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Finally, your laptop can charge your tablet

A new dongle from Digital Innovations solves the problem of underpowered USB ports.

iHome focuses on Lightning, Bluetooth, and fitness

iHome added lots of products to its already overflowing list of audio options at CES, with new Lightning docks, Bluetooth speakers, and headphones.

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Post-holiday Android tablet Web traffic grows, iPad share shrinks

Web traffic on Android tablets from various vendors grew substantially after the Christmas holiday, cutting the iPad's share by more than 7 percent, according to Chitika Insights. But the iPad continues to outdistance the competition overall, accounting for nearly 79 percent of all Web page impressions.

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Video: Apple's year in review

IDG News Service looks back at a year of highs and lows for Apple.

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Prevent these issues when choosing a 7-inch tablet

A survey from FixYa details the most common complaints with the leading 7-inch slates.

Print to Dropbox, Evernote, or an actual printer from your iPhone or iPad

Collobos Software's updated FingerPrint software makes it easy for business users to print to virtual printers as well as real ones.

Office wars: Microsoft, Google, and Apple jockey for position

Google, Microsoft, and Apple have to balance conflicting interests when it comes to office productivity suites on mobile platforms.

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Tablet sales jump, pushed by the iPad mini and Android devices

The latest predictions from researcher IDC show a continuing increase in tablet sales from the end of 2012 all the way through 2016.

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iPad family aces battery tests while Android tablets lag

Android tablets, large or small, can’t seem to match the battery life of the iPad. In a recent set of battery life tests, Apple’s new iPad has the longest battery life among 10-inch tablets; in the 7-inch category, the iPad Mini comes out on top as well.

IDC raises forecast for tablet shipments

The proliferation of Android tablets of various sizes, the trend toward lower prices, and the launch of the Apple iPad mini have convinced research firm IDC to bump up its global market forecast for the tablet market.

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