Best tablets of summer: Microsoft Surface Pro and iPad Pro vie for top tablet

Microsoft and Apple both released new tablets in June, offering two solid – and very different – choices for consumers.

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Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro vs. 12.9" iPad Pro: Which choice is right for you?

Article Image Apple’s professional-grade tablets now come in two distinct sizes: A 9.7-inch iPad Pro and a jumbo-sized 12.9-inch model. And while they both share a number of key features, including Apple Pencil support and the Smart Connector, both iPads are clearly geared toward different types of users. AppleInsider offers a handy guide to help you decide which model is right for you.

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Report: Apple Moving Quickly to Sell New iPhone, iPad Models


Apple will begin selling new models of its iPad tablets and iPhones in mid-March, according to a report published last week. It will debut a 4-inch iPhone, called the “iPhone 5se,” as well as a new iPad Air at a March 15 event, followed by a retail and online sales launch three days later, said the report. Apple is not expected to offer its usual preorder sales event, but that decision is subject to change. The new tablet, called the “iPad Air 3,” reportedly will include a new Smart Connector and support for various Apple accessories.

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Microsoft Surface blamed for NFL football playoffs meltdown

Article Image Microsoft Surface Pro tablets stopped working on the sidelines of a major U.S. football game today, causing a spectacular black eye for the struggling product just as its maker was performing an advertising blitz for the hybrid tablet device integrated into the game itself.

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Tablets Losing Ground to Big Smartphones, Light PCs


Global demand for tablets continued a year-long slide, as shipments fell for the fourth consecutive quarter amid signs of market saturation in North America, Asia and Western Europe, IDC noted in a report released Thursday. Worldwide shipments fell 12.6 percent year-over-year to 48.6 million during the third quarter, according to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. The installed base of tablets at the end of 2014 was 581.9 million, a 36 percent increase from the prior year, but there are signs that growth will slow down soon.

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Six-pack of tablets and the iPad Pro: the tablet market is polarizing

It’s no secret that tablets aren’t selling quite as well as they once did. Compared with last year, the worldwide tablet market declined 7% in the last quarter, and 3.9% the quarter before that, according to IDC. It looks as though tablets may have peeked around the end of 2013.

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If The iPad Pro Is Jupiter, Here’s Apple’s Full Solar System Of Devices

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The iPad Pro is the king of Apple’s tablets. And planets.

The long-rumored iPad Pro was revealed last week at Apple’s fall 2015 event. The 12.9-inch iOS device whose smart keyboard and stylus are a bit reminiscent of the Microsoft’s Surface, and mark an important shift in Apple’s tablet efforts. With a new moniker and increased footprint, the iPad Pro targets the professional creator and isn’t a device strictly for consuming.

Apple fittingly choose an image of the king of all planets, Jupiter, to introduce its largest iPad yet. Which raises the question: if the iPad Pro is the gas giant, what planets are the other iOS devices?

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Parents on a budget turning to certified used iPhones & iPads this back-to-school season

Price-conscious parents looking to equip their kids with smartphones or tablets for the new school year are embracing Gazelle’s new certified pre-used iPhone and iPad stores as an alternative to paying full price for a brand new device, the company says.

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New apps that make you say 'that's amazing!'

There are so many new apps for your iPhone, Android phone or tablets that it’s just too hard to keep up. With hundreds of new apps released every day and millions in the Apple and Google stores, you aren’t imagining things.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/14/new-apps-that-make-say-that-amazing/

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Nvidia voluntarily recalls Shield tablets because of fire risk

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Nvidia has launched a recall of its Nvidia Shield tablet. Not all tablets are being recalled; we explain how to tell if you have one of the affected units.

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Report: Tablet shipments are in decline, as Apple holds its shrinking lead and LG surges

While tablets aren’t going the way of the Zune or MiniDisc Walkman, they’re losing popularity at a noticeable pace.

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We're letting babies as young as 6 months use smartphones: study

It’s no surprise that America is letting its young use smartphones and tablets, but a new study reveals just how young is young.

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