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3 months ago

Acer has plans to launch a gaming-focused Android tablet late in 2015

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Acer will launch an 8-inch Android tablet in the fourth quarter of 2015 that will focus on gaming, but only a few details about the device have been revealed so far.

Acer introduced the Predator tablet during its New York City press event today, alongside its Iconia Tab 10 tablet and its new Chromebook.

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3 months ago

Acer's Iconia Tab 10 brings Android 5.0 to schools

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Acer today in New York announced the Iconia Tab 10 for Education. As the name implies, it's a 10.1-inch tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop that's part of the Google for Education scheme, "bringing accessible technology and richer resources to classrooms."

The tablet's got a reinforced body (because you know kids these days, right?) and anti-slip textured coating. The display has a 1920x1200 resolution, the hole thing weighs a little more than 1 pound and is powered by an Intel Atom processor with 2GB of RAM and either 16, 32 or 64 gigabytes of on-board storage. It's also fitted with Acer's Precision Plus sensors for better use with a stylus or even just a finger.

The Tab 10 for Eduction will run $299 in the U.S. and €299 in parts of Europe starting in May.

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3 months ago

Samsung's Galaxy Tab A to be available in the US starting May 1

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Samsung has announced that both sizes of its Galaxy Tab A can be pre-ordered starting today, and will be available in US stores starting May 1.

Starting today you can pre-order the Samsung Galaxy Tab A from Samsung's site, and it will be making its way into several retailers on May 1. Running Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box, the Galaxy Tab A features 16GB of on-board memory along with a front and rear facing camera.

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3 months ago

Get the Fire HD 7 for $79 from Amazon today only

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Amazon is selling the Fire HD 7 for $79.99 as part of a one-day only sale.

Today only, Amazon is offering the Fire HD 7 tablet for a $60 discount, bringing the price down to only $79.99. Today's deal is good for the 8GB variant of the 7-inch tablet, which is powered by a 1.5 GHz processor as well as a front and rear facing camera.

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3 months ago

Lollipop update for LG E Series tablets starts on April 12

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Starting April 12, LG will be making the Lollipop update available for their E Series tablets.

LG is set to push the Lollipop update for the LG G Pad 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 beginning on April 12. Lollipop brings many great new features to the device, like Google's new Material Design, enhanced notifications, additional languages and more.

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3 months ago

Dell announces its latest Android tablet, the 10.5-inch Venue 10 7000

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Dell has announced its latest Android tablet today, the Venue 10 7000, a business-focused bigger sibling to the Venue 8 7000 series.

Apart from the cylindrical battery at the bottom of the device, the Venue 10 7000 is essentially a blown up version of its smaller Venue 8 7000 series sibling, featuring specs that are largely the same aside from the bump up to a 10.5-inch screen.

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3 months ago

Lollipop 5.1 brings updated sweetness to the LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition

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Android Lollipop 5.1 is now rolling out to the LG G Pad 8.3 GPe. LG's first major tablet from 2013 is to receive the latest version of the OS, but should you be impatient and simply cannot wait much longer, we've also got the update URL for you.

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3 months ago

Asus MeMO Pad 7 LTE lands exclusively on AT&T starting April 10

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Asus has announced its latest Android tablet, the Asus MeMO Pad 7 LTE, which will be available starting April 10 exclusively on AT&T.

Launching alongside the Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and the HTC One M9, AT&T will also be adding a carrier exclusive tablet to their line up on April 10.

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4 months ago

Xiaomi's Mi Pad is now available in India for just Rs. 12,999 ($210)

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Xiaomi's Tegra K1-based Mi Pad is now available in India, with the 16GB model listed exclusively on Flipkart for Rs. 12,999 ($210).

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4 months ago

The Nexus 9 is $100 off at Best Buy — but hurry!

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You can snag a Nexus 9 from Best Buy for as low as $299 through 4 p.m. EDT today. The 32GB model is just $379. That's not a bad price at all. Hurry! This one's over at 4 p.m. EDT.

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4 months ago

Microsoft Office apps to be pre-installed on select Samsung Android tablets

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Samsung has announced an expansion of its partnership with Microsoft that will include pre-installing Office apps on some of Samsung's tablets in the first half of 2015.

The company had already announced that the upcoming Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge would have Microsoft's OneNote, Skype and OneDrive apps pre-installed, along with offering those owners 115GB of free storage on OneDrive for two years.

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4 months ago

Acer announces the Iconia Tab 10, featuring a full HD display for $249

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Acer has just announced a new 10.1-inch tablet with a full HD display, alas it runs Android 4.4 KitKat.

The new Iconia Tab 10 features a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200 IPS display with a Zero Air Gap touch panel and Corning's Gorilla Glass 4. The results in an expanded 170-degree viewing angle to the device, while allowing for great contrast and sharpness from the scratch and damage resistant screen. It's not the widest viewing angle, but it's better than most cheap tablets. On the display Acer has also added a fingerprint-resistant coating in hopes of being able to keep your screen as clean as possible.

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4 months ago

Samsung's mid-range Galaxy Tab A official in Russia: Metal design, wireless charging and LTE

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Samsung is stepping up its tablet efforts with its latest mid-range offering, the Galaxy Tab A.

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4 months ago

Sprint bundles Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab 4 in new $100/month plan

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Sprint has just announced a new plan that will bundle the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Tab 4 together, bringing lots of data for one low monthly payment.

In their latest attempt to win more customers over, Sprint has just announced that for only $100 a month you can get unlimited talk, text, and data on a the Samsung Galaxy S5 as well as 2GB of data on a Galaxy Tab 4.

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4 months ago

Google says to look out for more USB-C Chromebooks and Android phones

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USB-C arrived in Google-land with the new Chromebook Pixel, but it's not going to stop there. Google says the new all-in-one connector's coming to more devices soon.

The reversible USB-C connector has made quite the splash this week, arriving in the new Apple MacBook and the just-updated Google Chromebook Pixel, but that's just the beginning of the all-in-one port and cable that can handle power, accessories, and even 4K displays.

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