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Verizon stops subsidizing tablets, sells them at full price (contract-free)

US wireless carriers have never subsidized the price of the Apple iPad. Instead, they sell the tablet for full-price, and offer customers the chance to pay for mobile broadband on a month-to-month basis. But up until recently carriers such as Verizon Wireless have taken a more phone-like approach with Android tablets, selling them for discounted […]

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Philly Newspapers launch their cheap tablet: The Arnova 10 G2

Philadelphia Media Network is now the first newspaper company in the country to offer an Android tablet bundled with digital newspaper subscription content. Earlier this summer the publisher of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News announced plans to sell an Android tablet, and today it’s available for purchase for $99 and up. That’s the […]

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7 inch Samsung Galaxy Tab now goes for less than $300 from 4 major US telecoms

Verizon dropped the price of a Samsung Galaxy Tab to $299.99 with a 2-year contract this week. That means that there are now 5 major US wireless carriers offering the tablet for under $300 when you sign up for a 3G contract. The lone holdout is AT&T, which is still charging $549.99 for a contract-free […]

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Clear offers subsidized Samsung NC10 with WiMAX for $200

Old netbooks don’t ever die. They just end up getting promoted by wireless broadband providers. The latest case in point? WiMAX service provider Clear is offering a Samsung NC10 netbook with an integrated 4G WiMAX modem. The NC10 was released in 2008 and Samsung had largely replaced it with the Samsung N110/N120 series. This month, […]