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# Tablet

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# Close Call
‘Genuinely frightening’ - Stokes feared for life after choking on tablet
The England all-rounder is preparing for the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.
# put it down
'Unless parents cure their own smartphone addiction, they won't be able to cure their kids'
An expert says parents need to lead by example.
# Quadrooter
Another major security flaw has been discovered on Android phones
And it affects more than 900 million devices.
# tech review
This Samsung tablet looks like a large S7, but is it a good laptop?
The TabPro S is Samsung’s latest foray into the 2-in-1 tablet market, but is it worth noting?
# tech review
The Surface Pro 4 is the best one yet, but is it a genuine laptop replacement?
Microsoft edges closer to the ideal hybrid device and it may have cracked it.
# TechGuide
What do you do when your phone won't turn on?
There could be a number of reasons, but don’t just assume it’s no longer working.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you keep electronic devices out of the bedroom?
Are they banned?
# Final Preparations
Windows 10 is out today, so what do you need to know?
The response to it has been pretty positive so far.
# Challenge Accepted
These ex-Nokia heads believe they can take on Android head-first
Finnish company Jolla wants its OS SailFish 2.0 to be an “independent and competitive alternative to Android.”
# worst offenders
These Android apps are the ones that drain your battery the fastest
Because knowing is half the battle.
# ripped off
Consumer group warns as woman pays €1600 in Spain for €300 tablet
Such incidents are becoming more and more common according to European Consumer Centre.
# TechGuide
Not using your tablet as often as you would like? Turn it into a second display
It’s always handy to have a second screen for your laptop or computer, and using your tablet is an inexpensive way of doing this.
# new arrival
Life after Microsoft sees Nokia unveil its own iPad clone
Nokia has returned to devices by unveiling the N1 tablet, a 7.9-inch device which will run on Android Lollipop.
# Leak
REVEALED: Apple's new iPad Air and iPad Mini show up in iTunes
Based on the photos, it doesn’t seem as if the iPad Air 2 will be much different from its predecessor in terms of design.
# partnership
Google's next tablet is arriving soon and it will be made by HTC
The Taiwan company hasn’t much experience in developing tablets, but it’s said to be developing Google’s latest tablet.
# clean up
Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it
The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.
# world of cardboard
Microsoft built a Surface Pro 3 tablet out of cardboard, and it kinda works
The company created the replica tablet computers as part of a promotion happening in Australia.
# parental control
'Do I want my mum to see this?': New app aims to stop teens sexting
The app works by sending a copy of any images taken on the child’s phone to their parents.
# cold feet
Microsoft had a smaller Surface tablet in the works, but delayed it at the last minute
Microsoft decided not to announce the 8-inch Surface mini because it felt it wasn’t different enough from rival products and wouldn’t be successful.
# Undecided
Tesco's smartphone could be arriving here, but don't bet on it
The company’s Irish branch has said it’s made no decision in relation to the launch of its new device in Ireland.
# bedtime panic
How many hours sleep are you going to get?
If I got to sleep NOW. I’ll get six hours…
# Dispute
Berlin museum seeks return of ancient gold tablet taken to US after the Holocaust
The tablet was brought to the US by a Holocaust survivor after surviving the Auschwitz concentration camp.
# connected
Irish people just can't switch off from their gadgets
Respondents admitted to checking email constantly – even on holidays – and 19 per cent even said they had agreed to something without realising while using a digital device.
# Paperless meeting
EU finance chiefs to get tablet PCs for 'paperless' Dublin summit
EU finance ministers will hand back the tablets after the two-day summit concludes at Dublin Castle this weekend.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Angry Birds cartoon, dirty screens and 'sextortion'
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# break your face
You’ll probably do this in bed tonight… but you’re not alone
Ever dropped your phone on your face? Yeah, that.
# Tablet Wars
Android gains on Apple in surging tablet sector: survey
The global appetite for tablet computers is growing faster than previously thought – and Android-powered devices are gaining on iPads – a new survey claims.
# Medicines
Tablet dump to help raise awareness of addiction to medication
In the past five years, benzodiazepine use has increased by nearly 40 per cent in Ireland. People are being encouraged to dump their old stockpiles of medication.
# mobile merchant
New app allows Chip and PIN processing on your mobile
The app uses a Bluetooth-connected PIN pad to securely process payments through a smartphone.
# on fire
Kindle Fire tablet sold out, says Amazon
Meanwhile, research study says that sales of dedicated e-readers peaked last year.
# Tech wars
Samsung to appeal after US court orders $1bn payment to Apple
The court decision could have major repercussions for the smartphone and tablet market after Samsung was found to have illegally copied some Apple devices.
# Apple
Apple ordered to run ads admitting Samsung did not copy the iPad
Other legal battles about the similarity of the two company’s products are being fought in Germany, the Netherlands and the US.
# Nexus 7
The Nexus 7: Take a look a Google's new baby
Google has finally unveiled its tablet to rival the iPad and the Kindle Fire.
# jelly bean
Introducing Jelly Bean: the new Android operating system
Google is also expected to formally reveal its tablet computer…
# Tablet Wars
The Nexus 7: details emerge on the Google tablet
The 7-inch device will run Google Wallet and Android Beam, according to training documents seen by Gizmodo Australia.
# Tech wars
Microsoft tablet is here: Firm unveils its iPad rival 'Surface'
The tech giant’s new device has a few innovations. See it in action here…
# Tech wars
Microsoft tablet? Computing giant 'to announce iPad rival'
There are widespread reports that a pioneering Windows tablet will be unveiled on Monday.
# Apple
New iPad: Three million sold in first weekend
The company has called the release of the new device last Friday Apple’s “strongest iPad launch yet”.
# ipad 3
Apple to launch iPad 3 next month - report
The company will debut its tablet upgrade in the first week of March, according to reports.