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Apple iPad Air 2 is thinner and speedier than its predecessors

Apple took the wraps off its next-generation tablets at an event Thursday


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First Look: The Magnificent New Nexus 6 and Nexus 9

Google introduced a wow-provoking new stable of Nexus devices Wednesday.

Tablet Sales Growth Slows Dramatically

Gartner and IDC have dramatically lowered their tablet shipment and sales estimates for 2014 and coming years.

Google's Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus 6 'phablet' first with Android 5.0

The devices can be ordered on Oct. 17, and will start shipping on Nov. 3

Asus' dual tablet-smartphone Padfone X Mini comes to the US next week

The Padfone X Mini will first ship on Oct. 23 through AT&T for $199 with a two-year contract

Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro excels as a laptop, but doesn't win as a tablet

The fancy hinge and excellent high resolution screen don't justify the $1,350 starting price

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Phablet vs. Mini-Tablet: The Big Choice Between Two Smallish Devices

As phones grow and tablets shrink, they’re merging in form, but not always in function. We size up the key specs and differences you should care about.

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Dell Venue 11 Pro is a Solid, Capable Tablet-Laptop

The Venue Pro's beautiful HD screen, decent processing power, and good battery life more than compensate for its chubbiness

Sony's Xperia Z3V to be sold by Verizon in the US

Sony's Xperia Z3V is a variant of the Z3 with longer battery life and wireless charging capabilities

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New Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Buyers Get Free Washington Post News...for Now

Amazon's purchase of The Washington Post took brilliant form in a terrific new WaPo news app, which will reportedly deliver free content to buyers of the company's latest Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 tablet.

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Microsoft's 'Smart Cellophane' Looks Surprisingly Useful (at Least for Academics)

Why in the world would you want to place a sheet of smart plastic over a tablet? To add an extra layer of computing, Microsoft researchers say of its FlexSense project.

New Lenovo Yoga tablets, PCs due out for holiday season

Lenovo's new Yoga tablets will ship during the holiday season, and Ashton Kutcher has a hand in product development

Samsung Flexes Enterprise Muscles with Tab Active and Knox

Samsung promoted enterprise uses for its upcoming Galaxy Tab Active rugged tablet, its Knox security and management software, and even its Gear VR headset at its recent Super Mobility Week event.

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'Phablet,' the Word We Love to Hate

"Phablet" is a word that people love to hate but continue to use. With Apple's late arrival to the category with the iPhone 6 Plus, it's sure to skyrocket in usage, if not in popularity, even though Apple, shuns the word.

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6 Tips for Replacing Your Windows Laptop With a Surface Pro 3

Planning to ditch your laptop for a Windows tablet such as the Surface Pro 3? These tips will help you set up, secure and make the most of your new device.

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The New Intel: Defining the Future Starts at the Top

Intel nailed it at its recent developer forum, showing off innovative products that honor the hard work of its employees and partners while also setting a high standard for other vendors to follow. Crucially, it all started with CEO...

Samsung Touts Enterprise Uses for Tab Active and Knox

Samsung is using the stage at this week's Super Mobility conference to promote its upcoming Galaxy Tab Active rugged tablet, its Knox security and management software, and even its Gear VR headset to enterprise users.

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5 Things Apple's Watch Can and Can't Do

There's fitness tracking and shopping tools, but no built-in GPS or Wi-Fi.

Hands on: Dell's thinnest Venue 8 7000 tablet with 3D camera

Dell's Venue 8 7000 tablet is just 6 millimeters thick, and has a 3D sensing camera

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