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ASUS Zenfone 3 Zoom Now Available for Pre-Order

Announced at this year’s CES, the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom is now available to pre-order. We got an early look at it while at CES, learning about its high-tech camera and some other features. It’s now officially been announced for pre-order, with some surprises like a larger-than-average battery and a lower-than-expected price tag. Let’s take a look at some of the features of the new ZenFone 3 Zoom. As we learned at…

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ASUS Transformer CES 2013

Josh stopped by the Asus booth at CES 2013 and they showcased their new Asus Transformer All-in-One. Combining the best of their Transformer line, Asus developed a 18.4-inch 1080P display TEGRA display, operating both Windows 8 and the Android operating system, this doubles as a fully-functional tablet as well as a desktop computer. Operating with Windows 8 & Android, it is fully touch-screen, so you can easily navigate between applications and other work you…

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A Tablet Just for your Kids!

If you love to use your tablet, and so does you child, it can be frustrating to split time between the two of you.  It can even be more frustrating not knowing what your accident-prone child may be doing with your expensive piece of equipment! Well, the creators at Nabi have designed the ultimate tablet for your kids!  The Nabi 7-inch Android tablet is an excellent choice for keeping them entertained and educated.…

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Microsoft wants “Office” to run on iOS & Android

CNET is reporting that Microsoft in planning on creating Office apps that will run natively on iOS and Android will finally launch early next year.  In a statement to CNET , Microsoft said that “Office Mobile will work across Windows Phones, Android phones and iOS, and we have nothing additional to announce today about retail availability of the new Office.” This is an interesting development in the world of smartphones as Microsoft attempts to reach across…

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Tablet Sales to Surpass Netbook Sales by 2016

According to the latest NPD D sales  of tablets are expected to exceed those of notebooks in 2016.  Their research indicates that tablets will eventually become the preferred choice of portable electronics for people around the world.  Have you jumped on the tablet bandwagon?  If so, what’s your favorite and what do you use it for?”  If you haven’t yet, when do you plan on making the change?…

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Rejoice! Microsoft Office to iPad on November 10th!

One of the most popular questions posed when I was on the sales floor was “does it have Microsoft Office?” referring to the iPad of course. I always had to tell them no but they could find similar replacements yet, customers were never satisfied because they wanted their Office! I have good news – a report from The Daily today says that we will see Microsoft launch Office for the iPad on…

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Instagram Comes to Android!

Hipsters with Android phones rejoice!  The uber popular application “Instagram” that has changed the way people take pictures, has finally arrived to the Android Marketplace.  If you aren’t familiar with the program, Instagram allows users to take pictures with their phone, but offers numerous filter options giving every shot an antique-look. So enjoy, Android users!  Take stunning pictures of sunsets, rocking chairs and close-ups of your pet dog’s eyes.  Using one of…

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Scalado Introduces New Picture Editing Software For Your Android

Have you ever snapped the perfect picture only to have it ruined by someone walking in the frame, or wanted to remove someone you caught “photobombing” your image?  Well now you can with a new feature from the phototechnology firm Scalado, called “Scalado Remove”.  It builds a composite shot from multiple frames captured in swift succession, picking out possible flaws – such as passing cars or people – then lets you delete them with…

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Abt @ CES 2012: Samsung Galaxy Note

Going against the grain and not listening to security, Abt representative Chad Taylor sneaked a quick pick of the guarded Samsung Galaxy Note after being told to “hit the road”. The Samsung Galaxy Note runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), has a 720p Super AMOLED screen, runs on a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and has an 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera.  It will also be an AT&T exclusive and run on the wireless carrier’s brand new 4G…

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