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How to Use E-book Readers and Tablets as Tools for Research

It is often claimed that superficial and occasional readers are more likely to “succumb” to the lures of e-book reading devices, whereas “serious” readers will always prefer printed books. However, studies conducted among e-book users have steadily shown them to be avid readers, who read books in all formats and for a number of reasons,…

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Tech Digest CorrespondentHow to Use E-book Readers and Tablets as Tools for Research
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Microsoft working on a split controller for tablet gaming?

Getting rid of physical buttons on our gadgets has been a massive advantage for phones and tablets - but for gaming... it makes things more difficult. Luckily though, it appears that Microsoft could be working on an interesting solution. Patently Apple has dug up some diagrams filed by Microsoft with the US patent office that…

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft working on a split controller for tablet gaming?
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Battery breakthrough could lead to longer-lasting smartphones

As new rules come into force about proving your phone is actually a phone when you catch a plane, there is good news for people worried that their battery may well give out on the journey from home to the airport. Beacon News reports that a team at the energy storage technology company AdvEn Solutions…

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Stuart O'ConnorBattery breakthrough could lead to longer-lasting smartphones

Is Google working on a 3D tablet?

Google is developing a new 7-inch tablet with 3D mapping capabilities, according to reports. CNET says that the new tablet incorporates advanced vision capabilities that can capture more precise three-dimensional images of objects. It says that the tablet will have…

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Stuart O'ConnorIs Google working on a 3D tablet?