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It can be a challenge for small-to-medium-sized-businesses (SMBs) to pick a mobile platform because the decision involves more than just choosing a device. The new generation of lightweight tablets... provides unprecedented mobility for sales people, executives and others, but whether model X integrates with your current infrastructure, is easily managed and offers compatibility with the software yo...

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Rumors began to fly on Monday after Engadget spotted a claim on Dell’s website that Windows 8 users would be able to sync their apps across to the Xbox One, which launches next month.

 “With... all your favorite Windows 8 apps able to be run on and synced to your Xbox One, now your phone, desktop, tablet and TV can all give you a unified web and entertainment experience,” reads the page, which has sti...

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The tablets, with starting prices from $299 to $350, include Dell's Venue 8 Pro, Toshiba's Encore and Asustek's Transformer Book T100.

These new Windows 8.1 tablets are lighter and... thinner than the initial batch of Windows 8 tablets that started shipping last year.

Coming a bit later are more expensive and more powerful tablets like the Surface Pro 2 based on Intel's f...

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The tablet offers a 8-inch 1280 x 800 resolution display, runs Windows 8.1 and will charge over micro USB. The slate is also likely to have a HDMI out port for video mirroring and a compartment housing... a docking port and micro SD storage slot.

Hand said that the new Venue tablets (the Venue range was previously used for Dell’s now defunct smartphones) will focus on providing long battery l...

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Citing supply chain sources and Dell exec Jeffrey Clarke, Digitimes reports that the firm intends to release an 8-inch Windows tablet later this year and suggests that the firm could also debut a 10.6-inch... model with a Core i or Atom processor.

The tablets will most likely run Windows 8.1, the operating system update due to go live on October 18, and will be used to target enterprise customers, accordin...

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The move, which will see contractor Blue Avionics install the iPad minis to be used for in-flight entertainment, will enable business class passengers to stream movies and TV shows for free on the Apple... tablet, although economy flyers will also be able to hire the tablets for $17 ($15 if pre-booked).

The airline, the first in the U.S. to offer iPads for in-flight entertainment, is one of many now...

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The Texas firm had previously listed the 32GB and 64GB versions of the Windows RT tablet independently on the website but the change means that the only option now is for consumers to buy the... more expensive, bundled package.

However, somewhat bizarrely, Dell is listing the 32GB and 64GB XPS 10s with keyboard for the same price — $479. Alternatively, customers can pick up the LTE...

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Dell claims that the fourth-generation Core processors improve the device’s speed by 1.6 times and battery life by 2.5 hours. The addition of NFC means that users will be able to transfer files... by touching their device to other NFC-compatible products.

All of this means that the new XPS 12, which succeeds the original model launched last year, will start from $1,199.

For this, b...

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The AT&T 4G LTE version of the XPS 10 is available in the U.S. at Dell’s website.

In a blog post, Dell says the pre-installed Qualcomm Gobi modems access the LTE network, deliver speeds... up to 10x faster than 3G, for super fast downloads. A choice of data plans is available (including a no commitment “add tablet” plan for AT&T customers for $10/month).

Like other Wi...

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Indeed he did. Hand spoke at the recent TabletBiz conference in New York.

Other Microsoft hardware partners have been critical of the Surface effort, including Acer which actively lobbied Microsoft... not to do it.

You can catch more of what Hand had to say and why, below:

Don't miss Tablet Strategy West coming to San Francisco February 20 and Tablet Strategy coming to New...