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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

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A Toshiba Excite Android tablet is shown at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Android Is Red Hot, Except With the Business Crowd

Google’s Android software for mobile devices has opened up a wide lead in market share, but it hasn’t made the same inroads with a lucrative niche: businesspeople. While Android is expected to grab 68 percent of the smartphone market this...

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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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The new iPad has a faster microprocessor — Apple’s new A6X chip — with enhanced graphics and improved Wi-Fi antennas.

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The new iPad has a faster microprocessor — Apple’s new A6X chip — with enhanced graphics and improved Wi-Fi antennas.

Apple’s 4th-Gen IPad Is a Refresh, Not a Revamp: Review

Oh, yeah, there’s a new iPad. Normally, the release of a new version of Apple’s tablet is the occasion for mass salivation on the part of the faithful. But it’s safe to say there won’t be lines of fans outside...

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At $329, only one in five iPad minis will be purchased instead of a larger iPad, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.

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At $329, only one in five iPad minis will be purchased instead of a larger iPad, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.

Hand(s) On With the New iPad Mini

A few hours ago, I got the chance to play with the newest member of the Apple family — the iPad mini. My first impressions: It’s really light and really appealing, but it also feels a bit like a tweener....

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Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California.

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Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California.

Live-Blogging From the Apple Event

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., speaks during an event in San Jose, California. Please refresh your browser every few minutes to see my updates. 11:11 a.m. Cook is back on stage and has wrapped up. Now it’s off...

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Played at a high volume, the Pill has much less distortion than the Jambox.

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Played at a high volume, the Pill has much less distortion than the Jambox.

Beats Moves From Headphones to Listening Out Loud — Really Loud

Ever since its release, Jawbone’s Jambox has set the standard for grab ‘n’ go mobile-device speakers. Now it has a new competitor: the Pill from Beats Electronics, purveyors of the ubiquitous Dr. Dre-endorsed stereo headphones. It’s an interesting time for Beats,...

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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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Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos is retooling the Kindle Fire to revive slumping demand in a market dominated by Apple.

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Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos is retooling the Kindle Fire to revive slumping demand in a market dominated by Apple.

At Amazon’s Event, Jeff Bezos Channels Steve Jobs Again

The similarities these days between Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos and the late Steve Jobs are no coincidence. Bezos has channeled Apple’s co-founder before. It happened again yesterday when Amazon unveiled a new line of Kindle e-readers and tablets that take...

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More than 6 percent of households own more than 15 connected devices, according to the study.

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More than 6 percent of households own more than 15 connected devices, according to the study.

Average Household Has 5 Connected Devices, While Some Have 15-Plus

Good luck unplugging: The average U.S. household owns five devices connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi, wired or cellular networks, according to new research from consultant Chetan Sharma. The survey of more than 1,000 people also revealed this shocker: more...

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