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There was a time a hundred bucks might get you a decent computer accessory like a high end mouse, or speakers, but a full-fledged computer? Unheard of until now.

Recent price breakthroughs in... Intel-based tablets and special offers from Microsoft have produced a slew of great tablet deals at $100-$200 for full-fledged Windows 8.1 tablets in the 7- to 8-inch display range.

There are so...

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In comments first reported by Business Insider, Whitman appeared angered by Microsoft’s decisions to launch the Surface tablets and to bail out competitor Dell, and also inferred frustration at... the collapse of the once-dominant Wintel partnership.

“HP’s traditional highly profitable markets face significant disruption,” said Whitman, who saw HP take an 11% hit in the...

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After all, we've seen this movie before – HP Touchpad anyone?

But in the case of the ARM-based Surface, Microsoft keeps insisting it's in it for the long haul.

And while... tablets are old hat to readers of TabTimes, a lot of companies haven't done any large scale tablet deployments yet, and Microsoft thinks they'll be looking to the ARM-based Surface RT (old) o...

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The company announced the HP Slate 7 Extreme, the Slate 8 Pro, the Omni 10 Slate, the Slate 7 HD and Slate the 10 HD on Wednesday as well as its latest convertible models. As if that wasn't enough,... the firm also unveiled the innovative HP Envy Leap 17 Leap Motion Special Edition notebook, which lets you control apps with hand and finger movements in the air.

Here’s a quick breakdown of...

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The files show a drawing of what looks to be the rear of a tablet. The slate has a HP logo on the center, the name “Omni 10” underneath and “HP Slate” written on the label.

The... documents also detail that the device has 802.11a/b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth, a rear-facing camera, a headphone jack and volume buttons.

It is not yet known if this machine will run Windows 8 or Android, alt...

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Hybrid sales have fallen short of expectations for any number of reasons. One is the growing popularity of tablets as a less expensive alternative. And while hybrid notebooks include a touchscreen,... the systems are heavier and bulkier than tablets and don’t offer the same portability.

(Some, like the HP Envy x2,  offer a detachable screen that can function like a tablet with it...

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Benchmark results recently showed up at GFXBench, with these revealing a HP device with a high-resolution 1600 x 1200 display, an Nvidia Tegra 4 ARM Cortex A-15 processor and the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean... operating system.

The results have subsequently been removed from the website although the folks at Notebook Italia and The Droid Guy managed to grab screenshots.

HP recently returned to th...

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Two months on from announcing the SlateBook x2 and HP is now listing the 10-inch convertible Android tablet on its sales website.

HP has since confirmed that the device is now available and is... shipping to online customers, although the official launch date of August 2013 would suggest that retail stores may have to wait a week for the Android tablet to arrive.

The SlateBook x2 costs $...

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Citing Taiwan-based supply chain makers, Digitimes writes that Toshiba has placed orders for an entry-level tablet, known as the AT7-A, and says that the model will be released in the third quarter.

This... would leave Dell as the only first-tier vendor not to have joined the entry-level 7-inch tablet market, although there has been speculation that that could change in future.

However, despite sub-$200 table...

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Gartner and IDC both released their quarterly reports on the PC market today, and the results aren't pretty if you're a computer vendor.

Gartner claims that worldwide PC shipments... dropped to just 76 million units in Q2, which was not only a 10.9% year-on-year decrease from last year but which was also the fifth consecutive quarter of declining PC shipments, the longest in histor...