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The Nook HD and HD+

Google’s Nexus tablet has some serious competition from the book trade: not only has Amazon challenged it with its latest Kindle Fires, but rival bookseller Barnes & Noble is getting in on the act too. The Nook HD is a direct rival to the Nexus and Kindle Fire

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Will Windows 8 tablets cost too much?

With just over a month to go before Windows 8 launches, tablets of all shapes and sizes are being prepared – but will their price tags be so high that people might not buy them?

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Love your business apps? Vote in the tabbys

There are awards for everything, so it’s perhaps unsurprising that business apps now have their own awards programme: this year, app users are being invited to vote in the inaugural Tabby Awards/Business, which will be judged by “an international jury of tablet professionals”

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The Wikipad gaming tablet

All tablets can play games, but not all tablets are gaming tablets. Enter the Wikipad, an Android-powered tablet designed specifically for gamers

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Is the Kindle HD as good as Amazon says?

According to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the Kindle Fire HD is the best tablet “at any price”. Is it? Now that the device is in the hands of independent reviewers, the verdicts are in – and it’s safe to say they’re a mixed bunch.

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The Tabeo Tablet from Toys’R'Us

There are so many firms making tablets now that it’s probably quicker to list the firms who don’t make them: Gregg’s the bakers, JD Sports, Toys’R'Us… actually, forget that last one, because Toys’R'Us is now also Tablets’R'Us. It isn’t really changing its name, but it is getting into the tablet business

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Why it’s a terrible time to buy an iPad

Summer – or for most of us this year, the Slightly Less Rainy Season – is over, the kids are back at school and the nights are drawing in. What better time to cheer yourself up with a new iPad? no, dont do it, here’s why

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The Kobo Arc Tablet

While Amazon was getting to unveil the latest Kindle Fires, Kobo showed off the Arc: an Android tablet with a low price (£160) and a November release date. There’s a black one and a white one, but whichever you choose you’ll get a 7-inch, 1280×800 display powered by a 1.5GHz dual core processo

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The Kindle Fire HD

In addition to the Kindle Fire 2, Amazon unveiled two more Kindle tablets: seven-inch and 8.9-inch tablets it calls the Kindle Fire HD. For now the UK is only getting the seven-inch model, but that should be enough to worry Google: it costs the same as the Nexus 7 but beats it on a few key specifications

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Is the Nook 2 tablet incoming?

We know what you’re thinking: the world’s desperately short of new 7-inch tablets, so wouldn’t it be great if someone came up with another one? Barnes & Noble, it seems, is about to unveil a new Nook tablet, the cunningly named Nook Tablet 2

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The Kindle Fire 2

Good news for Amazon fans: the Kindle Fire tablet has finally made its way to the UK, and it’s been updated too: the Kindle Fire you see on Amazon’s home page is actually the Kindle Fire 2. The device will start shipping at the end of October, but you can pre-order it today

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Is HTC making an iMac tablet?

If we’ve learned one thing it’s that you should never, ever copy Apple: Samsung allegedly did, and when a US court found in Apple’s favour the court handed down a $1.05 billion fine

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The HP Envy X2 Tablet

HP’s Envy laptops have been mocked in some quarters for looking quite like Apple laptops. Thanks to the Envy X2, the same people can mock them for looking like iPads too

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Samsung Ativ tablets

Samsung has two more tablets for you: its new Ativ range runs Windows 8 and promises to help you work, rest and play, although not in those exact words

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