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  1. Amazon Fire Tablets Are Now Available in Canada

    Industry News
    We’ve been waiting a while and they're finally here. This week, Amazon Canada announced its Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 tablets are now available to Canadians on Amazon.ca. What does this mean? You now have more options to choose from when it comes to getting a quality, durable tablet at a low...
  2. 3 Things to Know About Virgin Mobile’s New $15/Month Data Plan

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    Looking for a good deal? Check out Virgin’s new plan. Most of us love a great deal. The ever-changing landscape of data plans for mobile devices means that sometimes those good deals pop up when we’re not looking and then take cover behind the nearest bush. We have no idea they’re actually only...
  3. What’s So Different About Apple’s New iPad Pro 9.7?

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    This Monday, Apple announced the release of their new tablet, the iPad Pro 9.7 , along with the new iPhone . So what, in addition to size, is the difference between it and the previous 12.9 inch iPad? Here is an overview, as detailed by Forbes.com . SIZE-Ok, so I said in additionto...
  4. Samsung Unveils Galaxy TabPro S

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    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced the launch today of the Galaxy TabPro S, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The new tablet, which will be available for purchase online and in stores in Canada this February, is powered by Microsoft Windows 10, and offers full notebook PC...
  5. Dell to Sell Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Tablet to Corporate Customers

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    Dell, a major manufacturer of its own computers and tablet devices, and the world’s third-largest PC seller by unit volume, announced today that it will be selling Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 tablet and related services to large corporate customers. A report from the New York Times likens this to...
  6. Alcatel OneTouch brings three new mobile devices to Telus, Koodo

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    Three new mobile devices from Alacatel OneTouch will be available in Canada starting tomorrow. The Chinese manufacturer today announced that the IDOL X + smartphone and POP 8 tablet will be available nationwide on August 20 th at Telus and Koodo. The two devices join the POP Icon smartphone...
  7. Datawind looking to make $20 tablet computer

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    Datawind have announced they are looking to make a tablet computer that will cost half the price of the current lowest cost tablet in market. The tablet manufacturers are already the makers of the "world's lowest cost tablet," the UbiSlate 7Ci which costs nearly double at $37.99. Datawind...
  8. Android tops tablet market share in 2013

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    Android-powered devices outsold Apple iPads to overtake the top spot in the global tablet market share for the first time. Android holds 62% market share, with Apple at 36% and Microsoft at 2.1%. The tablet market grew from 116.3 million to 195.4 million units shipped between 2012 and 2013...
  9. NextBox™ 2.0 available in Ontario

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    Rogers announced today their new TV and home entertainment solution, called NextBox 2.0. The new offering essentially consists of three new feature sets: * Whole Home PVR: Exactly as it sounds, this allows you to watch anything you have recorded on your PVR  on any other TV with a NextBox HD...
  10. Tablets made up 25% of Mobile PC shipments in 2011

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    Worldwide shipments of tablet computers totalled 72.7 million units in 2011, approximately 25.5% of all mobile PC shipments, according to a recent report from Displaysearch. The researchers estimate tablet shipments in 2011 will finish 256% than in 2010. DisplaySearch says sales of all mobile...
  11. Year to date: HP top seller of tablets in U.S. after Apple

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    U.S. tablet sales, excluding iPad sales, reached 1.2 million units for the first ten months of 2011 according to a recent report from the NPD Group. Surprisingly, HP, which released its WebOS powered Touchpad tablet in July and cancelled it in August, was the number one seller with a 17% market...
  12. Update: Samsung Nexus will come with Ice Cream Sandwich

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    Google and Samsung have announced that the Galaxy Nexus smartphone which will be the first Android smartphone to come with Ice Cream sandwich natively installed. For those readers who don't know, Ice Cream Sandwich is the code name for the fourth major version of the Android mobile Operating...
  13. Smartphones and Tablets account for almost 7% of U.S. Web traffic

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    A report out today from comScore has found that computers accounted for 93.2 percent of web traffic in the U.S. during August. Approximately two-thirds of the remaining 6.8 percent of traffic was sent or received from mobile phones with tablets accounting for much of the remainder. The research...
  14. Amazon Fire tablet estimated to costs about $210 to build

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    Amazon's recently announced Fire tablet is expected to cost just under $210 U.S. to manufacture and build according to a preliminary estimate by market research firm ISuppli Corp. Announced last Wednesday, the Amazon Fire Tablet will sell for $199 and feature a 7-inch touchscreen, 8GB of...
  15. HTC Jetstream LTE Android Tablet coming to Rogers

    Rogers, Fido and Chatr Wireless
    The HTC Jetstream LTE tablet is now slated to arrive at Rogers Wireless on October 18th. The Jetstream is an Android 3.1 tablet which features LTE and Wi-Fi connectivity, a 10” high resolution touchscreen, 32 GB capacity, and dual-core 1.5GHz processor.
  16. Amazon Tablet expected to arrive this week

    Industry News
    In November of 2007, Amazon.com released the Kindle e-book reader. In less than four years, the device, alongside Amazon's marketing muscle and on-line presence, has gone on to revolutionize the way "books" are being sold today. The Kindle was not the first e-book reader, (Sony's first ebook...
  17. Gartner lowers 2011 sales forecast for android tablets

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Worldwide sales of tablet computers are on pace to reach 63.6 million units according to a recent report from Gartner. While the increase is still amazing, the numbers are down significantly from the almost 70 million in predicted sales in Gartner’s April report. The firm has significantly...
  18. Gartner lowers 2011 sales forecast for tablet computers

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    Worldwide sales of tablet computers are on pace to reach 63.6 million units according to a recent report from Gartner. If correct, tablet sales would be up over 250 percent from 2010 sales of 17.6 million units. While the increase is still amazing, the numbers are down significantly from the...
  19. Archos G9 Android tablets coming September 20th

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Archos said today that its new G9 Android Honeycomb tablets will go onsale next Tuesday September 20th The five models include: Archos 80 G9 8GB - $299 Archos 80 G9 16GB - $329 Archos 80 G9 250GB - $369 Archos 101 G9 16GB - $399 Archos 101 G9 250GB - $469 The Archos 80 G9 models will ship...
  20. Archos G9 Honeycomb tablets coming September 20th

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    Archos said today that its new G9 Android Honeycomb tablets will go on sale next Tuesday September 20th at more than 20,000 stores worldwide. The G9 Tablet line-up will consist of five models which range in price from $299 to $459 USD. The five models include:Archos 80 G9 8GB - $299 Archos 80...
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