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  • Cisco to introduce larger Cius tablet next year

    Cisco Systems in the first half of next year will release a tablet with a larger screen than the current Cius, the first move in the company's long-term plans to introduce tablets in multiple sizes, an executive said this week.

    Written by Agam Shah02 Dec. 11 04:19
  • NPD: HP beats Samsung in tablet sales

    Hewlett-Packard, which recently discontinued its TouchPad tablets, took the top spot among tablet vendors behind Apple's iPad this year through October, according to research from NPD.

    Written by Nancy Gohring23 Nov. 11 06:58
  • Small Taiwanese firms finally get some new Android code

    Some of Taiwan's smaller manufacturers said they were relieved to see Google release the source code for its Android 4.0 operating system, after being cut out of the picture with its previous Honeycomb version.

    Written by Michael Kan18 Nov. 11 17:28
  • HTC details first round of Android 4.0 upgrades

    Early next year, seven smartphones from HTC will be upgraded to Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, the company said on Monday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs08 Nov. 11 00:54
  • Pricing and weak ecosystems behind slow tablet sales

    While the iPad continues to be a big success, the tablet market offers a harsher climate to vendors other than Apple -- and pricing strategies may be an important factor in their difficulties.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs04 Nov. 11 03:46
  • Battle between Samsung and Apple heats up

    The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has reached fever pitch, with Apple getting an injunction to stop the sale of the Galaxy 10.1 tablet in Australia as Samsung launches new versions of its smartphones to keep them on sale in the Netherlands. Both companies are also preparing for a hearing in California scheduled for Thursday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs14 Oct. 11 02:02
  • What you get with $US199 tablets

    The demand for low-priced tablets has gone up in recent months, as witnessed by the mad rush to buy Hewlett-Packard's $US99 TouchPad tablet. However, at such low prices, these devices lack the speed and graphics found in Apple's iPad or Samsung's Galaxy Tab, which have the latest processors and graphics hardware. But at that price, the tablets are decent entry-level devices for first-time users.

    Written by Agam Shah12 Oct. 11 05:46
  • HP investigates Android TouchPads

    HP is investigating how several TouchPads reportedly shipped to end users running Android, instead of webOS.

    Written by Nancy Gohring06 Oct. 11 05:14
  • Samsung, Motorola tablets get Skype video

    Skype has released version 2.5 of its application for Android, which allows Android-based tablets such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Motorola Xoom to use its video calling feature, it said in <a href="">a blog post on Wednesday.</a>

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs29 Sept. 11 20:43