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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.


Sony reaches the Windows 8 finish line first with two quirky tablets

One is an all-in-one desktop that doubles as a gigantic tablet. The other is an 11.6-inch tablet with a nifty slide-out keyboard.

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Sony Duo 11 Ultrabook review: Blurring the line between tablet and laptop

Sony's new 11.6-inch convertible includes a minimalist slider keyboard, but behaves more like a tablet.

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Sony Tap 20 review: A Windows 8 all-in-one that's also a humongous tablet

Sony has built a cool, if small, all-in-one that works well as a shared family PC. The added battery and touch functionality help to create a distinctive PC experience.

Sony halts sale of Xperia Tablet S

Sony has halted sales of its Xperia Tablet S due to a manufacturing flaw that leaves the "splash proof" tablet susceptible to water damage.


Riot at Foxconn factory in China blamed on harsh security guards

Foxconn workers are blaming company security guards for Sunday's unrest at a manufacturing facility in China.

Sony to launch flat external batteries for phones, tablets

Sony will launch a new line of small, flat, external batteries to provide extra juice for tablets and smartphones, the first such products to use its thin "laminate" technology, it said Monday.


Sony focuses on PlayStation Vita at the Tokyo Game Show

Sony's focus is on its PlayStation Vita handheld at this year's Tokyo Game Show.


New PlayStation 3 console slims down for the holidays

Sony is releasing a slimmer, smaller, and lighter PlayStation 3 console in time for the holidays featuring either 250GB or 500GB of hard disk drive storage, a boost from the current 160GB and 320GB models.

Gamestop to discontinue PlayStation 2 software sales

The retailer wants to make room for Wii U software this year, and anticipates needing room for Xbox 720 and PlayStation 3 software in 2013 and beyond.