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Toshiba Unveils Tablet With 13.3-Inch Display

The tablet market has developed into a surprisingly lucrative hardware niche for major manufacturers. One reason is that tablets fill a void between full-size laptop computers and smartphones. So Toshiba's recent unveiling of a rather massive ... 13.3-inch Android 4.0 tablet computer has taken a great many industry experts by surprise. Toshiba has now unveiled not one, not two, but a total of three brand new tablet computers for the home market. Together, these new Toshiba tablets -- known as the "Excite" line -- offer a wide range of display sizes, from a 7.7-inch model, to a 10.1-inch model, up ... (view more)

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Report: Tough Year May Be Ahead for Windows Tablets

A new report reveals that only a tiny portion of all people with a tablet computer right now are using one that runs the Windows 7 operating system (OS). According to statistics from research firm Strategy Analytics, Microsoft's operating system ... provides the software basis for just 1.5 per cent of tablets sold during the fourth quarter of 2011. The report reveals that 27 million tablet computers sold in the fourth quarter of 2011, a big increase from the fourth quarter a year ago. "Global tablet shipments reached an all-time high of 26.8 million units in Q4 2011, surging 150 percent from 10.7 ... (view more)

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Windows 8 Tablets Hit eBay; Selling for $3,500

If you're just dying to see how Windows 8 looks on a tablet computer roughly a year before the upcoming operating system is available to most consumers, then you may want to click on over to auction site eBay. But, be warned: the prices are a little ... shocking. Windows 8 was unveiled about 2 weeks ago at Microsoft's BUILD conference in Anaheim, California. As part of an attempt to woo developers to use the new operating system, Microsoft gave away a number of Windows 8 tablets to those who attended. The tablets run Windows 8 but the hardware is provided by Samsung. (Source: ) Free ... (view more)


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