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Google kills the Messenger in latest Google+ Android update

Google is shutting down its Messenger group chatting service as part of an update to its Google+ app for Android-based devices, the company recently announced. Google will also be ditching the service on iOS devices.

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Cybercriminals use Google Cloud Messaging to control malware on Android devices

Cybercriminals are controlling malware on Android devices through a Google service that enables developers to send messages to their applications, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab.

Google acknowledges Nexus 7 tablet problems with GPS, multi-touch

Google says it's looking into to all of these matters, but right now it's unclear if the bugs are software- or hardware-related.

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Intel's 10-inch Education Tablet

Intel revives OLPC rivalry with new Android tablet design

Intel's 10-inch and 7-inch Android tablet designs come less than a month after One Laptop Per Child’s $149.99 XO Tablet became available in Walmart.

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Patent circus continues as ITC bans older Samsung devices

Older Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets get banned, but you don't have to worry about it affecting you too much.

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High PC prices hindering industry recovery, analysts say

PC shipments are already in a steady decline with the growing adoption of tablets, and buyers are not yet willing to pay a premium for machines with Microsoft's Windows 8, analysts point out.

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Rumor: Nvidia to make its own tablet

A number of Chinese blogging sites conclude that Nvidia's follow-up to the Nvidia Shield is its own tablet.

Asus readying new Transformer and MeMO tablets for rollout later this year

Taiwanese PC maker Asus plans to launch new tablets in its Transformer and MeMO Pad lines of Android tablets later this year as it aims to build up its brand in the tablet space alongside the Google Nexus 7 series.

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 chip could find its way into intelligent systems, set-top boxes

The embedded chips can be used for in-car entertainment systems, digital signage, and a wide variety of other equipment that needs to access services from the Internet.

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.

Intel's 10-inch Education Tablet

Intel website lists new 10-inch, 7-inch Android tablet designs

Intel has posted information on its website about new tablets for the education market with 10-inch and 7-inch screens, Atom chips and the Android OS code-named Jellybean.

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Windows 8 grabs more market share, but so do older versions

In a recent study, Windows 7 and Windows XP hold strong with users, but Windows Vista usage declines.

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Android tablet gives rare glimpse at North Korean tech

An Android tablet brought back from North Korea by a tourist has provided a glimpse at some of the restrictions placed on IT users in the famously secretive country.

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