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MagicScroll Rollable Tablet

Researchers at the Queens University Human Media Lab reveal "MagicScroll," the world's first rollable tablet with flexible screen real estate. It sports a 7.5" 2K resolution flexible display that can be rolled and unrolled around a central, 3D-printed cylindrical body. Two rotary wheels at either end of the cylinder enable users to easily scroll, while the entire display can be unrolled if needed. Continue reading for a video, two more pictures and additional information.

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Fire HD 10 Tablet Alexa

Amazon's Fire HD 10 Tablet with Alexa hands-free is a perfect backup device, or just one that you use to make life easier around the house, and it's being offered for just $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $149.99. Featuring a brilliant 10.1" 1080p Full HD display (1920 x 1200), a 1.8 GHZ quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and up to 10 hours of battery life. Use Alexa hands-free mode to pause videos, play music, open apps, show sports scores, display the weather, and more - just ask. Product page. Continue reading for an in-depth video review, more pictures and information.

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Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa

Amazon's Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa is perfect as your primary device, or a backup, and it's being offered for just $59.99 shipped, today only, originally $109.99. Enjoy your entertainment with a fast 1.3 GHz quad-core processor. Fire HD 8 offers 50% more RAM than Fire 7 for faster performance. Fire HD 8 features a 1280 x 800 high-definition display with over a million pixels (189 ppi) and a bright, vivid picture. Enjoy movies and games in a crisp, clear HD resolution, with less glare and more brightness thanks to a stunning IPS (in-plane-switching) LCD display. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.

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Microsoft Surface Go

Priced from $399, the Microsoft Surface Go is the cheapest, smallest and lightest model yet in the company's lineup. The base model features an Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of eMMC storage, and up to 9-hours of battery life on a full charge. Microsoft also updated the display to a high-resolution PixelSense panel that supports the Surface Pen with 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, low pen parallax, low latency, and precision. Continue reading for three hands-on videos and more information.

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Pocket Microsoft Surface

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Microsoft has been secretly working on a project these past two years, codenamed "Andromeda," and according to patents, it's a pocket-sized device with a dual-display design. Think of it as a cross between a smartphone, tablet and laptop computer, running a special version of Windows OS. When the device is fully opened, both displays will combine to form a single larger display, complete with a pen. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one that covers if you should buy the newest Blackberry phone.

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Intel Tiger Rapids Dual Screen

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The Intel Tiger Rapids prototype gives us a glimpse of the future with a device that combines a tablet and laptop into one. For those who haven't seen it before, this concept basically is a Windows 10 PC that sports a 7.9-inch LCD on one side and a matching E Ink panel on the other, which the operating system sees as a USB peripheral. It's mainly designed for business users, as it lets them take notes on one side via an included stylus or virtual keyboard, and use them on the other. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Intel Dual Screen

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Intel unveiled two new concepts at Computex in Taipei this week, both sporting dual displays and electronic paper displays (EPD). latter looks similar to a Moleskine notebook than a traditional PC, since it features a hinge in the middle for the two screens to close flat, while the second boasts two regular displays and a Lenovo Yoga Book-inspired design. Continue reading to see the second device and for more information.

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Microsoft Surface Phone

Some rumors claim that Microsoft will soon release a foldable Windows 10 device, complete with an ARM processor. If that's the case, it may look something like the Microsoft Surface Phone, but can be folded in to tablet or laptop modes as well. Continue reading for another picture, more information, and a bonus video. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Huawei Mate X

In the near future, smartphones, tablets and laptops may all be merged into a single device, similar to TechConfiguration's Huawei Mate X. This all-in-one device boasts tablet, smartphone and laptop modes, with the latter enabling it to function as a tiny computer of sorts. Features include a 24-megapixel camera up front, an in display fingerprint scanner, Kirin 980 CPU, 6GB of RAM, and an 8,000mAh battery. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Amazon's Kindle E-Reader with special offers is great for travel, and it's being offered for just $49.99 shipped, today only, originally $79.99. This device uses actual ink particles and proprietary, hand-built fonts to create crisp text similar to what you see in a physical book. The blacks and whites on the screen are uniform, improving text and image quality. Unlike reflective tablet and smartphone screens, the high contrast touchscreen display eliminates glare in any setting - even direct sunlight. Product page. Continue reading for the full hands-on video review and more information.

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