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Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 now available to pre-order

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 now available to pre-order | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Microsoft's intimate Surface event didn't reveal the smaller tablet many expected, instead it went much bigger.
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Free Microsoft Office app for iPhone, iPad to be released in early 2013

Free Microsoft Office app for iPhone, iPad to be released in early 2013 | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
A version of Microsoft Office designed for Apple's iPhone and iPad is now expected to arrive on the iOS App Store in early 2013, offering free document viewing, while a subscription will be needed for editing.
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Streaming is set to takeoff

Streaming is set to takeoff | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Tablet computers are fast becoming the entertainment of choice for travellers. And there's so much more to come.

Imagine stepping onto a plane for a long-haul flight and finding there is no screen in your seat.

Or walking into a hotel room and seeing a big empty space where the television used to be.

Don't panic. This is all about improving your entertainment options, not taking them away.
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Microsoft Surface RT Pricing Walks a Risky Line

Microsoft Surface RT Pricing Walks a Risky Line | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
It's not the pricing I had hoped for. But, at the same time the price options for the Surface RT tablet are not ridiculous.
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All the iPad Mini rumours in one infographic

All the iPad Mini rumours in one infographic | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
If you have been following all the rumours and guesstimates of what the iPad Mini will look like and what it will be packing – you know that it can get a little tricky to keep up-to-date with what’s happening to those 10million devices.
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Employees Are the iPad’s Best Friend in the Office

How's this for enterprise penetration? SAP currently manages 18,000 iPads, 13,000 iPhones and 2,000 Samsung devices.
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Amazon unwraps larger Kindle Fires

Amazon unwraps larger Kindle Fires | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Amazon.com has shown off larger and higher-resolution Kindle Fires costing as much as US$499 ($485), taking aim at a fast-growing market now dominated by rival Apple.
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Microsoft's Surface Tablet Reported to Sell for a Low $199 CIO.com

Microsoft's Surface Tablet Reported to Sell for a Low $199 CIO.com | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Microsoft's Surface for Windows RT tablet will sell for $199 when it ships on Oct. 26, according to an unnamed source in an Engadget report.

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Microsoft Surface Tablets Listed at over $1,000

Microsoft Surface Tablets Listed at over $1,000 | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it

When announcing its own devices powered by the Windows 8 platform, namely the Surface tablets, Microsoft announced that they would be priced in line with the currently available tablet PCs and ultrabooks.

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Microsoft says Surface tablet is 'just a design point'

Microsoft says Surface tablet is 'just a design point' | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it

At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, CEO Steve Ballmer refuted recent speculation that the company is looking to compete with Windows 8-licensing hardware makers by saying Surface is merely a reference design.

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Googl's Nexus 7 Douses Kindle Fire

Googl's Nexus 7 Douses Kindle Fire | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Google's $199 media and entertainment tablet slays the Amazon rival with pure Android and a Chrome browser.
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Google, Asus expected to unveil $199 tablet this week at I/O conference

Google, Asus expected to unveil $199 tablet this week at I/O conference | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it

Google is believed to be "taking direct aim" at Apple's iPad this week with the anticipated unveiling of a $199 tablet at its Google I/O conference, a new report claims.

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Hands on: Kogan Agora Ice Cream Sandwich tablet

Hands on: Kogan Agora Ice Cream Sandwich tablet | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Kogan is first with a budget Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" tablet, but you get what you pay for.
Ruslan Kogan is great at making headlines, but his reputation is more hit and miss when it comes to making gadgets. So I didn't have high hopes for Kogan's new $179 Agora 10-inch Android tablet -- the world's first tablet to run ICS out of the box. I only got to spend a weekend with the Agora, but what I found was a budget tablet in every sense of the word.

 

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What’s more important to Microsoft: Tablets that run Windows, or Office on iOS & Android?

There’s been another round of rumors about Microsoft Office apps for iOS and Android, but the evidence is still shaky. Microsoft still hasn’t officially announced anything or even publicly acknowledged that they’re planning to bring “real” Office apps to these platforms.
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Apple takes smaller bite

Apple takes smaller bite | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
With rival tablets from Amazon and Google snapping at its heels, the iPad scales down.

AT THE Apple media event held last week amid the gilded rococo splendour of the historic California Theatre in San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, one thought briefly of the man sorting oranges - ''it's all the choices that drive me mad''.
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'Not just a shrunken down iPad': Apple unveils mini tablet

'Not just a shrunken down iPad': Apple unveils mini tablet | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Apple has revealed a smaller version of its hit iPad tablet computer that will start at $369 and comes with a screen that's about two-thirds the size of the full-size model.
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Why an iPad Mini Might be the Right Tablet for You

Why an iPad Mini Might be the Right Tablet for You | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
So, rumor has it that Apple will host an event on the imminent horizon--give or take two weeks--to announce a smaller iPad model.
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Microsoft Surface RT prices officially revealed

Microsoft Surface RT prices officially revealed | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Microsoft has just revealed the pricing for its Surface tablet with Windows RT the operating system designed for low-power processors.
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Is it the Right Time to Buy a Tablet?

Is it the Right Time to Buy a Tablet? | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
The tablet market finally seems to have moved beyond a one-horse, Apple iPad monopoly. Google's Nexus 7 has made a splash in the tablet market, and Amazon's unveiling of the new Kindle Fire lineup will shake things up a bit as well.
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Tablets are driving us digital

Tablets are driving us digital | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
SMART phones may be more pervasive, but it is tablet computers such as Apple’s iPad that are having a more profound impact in driving consumers into the digital world, according to a survey by mobile ad network InMobi.
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Toshiba Cancels Windows RT Tablet

Toshiba today confirmed what Microsoft intimated yesterday: It won't be delivering a Windows RT-based tablet anytime soon.
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How People Actually Use The iPad: Results From Our Exclusive Survey

How People Actually Use The iPad: Results From Our Exclusive Survey | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
We had 2,242 people tell us about how they actually use the iPad. See the results here.
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Why Small Tablets Will Dominate the Tablet Market

Why Small Tablets Will Dominate the Tablet Market | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Big tablets like the iPad will alway be popular, especically among high-end buyers. But the future belongs to smaller cheaper tablets like the Google Nexus 7 and the upcoming mini iPad.
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Google debuts tablet at developer conference

Google debuts tablet at developer conference | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it
Google has entered the tablet market by itself for the first time, launching the Nexus 7 tablet at its annual I/O developer conference overnight.

 

Targeted for the home market, and reportedly aimed as a rival to Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet, the search giant's new Android device is the first time it has marketed a tablet with its own branding.

 

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Nexus 7: This Is Google’s New Nexus Tablet

Nexus 7: This Is Google’s New Nexus Tablet | Tablet PCs | Scoop.it

Wondering what Google’s flagship I/O Conference announcement this week should look like? Wonder no longer. It’s a 7-inch Tegra 3 tablet running Android Jelly Bean, and it’s set to hit Australia in July.

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