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Lenovo Budget Android Tablets Dare to Square Off Against Samsung Galaxy Tabs

Lenovo has a new range of budget Android tablets on the way, just in time to compete with Samsung's new Galaxy Tabs. We assume 'budget' based on the UK pricing currently available, but U.S. pricing is yet to be announced. Full Story »
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10 Must-Know Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Tablet Tips and Tricks

Whether you're a new Kindle Fire HDX owner or a seasoned Amazon tablet user, you'll appreciate these 10 tips and tricks that will help you reset a malfunctioning device, organize and streamline navigation, boost data security and more.

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Using Amazon Kindle Fire HDX Tablets in the Enterprise

When you think of business tablets, chances are Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX tablets don't come immediately to mind. Though not perfect, the Kindle Fire HDX tablets are actually well suited for business use, particularly BYOD, according to CIO.com's Al Sacco.

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Android Takes 62 Percent Share of Tablet Market in 2013

Android and Samsung Electronics were the big winners in the tablet market last year, as sales grew by 68 percent, according to market research company Gartner.

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New Enterprise Mobile Report Details iOS Dominance, Most Popular Business Apps

Good Technology's quarterly mobility index shows Apple's continued dominance among its enterprise customers, and details enterprise app usage, but the report does not include data on BlackBerry users and could be considered a misrepresentation of the overall market.

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18 Great Uses for an Old Android Device

That outdated Android device in your closet still has a lot to offer -- if you know what to do with it. Here are 18 excellent ways to give new life to an old phone or tablet.

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3 Smart Tablets for Business Pros on the Go

You'd be hard pressed these days to find a worker who doesn't think a tablet would boost his productivity and mobility. Here's a quick look at popular 10-inch iOS, Android and Windows tablets and why they will appeal to employees as well as IT managers.

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How to Use Your Android Tablet at Work

Tablets offer long battery life and portability, so why not ditch your laptop in favor of a tablet? Here, then, are some tips for using an Android tablet in the office -- and beyond.

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Android vs. iOS War Coming to a Car Near You in 2014

Today Google announced the Open Automotive Alliance, a partnership of auto makers and tech companies designed to bring Android into cars, and the move is sure to increase the already-fierce competition between Google and Apple, which unveiled its own iOS in the Car features last summer.

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9 Apps to Help You Get Acquainted with Your New Android Tablet

Whether it's a 7-inch device, or a big honkin' 10-inch, every tablet needs some great apps.

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8 Things Kindle Fire HDX Does That iPad Air Can't

The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is one of the hottest new tablets on the market. But how does it stack up against THE hottest modern tablet? CIO.com's Al Sacco highlights eight things the latest Kindle Fire HDX can do that Apple's iPad Air cannot.

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What's the Best Android Tablet? Google Nexus vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

Google's Nexus tablets and Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 devices are some of the hottest Android tablets available today. CIO.com's Al Sacco breaks down each device and offers tips on how to pick the Android tablet that's right for you.

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All About Google Android: CIO Definitions and Resources

Trying to keep track of the many flavors of Google's Android mobile operating system (and its related terms and jargon) can be a challenge. To help you sort out Android, here are the basics you need to know about the Linux-based platform.

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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.

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How a Big Financial Services Firm Faced BYOD iPads

With BYOD iPad security under control, financial services firm Blackstone looks toward tough challenges ahead, including the possibility of company-owned iPads and opening up its BYOD program to Android and Windows 8 devices.