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Cisco Cius tablet is dead

Cisco Cius tablet is dead

Cisco's attempt at entering the massively competitive tablet market has come to a quiet end. The company's Cius product has been set off to greener pastures without even making a serious dent in the industry. It was meant to be the leader in enterprise-focused tablets. But as you may already know, the iPad has kind of taken that title, and it took it before the Cius even had a chance to shine. It's the same reason the Blackberry Playbook never got a chance to spread its wings.

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Cisco Cius Tablet Announced, Runs Android on 7-Inch Display

Cisco Cius Tablet Announced, Runs Android on 7-Inch Display

This wouldn't be the first tablet device to be announced that wasn't meant for the mass market. The Cius tablet is specifically manufactured for the business market, even if it has features that plenty of "non-business" oriented customers would love to get their hands on. Basically, the Cius looks like it's an HD tablet with video conferencing at the forefront of its feature set.

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Verizon pairs Cisco Cius business tablet with 4G LTE

Verizon pairs Cisco Cius business tablet with 4G LTE

Cisco's Cius Android tablet still hasn't actually made it to market - last we heard, July 31 was the big day - but already the enterprise-friendly company is talking about alternative versions. Latest to get the nod is a Verizon 4G model that will use the carrier's LTE network, though bizarrely it won't do so via an integrated 4G modem. Instead, business users wanting their share of LTE speeds will have to carry a separate mobile hotspot with them too.

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Cisco Cius Android Tablet Priced, Enterprise Apps

Cisco Cius Android Tablet Priced, Enterprise Apps

Cisco is getting ready to release their very first Android tablet. But instead of attempting suicide by going head to head with the juggernaut that is the Apple iPad, Cisco has decided to stick to the enterprise crowd. The Cisco Cius tablet will take on a form factor optimized for voice and video collaboration and will get access to custom enterprise apps.

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Cisco axes 6,500 staff as Flip dump fails to turn share-slide

Cisco axes 6,500 staff as Flip dump fails to turn share-slide

Cisco may be madly enthusiastic about its Cius tablet, but investors aren't so keen, and so the company has has officially confirmed plans to axe 6,500 jobs in an attempt to save $1bn every year. According to a recent SEC filing, Cisco is cutting 9-percent of its workforce after attempts to stem the flow of cash losses by shutting down the Flip camcorder business failed to convince shareholders that the company was taking its core networking business seriously.

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The HP Slate 500 and Enterprise Tablets

The HP Slate 500 and Enterprise Tablets

The debut of HP's Slate 500 begs the question as to whether or not enterprise customers and market verticals care about Tablet computers. For those of us who have followed the industry for 10 or more years this product announcement feels like a re-run of a TV show we saw 6 years ago.  Pen based Tablet PC's have come and gone and nearly all of them in the days of old focused on the enterprise.   Will Tablet / Slate PC's fair better this time around? What type of operating system should they run? Can they compete with the iPad?  Let's explore.

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Cisco’s Android Cius slate gets sub-$1,000 price tag

Cisco’s Android Cius slate gets sub-$1,000 price tag

While manufacturers are clamoring - Samsung aside - to undercut Apple's iPad with their own Android tablets, Cisco seems content to milk their enterprise customers for all they're worth.  A developer FAQ for the Cisco Cius has leaked to CrunchGear, revealing that the company expects the 7-inch Android-based webconferencing slate to come in at under $1,000 when it arrives - in limited numbers - by the end of 2010.

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Cisco home telepresence tipped for Comcast/Verizon reveal next week

Cisco home telepresence tipped for Comcast/Verizon reveal next week

Cisco is tipped to be readying a telepresence device for home use, with partnerships with Verizon and Comcast suggested, according to sources talking to BoomTown.  The exact nature of the device is unclear, but it's believed to cost as low as $200 when "heavily subsidized" or $500 with fewer commitments.  Most importantly, Cisco is expected to be pushing their higher quality video than that of arch rival Skype.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up : July 15, 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up : July 15, 2011

There's a terrifying robot smashing about, and it's coming to yours neighborhood! It's no Michael Jackson apparatus, but you'll certainly be doing the Thriller when you see what we're talking about. Then there's an announcement by the NYC police that they're about to get a bit more electric, Cisco's pairing with Verizon is about to get a whole lot speedier, and SOMEone had the idea to go snooping around Google's code again, this time discovering no less than a full gaming experience on the horizon! Also don't think that Spotify has gone away, it's just begun - a full ecosystem coming up!

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