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Pentagon to Allow Apple, Samsung Devices


The Department of Defense is expected in coming weeks to grant two separate, security approvals for Samsung's Galaxy smartphones, along with iPhones and iPads running Apple's latest operating system.


It's official: Samsung's got a new 8-inch Note tablet

The rumors you might've heard are true: Samsung's got a new 8-inch tablet, appropriately named the Galaxy Note 8.0, on the way. The new tablet will sit between the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note 2 smartphone and the 10.1-inch Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. It competes with Apple's 7.9-inch iPad Mini and Google's 7-inch Nexus 7.


Android Honeycomb 3.1 Comes To The Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Tested

In our recent detailed coverage of Asus' ever-fab, Editor's Choice-winning Eee Pad Transformer tablet, we told you that even better things lie ahead as Google rolls out their 3.1 release of Android Honeycomb.  Little did we know that roll-out would be coming sooner than later. Today, a buzzy, fuzzy little Bumble Bee floated a new Transformer...


Apple's Not The Only Winner In The Tablet Game

Increased demand for mobile devices like tablets has aided sales growth for this tech giant. In each of the last four quarters, Texas Instruments ($35; TXN) has reported growth of at least 20% for sales and 65% for per-share profits. In that stretch, cash provided by operations surged 30% to $3.59 billion.


Why I Just Dumped the iPad (Hint: Size Matters)

After nine months with the iPad, I've sold it. Yes, it's amazing and has single-handedly redefined the tablet market. But I didn't sell my iPad because a new iPad is coming soon. Instead, I found a device that meets the same needs yet offers increased portability.

Senh: Interesting, I find the Galaxy Tab absolutely useless if you already own a 4.3" smartphone. But to each his own.


CES: 11 tablets worth watching

More than 80 tablet computers were shown at the four-day International Consumer Electronics Show, and one expert predicted some wouldn't last beyond the event. So which tablets have the greatest chance of surviving ...


Toshiba launches tablet to challenge iPad

Toshiba Corp is making its foray into the tablet war, offering a 10-inch device it says will be comparable in price to Apple's iPad.


Sprint Says 4G Tablet Coming In 2011, 80% Of CIOs Want To Buy Tablets

When Sprint Nextel introduced its first tablet in November, some were disappointed that the device was only compatible with 3G instead of the faster “4G” flavor of mobile broadband. After all, Sprint has offered 4G service since 2008 and devotes much of its marketing to linking its brand to 4G and the superior service it can provide.


Google Unveils Android 'Honeycomb' Tablet

Google Unveils Android 'Honeycomb' Tablet

Google Mobile Platform VP Andy Rubin literally arrived with a bag full of tricks at the D: Get Into Mobile Conference, showing publicly for the very first time an Android "Honeycomb" tablet. The roughly 10-inch, Motorola device was sleek, black, thin and sported an Android interface unlike any we've seen before. There was a very clean homepage, but the app page looked almost Apple iPad-like. Plus, when Rubin brought up the Gmail app, it looked almost exactly like Gmail on the iPad.


RIM Asks Developers To Talk Up PlayBook Tablet

RIM Asks Developers To Talk Up PlayBook Tablet

The BlackBerry maker has recruited web developers in several countries to blog about its new tablet


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