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Apple plays hardball with iPad mini reveal

In staging an Apple event on Tuesday to unveil the long-awaited iPad Mini, Apple is poised to steal a lot of Microsoft's thunder. That's symbolic of a confident Apple, says columnist Ryan Faas.

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Windows 8, iPad, and Android: Previewing tech's busy week

The next seven days offer a slew of mobile product announcements and releases, ranging from Apple's anticipated iPad Mini to Microsoft's first tablet, refreshes from Samsung and Google, and a promotion of the first Windows 8 devices.

Report: Samsung Display terminates LCD contract with Apple

Samsung Display has terminated a contract to make LCD panels for Apple due to supply chain issues and financial strain, according to a news report published in The Korea Times on Monday.

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Holiday tablet wars are here, but where's Android?

Don't look for new tablets using the Android operating system among the heaps of shiny, new tablets headed to store shelves this holiday season.

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Apple manufacturing jobs are not coming back and that's OK

Everything about Apple is as American as apple pie, even its decision to send manufacturing and unskilled-labor jobs to China. What matters more is that Apple products have spawned high-paying jobs for skilled workers in America, writes CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige. That's why the Apple name keeps popping up in this year's presidential election.

Surface vs iPad vs Galaxy vs Kindle Fire HD: Battle of the $500 tablets

This holiday season you’ll have more tablets to choose from, but which one will be the right one for you?

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Apple has 'a little more to show' at Oct. 23 media event

Apple's planning to show us a little more of what's up its sleeves at a media event on October 23 in San Jose.

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Why an iPad Mini might be the right tablet for you

The iPad Mini is rumored to be imminent, and if it's anything like it's larger sibling it could be a game changer for the tablet market.

Microsoft terms talk of Office on iPad 'inaccurate'

Microsoft today disavowed comments made by its Czech subsidiary that the company will roll out iOS and Android apps of its Office suite early next year.

Half of U.S. adults now own a tablet or smartphone, Pew study finds

The results of a new study from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism indicate that half of American adults have mobile Internet access via a tablet or smartphone, further highlighting the quickly changing nature of media consumption.

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