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Samsung Reveals its 2560×1600 WQXGA Tablet Display

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It seems that 2011 is the year for change when it comes to smartphone and tablet video resolutions. Just a little over a week ago, Toshiba slammed us with a 6” inch demo retina screen running an eye popping resolution of 2560x1600. Although it showed impressive visuals, it also left many of us a little confused, as 6” is typically too small for a tablet -- unless you're RIM -- and too big for a smartphone -- unless you're Dell -- so what exactly had Toshiba been thinking?

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Intel fueling all day lasting Ultrabooks with $300M injection

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Tablets aren't really supposed to replace regular computers, but they are biting into Intel's business. So, Intel is changing gears to support a new form factor: the ultrabook. These are notebook PCs that are supposed to have tablet-like battery life. Intel is so sure this format will take off that it's planning to invest $300 million into it.

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HP TouchPad webOS tablet slashed down to just $399

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Yes! The great thing about competition is that all the different companies are fighting for your hard earned money. In the increasingly crowded markets for tablets, HP is apparently having some trouble getting enough attention, so they've dropped the price on the TouchPad down a solid one hundred dollars. Cheaper is good, right?

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Pixel Qi Tablet Concept Is Powered by $3 Solar Panel

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Pixel Qi, an American company that designs low-power laptop screens, showcased a tablet powered by a small solar panel at Computex Taipei 2011 in Taiwan this week. The panel generates 1W of energy, which is enough to power both the screen and the motherboard on a low-power tablet specially designed by Pixel Qi.

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Hanfree Stand the Next Big Thing for Your iPad

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While the iPad does a lot of useful things, a lot of the things it does – displaying cookbooks, giving guitar lessons, etc. – are used while your hands are busy doing something else. Plus, reading in bed or watching movies in a lot of positions can be tiresome as you have to hold up the half-kilo device for prolonged periods.

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Archos Flies Under Radar, Making Money With Tablets

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As it turns out, despite all the overwhelming attention that devices like the Galaxy Tab and Motorola Xoom are getting, Archos is doing just fine. In fact, they're doing better than fine; they're growing. This is despite the fact that the average Joe and Jane don't even know about Archos at all.

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Apple Event on March 2 Could See Unveiling of iPad 2?

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The original Apple iPad wasn't the first tablet device on the market, but it sure did popularize the format. This is not unlike what the iPod and iPhone did for the mp3 player and smartphone. So, what will the next-generation iPad 2 bring to the table to combat the rise of the Gingerbread men - the Android tablet? We'll find out in about a week and a half.

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