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Belkin’s dual-video docking stations turn ultrabooks and tablets into workstations

Belkin’s dual-video docking stations turn ultrabooks and tablets into workstations

Tablets and ultrabooks are nice because, if for no other reason, of their sheer portability. With that portability comes some trade-offs, however, primarily in how effective they are as a day-in, day-out workstation device for the home or office. That is where docking stations come in, of which Belkin has just announced two - one for tablets, the other for ultrabooks. Both offer dual-video for multiple monitors, as well as a host of ports.

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Over 500m devices connected to internet in U.S.

Over 500m devices connected to internet in U.S.

A new analysis performed by The NPD Group shows that the United States has hit an impressive milestone. There are currently over 500 million internet-connected devices all across the nation. These devices include smartphones, tablets, laptops, PCs, video-game consoles, HDTVs, Blu-Ray players, and more. The NPD Group says that the main driver for this number is the increase in smartphone and tablet ownership.

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IDC: Low cost Android tablets take lead in tablet market

IDC: Low cost Android tablets take lead in tablet market

The IDC recently had to adjust its numbers for its 2013 forecasted market share. It didn't expect there to be so many low-cost budget Android tablets to be announced this year, like the HP Slate that goes for $169. The IDC has increased its 2013 forecast for the tablet market from 172.4 million units shipped worldwide to 190.9 million. It also believes that tablet shipments will see an 11% increase annually between 2013 and 2016.

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News Corp reveals education-equipped tablets

News Corp reveals education-equipped tablets

News Corp is planning on joining the tablet market soon with it's own $299 tablet. But News Corp's tablet won't just be any standard tablet. Its tablet will be geared specifically towards teachers and students. The tablet will run on Android's operating system, and will be powered by News Corps education brand, Amplify. The tablet is supposed to rival Apple's iPad, which is currently the most preferred tablet in the education market.

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Smartphones overtake tablets in data usage for first time

Smartphones overtake tablets in data usage for first time

We've been seeing a major push for tablets lately, but if a new study from Arieso is to be believed, then manufacturers might want to rethink their strategies. As it turns out, Arieso has found that smartphones have passed tablets in data usage for the first time in the three years the company has been doing these studies. You'd think that given the larger screens found on most tablets, users would turn to those devices more often for Internet access, but it seems that the tides are changing as far as mobile data goes.

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Toddy Gear introduces Screensters just in time for CES

Toddy Gear introduces Screensters just in time for CES

We normally don't put much thought into the microfiber cloths we use to wipe down our device screens, but if you've been craving something different to keep your screen smudge-free, then Toddy Gear has a new product that's right up your alley. Say hello to Screensters, new microfiber dolls that are "inspired by the characters you encounter in everyday life." These are obviously aimed primarily at kids, but we have a feeling that more than a few adults will get a kick out of them as well.

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SlashGear’s Product Review Rundown 2012

SlashGear’s Product Review Rundown 2012

This year SlashGear had 292 product reviews over the 12 months that began with January 2012 with subject matter ranging from smartphones to automobiles, with accessories, computers, and some lovely stand-out apps sprinkled in-between. We'd like to express our extreme gratitude to the PR groups, manufacturers, developers, and every other individual responsible for helping us work with the products and services we need to show you, the readers. Have a peek at what we've explored in detail this year!

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Fujitsu blames underwhelming PC shipments on lagging Windows 8 demand

Fujitsu blames underwhelming PC shipments on lagging Windows 8 demand

Windows 8 has garnered its share of criticisms in the last few months, and some of that criticism has come from Microsoft's PC partners. Some of them aren't too happy with the way Windows 8 has been supposedly selling, with the latest in the line being Fujitsu. Today the company revised projections for the fiscal year that ends in March, saying that total PC shipments will come in under the 7 million the company was originally planning on.

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Smartphone and tablet Christmas day activations break records

Smartphone and tablet Christmas day activations break records

Christmas is always a big day for the smartphone and tablet space, but this year, Christmas was bigger than ever. That's according to analytics firm Flurry, which tracked activation data for the first 20 days in December and then compared it to the data it received for December 25. It probably won't come as a shock to most to hear that the data Flurry has for Christmas Day shows a huge number of activations for both tablets and smartphones.

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SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Tablets

SlashGear 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Tablets

Tablets will be the must-have gift of 2012, the trend-watchers tell us, but that means a whole lot of slates competing for your dollar. This year has seen Apple raise its game with a second size option, while Android has evolved into a legitimate alternative, and Microsoft has made its own play for the market with Windows RT. Which tablet to pick if you don't want to be standing in the returns line the morning after? Read on for the SlashGear suggestions.

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