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10 Tablets to choose from this Christmas

10 Tablet devices we think are worthwhile considering this Christmas, including Apple’s iPad, Sony S, Asus Eee Pad, Blackberry Playbook and for children, the Vtech InnoTab

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Does the Kindle Fire have a killer app?

The killer app for the Kindle Fire is Amazon itself, and on that front it delivers. It’s very easy to get hold of your Amazon ebooks, music and video, as well as magazines and TV shows, and there’s a huge selection. Apps are much thinner, though: the Kindle Fire uses Amazon’s app store, not the Android Market, so there’s around 10,000 titles compared to Android’s 300,000-plus.

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Amazon’s Kindle Fires up a price war

Amazon’s much-rumoured Kindle tablet, the Kindle Fire, turned out to have one more secret when Amazon boss Jeff Bezos unveiled it in September: the price.

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Will the Kindle Fire make seven-inchers sell?

When Amazon unveiled its Kindle Fire tablet, most of the attention went to its headline-grabbing, ultra-low price tag – but the size could be significant too. Rather than go for an iPad-esque ten-inch screen, Amazon went for a much smaller seven-inch model. Could that be the sweet spot for media tablets?

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PlayBook pile-up: why RIM’s tablet isn’t selling and why it won’t quit

RIM, the firm behind the BlackBerry PlayBook, isn’t having a brilliant 2011: following the news that it shipped just 200,000 tablets in the second quarter of 2011, subcontractor Quanta – the firm that actually makes the BlackBerry tablet – announced that it was slashing production and laying off staff

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Tablet price wars

Just when you thought tablets couldn’t get any cheaper, it seems that everyone has been cutting its prices. The price of tablets is plummeting, and the ultimate winner is you.

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Revealed: Amazon’s Kindle tablet

The new Amazon Kindle is just weeks away, it seems at least one tech site has had the opportunity to play with a prototype, and the consensus is that Amazon’s new Fire tablet will go on sale in November, just in time for Christmas.

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Who’s next for the Tablet graveyard?

It’s ironic that tablets look rather like glossy gravestones, because several models have already ended up in the tablet graveyard

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Is the BlackBerry PlayBook a flop?

It’s been a bad week for BlackBerry fans: rumours are swirling about the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, and none of them are good.

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Viewsonic ViewPad 7X

Reviews of Viewsonic’s first tablet computers were fairly lukewarm, but the newly announced ViewPad 7X should get a better reception: it’s got much heftier hardware than its predecessors, and it’s the world’s first seven-inch Honeycomb tablet. Is that enough?

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Blackberry Playbook vs iPad Comparison Demo

Below is a browser speed test comparison of the Blackberry Playbook and the Apple iPad, supplied by the web browser team at RIM. Also featured is the official preview of the Playbook tablet.

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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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