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Pro Tablet Showdown: Surface Pro 4 Vs 12.9-Inch iPad Pro

Apple’s iPad Pro and Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 look a lot alike. Both are big tablets, both connect to slim keyboard covers and both offer a stylus for drawing and note-taking. But after spending some time with these potential laptop replacements, I found that they’re really quite different, particularly when it comes to productivity.


Dell Kills Off Android Tablet Range, Favours 2-In-1 Devices Instead

Slate tablets are becoming a niche product in the business space and 2-In-1 computers will become the preferred mobility device many workplaces, according to Dell. With that in mind, the computing vendor will be discontinuing its Venue Android tablets range. Here are the details.


All The Ways 'Blue Light' Could Be Affecting Your Eyesight [Infographic]

We all know it’s a bad idea to use electronic screens directly before bed. (Despite this, most of us do it anyway — those Netflix shows aren’t going to watch themselves, right?) The artificial light emitted by laptops, tablets and smartphones has been linked to disrupted sleep alongside a variety of more serious ailments. But is it actually dangerous? The evidence in this infographic makes for some scary reading…


Ask LH: Should I Upgrade The Processor In My Tablet?

Dear Lifehacker, My phone’s screen and battery are still great, but the dual-core processor is getting long in the tooth. Is there any way I can either upgrade the processor, or get it to draw on the much more powerful processor in my phone?


Can Tablets Save Us From Our Own Handwriting?

The advent of computers have made our lives more convenient but it has had a negative side effect: illegible handwriting. We use computers so often that many of us now possess dreadful handwriting skills. But can tablets undo the damage that computers have done? Let’s have a closer look.


The Best Tech Deals From Target's Massive Ebay Sale [Updated]

Following on the heels of eBay’s huge Valentine’s Day promotion, Target has followed suit with an eBay sale of its own. Until 21 February, you can get 20 per cent off everything in store — including items that were already heavily discounted. Read on for the best video games, consoles and tech goodies from the sale. Prices start at under $7!


iDisplay Updates With Speed Improvements, Lower Latency, And More

iOS/Android/Mac/Windows: iDisplay, a utility that turns your tablet into a fully-functional second screen for your computer, just updated with a big speed boost, much lower latency over Wi-Fi, and support for Android tablets and OS X El Capitan.


Ask LH: What's A Good University Laptop?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m just starting my second year of university and my home laptop is too bulky to take with me. I’m on the hunt for a secondary laptop but since I’m a full-time student, I’m on a bit of a budget. I don’t have too many requirements — just that it is smaller, has long battery life, fits at least 2 USB ports and runs relatively smoothly. I’m really struggling to make a decision here. Any suggestions?


Lenovo's Snap-On Tablet Modules Let You Pick And Choose Your Own Killer App

These days, most tablets and laptops come with unique hardware applications (some would call them “gimmicks”) in an attempt to stand out from the crowd. It might be a fancy 3D camera, a battery extender or even an inbuilt projector. Usually, it’s entirely unproven technology that could prove useful… or it might be a flash in the pan. Lenovo is looking to eliminate this uncertainty with the ThinkPad X1 Tablet. Instead of saddling itself to one feature, it offers a choice of three clip-on modules to suit the needs of different customers. Or you can sit on the fence and ignore them all.


Google Pixel C Tablet: Australian Specs And Pricing

Google has launched the Pixel C, the first tablet created specifically for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Here are the official specs and pricing for Australia.


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