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Hey big spender: Tablet owners are shopping mad

Tablet users are more likely to buy online in response to advertising than smartphone users, according to the latest survey by research firm Nielsen. The firm surveyed 1,762 users of tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices, with around 1,000 of those people saying they were tablet users

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Archos’s new Android tablets unveiled

Archos has unveiled two brand new Android tablets: the Archos G9 80 and the Archos G9 101. They’re better specified than their predecessors and they’re cheaper too, so has Archos come up with some killer kit?

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What Windows 8 will mean for Tablets

Unless you want to cart around a full-fat Windows Tablet PC the current version of Windows isn’t really cut out for tablet computing. That’s going to change with the release of Windows 8

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Nvidia, the trouble with Tablets

In 2010, processor firm Nvidia couldn’t get enough of tablets. “Without question, 2010 is going to be the year of the tablet,” creative strategies president Tim Bajarin said. Fast-forward a year, though, and the firm is more pessimistic. Tablets are rubbish!

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Laptops suffering as Tablet sales increase

When Apple unveiled the iPad last year, many tech pundits hooted: nobody’s going to buy one, they predicted. They were badly wrong. Millions of iPad sales later, it seems that tablets are starting to affect sales of laptops.

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What to look for in a Tablet?

Tablets, we’re told, are the future: desktops and laptops have had their day in the sun and it’s time for tablets to take over. Here’s the questions you should be asking before you buy one.

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Tablet news from Mobile World Congress 2011

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is a very big deal – especially now that smartphones are outselling PCs. As more and more of us do our computing on tablet devices, MWC is a kind of crystal ball showing what we’ll be using in the months and years to come. So what were the stars of MWC 2011?

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Blackberry Playbook Review

It looks amazing in the promo videos, but does the BlackBerry PlayBook have the horsepower to justify the hype? Manufacturer RIM claims it’s the fastest tablet ever, which is bound to annoy rivals whose tablets pack more processing power.

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Apple iPad Review

The tablet that kick-started the tablet revolution is about to be replaced, but it’s still comfortably ahead of many rivals – and Apple’s ongoing software updates mean it’ll stay fresh for some considerable time to come.

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