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Asus challenges Apple's iPad Mini with the less-pricey ZenPad Z8

At $249.99, Asus' new ZenPad Z8 tablet with Android could make one ponder why they should buy Apple's iPad Mini 4, which starts at $399.

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Skype 7.0 for Android rolls out a tablet-friendly redesign

Skype has fully embraced Google's Material Design aesthetic and is easier to navigate in landscape mode.

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Farewell, Nexus 9: HTC stops making Google's former flagship tablet

You can still get your hands on one through HTC's website, but they're the last of the final production run.

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Nexus rumors begin to take shape, HTC may be making two devices

There's also interest brewing in the tablet space, as the Nexus 9 has disappeared from the Google Store.

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Google will sell you its high-end Pixel C tablet for 25% off if you say you're a developer

Are you a developer? Can you claim you're a developer? You might be able to get a discount on a Pixel C tablet if you do.

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Lenovo's Tab3 7 and Tab3 8: Cheap Android tablets that are safer for kids

Android Marshmallow's support for multiple user accounts lets Lenovo set up a kids mode with parental controls. You can monitor what children do and where they go on a tablet, and for how long.

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Lenovo's Tab3 10 for Business brings out the serious side of Android

Starting at $199, this tablet shows that Android has arrived in the corporate world. The Tab3 10 for Business is built to take a full day at the office, with sturdy construction and the enhanced security and manageability of Android...

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Google Pixel C review: A killer Android tablet with an unfullfilled productivity mission

A great hardware keyboard telegraphs the Pixel C's intentions. Now Google just needs to make Android a productivity OS.

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Kindle vs Fire: How to choose the right Amazon e-reader

So you’ve narrowed the e-reader field to Amazon’s lineup. We’ll help you pick the right model for your needs.

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5 high-tech toys to delight kids of all ages

Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.

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How to buy the best productivity-focused Android, iOS, or Windows tablet

Avoid the low-cost throwaways. We'll help you find a quality device with the features you'll need day in and day out.

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Nvidia's gamer-centric Shield Tablet K1 comes back with GeForce Now and a killer price

Nvidia is staying in the tablet market after being hit with a recall of its Shield Tablet, relaunching the device under a new name and at a lower price.

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Cool Yule Tools for the Home

Some of the stuff on our holiday gift list is ultra-techie and ultra-geeky, some of the stuff you may look at and go, “what kind of gift is that?”. Quite simply, it’s stuff we’ve tried out this year, stuff we’ve liked, or stuff that...

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Cool Yule Tools for Work

We offer up our humble list of products and technologies that may impress someone on your holiday gift list.

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iPad Pro FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's 12.9-inch mega tablet

The iPad Pro was built with serious productivity in mind. Meet the most powerful iOS device ever.

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Samsung debuts enormous Galaxy View tablet with 18.4-inch screen

The specs aren't all that fantastic, but at least you get a carrying handle and a kickstand.

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Here's what Samsung's giant 18-inch super tablet looks like

Serial leaker Evan Blass gives us a better look at Samsung's upcoming super tablet.

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Samsung Galaxy View is a behemoth, 18.4-inch tablet with AT&T LTE support

The enormous device just passed through FCC certification, which means it could be on a (very large) shelf soon.

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Google’s $499 Pixel C will be a premium tablet rocking Android Marshmallow

The high-end Pixel C Android tablet, with an optional keyboard, will be available "by holiday time," Google promises.

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Hands-on impressions of the Pixel C, Google's answer to the Surface and iPad Pro

Google's new tablet isn't a Nexus, and it's ready for serious work. But will that keyboard suffice?

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