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Verizon says the 7-inch Android Ellipsis 7 is the first product “in the Ellipsis family” which could mean additional tablets and/or smartphones under that brand could be in the works.

Priced... at $249.99 ($100 off with a new two-year contract for Internet service), the Ellipsis has a decent package of specs for the price starting with 4G LTE connectivity.

While not a high end “Retina&rdqu...

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The new $5 plan cellular plan includes 250 MB of data access for 24 hours which is much better rate than hotels and airports typically charge – though some who don’t charge offer unlimited... free WiFi.

AT&T is also now offering a $25 plan for up to 1GB of data over a three month period.

“We really think that a Wi-Fi only tablet is good, but it is not good enough,&rdq...

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The proprietary hybrid technology will use satellite for receive only (transmission to the plane) and Gogo's Air to Ground network for the return link (transmission to the ground). 

Existing... two-way satellite antennas in the commercial aviation market have limited power for transmissions so they don't interfere with other satellites. But Gogo says it will be utilizing a Ku antenna develo...

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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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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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The unique devices feature a sensor, processor, zoom lens, WiFi connectivity and an SD card slot, but no display or other typical controls (beyond a zoom toggle and perhaps a shutter release). The idea... is that users will use their handset or tablet to control the lens, adjust framing and transmit images.

Sony hasn’t provided any advance details or acknowledgment the product is in the...

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The Dallas/Fort Worth area family-owned business designs approximately 120 pools a year and maintains an additional 200 pools every week. That doesn’t include the 150 to 200 service calls Klapprodt’s... technicians receive every month. So keeping customer information handy and accessible between sites is important to the 25-person company.

While technicians used smartphones and laptops in the field to rece...

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The kid-friendly rugged device sports a 7-inch, 1,024 x 600 touchscreen display that works with a stylus to help kids learn to write – not just touch.

The Ultra includes front- and rear-facing... cameras for its built-in imaging programs and 8GB of storage for downloading some of the 800-plus LeapFrog-approved apps downloadable from the company’s App Center.

The choices include proprieta...

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The  WiFi-only tablet packs an 11.6-inch 1920 x 1200 resolution display, the dual-core AMD Z-60 Hondo processor (which has since been succeeded by AMD’s Temash design), 2GB of RAM and 64GB... of SSD memory.

It also has a front-facing 2MP camera, stereo speakers, connections for micro USB and micro HDMI and a battery life which is quoted at a lowly five hours.

The MT11X-A1 is n...

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With the iPads brought in to replace heavy, paper-bound flight manuals, a spokesman for the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command has said that the deployment will save $750,000 per year on fuel alone... and “well over $50 million” in total costs over the next 10 years.

"We're saving about 90 pounds of paper per aircraft and limiting the need for each crew member to carry a 30...