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Apple talks TV and tablets with media execs

Apple talks TV and tablets with media execs

Apple has reportedly ramped up its TV strategy, outlining a Siri and motion controlled television system in recent meetings with media executives and fleshing out its wirelessly-enabled smart TV set. The company has been courting several of the larger media companies, the WSJ's insiders tell them, selling the benefits of a cross-platform system that could recognize viewers whether they were using their TV, a tablet or a phone. However, the talks have fallen short of entering the negotiation phase for actual content licensing.

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NVIDIA CEO: Windows 8 on ARM should target tablets first

NVIDIA CEO: Windows 8 on ARM should target tablets first

NVIDIA president Jen-Hsun Huang has warned Microsoft not to position Windows 8 on ARM as PCs, arguing that tablets should be the company's first focus. The outspoken CEO described his argument as coming from "a finesse perspective" in an interview with AllThingsD, and a hope that Microsoft puts its software emphasis on bringing full Office support to the ARM-based version of the platform. "That would be the killer app," Huang reckons.

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NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor promotional video leaks

NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor promotional video leaks

It's time to see our first advertisement-based demonstration of the capabilities of what was up until now simply called Project Kal-El, NVIDIA's next-level chip for mobile devices. This promotional video shows off a few key points NVIDIA hopes to put forth in regards to the awesomeness of having FOUR CPU cores in a single chip sitting on a tablet-like device, though the transparent nature of the device in this video might have you scratching your head wondering where all the metal went. Have a bit of fun watching what appears very much to be the first look at get at what NVIDIA has decided to call no simpler a name than NVIDIA Tegra 3.

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Portico spreads tablet touch beyond the screen

Portico spreads tablet touch beyond the screen

Tablets that can respond not only to touchscreen contact but taps and motions in the area around them could deliver a combination of Microsoft Surface-style expansive gestures in a portable form-factor, if researchers have their way. Portico, the handiwork of three computer scientists at Intel, Microsoft Research and the University of Washington, uses a pair of pull-out webcams to track movement on the table the slate is resting on. That way, objects in the periphery of the tablet can interact with what's being shown on-screen.

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Windows 8 proves there’s more to tablets than iPad

Windows 8 proves there’s more to tablets than iPad

Windows 8 is here, and it's all eyes on Microsoft's tablet strategy as the industry gages whether it's game-on or game-over against Apple's iPad might. You'd be forgiven for your skepticism, mind: Microsoft's previous idea of finger-friendliness was to ratchet up the font size and hope for the best. Yet with this latest demonstration, Windows 8 has shown itself to be not just shaping up as a solid OS, but as a truly interesting alternative to the current tablet template.

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Sony F65 digital motion picture camera lands for a cool $65k to start

Sony F65 digital motion picture camera lands for a cool $65k to start

If the camera in the photo below looks complicated, it is because the camera is complicated. The specifications for this professional cinema recording camera are mind boggling. The camera is clearly aimed at the Hollywood studios looking fro one of the best and highest resolution cameras they can get hands on for making movies and more. Sony says that the F65 camera starts at "just" $65,000 with the viewfinder included.

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Sony Tablet S Review

Sony Tablet S Review

It's been some time since Sony had a tablet on the market. Times have changed since the VAIO UX's day, though, and where once tablets were niche devices, now they're making headway into our living rooms. The Sony Tablet S is the first model of the company's new strategy, packing Android Honeycomb into a hardware design that's a little more interesting than many rivals have managed. Late to the game against the iPad, though, has the Tablet S' tardiness undermined its potential? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Verizon Offers $50 Discount For Phone And Tablet Combo

Verizon Offers $50 Discount For Phone And Tablet Combo

Verizon is now offering a special discount for customers that purchase a smartphone with a new 2-year contract between August 1 and 31. The discount is for $50 off a 3G or 4G tablet purchased at the same time. This combo package applies to all Android tablets offered through Verizon as well as the iPad 2, with the only exceptions being the original iPad and the WiFi Galaxy Tab 10.1

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