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Surface Pro 2 details leak with refined kickstand and memory boost

Surface Pro 2 details leak with refined kickstand and memory boost

We've known for a while that Microsoft is working on a successor to its Surface Pro tablet, something that will hopefully better meet consumers' expectations after the company experienced less than anticipated enthusiasm for its Windows 8 tablet. Details on the tablet have surfaced, among them being a Haswell processor, more memory, and an improved kickstand.

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Transformer Pad TF701T official with NVIDIA Tegra 4 to launch aside Infinity

Transformer Pad TF701T official with NVIDIA Tegra 4 to launch aside Infinity

ASUS has taken the wraps off its new Transformer Pad TF701T, a 10.1-inch Android slate that is very similar to the Transformer Pad Infinity we saw at the beginning of June. With the TF701T model comes an NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor and a high-resolution IPS display, as well as a metal chassis and SonicMaster audio technology.

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ASUS MeMO Pad 8 and 10 tablets introduced with IPS displays and enhanced audio

ASUS MeMO Pad 8 and 10 tablets introduced with IPS displays and enhanced audio

ASUS has announced the new MeMO Pad 8 and MeMO Pad 10 tablets, two mid-range Android slates equipped with IPS displays, enhanced audio technology, and quad-core processors under the hood. Both tablets were introduced at the IFA 2013 event today, and though release dates and pricing haven't been pegged yet, we've got all the details for you after the break.

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Android reaches 1 billion device activations milestone

Android reaches 1 billion device activations milestone

Android's Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai has tossed out a couple of announcements about Google's mobile operating system today, first bringing quite a bit of surprise with the revelation that Android 4.4 will be named Android KitKat after the same-name candy bar. He also revealed that Android has reached a new milestone, with over 1 billion activations to date.

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Android 4.4 KitKat teased with candy bar-themed statue

Android 4.4 KitKat teased with candy bar-themed statue

Google's Sundar Pichai of Android fame has taken to Google+ to tease some information about Android 4.4, revealing its official designation as "KitKat". As in, the candy bar. He also posted up a picture of an Android statue that appears to be made of chocolate and features a KitKat candy bar as the body, and Android.com has gained a new timeline mentioning the version.

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Kobo Arc 7, 7HD, and 10HD tablets unveiled with Tegra inside

Kobo Arc 7, 7HD, and 10HD tablets unveiled with Tegra inside

Kobo, maker of eReading devices, rolled out a limited edition Aura HD ereader earlier this year, and a couple months later had a different device appear in an FCC filing. As of today, the company's lineup has been expanded with three new tablets, two of which harbor Tegra processors, as well as an Aura e-ink reader which may have been the device we saw surface back in July.

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Sony Xperia Tablet Z gets successful Ubuntu Touch port

Sony Xperia Tablet Z gets successful Ubuntu Touch port

The Ubuntu Edge didn't get funded, therefore we may not see the powerful Ubuntu-powered phone get created, but that doesn't mean we can't use the Ubuntu Touch interface on a mobile device. The Linux-based mobile operating system has been successfully ported to the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, in which owners can now play around with Ubuntu on their tablet.

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Kindle Fire sale hints at impending next-gen refresh

Kindle Fire sale hints at impending next-gen refresh

If you're in the market for a Kindle Fire tablet, today might be the day to pick one up, as Amazon is having an all-day Gold Box Deals sale on a variety of Kindle Fire models. At various times throughout the day, Amazon will be putting a specific Kindle Fire model on sale, with a refurbished Kindle Fire HD 8.9 on sale for the entire day.

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Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus offers pressure-sensitive drawing for the iPad

Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus offers pressure-sensitive drawing for the iPad

Following the announcement of its new Cintiq Companion tablets earlier this evening, Wacom has also taken the wraps off its new stylus for the iPad. The Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus aims to make sketching on the tablet feel realistic, offering pressure-sensitive functionality and a specialized design aimed at comfortable handling.

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Lenovo Q1 earnings show rising profits, mobile sales trump PC

Lenovo Q1 earnings show rising profits, mobile sales trump PC

Lenovo has revealed its first-quarter earnings, showing a 23-percent increase in net profit that trumps what analysts had anticipated. Among the numbers, however, was one particular tidbit of information that further solidifies perspectives on the industry as a whole: Lenovo saw greater profits from its mobile devices rather than PCs.

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Apple to unveil thinner iPad and Retina iPad Mini this year says sources

Apple to unveil thinner iPad and Retina iPad Mini this year says sources

Apple is reportedly planning to unveil a new thinner iPad in the coming months, as well as a Retina iPad Mini, according to sources who spoke with Bloomberg. Rumor of a thinner iPad had already surfaced earlier this month via The Wall Street Journal, and according to the latest sources, both slates will be introduced in the "last three months" of 2013.

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Surface RT 2 confirmed as NVIDIA takes the helm once again

Surface RT 2 confirmed as NVIDIA takes the helm once again

The Surface RT may not have lived up to every expectation Microsoft had, but it doesn't look like that is going to stop them from returning with a follow-up model. Despite nothing official coming from Microsoft just yet, there is already talk of that follow-up device. That talk has come by way of NVIDIA's CEO who recently told CNET they are "working really hard on it."

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