Aus Breaks Nexus 7 & Kindle $150 Barrier for 7" Tablet $129 & $149

Asus announced two new budget priced tablets at Computex that have more features than the Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire HD at lower prices.

The news release states "The ASUS MeMO Pad HD 7 is an incredible value 7-inch tablet with an MSRP of US$129 for 8GB capacity and US$149 for 16GB." Unfortunately the $129 model will be sold in emerging countries, only.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 4 Verizon 2Day

Samsugn Galaxy Note 10.1 4G LTE

Samsugn Galaxy Note 10.1 4G LTEAs the world waits for the Samsung Galaxy S 4 announcement in New York next week, Verizon Wireless  begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, today for $599.99 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with extremely fast LTE.

We were given demonstrations of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 at CES and our favorite feature is handwriting recognition using the S Pen. Artists will love Photoshop Touch.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Compete vs iPad Mini?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 made an appearance at the Oscars, unfortunately it didn't win best dressed or even best actor because benchmark speeds showed it to be slower than other major tablets it competes against.  Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 global version that packs more power and may show the way for future large Samsung tablets. (video follows)

Touted as a new era in portability and everyday productivity in pocket-sized solution, specs of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 include 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 8"(1280x800, 189ppi) TFT touchscreen, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, 5MP camera, 2GB RAM, 4600mAh battery and front facing 1.3MP camera.

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