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War of the Tablets

In the last couple of months we have seen a wave of activity in the tablet world. Google, Apple and Kindle have all released new tablets in time to cash in on the Christmas sales. The technology world has been quick to review the products and play them off against each other in order to [...]

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Carphone readies Acer’s Olympic tablet for launch

Carphone Warehouse has announced it will sell the Acer Iconia A510 Olympic Tab next month, which will give consumers free access to Eurosport to watch the London 2012 Olympic Games. No pricing has been confirmed for the 10.1-inch device, although it sells for approximately $449 (£286) in the US. The Android Ice Cream Sandwich tablet [...]

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Apple asks court to block sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Apple has once again petitioned a court to prematurely block sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet before the conclusion of the companies’ many patent dispute cases. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington determined last week that Apple has to show that it’s likely to win this particular patent dispute [...]

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Samsung introduces world’s thinnest optical drive for tablets

While the world moves toward downloadable content and cloud storage, Samsung is guessing that quite a number of people still have a significant amount of movies and data stored on optical media.  Samsung is looking to bring that media to tablets and ultrabooks by introducing the SE-2188BB – the world’s thinnest optical disc drive.   [...]

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Enterprise will spend $19 Billion in 2012

It certainly has been coming. Thanks to the ‘Bring your own’ device spreading like wildfire, the adoption of Apple devices is booming. Forrester notes this number could be in the $19 Billion in 2012. This is an increase of 68% and 45% respectively for iPads and Macs in 2011 from 2010.

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