazon’s storefront.

Dell promises more Windows 8 business tablets

Windows 8 may be seeing sluggish demand, but Dell believes its the best OS for business tablets and plans to roll out more products built with the operating system later this year, a senior executive said Tuesday.

Windows Store ad firm sees evidence of new Surface slates, Nokia tablet in its server logs

Advertising firm AdDuplex claims its servers have been pinged by a new Surface RT slate, a new Surface Pro, and a new Windows tablet by Nokia.

Surface RT usage skyrockets after steep price cuts

The Surface RT may not be selling as well as Microsoft hoped, but recent price cuts have created a BIG spike in usage, AdDuplex says.


Samsung refused retrial over 'overscroll bounce' patent in Apple dispute

Samsung Electronics was denied a retrial over the "overscroll bounce" patent in its dispute with Apple in a federal court in California.

Google slowly rolling out update to address Nexus 7 multitouch issue

No, that's not a ghost touching your screen—those phantom double taps and presses you may have been experiencing with your new Nexus 7 tablet are a software issue that Google is rolling out an update for today.


BDTI aims to stabilize mobile performance and battery measures

Berkeley Design Technology is developing a new benchmark to measure smartphone and tablet battery life.

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.

Barnes & Noble backtracks, decides to keep designing Nook tablets after all

A new CEO for Barnes & Noble has apparently brought new ideas for the struggling Nook tablet business along with him.