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To Good to be True? Microsoft Surface RT may be priced at just $199

Microsoft Surface is getting a fair amount of attention this week. First we had rumors of 8-13 hour battery life and lighter-than-iPad designs. Now we have a rumor that suggests the base RT model will launch at just $199, in stark contrast to the earlier suggestions that the cheapest Surface RT tablet might be as expensive as $1000.

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Leaked: New Sony Xperia Tablet With MS Surface-Style Keyboard

Leaked information from internal slides seem to have hit German news site, Mobiflip, painting a picture of a powerful new Sony Xperia tablet. The new Sony tablet features pretty impressive specs such as a Tegra 3 quad-core processor, Android 4.0, 3G connectivity and storage choices of 16, 32 or 64GB.

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Microsoft Acknowledges That Surface Tablets Represent A Potentially Risky Move

When the Microsoft Surface was first unveiled there were many in the tech world that felt it was an attractive looking tablet design, but it also raised up questions including whether or not it could potentially affect Microsoft’s Windows OEM partner relationships. Microsoft of course was quick to shrug this all off when talking directly to the public, but according to new government filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission it seems that the boys and girls at Redmond understand a true risk does exist with their new tablet initiative.

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Rumors Claim Microsoft Surface Tablet Could Sell for $1000+

Microsoft did tell us that the RT version (ARM) of Surface would be price competitive with similar ARM-based tablets and the Pro line should fall in with Ultrabook pricing, so at least we have a vague price tag in mind. Despite all of this, a Swedish website has posted the Surface and all four of its variants at prices that translate roughly to $1,001 and up.

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Two Out Of Three Phones Sold Are Now Smartphones

It’s official, smartphones have moved beyond the toys of the wealthy, nerdy or business elite- though this probably isn’t shocking news to anyone. According to information from Nielson, 53% of consumers in the US are purchasing smartphones, and 2 out of 3 new phones purchased last month in the United States were of the smart variety.

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Fujitsu Reveals Q702 Hybrid Tablet And Lifebook Convertible Laptop

There seems to be an increasing number of devices in recent times that tout themselves as the perfect tablet experience for those that also want a laptop-like productivity experience, Windows Surface included. That being said, Fujitsu seems to do one better, creating a true hybrid tablet/laptop experience that is targeted at the business crowd, and best of all they are offering two different hybrids, the LifeBook T902 and Stylistic Q702.

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Is Microsoft’s Surface Tablet A MacBook Air And iPad Killer?

In a very lengthy, yet compelling read, Gizmondo produced an article that essentially applauds the new Microsoft Surface tablet and welcomes it as a game changer that makes the Air and iPad look obsolete in comparison. The article goes on to state that the system follows the ten design principles that folks like Apple’s Jonathan Ive seem to live by.

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Microsoft Announces The Microsoft Surface Tablet

Recently the web has been ablaze with rumor and speculation regarding a big upcoming Microsoft announcement that was scheduled for Monday- which is now today. The wait is over, and it turns out that what was announced is part of the Microsoft Surface brand. No, this isn’t another massive Surface table, it’s a tablet.

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Asus Taichi Laptop Has Dual Screens

Do you want more than a glowing piece of produce on the back of your laptop? Asus sure thinks so and it has just introduced the Asus Taichi to the world. It has a second display that covers the entire back cover.

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MIT Students Create Minority Report-Style System Uses iPad

It seems like every time we turn around we have another technology pushing the bounds of what we thought was possible. We’ve all seen the glove-controlled PCs in Minority Report, right? That’s sort of what MIT’s Media Lab has accomplished, teaming a glove/attachment with an iPad.

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Rumored iPad Mini May Feature G/F2 Thin-Film Technology

It seems that rumors regarding the 7.85-inch iPad continue to persist, with a new one claiming that it will use “G/F2” Thin-film touch technology when it releases in the 4th quarter of this year. The rumor comes from industry sources, according to DigiTimes.

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Kindle Fire Now Has More Than 50% Of the Android Tablet Market

Today ComScore introduced a new version of its Device Essentials service that includes improved analysis of mobile devices and operating systems. The biggest take away from this though is that ComScore now reports that the Kindle Fire has managed to capture 54.4% of the Android tablet market, according to information gathered through February of 2012.

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Sony ‘Hybrid’ Prototype Tablet Might Arrive As VAIO U

Remember that tablet/notebook cross which was shown off by Sony at CES earlier this year? The convertible concept tablet dubbed “Hybrid” looked interesting although there was no confirmation whether the company would work on the prototype for market launch. And now a new info suggests that Sony has plans for bringing out the QWERTY-equipped slider.

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MS Office On Its Way To iOS?

When it comes to office productivity software, Microsoft has been there since the beginning. When it comes to the mobile front though, the MS Office Suite doesn’t exist, instead relegating users to programs like OneNote or Google Docs. This is all about to change on the iPad front, according to The Daily.

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Apple Introduces OSX Mountain Lion

Apple has just announced its latest version of OSX for Macs, and like all the versions before it, 10.8 is named after a member of the cat family. What is different with OSX Mountain Lion, however, is that it no longer bears the “Mac” part of the branding.

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ASUS Transformer Prime: Locked Bootloader Causes Uproar

The fine folks at XDA-Developers report that ASUS has chosen to lock a bootloader on its flagship tablet, the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. This is extremely sad news for all the tinkerers who were hoping to get Ice Cream Sandwich on this powerful tablet currently running a lightly customized stock ASUS Android 3.2 (Honeycomb).

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Will Dell (Finally) Leave Android behind?

Despite its best efforts, Dell never fared that well in the Android tablet market. Some could argue that their problems were with the hardware and the overall marketing strategies put into the product. No matter why they haven’t fared well really doesn’t matter much anymore, because it seems that Dell is finally bowing out of the Android tablet market by ending sales for the Streak 7.

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Asus EeeBook X205TA

Asus has always been known for launching the most competitive devices by breaking all price barriers and selling them at a price that’s much lower than that of other companies. Be it smartphones or laptops, Asus has definitely crafted a unique niche for itself and that’s just the reason why it stands out. The latest […]

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Juiced up! 3 of the Best Power Banks of 2016

I know how it feels, seeing your phone vibrating and signaling that it has only 5 percent more to go. You try desperately to squeeze in a few more minutes of Angry Birds, clean out your contact lists and read a few more chapters of that self-help book you downloaded a year ago. Then all […]

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Latest Upcoming Smartphones In 2016

As good as 2015 was to the phone lovers, 2016 is going to be even better. With a few smartphones already released, iPhone 5SE releasing this month, and plenty more coming in the following months, we can easily say that this year is going to be an extravaganza of smartphones. With each passing day, handsets […]

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6 Mac Keyboard Hacks For Lazy People

Apple’s products have always topped most of our wish list, and why not, they make one of the best devices in the world. These devices come loaded with a variety of keyboard shortcuts to support Apple’s motto of making everything simple and user friendly. All you need to do is discover it! Now you can […]

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How Book Reading Apps Can Benefit Students For Long Term

We’re coming into an age where you can get books on almost any technological device you can own. From your computer to your phone, a book is just a click away. While many think this is a shame that regular paper books are being used less, there are actually many benefits to the fact that […]

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French Smartphone Maker Archos Discloses Three New Smartphones

Archos, French smartphone maker, , don’t really hold a promising spot in the list of world’s leading smartphone manufacturers but they surely are big in their homeground. Archos has always got a unique excitement in releasing multiple devices at the same time and now it looks like they’ve done it yet again. The company has […]

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How to Use Your Smartphone as a Mobile Hotspot

  Technology can do some pretty amazing things. Take cellphones, for example. We use them to check our email, communicate a message to our friends on Facebook, and record our workout sessions at the gym. But, did you know that you can use your smartphone as a wi-fi hotspot? Well, you can, and it might […]

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Review of Recon Jet: Expensive Fitness Glasses That Could be Better

Long gone are those days when the term ‘advancement in technology’ was only meant for desktops and cellular devices. Today, that term covers a much broader category and fitness gears is one of them. Recently, various companies have shifted their focus towards the health conscious consumers of technological products so as to sell them fitness […]

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Review of ASUS Chromebook Flip – Small yet Solidly Built and Priced

Though the two popular OS, Mac and Windows, have been dominating from a long time. Even then, Google decided to take their chances and stepped in the OS realm with Chrome. As an operating system, Chrome is definitely a competitive one and that’s exactly why more and more laptop manufacturers are now unveiling their own […]