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The Untapped Tablet Marketing Opportunity

by Hank Barnes  |  February 10, 2013

When I got my first tablet over a year ago, a Kindle Fire (I'm more of an Amazon guy than an Apple guy), I was struck by the experience.   The Fire,...

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Microsoft’s Publishing Strategy Remains Beneath The Surface

by Allen Weiner  |  June 19, 2012

Microsoft has announced a new entry into the tablet parade, dubbed Surface, which is hardly a major revelation given the rumor Red Carpet that now precedes any such tech announcement....

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Microsoft Uses Brick and Mortar to Build the Brand

by Angela Mcintyre  |  May 9, 2012

“Most people don’t know Microsoft sells PCs,” is how James at the Microsoft Store responded to my initial surprise at the layout of their new store. Microsoft has 19 retail...

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HP's TouchPad - Will It Succeed?

by Van Baker  |  March 21, 2011

Hewlett-Packard is planning to launch it's TouchPad tablet this summer. The tablet is based on the WebOS operating system just as the smartphones sold by HP's Palm business unit. Given...

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The Trouble with Technologists

by Van Baker  |  March 15, 2011

It is widely rumored that Apple sold somewhere between 500,000 and 1,000,000 iPad 2 tablets over their first weekend of sales in the United States. International launches are still to...

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Acer New Product Launch of Tablets, Iconia and Smartphones... New Supply Chain Strategy?

by Matthew Davis  |  November 24, 2010

Yesterday, Acer announced a host of new product launches at their global press conference... several of which put them into new product categories including tablets and smartphones.  Is Acer trying...

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Why I Bought an Apple iPad

by Guy Creese  |  September 2, 2010

I bought an Apple iPad for two reasons: sentimental reasons and business reasons. First, the sentimental. Twenty years ago when I worked at Wang Laboratories, I was involved in the...

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Let the Tablet Wars Begin!

by Steve Prentice  |  January 7, 2010

So Microsoft's Steve Ballmer includes a quick demo of a forthcoming HP Tablet "computer" in his CES opening address. Kindle announce a larger screen version of their e-Book. Alongside 3D...

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