Microsoft 12 Days of Deals Asus Tablet

Microsoft continues 12 Days of Deals promo with affordable 10.1-inch Asus 2-in-1 tablet

By on December 11, 2014 at 6:30 PM.

Microsoft continues 12 Days of Deals promo with affordable 10.1-inch Asus 2-in-1 tablet

Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a new special sale part of its 12 Days of Deals online promotion, after recently offering buyers significant discounts on a 7-inch Toshiba Windows tablet, a Blu Win HD smartphone and a great Xbox One bundle. On December 11th, buyers will be able to save $80 on a brand new 10.1-inch Asus Transformer Book T100 Signature Edition 2-in-1 tablet/laptop combo. More →

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iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 Prices

This is Apple’s latest attempt to increase iPad sales this holiday season

By on December 11, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

This is Apple’s latest attempt to increase iPad sales this holiday season

Apple’s share of the tablet business has been steadily decreasing, with overall demand for tablets not being as strong as it once was either, but the company is far from throwing in the towel when it comes to its tablet ambitions. Apple has already taken one step to making iPads more interesting to businesses, and that’s launching special enterprise-focused iOS apps earlier this week, and the company is rumored to be working on an even bigger iPad for next year. But for now, Apple is looking at maximizing iPad sales this holiday season, which will likely be a new record for the company when it comes to quarterly earnings. More →

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Microsoft 12 Days of Deals Toshiba Encore Mini

Microsoft kicks off ’12 Days of Deals’ promotion with an unbelievably cheap Windows tablet

By on December 8, 2014 at 2:00 PM.

Microsoft kicks off ’12 Days of Deals’ promotion with an unbelievably cheap Windows tablet

Microsoft on Monday kicked off its 12 Days of Deals online sale event, offering buyers the chance to score cheaper devices ahead of Christmas. On December 8th, starting with 8 a.m. EST, buyers will be able to purchase a significantly discounted Windows 8.1 tablet, the Toshiba Encore Mini. More →

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iPad Air 2 Vs. Android Tablets

Hardcore Android fan explains why the iPad Air 2 beats out every other Android tablet

By on December 8, 2014 at 10:45 AM.

Hardcore Android fan explains why the iPad Air 2 beats out every other Android tablet

There are plenty of Android smartphones that can go toe-to-toe with the iPhone but there still seems to be something missing when it comes to Android tablets. If you need further proof of this, consider that the excellent Android-focussed website Android Police has just put out its holiday gift guide… and writer David Ruddock recommends the iPad Air 2 as the best tablet to buy. More →

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iPad Air 2 Change TV Commercial

Apple changes its own verse in new iPad Air 2 ad campaign

By on December 8, 2014 at 8:55 AM.

Apple changes its own verse in new iPad Air 2 ad campaign

After releasing a variety of iPad ads under the “Your verse” campaign, Apple has decided a change is needed for the new iPad Air 2 and has come up with a new “Change is in the Air” commercial series. More →

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iPad Air Plus vs. iPad Air 2 vs. MacBook

Video gives us our first look at what Apple’s 12-inch iPad Pro might be like

By on December 2, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Video gives us our first look at what Apple’s 12-inch iPad Pro might be like

After a report late last week revealed more details about Apple’s upcoming 12.2-inch “iPad Air Plus,” including schematics for the rumored tablet, YouTube channel Canoopsy posted a comparison video showing Apple’s current iOS devices, including iPhones and iPad models, and MacBooks next to a mockup of a 12.2-inch iPad Air Plus, also referred to as the “iPad Pro,” based on last week’s schematics. More →

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Amazon Nexus 9 Black Friday Deal

Amazon has a hot Black Friday deal for Google’s Nexus 9

By on November 28, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Amazon has a hot Black Friday deal for Google’s Nexus 9

Android fans looking to buy a discounted tablet on Black Friday or Cyber Monday should consider ignoring the extremely cheap ones available from a variety of retailers — which might come with built-in security threats — and go for a Nexus 9 instead. Google’s latest Nexus tablet is not as affordable the Nexus 7 models before it, but the device proposes high-end features which might make up for the difference in price. More →

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iPad Air Plus Release Date

Major details on Apple’s gigantic ‘iPad Air Plus’ revealed in new leak

By on November 28, 2014 at 12:30 PM.

Major details on Apple’s gigantic ‘iPad Air Plus’ revealed in new leak

Watch out, Microsoft: Apple is designing a tablet that can replace your laptop too. Macotakara.jp has picked up the latest issue of Japanese magazine Mac Fan and has found that it’s printed a leaked blueprint for the so-called iPad Air Plus, a giant 12.2-inch tablet that Apple is rumored to have been working on for the past year at least. More →

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Holiday Buying Guide 2014

Whatever you do, don’t buy these 3 tablets this holiday season

By on November 26, 2014 at 11:40 AM.

Whatever you do, don’t buy these 3 tablets this holiday season

Electronics seemingly become a bigger part of holiday gift shopping every year, with people expected to spend an average of more than $800 in 2014 on gifts, according to the National Retail Federation. Though most will want the latest iDevice to show to their friends, there are still many other options out there, including some you should stay away from to help make sure every dollar counts.

Here are three tablets to avoid buying this holiday season, at any cost, even if they’re free. More →

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Best Buy Nexus 9 Deal

Best Buy has a huge Nexus 9 deal for you… but there’s a catch

By on November 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM.

Best Buy has a huge Nexus 9 deal for you… but there’s a catch

On top of the many Black Friday 2014 discounts on a variety of electronic devices that Best Buy has already prepared for you, the retailer has a special promotion that targets a special kind of customer: the Android tablet fan. Buyers looking to purchase Google’s recently released Nexus 9 for a significantly discounted price will be happy to hear that Best Buy is ready to offer them a discount of at least $100 on the high-end Nexus tablet… but there’s a catch. More →

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Holiday Buying Guide Tablets

The holidays are almost here: These are the best tablets you can buy

The holidays are almost here: These are the best tablets you can buy

By on November 25, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

When Apple’s iPad first started blowing up and other consumer electronics companies rushed to copy it, tablets were seen as the next huge growth market. Fast-forward to 2014 and we’re already seeing sales growth slow to a crawl. For many, tablets are nonessential devices and they also don’t needed to be upgraded as frequently as a smartphone, so it makes sense that the market for slates is much smaller.

Of course, tablets are still fantastic devices for millions of consumers out there. They also still make great holiday gifts, so here are the five best tablets on the market. More →

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Ad

Microsoft is tormenting America with its most annoying Surface ad ever

By on November 24, 2014 at 5:45 PM.

Microsoft is tormenting America with its most annoying Surface ad ever

Microsoft has made a lot of improvements to its Surface tablets ever since they launched in 2012. However, the marketing for the device has remained criminally awful and the ad that popped up on my TV during football yesterday might have been the single most annoying ad ever made by anyone. More →

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