My Cheaper-Than-Free Android Tablet is Somewhat Worse Than an iPad

I like deals. Even for things I don’t especially need. So when an online retailer offered an Android tablet with several offers that would end up netting me $35, of course I jumped. I don’t regret it, but it’s not for everybody.

Hipstreet Flare 3 tablet

Just don’t get too attached to that lustrous display image. Read on.

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New Hippo Techie: A promising fall

Microsoft has let some intriguing news slip out the past few weeks. Although Windows 7 made a decent splash at its release in 2009, it was quickly overshadowed by the iPad and other tablets redefining what a computer really is. Microsoft has been playing catch-up ever since, and signs indicate that this fall might be its redemption. Will it be enough to reinvigorate the company and cast off the impression that it’s just coasting on inertia? Let’s take a look at the stories.

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