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Ubuntu Linux coming to tablets… starting with the Google Nexus 7

Nexus 7 The Nexus 7 tablet may be Google’s flagship Android tablet. But it has a bootloader that can be unlocked, a powerful 1.2 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and 1GB of RAM. In other words, it should be perfectly capable of running other operating systems. So it’s not surprising that the folks at Canonical seem to be using Google’s $199 …

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Dell Windows 8 tablet now starts at $499

Dell Windows 8 tablet LAS VEGAS–The Latitude 10 tablet, which runs the full version of Windows 8, now starts at $499, Dell said today. Dell claims it’s the “first full-featured, enterprise-ready Windows 8 tablet experience at a price below $500.” True or not, it’s clear that, so far, the Windows 8 tablets out there have not been cheap compared to …

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Google smart watch: Will it be an ‘iPhone second’ for wearable’s?

Google is ready to join Fit bit, Pebble, and Samsung in trying to earn a spot in your wrist. Despite the entire promises, smart watches stay an acquired taste. Sure, there’s a market but one who mostly caters to the likes of health junkies and early adopters. Health bands are low-cost and light-weight but too minimalist. Samsung’s Galaxy equipment is …

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Committing to a $1,500 grill

Committing to a $1,500 grill The Lynx Downtown Electric Grill features sleek styling Grilling is an active endeavor that requires making choices. Like any other cooking method, decisions must be made about what to prepare. For the grill, the options are seemingly endless. This is how it should be: a versatile heat source should be capable of producing versions of …

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Acer W700 hands-on: Our first serious quality time with a Windows 8 tablet

Acer W700   Bad news for cynical tech bloggers, grenade-lobbing Internet trolls, and everyone else who’s been attacking Windows 8 for the sheer thrill of sport: I’ve been using a Windows 8 tablet for over a week now, and the experience has been a revelation. Indeed, if you’ve been judging Windows 8 based on how well the RTM version works …

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