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Citing people close to the heart of the issue, The Mail on Sunday reports that numerous iPads were used last week in a presentation by Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude, only for these to be removed... at the end of the meeting by security staff.

It is believed that this is a precautionary move to guard against international spying, as The Telegraph adds that China, Pakistan, Russia and Iran all...

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Citing unidentified sources in the supply chain, news website Digitimes reports that panel makers are now seeing increased orders for 5-inch and 6-inch display panels – especially those with HD... or Full HD resolutions – and separately adds that tablet vendors are also going large by looking at displays ranging from 6.5-inches to 21-inches.

As a result, the same observers believe t...

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Detailing the Yoga Tablet on Chinese micro blogging website Weibo recently, Lenovo’s head of China Chen Xudong claimed that the model will be the thinnest tablet on the market and said that it... will feature Intel’s Bay Trail CPU and a battery that can last for up to eight hours when in video mode.

But in an intriguing twist, it appears that the tablet could also be fitted with a...

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BERLIN, GERMANY: Lenovo announces its latest products at the IFA tech exhibition in Germany this week and spent the lead-up to the show talking up new products and its positioning in the market.

The... firm touted taking over from HP as the leading supplier of PCs globally and across big markets like China, Russia, Germany and Japan, and also detailed its standing as the number two player for smartphones i...

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All Things D broke the news of Barra’s departure and suggests that his decision to quit may have been influenced by on-goings in his personal life. The report detailed that Google co-founder Sergey... Brin had split with his wife and is now in a relationship with a Google employee, who may have once been in a relationship with Barra (Valley Wag claims to have more details) .

Barra, who joined Goo...

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Several sites are reporting that Apple plans to announce a gold-plated iPhone 5S later this year. Gold is a popular color in China, which only stands to help Apple’s sales effort in that... region.

The new iPhone is expected to keep the same design as the current iPhone 5, but also include, among other new features, a fingerprint scanner on the Home button for login authenticatio...

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The Sunday Times writes that the tablet will come with books, films and music as well as apps for Tesco’s grocery and banking products, and Tesco’s own movie-streaming service Blinkbox.

Sources... add that the tablet will likely be priced around £130 (approximately $204) in order to compete with Amazon’s Kindle Fire. Tesco has good reason for targeting Amazon and Apple, because both computing gia...

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Announcing the figures as part of its first quarter financial results on Thursday, the China-based vendor detailed how smartphone and tablet sales doubled year-on-year in the three months to June 30,... with tablet sales on their own growing three-fold.

The New York Times reports that Lenovo’s smartphone sales doubled to 11.4 million with tablet sales reaching 1.5 million. The latter woul...

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Distimo found that Google Play revenue increased by 67% over the last six months, with the App Store’s growing by 15% over the same period.

Breaking buying habits down by country, the report... detailed that the U.S. spends the most money on apps, followed by Japan and the South Korea. But in an interesting aside, researchers found that Russians were spending more money on apps for iPad than for...

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Citing sources in Taiwan’s supply chain, Digitimes reports that Google will ship 3.5 million new Nexus 7 tablets in the remaining four months of 2013, a healthy number considering total Nexus... 7 shipments have apparently only reached six million since the original model launched last July.

However, it may well be that the Nexus 7’s progress will be checked by the Chinese marke...