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  • Motorola begins Xoom LTE upgrades Thursday

    Motorola Xoom users on Thursday will finally get a promised free hardware upgrade so they can use Verizon's 4G LTE network.

    Written by Nancy Gohring29 Sept. 11 10:24
  • boosts Sync, security features bumped up security and synchronization on its content management and sharing platform and teamed up with Hewlett-Packard and Motorola Mobility for pre-installation deals at its BoxWorks user conference in San Francisco.

    Written by Stephen Lawson29 Sept. 11 05:38
  • Buyers hope for a sub-$300 Amazon tablet

    Amazon is expected to announce its first tablet at a press event in New York on Wednesday, and some potential buyers said they might be interested if the device debuts at below US$300.

    Written by Agam Shah28 Sept. 11 09:23
  • Apple's iPad thumps Android in purchase plan surveys

    Apple's iPad 2 continues to be an overwhelming first choice for both corporate and consumer customers who plan to buy a tablet in the next 90 days, according to recent surveys.

    Written by Gregg Keizer15 Sept. 11 06:18
  • Android tablets lose ground to RIM, TouchPads

    Android tablets are losing ground to new entrants, including the much-criticized Research In Motion PlayBook and even the discontinued Hewlett-Packard TouchPad, IDC reported in its second quarter report on tablet and ebook sales.

    Written by Nancy Gohring15 Sept. 11 05:55
  • Huawei's MediaPad tablet slated for China release in Oct

    Huawei's 7-inch tablet, which it unveiled in June, will be released in China and several other markets in the Asia-Pacific region in October, according to a company spokeswoman.

    Written by Michael Kan15 Sept. 11 00:11
  • 10 best Android tablet apps for news junkies

    CIO's gadget guru Al Sacco spotlights 10 great applications for your Android tablet that will keep you up to date on news, sports, entertainment, stocks and much more. These apps look great and perform even better -- and most are free.

    Written by Al Sacco13 Sept. 11 09:10
  • Big is not always better with smartphone screens

    Product launches at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin are giving consumers an unprecedented choice of screen sizes. But analysts are questioning whether consumers can learn to love them all.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs06 Sept. 11 02:22
  • Samsung wipes Galaxy Tab 7.7 from stand after court order

    Now you see it, now you don't: Samsung Electronics erased all traces of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 from its exhibition stand at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) in Berlin on Saturday, <a href="">just two days after launching the tablet</a> there.

    Written by Peter Sayer04 Sept. 11 20:54
  • Lenovo heats up price war with $199 IdeaPad tablet

    Lenovo announced a new US$199 IdeaPad tablet with a 7-inch screen and Google's Android OS in response to the surge in demand for inexpensive tablets, the company said on Thursday.

    Written by Agam Shah02 Sept. 11 02:07
  • Analysts: AT&T's HTC Jetstream tablet overpriced

    AT&amp;T and HTC's new Jetstream Android tablet with LTE capabilities is heavily overpriced at US$700 in a market where buyers are looking for discounts, analysts said on Wednesday.

    Written by Agam Shah01 Sept. 11 05:13
  • Sony to ship first Android-based tablet in September

    Sony's Android Honeycomb-based single and dual-screen tablets will be called Tablet S and Tablet P, and cost from €479 (US$690) and €599, the company said on Wednesday at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs01 Sept. 11 02:47