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Amazon Unveils New Kindle Fire

Amazon is updating its Kindle Fire tablet computer as it steps up competition with Apple’s iPad.

CBS Los Angeles–09/06/2012

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Amazon Says Kindle Fire Is ‘Sold Out’

Amazon has quenched the Kindle Fire, saying its first tablet computer is now sold out.

CBS Los Angeles–08/30/2012


Taking A Bite Out Of Apple? Google Expected To Unveil ‘Nexus 7’ Tablet

A small tablet computer bearing Google’s brand is expected Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2012

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iPad Toddlers: The Guinea Pig Generation

Many parents are finding their toddlers, in their words, “addicted” to the iPad in a way that differs from other playthings or even the ubiquitous television set.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/27/2012

Microsoft's Executive Officer Steve Ballmer introduces Microsoft's new tablet SURFACE during the press conference in Milky Studios  on June 18, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Microsoft Unveils New iPad-Rival Tablet, Surface

Microsoft has unveiled Surface, a tablet computer to compete with Apple’s iPad.


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Harry Potter Breaks E-Book Lockdown

When the Harry Potter books finally went on sale in electronic form on Tuesday, it was as if Harry himself had cast the “Alohomora” spell on them — the one that unlocks doors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2012

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Apple Announces New iPad: Better Display, No New Name

After months of speculation, Apple announced the latest iPad Wednesday at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. This third-generation iPad will feature pricing options similar to previous models and a better display.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2012

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AT&T To Launch New Data Plans For Tablets, Smartphones

Millions of AT&T customers across the Southland may soon be paying more to use their smartphones and tablets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/19/2012

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Barnes & Noble Adds Apps To ‘Nook’ E-Reader

Barnes & Noble is adding an applications store and an email program to its Nook e-reader. That brings the $249 device closer to working like a tablet computer in the vein of the iPad.


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Nokia Sues Apple Again Over Patents

Nokia is suing Apple in the United States for allegedly infringing patents in its mobile phones, portable music players, tablets and computers, the Finnish company said Tuesday.


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Amazon Opens App Store For Android Phones, Tablets Inc. is getting into the app-selling arena by opening an online store to distribute software for smartphones and tablet computers running Google Inc.’s Android operating system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/22/2011

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Apple To Retain Its Hold On Tablet Market With iPad 2

The new iPad model hitting stores Friday comes with several improvements over the original version but the same price tag, hobbling efforts by rivals at breaking Apple Inc.’s hold on the emerging market for tablet computers.


A seven-inch, Android-based tablet with 3G, WIFI, GPS, USB and HDMI ports and with digital televsion antennae built by PN Devices Manufacturers is on display at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show January 8, 2011, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s Android Tablet Software Inches Closer

The version of Google’s Android software meant for tablet computers is creeping closer. It will include a fresh look and updated Web browser and keyboard.