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AT&T: Buy a phone, get a free tablet

The cell phone wars are heating up, thanks to a new offer from AT&T and Samsung. The deal: Buy a qualifying Samsung phone and sign up for a new contract from AT&T, and the network will give you a free Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 as a bonus.

Apple's tablet lead shrinks as Android gains momentum

Android tablets drove tablet sales growth in the third quarter of 2013. Apple’s iPad shipments were flat, and Windows tablets continued to struggle, according to two research reports.

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Bay Trail chips to speed up Lenovo's next ThinkPad Tablet

The ThinkPad Tablet product line is based on the Windows OS, and the new, hopefully speedier, tablet will likely come with Windows 8.1, Lenovo said.

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Lenovo claims battery life crown with new Yoga tablets

Lenovo is claiming that its new Yoga tablets will offer 18 hours of battery life when browsing the web, which would be the longest when compared to other tablets.

Surface Pro 2 review: This is the Windows tablet you're looking for

Take a Haswell CPU and better integrated graphics. Add improved Touch and Type Covers. Suddenly, Microsoft's next-gen tablet is the best hybrid around.

Surface Pro 2 docking station now available -- or it was

A few docking stations for Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 have made it into the wild -- but don't expect to find any more.

Upgrades get easier as Walmart launches tablet trade-in program

With hot new phones and tablets hitting the market at a breakneck pace, frequent upgrading can become a cost-prohibitive endeavor. Today, Walmart is taking some of the sting out of that process by adding tablet computers to its in-store trade-in program.

Surface Pro 2 teardown shows Microsoft's tablet is still nearly impossible to repair

Although Microsoft touts the Surface Pro as a full PC in tablet form, iFixit's teardown clearly shows it's not the kind of PC you can upgrade over time.

Samsung signs long-term deal with Gorilla Glass maker Corning

Samsung believes that Corning’s technologies will become increasingly important to the consumer electronics industry and it wanted ensure access to those, said the company CEO.

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Tim Cook and new iPads

The Windows world already has a few iPad Airs of its own

As it did after launching the MacBook Air, weight and thickness will be the metrics by which new tablets will be evaluated. But the Windows world fares pretty well here, actually.