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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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Fire HD 8 Tablet

Amazon's Fire HD 8 Tablet is perfect for work, travel, or just casual use, and it's being offered for just $59.99 shipped, this week only, originally $79.99. 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. With 2x more internal storage than Fire 7, Fire HD 8 comes standard with 16 GB. Expand your tablet's storage by up to 256 GB using a microSD card, and keep photos, movies, and compatible games and apps with you. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on preview and one showing how to install Google Play on the device.

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Anker Ultra Slim Bluetooth Keyboard

Anker's Ultra-Slim Bluetooth Keyboard is great for laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices, all for $12.99 with coupon code: ANKER762, today only, originally $39.99. - be sure to enter coupon code: ANKER762 during final checkout for the additional discount. The device works equally well with iOS, Android, Mac and Windows, with the shortcut keys optimized for all four operating systems. Its replaceable AAA batteries and power-saving mode ensures that the keyboard lasts for more than 3 months at a time. Product page. Continue reading for another video review and more information.

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Fire HD 10 Tablet

Amazon's Fire HD 10 Tablet (with special offers) includes Alexa hands-free integration, and you can pick one up for just $99.99 shipped, today only, originally $149.99. Fire HD 10 is now 30% faster thanks to 2x the RAM over the previous generation and a more powerful quad-core processor. Two 1.8 GHz cores and two 1.4 GHz cores run simultaneously, delivering quick app launches, smooth games and videos, and great overall performance. It also features a 2 MP rear-facing camera for taking photos or shooting 720p video. The front-facing VGA camera is perfect for Skype calls with friends and family. Product page. Continue reading for an in-depth hands-on video review and more information.

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Vision X Tablet

In the near future, tablets and smartphones may be combined into a single device, thanks to advances in flexible OLED technology. The Vision X is one such device, which can be folded and then unfolded in seconds. Browsing a web page or playing games? Simply open up the display for extra real estate, or just fold it up to slip into a pocket. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Lenovo X1 Tablet

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Tablet is great for business users or anyone who needs a lightweight device for the road without sacrificing functionality, and it's being offered for just $699.99 shipped, today only, originally $1,299.99. Featuring an Intel Core m5-6Y57 processor 1.1GHz (burst up to 2.8GHz), 8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 RAM, a microSD card (up to 64GB), a built-in 256GB M.2 Solid State Drive, and a 12" (2160 x 1440) touchscreen display. Product page. Continue reading for another video review and more information.

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iPad X

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According to insiders, Apple will release a new iPad that features a 10.5" display, complete with an improved Apple Pencil. Similar to the iPhone X, this updated tablet offers a trimmed bottom bezel near the device's edge to offer a more immersive screen that fills nearly the entire front display, and unfortunately, will also have the notch up top where the True Depth cameras will be for Face ID. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Surface Note

Industrial designer Ryan Smalley believes that Microsoft should release a Surface Note, or a device that falls right between a full-sized tablet and laptop. Sporting a lightweight magnesium body, it features Surface Pen compatibility, dual cameras, and coolest of all, a folding display. When in laptop mode, one of the displays turns into a virtual keyboard of sorts. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Microsoft Surface Mobile

Unlike traditional smartphones and phablets, the Microsoft Surface Mobile boasts a flexible display, all running on Windows One Core Mobile, also known as Future OS or Andromeda. Featuring a 5.8 inch OLED HDR display with 3D Touch / Surface Pen support, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage, dual 8MP cameras in front, and two 20MP rear cameras. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Dell Latitude 7212

Designed to withstand just about any disaster, the Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet features an 11.6-inch 1080p display, a 6th / 7th generation Intel processor, 8GB / 16GB of RAM, 128GB to 1TB of solid state storage, and up to two separate 34Wh batteries. With prices starting at $1899, users can also opt for a rugged dock, keyboard cover, battery charger, shoulder strap, handle and an IO module. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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