Today's tablet landscape is dominated by Apple's iPad and Android devices from Samsung, Google and others, with Windows-based tablets from Microsoft and its partners making recent inroads on the market. But where did all these tablets spring from?
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As we approach the end of the year, there continue to be new mobile device announcements. Kevin and I have been using a few new devices and enjoyed chatting about them on the show.
Apple makes premium products, but those looking for a small tablet may want to seriously consider the Google Nexus 7 at nearly half the cost of comparable iPad mini with Retina display devices.
Where is that new iPad Mini? Google and friends are giving Apple a serious run for its money.
Google Maps 2.0 for iOS includes iPad support, live traffic and road incident reports (Update: offline map mode, too)
Google tonight released an update to Google Maps for iOS making it a universal app that now supports the iPad's native resolution. Finally.
Google Now is one of the best features of the Android platform, and it is now available for iOS devices.
Here are 10 things to know about the Google Glass program for developers, consumers, businesses and everyone interested in the search giant's next big thing.
Microsoft is reportedly delaying a launch of Office for the iPad and Android to late next year. That may be too late with Google poised to take Office customers.
A quiet change in the logo requirements for new Windows 8 devices allows Microsoft's hardware partners to build new devices that would compete with popular 7- and 8-inch tablets like the iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HD, and Google Nexus 7. Could a Microsoft Reader be just around the corner?
Apple is finding itself having to defend the iPhone and iPad market share against stiff competition from the likes of Samsung and Google. But this is uncharted territory for Apple, and as yet it's unclear whether playing defense is in the company's DNA.
Pundits are all over the high price and incremental update for Apple's latest 128GB Retina iPad. But guess what? These things are going to sell. And there's a lesson for Google here, too.
Google Calendar users should check out CalenMob Pro for the iPhone and iPad, our iPad app of the week.
Google on Wednesday officially said that a new Google Maps app was available for the iOS platform. However, the app couldn't be found in the Apple iTunes App Store later in the day. Now, iPhone and iPad users won't have Apple's Maps app to kick around anymore?
The iPad continues its strong arm over the tablet market, but the holiday season should put more Android tablets in the hands of users.
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The burning question isn't whether the Fuhu Nabi is the best tablet aimed at kids today, but whether that makes it a better holiday present for the family than an iPad Mini, Google Nexus, or Amazon Kindle Fire HD.
Well-known graphics expert finds that both the Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Google Nexus 7 have better displays than Apple's newly launched iPad mini.
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You don't want a wimpy case for your new iPad Mini or Google Nexus 10. You want one with the most modern materials so it can survive a fall from a skyscraper and an assassin's bullet.
The search giant has finally built a 10-inch Android device of its very own to compete directly with Apple's flagship tablet.
Apple today announced the highly-anticipated iPad mini with everything you could want in a tablet in a more manageable form factor. And it's Google and Amazon's worst nightmare.
The new iPad Mini looks nice enough, but Google Nexus 7 nice? I don't think so.
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