Price Cuts Drive Apple iPad Sales Higher for First Time in 3 Years

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A significant iPad price cut has paid short-term dividends, but will it revive the tablet market longer term?

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Indiana inmates could receive tablets as part of bold tech program

Every inmate in the Indiana Department of Corrections (IODC) prison system may be the recipient of a tablet as part of a system-wide technology push.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 review roundup: ‘Wow, that’s a lot of money’

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Samsung has produced an impressive tablet with the S3, but reviewers are concerned its high price isn’t justified compared with the competition when it comes to overall productivity.

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Tech Q&A: Hide online shopping purchases during the holidays, best tablet apps for Mom

Want to know how to hide online shopping purchase during the holidays, the best tablet apps for Mom, and how to broadcast using Facebook Live? Then read this column.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/27/tech-q-hide-online-shopping-purchases-during-holidays-best-tablet-apps-for-mom.html

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Hands on with Lenovo’s unique Yoga Book convertible tablet: Is it time for an Android laptop?

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Lenovo’s Yoga Book is a unique combination of tablet computer, physical keyboard, pressure-sensitive tablet, and Livescribe-like pen. Its sleek design and small form factor make it worth a look for anyone considering a note-taking appliance.

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Apple plays catchup with — everyone

Apple didn’t make the first smartphone, the first smartwatch, or the first tablet computer. But there is an expectation that its products will be the best. Now the company is going after its competitors by brazenly imitating their successes.

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Nokia Stages Smartphone Comeback


Nokia on Wednesday announced its return to the mobile phone and tablet business in connection with a larger agreement by Microsoft to sell its entry-level phone business to HMD Global and FIH Mobile for $350 million. Under the deal, Microsoft will sell its Hanoi, Vietnam, manufacturing facility to FIH Mobile. Workers will be given the opportunity to work for FIH Mobile or HMD Global. Nokia will grant HMD the exclusive global license to create Nokia-branded phones and tablets for the next 10 years and will receive royalty payments from HMD.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83529.html?rss=1

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iPad Pro Wants to Be Your Next PC


When Apple unveiled its 9.7-inch iPad Pro earlier this week, it aimed the tablet squarely at the PC replacement market, with Phil Schiller, senior VP of worldwide marketing, describing it as the “ultimate upgrade for existing iPad users and replacement for PC users.” More than 600 million PCs in use are 5 years old or more, he said. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro’s 64-bit A9X processor rivals that of most portable PCs, Apple said, and it supports the Apple Pencil and a new Smart Keyboard cover.

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App update suggests Apple Pencil support coming to rumored 9.7" iPad Pro

Article Image A Thursday update to popular iPad drawing app Astropad Graphics Tablet suggests Apple’s next-generation 9.7-inch iPad, rumored to launch as a “Pro” model next week, will bring support for Apple Pencil.

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Amazon’s latest Fire OS removes encryption, is rolling out at the worst possible time

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Amazon has dropped encryption support from its latest tablet OS, but the timing makes it look more suspicious than it probably is.

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Apple captured 21% of smartphone processors, 31% of tablet CPUs in 2015

Article Image Although the smartphone and tablet processor markets actually declined year-over-year in 2015, Apple managed to capture large shares of both in 2015 simply manufacturing for its own devices, Strategy Analytics said in data released on Friday.

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LeapFrog toy tablets out-jumped by Apple's iPad

Article Image Northern California’s educational toy tablet maker LeapFrog is selling itself to its Hong Kong-based competitor VTech for just $72 million, after years of declining sales. Apple leapfrogged the company with its more general purpose, albeit more expensive, iPad–which LeapFrog now develops apps for.

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Tech Q & A: Tablet vs. laptop, photographing New Year's fireworks

Struggling over whether buy a tablet or laptop or maybe you want to snap the perfect New Year’s photo? If so, read this column.

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