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So the Google Nexus 7 launches tomorrow at £159 from Google

£199 from Carphone Warehouse, £159 from Google (for the smaller 8GB version)… how are you feeling about the Google Nexus 7 tablet? Are you going to let it pass you buy or are you curious to get a look and add a secondary living room or kitchen tablet to your collective device strategy? Certainly for […]

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Why the Microsoft Surface tablet is brilliant news for everyone

Well then. That took us all by surprise didn’t it? Last week’s keynote from Microsoft announcing their Microsoft Surface tablet strategy was unexpected. We should be clear, though: Of course Microsoft has been looking at tablets. Of course. Tablets (or, quite frankly, “iPads”) are one of the biggest trends in technology right now. Microsoft couldn’t […]

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Stop everything and read about Amazon’s tablet

MG Siegler has a super, super exclusive over at TechCrunch regarding Amazon’s much rumoured Kindle Tablet that he reckons will retail for $250 — this year. I strongly recommend have a read of his post. It’s called simply the “Amazon Kindle”. But it’s not like any Kindle you’ve seen before. It displays content in full […]

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HP Touchpad: The breakout success of the summer? Only at £89!

There’s always a market, it just depends on the price. Sometimes it’s free. Sometimes you need to pay folk. Other times you just need to adjust the price a little. It turns out that there is what us economists refer to as dramatic elasticity when it comes to tablets that aren’t named ‘iPad’. Whilst nobody […]

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It’s PlayBook Day Today in the UK! (More countries coming)

You can — provided your luck holds — get yourself a brand new BlackBerry PlayBook today in the United Kingdom. Currys, Dixons, PC World, Carphone Warehouse, Insight UK and Phones4U will all be making the tablet available this morning. As yet I haven’t seen any PlayBooks ‘in the wild’ in London but after today, I’m […]

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Yossi Zohar introduces Amdocs Retail Experience

In this video we interviewed Yossi Zohar, Marketing Director at Amdocs Customer Management Division. Amdocs is showcasing the Amdocs Retail Experience which provides an end to end solution for operators to improve customer experience at the store. Part of the solution is the Retail Interaction Manager, a product designed for tablet devices reducing training costs. […]

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My Initial Response To Sony’s Tablet News

Instead of bashing away on the keyboard I decided to do an audio opinion on Sony’s Android tablet announcements today. Posted via email from MIR Live

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Sony announces the Sony Tablets: S1 and S2 — nice!

The much rumoured news of Sony’s very own tablet range hit the wires just a little while ago. Here’s the full release. And note, this is from ‘Sony’ as apposed to ‘Sony Ericsson’. Interesting times…   TOKYO, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Corporation (“Sony”), announces “Sony Tablet” that delivers the perfect combination of hardware, […]

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Video: BlackBerry PlayBook Overview

I was delighted to be invited by the team at CrackBerry.com to do some filming for them on Monday morning at Mobile World Congress. I filmed this video overview of the PlayBook for them — but I thought you’d appreciate a look too. I have to say, the PlayBook is looking rather fine. The web […]

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The Making of the Motorola XOOM tablet

In today’s world of choice, feeling good about your purchase is important. Being able to tell a story is important. Feeling like the people who made the product actually care about what they’ve made is important. In the bad old days of mobile, I often used to attend the most lacklustre device launches you could […]

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Video: What will Android 3.0 look like on your next tablet?

Quite a few people have been raving over Android 3.0 which has been designed ‘from the ground up for devices with larger screens’. There’s a bit of confusion in the marketplace as to whether we should be referring to Android 3.0 as the ‘Tablet Edition’ of Android. The confusion, however, is nothing to the widespread […]

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Motorola: “The iPad? It’s a giant iPhone”

Right then the Tablet marketplace is beginning to get a lot hotter. With Samsung shipping over a million of their Galaxy Tabs in recent days, the spotlight turns to Motorola. Have a look at this rather swish video from the team at Motorola. It’s rare to see a manufacturer actually reference other products and services […]