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California residents now paying sales tax on Amazon purchases
September 16, 2012 | 11:36 am

Attention California state residents: If you've had any Amazon binge-buying purchases in mind, we sincerely hope you took care of them late last week: As of Saturday, September 15, Californians will be required to pay sales tax for any and all purchases from Amazon. Of course, California residents—and anyone else not charged sales tax by Amazon—were always expected to pay, just not at the time of purchase. Now, of course, the sales tax will be applied to purchases, at the actual time of the purchase. Simply put, if you live in California and you buy something from Amazon, you should expect the...

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,...

Sony Xperia Tablet S now available for purchase
September 9, 2012 | 11:36 pm

By Robert Nelson | for Technology Tell Sony unveiled the Xperia Tablet S back in late-August during IFA, and it looks like the tablet has since come available for purchase. Those interested will be able to make the purchase by way of the Sony Store, where the tablet is available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB models. The tablets are priced at $399.99, $499.99 and $599.99 respectively. Also worth noting: Those who make the purchase will “get 3 digital movies on Google Play” — a $45 value. Otherwise, the Xperia Tablet S is running Andorid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich; features include a 9.4-inch (1280 x 800) HD...

Ainol Novo 7 Crystal tablet with Jelly Bean expected in late-September with a $139 price point
September 9, 2012 | 11:23 pm

By Robert Nelson | for the Technology Tell network It looks like another low-priced Android tablet will soon be coming available. The latest is by way of Chinese tablet maker Ainol, and the device will be the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (see video below) running Ainol Novo 7 Crystal. A bit more specifically, the tablet is expected to be available later this month (September) and priced at $139. In terms of the specs, the Novo 7 Crystal will (as the name would imply) have a 7-inch display. The display will be a 7-inch IPS touchscreen with a resolution of 1024 x 600. Other specs include a...

Cruzerlite “Androidified Clone Army” cases now available for the Nexus 7 tablet
August 25, 2012 | 5:42 pm

By Robert Nelson, for the Technology Tell network       If you're still looking for a case/cover for your Nexus 7 tablet, you may want to consider the latest from Cruzerlite. They have recently released their “Androidified Clone Army” design for the tablet. These cases, aside from having the cool-looking Android logo plastered all over it, are available in a wide variety of colors—eleven colors in total. Cruzerlite has these priced at $19.90, and they are gel cases that are said to be “made from shock absorbent and scratch resistant thermoplastic polyurethane.” These cases are form fitting and with cut-outs for the buttons and ports. The...

GadgeTell Tablet Roundup
August 6, 2012 | 1:14 pm

Over at GadgeTell, one of our many sister sites that reside on the Technology Tell network, ultra-prolific contributor Robert Nelson has all sorts of good stuff to share, review-style, about tablets and tablet apps. If you're in the market for a new machine, definitely spend some time with at least one or two of the following stories: > HP gives another look at the yet-to-be-announced tablet  > Samsung offers up an introduction video for the Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet > Kobo for Android gets an update; brings additional language support and more > Samsung officially details the Galaxy Note 10.1 release, press release style        ...