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The Nook HD competes with the Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 and iPad mini.

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The Nook HD competes with the Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 and iPad mini.

Nook HD Hangs In as Tablet Wars Grow Hotter: Rich Jaroslovsky

In the tablet wars, Barnes & Noble is the scrappy underdog. Lacking the development resources, vast content stores and marketing muscle of deep-pocketed rivals like Apple and Amazon, it still somehow manages to remain competitive. The latest example is the...

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Rather than remain the big fish in a shrinking pond, the iPod Touch could become a star overnight as an iPad.

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Rather than remain the big fish in a shrinking pond, the iPod Touch could become a star overnight as an iPad.

Should Apple Rebrand the iPod Touch as a New iPad?

iPhone 5, iPad mini. iPhone 5, iPad mini. They’re all you hear about. It’s almost as if the reliable old iPod Touch no longer existed. Maybe it shouldn’t — at least in name. A couple of Apple analysts said the...

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Ben Huh, of I Can Haz Cheezburger, challenges Buddy to a match of "You vs. Cat," a game that allows cats and humans to play together using the tablet.

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Ben Huh, of I Can Haz Cheezburger, challenges Buddy to a match of "You vs. Cat," a game that allows cats and humans to play together using the tablet.

IPad, Tablets Will Shape Market for Mobile Apps, Says Report

The so-called app economy could become more of an iPad economy, as the number of tablet users grows. That’s the takeaway from a report by Research2guidance, which looked at what the worldwide growth in mobile apps could mean for consumers...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds up the Kindle Fire at a news conference last year.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds up the Kindle Fire at a news conference last year.

Google’s Page ‘Quite Focused’ on Lower Ends of Tablet Market

Where does Google see its future in the tablet market? Try the bargain bin. Responding to a question about tablets during the company’s earnings call today, Google Chief Executive Larry Page said: “We definitely believe that there is going to...

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How many Kindle Fires have been sold? Amazon won't say.

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How many Kindle Fires have been sold? Amazon won't say.

How Many Kindle Fires Sold Last Quarter? 3 Million. Or 4. Maybe 5.

Determining how many Kindle Fires have been sold is starting to look like a bad game of pin the tail on the donkey. Research firm IDC  said today that fourth-quarter unit sales were 4.7 million, giving Amazon 16.8 percent of...

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds a Kindle Fire tablet computer

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos holds a Kindle Fire tablet computer

MySpace Co-founder DeWolfe Making Surprise Bet on Kindle Fire

Speaking at Austin’s SXSW Interactive in a session the future of game development, DeWolfe said that his new company is “betting on Android in a big way.” Along with former MySpace colleagues Aber Whitcomb and Colin Digiaro, DeWolfe has been...

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