Acer tablets to start at just $299

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The cheapest Apple iPad you can buy is $499. The cheapest Galaxy Tab is still $400 on contract. There has to be a more affordable option from a name you can trust. Acer thinks so. That’s why it’s launching its first line of tablets on November 23 with prices starting at $299. That’s quite a bit cheaper!

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Ballmer promises Windows-powered tablets before end of year

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The Apple iPad has quickly become ubiquitous and Android tablets will surely enjoy some popularity too. Not to sit idly by, Steve Ballmer is quick to point out that Microsoft has its stake in this arena too. He’s promising that the “new slates with Windows on them” will be shown off to world this Christmas.

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LG cancels Android 2.2 Froyo tablet slated for 2010 release

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When Google released the Android operating system it was never intended to be used on large screen tablet devices. Some companies went ahead regardless and manufactured tablets with Android in order to create some type of competition for Apple’s iPad, whether that competition really existed or not in terms of sales is another story, regardless, these companies are definitely getting attention in the media.

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Google helps you compare Android devices with phone gallery database

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Life was so much simpler when it really was the HTC Dream G1 (also sold as the T-Mobile G1) or nothing in the Android world, but I’m very happy that there is a lot more choice in Android devices these days. However, all this choice can be overwhelming. Helping you make the best buying decision, Google has now launched an online database and comparison site of just about every Android phone.

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BlackBerry PlayBook tablet teaser video

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Well, we can garner one certain thing from this video by RIM featuring their newly unveiled BlackBerry Playbook, they want it to be everything. Projecting the BlackBerry Tablet OS on coffee tables, walls, textbook covers and vintage vinyl cabinets leads me to believe RIM wants the PlayBook to replace everything and anything we can think of.

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BlackBerry Playbook tablet by RIM unveiled, WiFi only in 2011

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RIM has today announced the BlackBerry Playbook tablet running on the newly revealed BlackBerry Tablet OS. The Adobe Flash touting PlayBook is doing everything Apple missed in their first round, but with millions of units already sold, Apple isn’t breaking a sweat yet. The PlayBook has dual HD cameras for the highest-quality video conferencing available from any handheld device.

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Android-powered Motorola tablet wont make it for the holidays

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You can stop holding your breath now. The Motorola Droid 2 and Droid X are pretty impressive smartphones that make good use of the Google Android platform, but you shouldn’t expect to have a Motorola Android tablet in your hands in time for the holidays.

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Dell unveils a tablet inspired netbook

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Dell is attempting to flourish in the creativity department. Their latest creation with unimaginable inspiration comes in the form of their new Inspiron Duo 10” tablet/netbook concraption. The Flip screen device will allow itself to be either a netbook, or a tablet – depending on your mood.

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Froyo could be fussy on tablets, says Google

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Google has recently commented on the use of Android 2.1, Froyo – on tablets – and well, their words are nowhere near surprising. As everyone joins the tablet race, a lot of corners tend to be cut in order to become “second, to first” in a market largely dominated by Apple. The iPad has the most sales to date, and there’s still plenty of space for a successful second place.

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Seven superior tablets you can buy in 2010

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When the iPad first landed it created a reaction, not only for those who intended to use it, but for every manufacturer that makes portable computer devices. And with that said, the battle began.

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Samsung’s dual touchscreen patent could change tablets, again

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We’ve been inundated with the iPad and its multitouch capabilities. It has made for a slew of apps utilizing the technology, and now, we are to prepare for the next-generation of tablet computing – a future of double touchscreens, one on the front, and one on the back.

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BlackBerry PlayBook rumored to start at just $399 sans contract?

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Chalk this one up in the rumor mill for now, but it sounds like RIM is going to sell three different versions of its QNX-powered PlayBook and the starting price is just $399. There’s no mention of a contract in the rumor, so this could very well be the unsubsidized price.

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iPad 2 in April 2011?

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iPad 2 is rumored to be launched in the first quarter of 2011 itself. However, speculations are already running high regarding the impact iPad 2 may have on the market for iPad related products.

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