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  • News: Surface RT revenue flops for Microsoft

    Microsoft has made just $853 million in revenue from its Surface tablets.

  • News: Microsoft discloses weak Surface revenue

    Microsoft's Surface tablet has earned the company less in revenue than it paid to write down unsold stocks of the device.

  • News: Android wins Q2 tablet battle against Apple and Microsoft

    Both Apple- and Windows-branded tablets lost market share in the second quarter, each retreating in the face of increased pressure from Android, a market research analyst said today.

  • News: Lenovo to open up consumer cloud service this quarter

    Lenovo will open its Reach consumer cloud service beta to anyone who wants to sign up later this quarter in North America, which could boost the Chinese company's hardware sales by tying that portfolio to the cloud service.

  • News: Windows RT on ARM chips is 'not promising,' Asus exec says

    Even Asus, maker of the Microsoft Surface RT tablet, isn't impressed with the sales results of Microsoft Windows RT-based tablets.

  • News: Asus smartphone coming to U.S. in 2014

    The U.S. smartphone market is about to get more crowded, as Asustek Computer -- maker of the Nexus 7 tablet -- could have an entry as early as 2014.

  • Buying Advice: What's best: laptop or iPad?

    It's a question we're often asked: should I buy a laptop or an iPad. So here we'll address the relative merits of iPads and laptops. Laptops vs iPads, buy the right one for you.

  • How-Tos: Parental control on Android

    Kids are increasingly tech-savvy these days, and even a toddler will manage to use your Android smartphone or tablet in ways you didn't know were possible. Apart from running up a heavy bill in app and game purchases, this means your children may also be at risk from online predators and adult content. Here we show you how to set up sensible parental controls, and explain the new restricted profiles feature added to Android Jelly Bean 4.3.

  • News: Tablet shipments expected to at least double those of laptops and ultra-slim PCs in 2014

    Whether you call it a death, decline, or decimation, the PC and all its variants are quickly succumbing to the rising popularity of tablets.

  • How-Tos: Get Android 4.3

    Last week Google promised an update to its Android Jelly Bean OS that would roll out immediately. Nevertheless, many Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablet, and Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 smartphone owners are still waiting to download Android 4.3. Here's how to get Android 4.3 Jelly Bean today.

  • News: Toshiba tweaks new ultrabooks for voice interaction

    Toshiba has two new thin laptops, including one that is tuned so users can use voice commands to post messages on social networks, search the Web or listen to music.

  • News: Google starts selling Nexus 7 in advance of July 30 release

    Hey, remember just the other day when Google told us that its new Nexus 7 tablet would go on sale July 30? Good times, good times. Well, Google apparently uses a different calendar from the rest of us because over at the Googleplex, "July 30" means "right now."

  • News: The new Nexus 7 goes on sale early at Best Buy, sort of

    It wasn't supposed to be available until Tuesday, but the newly revamped Nexus 7 tablet from Asus and Google was listed as available for purchase Friday morning at many Best Buy stores across the U.S.

  • News: Google to launch new Nexus 10 2 tablet

    After news of the new edition of the Nexus 7 2, Google is said to be launching a new Nexus 10 2 model.

  • Buying Advice: Which tablet should I buy?

    How to choose a tablet PC. We tell you which tablet to buy: is iPad, Android, Windows 8 or BlackBerry best for you? Plus: how much to spend on a tablet.

  • News: When will your smartphone get Android 4.3? Only Sony commits to device upgrades

    Now that Google has released Android 4.3, so begins the agonizing process of figuring out which phones and tablets will get the upgrade, and when. Not surprisingly, most Android phone makers are being cagey about their upgrade plans.

  • News: Android boss promises a refreshed Nexus 10 tablet is coming soon

    While the pixelicious new Nexus 7 was the only tablet to be featured during Google's Chromecastic breakfast on Wednesday, the company still has at least one more slate hidden up its sleeve, and it's even bigger than Google's $230 budget stunner--at least if you're talking literally.

  • News: Hands-on: Google's new Nexus 7 gets a great screen and more processing pep

    It looks like Google is finally starting to take Android tablets more seriously. I took Google's second-generation Nexus 7 out for a spin and found it to be superior to its predecessor in nearly every way: The tablet has a better screen, better guts, and better software than the Nexus 7 that shipped last year. The only thing it doesn't do better than the original Nexus 7 is coddle your wallet. This new model costs $30 more (starting at $229 for a 16GB Wi-Fi model) but that extra $30 buy you a much better overall Android tablet experience.

  • News: 4G wireless now a necessity for businesses

    Sprint and AT&T both unveiled new 4G coverage zones today. The realm of 4G wireless networking continues to grow with each passing week, and for business users it has matured from a luxury to a necessity.

  • News: Google announces a quad-core, 1080p Nexus 7

    A sharper display, wireless charging, quad-core processor, and rear-facing camera: Google's 2013 edition of the Nexus 7 proves you can get plenty of bang for your buck, even though its latest entry in the budget tablet market now exceeds that magical $199 price point.



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