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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is the iPad Mini for Android users

The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is skinny, packs a superb screen, and has all the power you need.

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FreedomPop brings free voice, data, and texting to tablets

Bring your own device or buy an iPad or Galaxy Tab and enjoy a generous helping of monthly service.

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HTC schedules NYC event for August 19

The device maker provides few details on the event, but it may announce the anticipated Nexus 8 tablet or its own smartwatch.

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Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 wins plaudits for display, says researcher

Microsoft's newest 12-inch tablet has one of the best displays of any tablet out there, according to DisplayMate Technologies. That's no mean feat.

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LG's G Pads are sleek and affordable

These stylish tablets from LG are great for everyday use and don't cost a fortune, either.

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Did Microsoft kill the Surface Mini?

Microsoft appears to have scrapped its small tablet -- at least in its current form.

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LG G Pads sport sleek designs and affordable prices

These 7- and 10-inch tablets are average budget tablets with a high-end look.

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Tablet benchmarks revisited

Does the performance of a tablet age like a fine wine or a stinky cheese? CNET Labs takes a deeper look at how last year's top Android gaming tablet benchmarks hold up today.

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Microsoft says Surface Pro 3 sales outpacing earlier models

Tech giant also confirms decision not to ship a smaller version of the device during its fourth-quarter earnings conference call.

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Tablet Tuesday: Get a Kindle Fire HDX 4G LTE tablet for $229

For the same price as the Wi-Fi-only model, you can enjoy 4G service from AT&T or Verizon. Plus: two bonus deals!

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Nvidia's Shield Tablet: Gaming must-have or also-ran?

The graphics chipmaker has expanded its Shield device line with a $300 tablet, but it faces tough competition and slowing growth in the market.

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Nvidia Shield returns as a $299 8-inch gaming tablet

Nvidia's Shield Tablet wants to be the TV-connected game device and Android tablet of your dreams. We tried one out and have the details.

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