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Deal Alert Tablet Flash Sale at CowBoom
Fri, 04 May 2012 18:29:06 +0000

  Today CowBoom is having a flash sale of  previously owned tablets.  Throughout the day you will find the offer changes, so check back frequently. Maybe you want to buy one to work on your app building skills?  Perhaps you want one for a niece or nephew that you don’t trust with your new iPad?  We are […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1″ Deal $299
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 05:52:00 +0000

Our friends at woot sellout have the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1″ Deal for an incredible $299. It will most likely sell out by noon so hurry over to woot sellout now! Click here to buy the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1″ Deal

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iPad3 release and key features
Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:44:23 +0000

Apples keynote today revealed the much awaited iPad 3 with the anticipated retina display pushing 2048 by 1536 pixels. The iPad has become nothing short of a phenomenon, and alongside the iPhone is a flagship product of the Cupertino based Apple. Apple made certain to clearly mention the fact that the iOS products were generating 73 […]

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iOS 5.1 available starting today
Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:28:14 +0000

Today Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the availability and release of iOS 5.1.  It will be bringing Siri toi Japan.  More features will be released as they are revealed in the keynote.   Developing. please check back for further keynote revelations.  

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ASUS Transformer TF101 ICS update OTA released
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:09:31 +0000

ASUS has once again shown why it has such a great reputation among OEM's for Android devices. Their first generation tablet the ASUS Transformer TF101 is now receiving an Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), starting with Taiwan. There is absolutely no doubt that ICS is a worthwhile upgrade both visually and performance wise.

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iBooks released with education and textbooks in mind
Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:40:56 +0000

Steve Jobs before he died had a vision to work with textbooks and reinvent them for education.  This vision is what was covered today at the Apple Education event in NYC.  The release of iBooks 2.0 will allow students to buy multimedia capable, multi touch using textbooks for a mere 14.99. Ninety percent of the […]

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Asus Transformer Prime ICS update now live
Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:31:03 +0000

For those of you excited about your new Transformer Prime tablet, things just got better.  Right now ahead of schedule Asus is releasing OTA the ICS update for its Transformer Prime model.  Ice Cream Sandwich which is the development name for Android 4.0, brings with it a lot of polish. GPU accelerated graphics are working more smoothly.  The base Holo […]

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1. Microsoft discounts Surface for college kids, goes for price edge over Apple's MacBook Air
Microsoft has kicked off a month-long deal on its new Surface Pro 3 tablet-slash-notebook for college students, cutting prices between 10% and 19%.
2. Surface damage mounts at Microsoft as red ink reaches $1.7B
Microsoft lost money on its Surface tablets throughout its just-concluded 2014 fiscal year, adding hundreds of millions of dollars in red ink.
3. Surface survives Microsoft cuts, but tablet strategy remains muddled
Microsoft plans to press ahead with its in-house Surface tablets, but the company's strategy remains vague and elusive.
4. Microsoft wants MacBook Air owners to trade up to a Surface Pro by trading in
Microsoft has launched a buyback program to try to get MacBook Air owners to part with their laptops and replace them with new Surface Pro 3 devices.
5. Surface Pro 3 'notebook' reaches retail today
Microsoft today kicked off retail sales of the Surface Pro 3, the 2-in-1 device touted by the company as a notebook replacement.
6. Whoops! Microsoft goof confirms Surface Mini
Microsoft inadvertently confirmed in a user guide that it had a smaller Surface tablet ready to release when it unveiled the larger Surface Pro 3 last month.
7. Perspective: The Surface Pro is Microsoft's latest premature introduction problem
Microsoft has become mildly famous -- in hindsight -- for being early, far too early, to important technology products and trend swings. Is history repeating itself with the Surface Pro 3?
8. Surface Pro 3's 'tweener' screen is too small for a laptop, too big for a tablet
Microsoft picked the wrong screen size for its new Surface Pro 3 if it really plans to push the hybrid device as a replacement for premium-priced notebooks, a retail analyst said.
9. Windows RT isn't dead -- yet
The troubled Windows RT operating system got nary a mention at Microsoft's Surface event today, but don't plan for RT's funeral just yet.
10. Microsoft doubles down on 2-in-1, enterprise-first Surface strategy
Microsoft today doubled down on its strategy of pushing the Surface tablet as a two-in-one device that does duty as laptop or tablet, serving not consumers but business customers.
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