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The iPad’s smart cover might be about to get even smarter

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The smart cover is a must have accessory for every iPad owner, and according to a new patent discovered by Apple Insider it could get even more useful than ever before. Called 'Device Input Modes With Corresponding User Interfaces', the patent describes a number of new features that the smart cover could bring to the iPad. Features…

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CES 2015: Toshiba’s new Satellite Click Mini is a laptop and tablet in one

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Toshiba’s new Satellite Click Mini, which the company announced this week at CES, fits a laptop and tablet into one 22.6 cm (8.9”) device. Made to be carried around, it’s light and portable (9.8 mm thin when used as a tablet alone) and designed to be a good fit for students, children, or anyone who…

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Jolla’s Sailfish tablet raises a million dollars in just 2 days

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iOS, Android, Sailfish? Jolla's operating system looks like a major contender in the mobile market now that the Jolla Tablet, dubbed "the world's first crowdsourced tablet," has exceeded $1million of crowdfunding in just two days on Indiegogo. Even more impressively, Jolla's original target for the campaign was $380,000, which it achieved in just two hours. Clearly, there's…

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Google announces the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet

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They've been rumoured for a very long time, and despite us having to wait for a month after all the other big announcements Google has finally unveiled it's new Nexus models: The Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone, and the HTC-made Nexus 9 tablet. The announcement also marked the official launch of Android 5.0 a.k.a Lollipop, which…

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Should you buy a tablet or an e-reader?

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There comes a time when you're looking to expand your mobile device portfolio beyond that of a smartphone or a laptop. You want something that's suitable for reading on. A laptop isn't really suited for that, and a smartphone's screen isn't really big enough. When you're looking for a mobile reading device then…

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This could be the first budget Windows 8.1 tablet

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Windows computers and tablets generally aren't very cheap. They're not expensive either, but licencing costs will inevitably mean budget isn't really an option. That could all change relatively soon, however if these pictures of a Chinese Windows tablet are real. The pictures came from the forums of Chinese tablet manufacturer Pipo, and showcase the Pipo Work-W4…

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NVIDIA has outed HTC’s Nexus 9 tablet

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All this business with tech companies suing each other is incredibly irritating, and usually no good ever comes from it. Today is one of the very rare occasions where that is not the case, because NVIDIA's lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm for copyright infringement has come with an extra special bonus: the court documents have…

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Monitor company Hannspree set to release its first smartphone

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Today Hannspree has announced that it is expanding it's selection of mobile devices by releasing its very first smartphone alongside new a new tablet PC. The new smartphone will come with a 5-inch 720p display, a 1.7GHz Octa-core processor, 1GB or RAM, 16GB of internal storage, an 8-2MP dual camera, and runs on Android 4.4…

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