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Review: AmazonBasics Netbook Sleeve with Handle
January 16, 2013 | 12:00 pm

AmazonBasics Netbook Sleeve with HandleSome people like to carry their iPads around in their hands. I’m not one of them, because I’m always afraid I’m going to drop it. A messenger bag is good, but sometimes it’s overkill. For those times, I like the AmazonBasics Netbook Sleeve with Handle. Like all AmazonBasics products, it comes in frustration-free packaging, and they mean it. Rip one tab, and you’re in. Made of neoprene, it’s light and sturdy. The padding goes all the way around, even on the bottom, so your tablet is completely protected. The handle is padded and makes it easy to carry. It has a little side pocket, which sets...

Hands on with the Kindle Touch update
January 10, 2013 | 4:07 pm

Amazon Kindle Touch software update   By Juli Monroe | for Technology Tell Amazon released a software update for the Kindle Touch yesterday—Wednesday, January 10—and I’ve been trying it out. (Click here for software updating instructions.) My verdict? I really like it. There had been concern that Amazon would abandon the Touch when the Paperwhite came out, and I was glad to see it wasn’t true. I’d been thinking about the Paperwhite for two reasons: added fonts and the 'Time to Read' feature. Time to Read looked very cool, especially to someone who was coming from a Nook Color that told me how many pages were left in a chapter....

Impressions of Pocket’s new text to speech feature
September 29, 2012 | 8:17 pm

Pocket formerly known as Read it LaterBy Jeremy Hill | for Gadget Tell  Pocket (previously known as Read it Later) released an interesting update for its Android app last week: Known as the "Listen" feature and part of the Android 4.2 update, Pocket can now read your articles to you. It's easy enough to use: You simply open any article you've previously saved, press "Listen," and then sit back as Pocket reads the article to you, word for word. It’s a neat update, but is it practical? Here are our impressions: I think Google’s artificial intelligence voices are among the best in the industry. For example, the voice assistant within Google Now sounds...

Ematic releases the EXP8, an Android tablet with a 9.7-inch display and a $180 price tag
September 11, 2012 | 10:49 pm

By Robert Nelson | Gadget Tell Ematic has announced its latest Android tablet, the EXP8. The tablet is available in three colors (black, gold and copper), and you can pick  one up at walmart.com. Those interested can expect to pay $179.99, which, honestly speaking, seems to be a bit on the high side given the current crop of competition. That being said, lets cover the specs so you can come to an educated decision on your own. The Ematic EXP8 features include: - 9.7-inch Capacitive Touch IPS display - 1.2GHz processor with 400MHz GPU - 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage - 5GB of cloud storage - A microSD...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 available for pre-order at Best Buy Cananda
September 11, 2012 | 1:01 am

Best Buy Canada has recently listed another tablet, although this one is not yet available. Nonetheless, it's an interesting product listing because it does offer a potential release date for the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. And on top of that, the tablet is priced at $499.99 and currently available for pre-order. Getting back to that release date—the listing notes that “this product is scheduled to arrive in our warehouse on 09/26/2012.” Simply put, those who move forward with a pre-order can expect delivery towards the end of the month. Otherwise, the tablet will include a 10.1-inch (1280 x 720) display, quad-core 1.4GHz processor,...