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Apple also suing Motorola in Europe over Xoom tablet

FOSS patents found something interesting within Apple's complaint against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Specifically, the Cupertino company has instigated additional lawsuits against iPad competitors Motorola and Jay-tech. Translating the German filing, FOSS notes that Apple has used the same...

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Apple selling more tablets every 2 weeks as Motorola will all year

Motorola announced yesterday that it expects to sell anywhere from 1.3 to 1.5 million Xoom Android tablets for the year. By comparison, Apple figures disclosed during the third quarter financial call show that the company sells that at least that many iPad 2s every two weeks. The Xoom was...

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JPMorgan says iPad competitors slow production

A report from analyst Mark Moskowitz of JPMorgan Chase suggests the iPad is killing sales of competing tablet devices. Companies like Motorola, Samsung and Asus have reportedly cut production of their tablets by as much as 10 percent since March of this year. Demand for tablets such as the Eee...

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Older iOS devices outselling newer Android devices

The first generation iPad and the iPhone 3GS are currently outselling most newer Android devices, according to a Canaccord Genuity report. The report details the results of retail channel sales checks done at Verizon and AT&T stores. It found Apple's iPhone 4 to be the most popular-selling...

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Michael Dell: Android tablets will overtake iPad

Michael Dell is bullish on Android tablets [registration required]. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published today, the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Dell Inc. predicted Android tablets would one day overtake Apple's iPad as the leading platform in the tablet market....

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Verizon rumored to sell a 16 GB Motorola Xoom 4G LTE

There are a number of possible reasons why Verizon may be about to sell a 16 GB version of the Motorola Xoom 4G LTE Android 3.0 (Honeycomb). Perhaps they sold so many of the earlier Wi-Fi only and 32 GB models that they couldn't resist; perhaps consumer demand was so strong they simply had to...

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Consumer Reports ranks iPad top among tablets

Apple's iPad 2 is king of the tablets according to a comparative review released by Consumer Reports (CR) today. The publication's lab evaluated 10 of the "most-promising" tablet devices from Apple, Archos, Dell, Motorola, Samsung and ViewSonic. The 32 GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi plus 3G (US$729) scored...

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Verizon launches 4G mobile hotspot

Customers can now order the new Samsung 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot online or in Verizon Stores, Samsung and Verizon announced on Tuesday. The new mobile hotspot, which allows up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices to connect to Verizon's 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network at the same time, will begin...

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AnandTech benchmarks the iPad 2, shows huge graphics gains

AnandTech is in the midst of a lengthy analysis of the iPad 2's hardware. The results so far confirm what most of us already knew: the iPad 2's display is virtually identical to the original iPad, the cameras are nothing to write home about, and the CPU is slightly more powerful. What's most...

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Deciding on a tablet by comparing specs? You've missed the point

Last night, I was browsing through story after story on the interwebs that hoped to help people decide on a tablet purchase by comparing the Motorola Xoom specifications with the iPad 2. From multitasking to chip speed to RAM, analysists attempted to find consumers the best possible value for the...

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Did Motorola's agency 'borrow' Super Bowl ad concept?

Motorola is in hot water over its Apple-inspired Super Bowl advertisement for its upcoming XOOM tablet. The video ad features a world of drones dressed in white hoodies who are eternally plugged into white earbuds. Of course, the one character breaking the trend is the one with a Motorola XOOM...

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Motorola Xoom ad 'inspired' by Apple's classic 1984 ad

Motorola has just released a commercial for its Xoom tablet that seems to draw heavy inspiration from Apple's classic 1984 ad. In Motorola's spot, a single Xoom user roams through a sterile environment populated with hundreds of people clothed in the same monochrome, drab garments. Everyone except...

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Motorola Super Bowl ad pokes fun at Apple users

The Super Bowl means elaborate and expensive TV ads. I think there's a football game, too. This year, Motorola will poke fun at iPhone users with a commercial for the Xoom that features homogenous, mindless drones who all look alike and use the same chuck of hardware. The standout -- a handsome...

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