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6 Things Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Does That Nexus 9 Can't

Both the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 and Nexus 9 tablets are top-quality, high-end tablet options, but each outshines the other in a number of notable ways. Here are six things the Fire HDX 8.9 does that the Nexus 9 can't.

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6 Things Nexus 9 Does That Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Can't

The new Google Nexus 9 and Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 (2014) are both quality high-end tablet options, but they outshine each other in a number of notable ways. Here are six things the Nexus 9 does that the Fire HDX 8.9 can't.

Jolla sells 7,200 Sailfish OS tablets, promises to ship in the second quarter

The addition of a cellular connection is still a possibility

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Users Will Soon Opt First for Smartphones and Tablets, Not Laptops and PCs

There’s a persistent debate going on in the IT industry over whether smartphones and tablets will replace laptops and desktops in coming years, especially in the workplace.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Top-Notch Tech for $150 or More

Part 1 of our annual roundup of holiday gift ideas features best-in-class phones and tablets, ingenious cameras and other premium tech gear for your family and friends. (Or maybe for you?)

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HP ElitePad 1000 G2 Review: Business-Grade Tablet Comes at a Price

The ElitePad 1000 is impressively designed but pricey, especially with the optional dock you won't want to live without

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Microsoft Takes a Bath on Failed Nook Partnership

After sinking $300 million into Barnes & Noble's digital reading business, Microsoft is walking away with about $120 million in cash and stock--and not much else.

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iPhone 6 Plus Boosts U.S. 'Phablet' Share, But the Smaller iPhone 6 is What Sells

Apple's larger iPhone 6 Plus grabbed 41% of all U.S. sales of smartphones with screens 5.5-in. and larger during a recent three-month stretch, even though it was available for just six weeks.

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Phablet Deathmatch: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Note 4

Whether you think of them as superphones or microtablets, the two main contenders are closely matched

Cheapest Tablets Pose Biggest Security Risks

The super-cheap Android tablets everyone bought on Black Friday and Cyber Monday could pose problems for enterprises when they arrive at the workplace after the holidays.

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The Linux Holiday Shopping Guide

Some gift recommendations for those shopping for Linux nerds...or maybe even themselves.

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Chicco Launches 'Safe' Android Tablet for Toddlers

The tablet has a parental control feature that ensures a child's use of the tablet is safe and monitored at all times.

Windows tablets available for under $100

HP, Toshiba and E-Fun are selling Windows tablets for under $100 with 7-inch and 8-inch screens

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First Robot, Networked Tablets Head to West Africa to Fight Ebola

The first robot and networked tablets are making their way to an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia, where they will give aid workers their first chance at sharing data about the deadly outbreak.

Ebola speeds up educators' embrace of tech in Sierra Leone, Liberia

The University of Sierra Leone turns to online learning while nonprofit Rumie sends tablets to Liberia

Tablet craze calms down as iPad shipments decline

Tablet shipments will increase by just 7.2 percent this year, compared to 52.5 percent in 2013.

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Jolla’s Open-Source Tablet Might Actually Stay the Course

The Jolla Tablet, an open-source device that promises privacy, ease of use and comparable hardware to late-model Android tablets and iPads, has demolished its funding goals on IndieGoGo in just the first few days of its campaign.

Black Friday: Newegg Axes Prices on Laptops, Desktops, Tablets and More

Online retailer Newegg has beaten the Black Friday 2014 rush by revealing deals on brand name laptops, desktops, tablets and other products geared toward both hardcore gamers and everyday tech users.

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