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Microsoft apps to come installed on LG and Sony tablets

Microsoft is continuing to make deals with smart device manufacturers in order to get its own applications pre-installed on devices. The company recently signed up with Samsung, meaning that Galaxy S6 devices sold in certain territories will come with Microsoft apps like Skype or Office  pre-installed. Now Microsoft has expanded …

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AMD: Chips for tablets are not our priority

Although Advanced Micro Devices has developed several generations of chips for tablet PCs, it has not shipped a lot of them because makers of tablets were not too interested in making slates based on x86 processors and Microsoft Windows operating system. As a result, AMD now believes that chips for tablets are …

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Analysts: Media tablets for $35 are incoming

As more manufacturers enter the market of media tablets, prices of slates fall rather dramatically. This week analysts from the Linley Group said that thanks to emergence of ultra-low-cost system-on-chips (SoCs), such as Allwinner A33 and some Intel Corp.’s SoCs, prices of white-box tablets could drop to $35 (£21, €26 …

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Hampoo has big tablet plans for 2014

Hampoo may not be a brand that everyone is hugely familiar with, but it’s certainly gaining a name for itself after its recent CES showing, where its new fleet of touch screen devices offered built in gaming controls and glasses free 3D for the gamers and media viewers out there …

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US Air Force could end up going on a tablet spending spree

Recently Apple announced iBooks 2 which included the launch of educational textbooks which can sufficiently replace the older traditions of learning. Now the United States Air Force is reportedly interested in moving from older and presumably more bulky electronics to putting essential tools and critical information comfortably in the palm of servicemen. …

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PC shipments drop despite expectations of growth

Despite expectations of growth, worldwide shipments of personal computers has declined in the first quarter of 2011. Several factors can be considered to account for this – disruptions in Japan, increased commodity pricing and competition from tablets. Analysts are expecting the market to face difficult times in the second quarter …

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Acer announce 10.1″ and 7″ Android / Windows Tablets

Acer have announced new tablets at a press conference in New York. They will be releasing the products with both Windows and Google Android operating system support. Acer announced the two 10.1 inch tablets which offer both WiFi and 3G support. The Android tablet is designed for entertainment and gaming …

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ARM CEO – Intel will be no tablet threat

ARM processors are used in Apple’s iPad and have generated the company a significant amount of revenue. Warren East, ARM Ceo has said that he doesn’t believe Intel will be a competitive threat in this sector. Warren East told the Financial Times that sales of Tablet PC’s next year could …

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