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Google to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion
— 9:33 AM on August 15, 2011

Looks like Google is serious about this whole Android thing. The search giant has coughed up $12.5 billion to purchase Motorola Mobility. Whoa. As...

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$330 Acer tablet released in the U.S.
— 9:38 AM on August 12, 2011

The tablet price war is in full swing. Earlier today, Acer announced the release of its 7" Iconia Tab A100 tablet in the United...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP slashes TouchPad price to $399.99 for good
— 3:56 PM on August 10, 2011

Remember that one-weekend-only deal whereby HP peddled TouchPads for $100 off the list price? The price cut was meant to be temporary, but as webOSroundup...

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Deal of the week: A Radeon HD 6870 for $149.99, and more
— 4:54 PM on August 5, 2011

Memory and storage bargains have monopolized our deal posts these past few weeks, but there are some juicy GPU bagains to be enjoyed right now—rather...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Storage Memory Mobile computing Personal tech

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HP's TouchPad will drop to $399.99 this weekend
— 9:36 AM on August 4, 2011

Aren't price wars grand? Amid heated competition in the tablet market, HP is trying to sweeten the pot and draw users to its TouchPad slate....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Second-gen Eee Pad Transformer could arrive in October
— 6:00 AM on August 3, 2011

With the tablet market growing at such a breakneck pace, the last thing Asus wants to do is stand still. I'm not surprised, then, to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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ThinkPad Tablet due August 23, Iconia Tab A500 cut to $395
— 12:55 PM on July 29, 2011

Things are happening in the tablet world. First, as Engadget reports, Lenovo has updated its ThinkPad Tablet teaser page with news that the device...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Release roundup: Tablets and solid-state storage
— 4:12 PM on July 28, 2011

This week in our look at miscellaneous product announcements and releases, we've got a cheap tablet from Acer and some new storage goodies from both...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Mobile computing Personal tech

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Amazon said to have big plans for its Android slates
— 6:00 AM on July 28, 2011

Rumor has it that Amazon is on the verge of introducing some Android tablets. And according to the guys at DigiTimes, the online bookshop turned...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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ThinkPad slate pre-orders to start August 2 at $499
— 2:12 PM on July 25, 2011

It's easy to lose interest in tablets amid the deluge of largely identical-looking Android offerings. Lenovo's upcoming ThinkPad Tablet is a more intriguing animal,...

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Lenovo rolls out a trio of tablets
— 5:22 PM on July 20, 2011

If you'd asked me five years ago whether we'd one day see a ThinkPad slate running a Google operating system, I probably would have shaken...

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Apple posts yet another round of record results
— 5:13 PM on July 19, 2011

Is anyone surprised? Once again, Apple's latest financial results announcement includes multiple uses of the word "record," not to mention growth numbers in the...

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Report: Apple, TSMC working on A6 chip manufacturing
— 6:00 AM on July 18, 2011

While Apple is busy capturing market share with computers and handhelds, the firm is also busy working on the successor to its home-brewed A5 system-on-a-chip....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Personal tech

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As Google strikes at the Kindle, Amazon preps an Android tablet
— 4:42 PM on July 13, 2011

It's funny how these things happen. As Google gears up for the launch of the first e-reader based on its eBooks platform—a competitor to Amazon's...

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Carmack foresees phones outdoing today's consoles
— 9:35 AM on July 8, 2011

id Software technical guru John Carmack has been rather chatty lately, giving long interviews and imparting his wisdom upon eager listeners. This time, he's

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Toshiba Thrive tablet shows up at Newegg, Amazon
— 6:00 AM on July 8, 2011

Another Tegra 2 tablet has landed, and this one is refreshingly affordable—compared to the iPad, at least. Toshiba's 8GB Thrive slate is now in stock...

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HP confirms talks to license WebOS
— 9:33 AM on June 30, 2011

That certainly didn't take long. Barely a month after publicly entertaining the notion of licensing its webOS mobile operating system to other firms, HP...

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Lenovo shows Android-powered ThinkPad tablet
— 2:19 PM on June 29, 2011

Surprise, surprise—another PC maker is readying an Android 3 tablet. This time, the company is Lenovo, and the product is a ThinkPad-branded device that apparently...

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