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Amazon to tackle entry-level tablet market with $50 model

Amazon hasn’t exactly set the world ablaze with its Fire-branded mobile devices. The company’s Fire Phone was a commercial flop of colossal proportions, a failure that was directly related to the laying off of dozens of hardware engineers late last…

Apple's long-rumored 12.9-inch iPad Plus delayed until later this year

Apple’s long-rumored large-screen iPad Plus has been delayed. The device, which is expected to compete with Microsoft’s Surface line and boost the company’s languishing tablet sales, won’t enter production until September according to sources familiar with the matter as reported by Bloomberg. …