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This could well mean Big Red is getting ready to unveil a new Droid tablet. Considering Motorola is the exclusive Droid partner for Verizon, it could be the first new Motorola tablet since the... Xyboard. 

This is all speculation for now and we likely will have to wait for at least one more teaser video to find out more. But don't be surprised if Verizon springs a new 4G...

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Sources familiar with the company’s plans told The Verge that the launch event is pencilled in for September 26 and say that the tablet, which is apparently codenamed ‘Vanquish’, will... have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 processor and Windows RT.

The slate will also apparently offer LTE support and be made available in the US through AT&T.

The specs and launch data l...

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You see everything from a grandmother with a tablet to a teenage boy holding a smartphone. Both enjoying some leisurely reading or game playing to occupy them while waiting for a flight.

I can... imagine the same travelers, but in a busy hotel lobby. Or even myself…waiting in a long line to check in. I see the manager feeling frantic. He reaches for his smartphone to contact all appropri...

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Following on from rumors of a similar plan from Verizon and hot on the heels of the “Jump” trade-in program from T-Mobile, the AT&T Next upgrade plan is due to come into effect on July... 26.

Customers will be able to purchase a smartphone or tablet with no down payment. Instead, they will simply have to split the unsubsidized fee of their device into 20 monthly payments (on top o...

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And for the first time, there are two different iPad models among the top 10 most data-hungry devices, which has always only had smartphones on it.

Surprisingly, it's not the 4G-capable... iPad that’s eating up all this data, though, it’s older 3G models. The iPad 2 and iPad 3 are now No. 6 and No. 7, on this list, says Actix; the rest are smartphones. It's the first time a...

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The new case is called the MoGo Chimera and is essentially a modular case which can fit around an off-the-shelf Android tablet to offer greater enterprise features and a tougher exterior.

Mobelisk... showed the new case to PCMag at CTIA today and told the technology magazine that the MoGo Chimera can support ports, card readers, barcode scanners, payment systems and an embedded thermal printer.

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WiFi-only tablets have been ‘good enough’ for most consumers and business buyers who couldn’t justify the extra expense of buying a higher-priced model and monthly fees similar to... what they’re already paying for their smartphone. For example, the latest WiFi-only 16GB iPad is $499, but the same model with cellular included is $629.

But Strategy Analytics says new...

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But the struggling device maker has been mum on just who the customer is.

There has been some speculation the deal might be with a carrier, but AllThingsD knocked that idea down as unlikely given... the low odds any of the conservative carriers would make such a commitment to what is essentially an unproven product, the new BlackBerry Z10 smartphone.

Maybe not, but without knowing the terms of...