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Is Sony planning a 12″ tablet?

The notoriously unreliable Taiwan Digitimes is reporting that Sony could be planning a 12" tablet. Hmm. According to the short report: "Sony Mobile Communications will launch a 12-inch tablet in the first quarter of 2015. Several other vendors are also developing large-size tablets for launch in the first or second quarters, according to Taiwan-based supply…

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James O'MalleyIs Sony planning a 12″ tablet?
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Tesco announces Hudl 2 tablet

Tesco this morning has officially announced the Hudl 2 - a follow-up to its well received budget tablet last year, which has apparently sold 150,000 units. Read on for all of the details. At the launch Tesco's Michael Comish explained how the tablet has received a "complete redesign" in terms of hardware, software and user…

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James O'MalleyTesco announces Hudl 2 tablet
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Qantas and Virgin loosen their in-flight phone rules

The airlines Qantas and Virgin Australia will now allow passengers to keep phones and other electronic devices powered on during flights. Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority has approved applications from both airlines that will allow passengers to keep their phones, tablets and e-readers on even during take-off and landing. The devices will need to remain…

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Stuart O'ConnorQantas and Virgin loosen their in-flight phone rules
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Britons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs

As our "second" screens get smaller while our TV screens get larger, it seems that the old adage that "bigger is better" just might hold true. Some new research has shown that despite the growth in watching television via a PC, tablet or smartphone, 90 per cent of viewers still regularly use the TV to…

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Stuart O'ConnorBritons still prefer to watch television live – on their TVs

Is 13" too big for a tablet?

Yesterday we saw another entrant in the emerging class of 13" tablets. The HANNSpad has a screen about three inches larger than the full size iPad (10")… and it has to make you wonder, how large can tablets get? We're…

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James O'MalleyIs 13" too big for a tablet?