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Archos G10 Android tablet brings on teaser for IFA

Archos G10 Android tablet brings on teaser for IFA

This week the folks at Archos have previewed their next-generation Android tablet for use with a special keyboard dock and what's undoubtedly an ultra-powerful multi-core processor. What sets this device aside from the competition here in its very unrevealed state is the fact that it does not pull up from its included keyboard dock as a notebook would, but rather sits in the dock separately like we've seen happen with the iPad's Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover. With a note that suggest the Archos G10, as it's called, will be out in 3 weeks, we must assume that we'll see it at IFA 2012 in Berlin.

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ASUS Nexus 7 Bluetooth keyboard case and rotating folio revealed

ASUS Nexus 7 Bluetooth keyboard case and rotating folio revealed

More official Google Nexus 7 accessories have emerged, including a Bluetooth keyboard case for the 7-inch Jelly Bean tablet, and a rotating folio-stand that allows for both portrait and landscape use. The ASUS-made add-ons are all expected imminently, UK retailer MobileFun claims, finally broadening the range of accessories Nexus 7 owners can choose from beyond the current polyurethane cover.

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Razer BlackWidow 2013 edition gaming keyboard debuts

Razer BlackWidow 2013 edition gaming keyboard debuts

Razer has announced a new version of its mechanical BlackWidow series gaming keyboard for 2013. The new edition of the Ultimate keyboard will launch next month and will sell for $139.99. The BlackWidow series has always been known for its mechanical keys with crisp, tactile actuation. The new 2013 edition of keyboard has improved anti-ghosting technology and uses Razer Synapse 2.0 cloud technology.

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SwiftKey 3 launches officially (with a discount, too!)

SwiftKey 3 launches officially (with a discount, too!)

Today you'll find yourself getting notified (if you use any version of SwiftKey) that the newest version of this 3rd party Android-based super-keyboard has been launched in its newest big iteration: SwiftKey 3. This version of the application will cost you $1.99 (£1.49) for a very limited time (this being half the normal price) and will bring you, as SwiftKey says, "the most accurate and complete auto-correction and prediction available on any smartphone or tablet." We've taken a look at this application in Beta as well as in its final iteration and can readily say that their claims for best-in-class greatness may well be true!

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Microsoft Surface Touch Cover vs Type Cover hands-on

Microsoft Surface Touch Cover vs Type Cover hands-on

There are two different covers for the Microsoft Surface tablets revealed today, both of them able to cover up and protect the front of the tablet but each of them with different abilities in their keys. The biggest difference between the two is the way the keys work - while the Type Cover has moving keys while the Touch Cover is capacitive instead. The Touch Cover is also a bit thinner, while the Type Cover will likely cost a bit more - and both have been introduced right alongside the Microsoft Surface tablets (see our hands-on here) as their best companions.

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Microsoft Surface tablet details revealed

Microsoft Surface tablet details revealed

This week Microsoft has revealed a tablet version of their Microsoft Surface brand, bringing on a device thats 9.3mm thin with edges beveled at 22 degrees and working with Windows 8 with full touch interactivity. This device weighs in at 1.5 pounds, is made with a magnesium case, and has a lovely PVD finish. Inside you'll find access to Windows apps for Music, Movies, and multimedia of all kinds, and it all comes in on a 10.6-inch display.

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iPhone raids BlackBerry 10 keyboard magic

iPhone raids BlackBerry 10 keyboard magic

Could the iPhone raid one of RIM's headline BlackBerry 10 features before the Canadian company's own handsets are even near the shelves? If the iOS developer behind Octopus Keyboard has his way, it will: Mario Hros has been telling iDownloadBlog about the custom iPhone 'board he's been cooking up, borrowing the floating auto-prediction system RIM demonstrated at BlackBerry World and slapping the gesture-based UI onto his own iOS version.

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