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As PC interest wanes, Computex loses its luster

Computex struggles to find its focus in the midst of the PC's decline.

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Acer says Predator 8 gaming tablet primed for September launch

Acer's first gaming tablet is not yet ready for prime time as there are some issues to resolve, a company rep said

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Qualcomm turns to China's Allwinner to grow in low-cost tablet market

More low-cost Android tablets could get integrated LTE features

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PC makers disclose plans to bring Windows 10 to PCs

Dell will start shipping its first PCs preloaded with Windows 10 on July 29.

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IDC: Windows 10 won't save declining PC market

The arrival of Windows 10 won't lead to a surge in PC sales, IDC predicts.

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Project Tango tablet development kits on sale for $512 in Google Store

The 3D-sensing, world-mapping tablet can be yours for 2 to the 9th power dollars. Google loves developer humor.


Microsoft Office apps to come preloaded on Android tablets from LG, Sony, 18 others

The move continues Satya Nadella's 'mobile-first, cloud-first' strategy.

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Leaked LG G Pad X appears headed for Verizon

The tablet looks like a blown-up G4 that runs a recent build of Android Lollipop.

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In a first, AT&T stamps its brand on a tablet, offering Android 5.0, 8-inch screen

The Trek HD will have Android 5.0, but get ready to subscribe to its mobile plans.


This janky prototype paved the way for Microsoft Surface

Every device starts out with a rough prototype, but it's rare to get a good look at the humble beginnings of a popular device.

Google removes Nexus 7 from its store, but the Nexus 9 lives on

The 7-inch tablet hasn't been refreshed since 2013, and has since been eclipsed by newer Nexus devices.

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Acer unveils two new budget-friendly Android tablets

The Acer Iconia Tab 10 is targeted at the education space, while the Iconia Tab 8 touts a 'highly-accurate touch experience' and is only $149.

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Samsung's cheap new Galaxy Tab A tablets wrap mediocre specs in elegant build quality

The Galaxy Tab A has rather mediocre specs, but at $230 it's a cheap way to score a decent Android tablet.

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For Microsoft, hardware and OS consistency are key in Surface 3

Microsoft says with Surface 3, customers wanted a "little sibling" to the Surface Pro 3

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Google to open up sales more broadly for Project Tango tablets

It's also slashing the price in half, though it will still set you back $512 to get the space-and-motion aware tablet.