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AT&T Offers Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet for $199.99 with Windows Smartphone Bundle

Windows Tablet Comes with Microsoft Office Suite that Helps Users Create, Edit with Ease

Dallas, Texas, November 15, 2013
AT&T * customers can own a tablet that’s used for more than reading the news and watching videos.

The Nokia Lumia 2520, which will be available in black in all AT&T channels beginning on November 22, is a great tool for both consuming and creating content.  Customers can purchase the Lumia 2520 for $399.99 with a two-year agreement, or for $199.99 with a two-year agreement when bundled with a Nokia Lumia 925, Nokia Lumia 1020, or Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone.

The Nokia Lumia 2520 is a versatile Windows RT 8.1 tablet with a variety of features that helps users stay connected, productive, and entertained.  Lumia 2520 has a 10.1” Full High Definition display with ClearBlack technology for amazing outdoor readability so you can even use it in direct sunlight. Enjoy stunning video playback, gaming, and document viewing in 1080p from virtually anywhere. Lumia 2520 comes with built-in Microsoft Office and Outlook, which allows users to create presentations, edit spreadsheets, and keep track of emails wherever they may be.

The tablet weighs just 22 ounces and is portable enough to …

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The Nokia Lumia 2520 Arrives

Nokia released its first ever tablet to the world on Thurs. Nov. 22 and the response has been generally favorable with respect to the excellent engineering and design.  It remains a mystery what Microsoft will do with this excellent tablet running Windows RT 8.1 when its purchase of Nokia’s devices division is complete in 2014.  The following review is by one of the leading Microsoft commentators Mary Jo Foley who has used the Microsoft Surface RT with great success since it original release.

The Nokia Lumia 2520: My week with the ‘other’ Windows ARM tablet

Mary Jo Foley, ZDNet

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Amazon Lights a New Fire

Amazon officially took the wraps off of three new Kindle Fire HDs this week in California:

  • Fire HD with the 7-inch screen that will sell for $199, and
  • Fire HD with an 8.9-inch screen, 8.8mm thick, starting at $299 for 16GB and $369 for 32GB.
  • Fire HD with AT&T’s 4G LTE support priced at $499 for 32GB and $599 for 64GB.

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Amazon Lights a Fire

The burning question has been answered: Amazon has launched its own tablet, the Amazon Fire but the biggest news may be the price!  The 7″ color tablet will cost just $199 and will run a customized version of an older Android OS.  Look out iPad you might just get singed in the upcoming holiday market.

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iPad is Shaking Up the Entire Computer Market

Steve Jobs was famous for declaring his products game changers.  Looks like even the former Apple CEO may not have even imagined the kind of revolution his tablet would create.  This little beauty is turning the whole IT industry upside down and transforming a niche market into the next big thing in computing.

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iPad 2 Launches

Apple threw down the gauntlet today to the horde of tablet computers that are barking at its heels by showing off iPad 2.

It’s slimmer, more powerful, has two cameras and costs just the same as the first version.

Ships March 11; let the games begin!

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Google Releases "Honecomb" OS

Wed., Feb 2, Google launched its eagerly awaited Android 3.0 operating system, nicknamed Honeycomb.  This sweet new system has been optimized  to work on the landslide of new tablets like the Motorola Xoom that debuted at CES in January and now are slowly starting to roll out.  The comparisons with Apple’s iOS mobile operating system are inevitable but Google is also desperate to have this operating system, tailored specifically for tablets, to terminate the iPad lead in the niche.

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Podcast: January 8, 2011

Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Cal Carson and Foster Braun return as we get an insider’s view of the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas from Mike Burns the inventor of the Michigan made “Handeholder”.  Mike’s device has become enormously popular because it allows you to handle the iPad or any other tablet device easily from just about any angle. The guys also talk with Rob David, Executive Producer of The Handyman Show with Glenn Haege regarding CES. Rob had just returned from Las Vegas to give us his take on the event.  Look for the return of Erik Anderson’s Mac Minute as Apple prepares to spoil the party for the competition with their upcoming announcements. We also be taking your phone calls in our second hour to answer your computer questions.

Podcast: January 8, 2011 – Hour 1
Podcast: January 8, 2011 – Hour 2
Link: The Mac Minute

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IA Tech Roundtable #10 1/3/11

2011 Predictions

Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Cal Carson, Foster Braun

Click here to listen or download IA Tech Roundtable 10 (30 min.)

Top ten gadget predictions for 2011

What won’t happen in 2011

IPTV become mainstream

Expect Malware and Spyware to target Tablet devices

11 predictions for 2011 Chris Obrian of the Mercury News

Big Tech Predictions for 2011 (PC Mag)

Twitter Predicts

Slash Gear Top Predictions for 2011


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TV Maker Gets into Tablet and Smartphone Business

Vizio is best known for its TV’s but recent publicity may mean that they plan on jumping into the tablet wars of 2011.  The tablet and smartphone shown in the article will be unveiled at the upcoming CES.

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