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News


NBC will stream Super Bowl XLIX online and through the Sports Live Extra app

In a collection of firsts, NBC will be streaming the full Super Bowl XLIX game day through their Sports Live Extra app for Android tablets. This is great news for cord-cutters that often miss out on sporting events such as the largest American Football game of the year. Not to mention the half-time show.

Following the game and post-game show, enjoy an episode of The Blacklist as well.

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Intel Corporation's Tablet Bet Pays Off Huge (INTC)

Intel has been long playing catch-up to ARM and Qualcomm in the mobile space, their more recent efforts and focus on tablets has been a success, so far.

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Windows 10 goes mobile, what does it mean for Android?

Microsoft held an event this past week to show off Windows 10 and more. We took the time to explore what Windows 10 means for you and your tablet, and how it can shake up the mobile industry.

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Microsoft runs out of Surface 2 tablets online: Is Windows RT dead? | PCWorld

With the release of Windows 10 expected later this year, inventory depletion of the Surface 2 tablet leads to the idea that Windows RT is headed for permanent retirement.

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Xbox One games can stream to any Windows 10 PC or tablet | GamesBeat | Games | by Jeff Grubb

Microsoft has introduced the next stage in gaming, allowing for Xbox One games to stream to your Windows 10 powered tablet or PC.

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Tablet announcements


HP announces the Pro Slate 8 & 12: two high-res tablets with futuristic smartpens

HP is getting into the Android tablet scene. Their stylish 7.9-inch and 12.3-inch offerings will come with last generation flagship specs on the inside, current generation flagship specs on the outside and one of the smartest looking stylus pens around.

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Software updates


Android 5.0.2 OTA files available for Nexus 7 2013 and 2012

Google has finally pushed out the Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update to their Nexus 7 tablets, both the 2012 and 2013 editions. The update is considered a bug fix over the Android 5.0 and Android 5.0.1 updates previous. For many 2012 users, this is the first Lollipop OTA to roll out.

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Rumor & reports


Rumor: Samsung working on 4:3 screen Galaxy Tab and Note

HP is not the only ones readying new tablets, if the rumors are to be believed. It appears as though Samsung has a handful of new tabs in the works for later this year. The 4:3 aspect ratio devices will replace their own aging fleet and compete with the other non-widescreen tablets out there, including the Apple iPad and Google's, HTC built, Nexus 9.

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Report: Apple to sell a stylus along with the iPad Pro

We're not sure if Steve Jobs would approve, he had some strong words against including a stylus with Apple devices, but these are different times - these are Tab Times and a stylus may just be what users are looking for.

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How-To


How to get WhatsApp on iPad or Android tablet - PC Advisor

WhatsApp is one of the most popular chat services around the globe. If you are interested in giving it a try, here is a simple tutorial on how to install WhatsApp on your iPad or Android tablet.

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