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But Huawei has a different idea with its UltraStick, a tiny 3G module that device makers can easily add to existing WiFi tablets without completely redesigning the hardware.

It’s not... clear when UltraStick’s might be available in the U.S. or if it will remain strictly an option for device makers or, eventually, an accessory consumers could purchase to upgrade a WiFi tablet to c...

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Citing “sources from the tablet sector”, Digitimes reports an incoming wave of these larger smartphones – or phablets as they have been dubbed – could undermine 7-inch tablet... demand, particularly if the phablets are offered with a telecom package.

In recent times, Samsung has launched the 6.3-inch Mega and is expected to unveil the new Galaxy Note next month, while...

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The ‘phablet’ is essentially a cross-over between a phone and a tablet, and is around 5-inches in size. The market has been here before, of course, what with Dell launching the 5-inch Streak... in 2011 and more recently Samsung outing the stylus-equipped Galaxy Note.

Some researchers, including Gartner and DisplaySearch, have openly admitted to TabTimes that they don’t see this cate...

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The country has long since been looking at using tablets, and has previously talked with Datawind – the maker of the Indian Aakash tablet – as well as other manufacturers, most of whom were... believed to be from China. As it is, government officials surprisingly ended up contracting little-known Chinese company, Shenzhen Scope Scientific Development.

The contract is expected to be sign...

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The new MediaPad FHD was briefly introduced at the firm’s press conference, which largely focused on the vendor's new Ascend smartphones. The tablet sports some impressive specifications,... as it has a hi-res 1920 x 1200 resolution IPS display (that’s amble pixels for 1080p HD viewing), a powerful quad-core 1.5GHz K3 processor, and runs the Android 4.0 operating system.

The...

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The 7-inch Tahiti tablet has been made by Chinese firm Huawei and appears to be a rebranded version of the MediaPad tablet. As with the MediaPad, the Orange tablet runs Android 3.2 (Honeycomb),... boasts a dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm processor and has a multi-touch LCD display.

The device has 512MB of RAM, 8GB of flash memory and a rear-facing 5MP camera. The tablet weighs 390g and support...