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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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Tabletpalooza Week 3 Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway Final Countdown!

Tabletpalooza Week 3 Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway Final Countdown!

Can you feel yourself getting pumped up? It's the final countdown - and like the rest of this giveaway, this giveaway is good in Europe! In the UK, at least, just because we love Britain and our hero Chris Davies lives there of course. Of course this giveaway exists in the USA, so it's time to get pumped up! It's the last leg of our monstrous Tabletpalooza giveaway this month, this week's prize being an Acer Iconia Tab A500 Android tablet, stocked sweet with a brand new NVIDIA Tegra 2 1GHz dual-core processor! Get in before it's too late!

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Tabletpalooza Week 3 Reminder: Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway!

Tabletpalooza Week 3 Reminder: Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway!

Oh my goodness it's the greatest giveaway in a generation, and it's certainly got the best name in the whole wide world of giveaways: Tabletpalooza! This giveaway consists of FIVE fabulous Android tablets to be sent out to YOU one by one between us here on SlashGear and our sister site Android Community. It's a friendly affair as our associates at NVIDIA have provided each of the dual-core packing tablets for your consumption - grab on and don't let go! This week's prize is an Acer Iconia Tab A500 - the sweetness! And don't forget the Android Community half of this equation as well!

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Tabletpalooza Week 3 : Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway!

Tabletpalooza Week 3 : Acer Iconia Tab A500 Giveaway!

The final week for this Tabletpalooza has begun, and it's for a sweet little ditty by Acer! This is the Aceri Iconia Tab A500 and it's stocked with NVIDIA's Tegra 2 dual-core processor for your endless entertainment! This is only one of FIVE tablets we've already given away or are about to give away, the other one of the final two being given away at our sister site Android Community! Travel below, all you daring readers and adventurers, and see what lies in store for you in order to get yourself into this contest for a free tablet future!

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Tabletpalooza 2011 Giveaway Week 2 Reminder: T-Mobile G-Slate Giveaway!

Tabletpalooza 2011 Giveaway Week 2 Reminder: T-Mobile G-Slate Giveaway!

We've got another sweet slate coming your way courtesy of our pals at NVIDIA and we've just GOT to let you know that this week ends tomorrow! Get your entries in quick and get in on this contest or you'll be fresh outta luck! What we've got here is a series of tablets, all of them featuring NVIDIA's dual-core Tegra 2 processor and Android for your supreme enjoyment and ultimate having of great times. Tablets are taking the world by storm and we want to give YOU a fabulous vehicle to roll out in for FREE! Check out all the details below!

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