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9 months ago

Google fully introduces the Pixel C, with complete details and availability

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Google has finally officially unveiled the Pixel C. The tablet was first shown off at the end of September, but Google didn't give a ton of information at the time about it. The tablet is now officially available, and ready to be purchased. Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the Pixel C features a 10.2-inch display that is one of the brightest tablets out there. Additionally, the tablet has security benefits, 10+ hour battery life and much more.

But what really makes the Pixel C unique is the full-size keyboard, which is designed to fit perfectly with the tablet. It attaches seamlessly with magnets, and automatically connects via bluetooth. When the tablet and keyboard are closed together, the keyboard charges wirelessly and automatically—so you never have to worry about it running out of juice. And when you don't need to type, the keyboard tucks securely behind the tablet with magnets—out of the way but close by for when you need it.

You can grab the Pixel C now from the Google Store, and if you purchase it fast enough you can even have it in time for the holidays.

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9 months ago

Google Pixel C specs

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The Pixel C is the latest tablet from Google, and unlike previous Nexus-branded tablets this one has a bit of a different feel to it because it comes from the Pixel line — which previously just included Chromebooks. With an odd aspect ratio, removable keyboard and solid specs, it's an interesting device for sure — here's everything under the metal that keeps it running.

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9 months ago

The Pixel C is now available from the Google Store starting at $499

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The wait is over, you can now purchase the Pixel C. First announced back in September, the Pixel C is the next-gen tablet that is 100 percent Google, and it comes packing some impressive specs inside. With a 10.2-inch display that has a resolution of 2560x1800, the tablet comes equipped with NVIDIA's Tegra X1 processor that is paired with 3GB of RAM.

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9 months ago

Factory images for Android 6.0.1 are now available for Nexus devices

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Factory images for the Android 6.0.1 update containing the new emoji are now available for a variety of Nexus phones and tablets.

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9 months ago

Amazon's new $250 Fire HD 8 Reader's Edition tablet is made for ebook lovers

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People who love to read ebooks, but also want to get a full-featured tablet instead of an ereader, might want to check out Amazon's newest member of the Fire tablet family. The Fire HD 8 Reader's Edition, priced at $249.99, is designed to make it easier to read ebooks, especially at night, with its Blue Shade feature.

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9 months ago

Amazon brings its Fire Tablet to China, available now for ¥499

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Amazon has announced that its latest Fire Tablet, which is the most affordable one from the company yet, is now available in China. In addition to bringing the tablet to China, Amazon is announcing a new agreement with Baidu to bring search, apps and online video experience to customers.

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10 months ago

Expansys UK has a sweet 32GB Nexus 9 bundle for Black Friday

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British bargain hunters this Black Friday should head over to Expansys if a tablet is something you're looking for, as the online retailer has a great deal on a Nexus 9. You can snag a bundle of a 32GB Nexus 9 in Sand, a Chromecast and a free Magic Cover for the reduced price of £269.99. It's a first generation Chromecast and is "refurbished," but it's still a good deal.

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10 months ago

Amazon Fire 7-inch tablet discounted to $35, Fire HD 6 now on sale for $69

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Amazon's 7-inch Fire is already one of the most affordable tablets money can buy, but the retailer is knocking an additional $15 off the price of the tablet. The Fire is now available for just $35 in the US, and £35 in the UK.

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10 months ago

Vodafone UK's Black Friday deals include the Moto G 2015 for £17 a month

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Vodafone UK has kicked off its Black Friday deals, offering discounts on pay as you go handsets as well as monthly plans. Notable promotions include a £15 reduction in the monthly plan of the Moto G 2015, and a price cut on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2.

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10 months ago

Google Store slashes prices of Nexus 5X, Nexus 9, Chromebooks, and much more

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Google Store has kicked off its Black Friday promotion, offering a discount of $80 on the Nexus 5X. You can now pick up the 16GB model for just $299, with the 32GB version available for $349. Retailer B&H Photo is also running a similar deal, throwing in a $25 gift card as well.

Update: Amazon has the 16GB Nexus 5X for $299. Prime customers get free 2-day shipping.

Buy 16GB Nexus 5X at Amazon ($299)

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10 months ago

Please don't buy a crappy cheap tablet on Black Friday

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Don't buy crap tablets

You owe it to yourself to avoid buying something terrible.

We've all been there, scrolling down the list of sales online or flipping through the heap of ads that arrive in the newspapers that week. A tablet that was "regularly priced at $299" is going to be available for $50, but only to the first 20 people in line who ask for them. That tablet never cost $299. The store probably didn't spend $299 to get those 20 units into the store to trick you into buying in the first place. If you go stand in line for that tablet, you will come home to find little more than sadness in the box.

Let's get this out of the way right here and now — there is no such thing as a good cheap tablet on Black Friday. They don't exist, and any company trying to sell you one knows you're going to get more use out of the box that tablet comes in than you will the hardware contained within.

If you are dead set on purchasing any kind of technology on Black Friday, here's what you need to know.

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10 months ago

Xiaomi launches the Mi Pad 2 with all-metal chassis, Intel Atom SoC... and Windows 10

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Alongside the Redmi Note 3, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Pad 2. The successor to the Mi Pad, the latest version of the tablet eschews Nvidia's Tegra K1 in favor of Intel's quad-core x5-Z8500 CPU. Interestingly, the vendor is offering a Windows edition of the tablet that runs Windows 10 out of the box along with the Android version, which comes with MIUI 7.

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10 months ago

Samsung Galaxy View gets a $100 discount on Amazon, now on sale for $499

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Samsung's gargantuan 18.4-inch Galaxy View tablet has received a discount of $100 on Amazon, and is currently on sale for $499. That's for the 32GB variant, which comes with a Full HD display, 1.6GHz Exynos 7580 octa-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, microSD slot, Wi-Fi ac, 2.1MP front camera, Bluetooth 4.1 LE, and a 5,700mAh battery.

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10 months ago

Samsung Galaxy Tab E comes to U.S. Cellular

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U.S. Cellular has announced that it is now offering the Samsung Galaxy Tab E both online and in-store.

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10 months ago

NVIDIA commits to Marshmallow update for Shield Tablet K1, original Shield Tablet

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With the launch of the new Shield Tablet K1 and the swift move of the original Shield Tablet to end-of-life status, NVIDIA has stated that it commits to a Marshmallow update for both tablets. The new Shield Tablet K1 is of course launching with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, quite the same build that we see on the original, which really is unfortunate but feels a bit better knowing that Marshmallow is on the way.

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