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Deal alert: $280 Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 via Best Buy ($50 off)

We always suspected Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Pros would have great difficulty selling at $400 and up, thus forcing the manufacturer to considerably lower its original ask. But it’s crazy just how much the 8.4-inch model has dropped in a fairly narrow time frame.

Newegg promo code slashes 15% off select tablets, laptops and other electronics

They say the perfect time to buy gadgets is around the winter holiday season, which many retailers think of as the giving season. Well, they clearly haven’t met Newegg’s higher-ups, who seem to have no problem in turning a humdrum end of July into a less crowded, less crazy shopping window.

Rumor: Windows RT not dead yet, 10.6-inch Surface 3 tablet due out in October

Given Surface Mini’s unexpected last-minute delay (cancelation?), and Surface Pro 3’s surprising release in gargantuan 12-inch form, trying to anticipate Microsoft’s next Windows tablet move is harder than ever.

LG’s first Android-powered Tab Book is official, convertible, super-beefy

It looks like Android is slowly but steadily becoming a solid alternative for Windows in the execution of tablet/mini-laptop hybrids, as LG has just taken the wraps off its rookie Google-powered Tab Book effort.

Acer teases Aspire Switch 10 flavor with Full HD display, US pricing unknown

Convertible, detachable and just all-around versatile tablet/laptop hybrids seem to dominate the shifting PC landscape nowadays, and things don’t really get much more versatile than on Acer’s 4-in-1 Aspire Switch 10.

Samsung Galaxy W 7-inch ‘phone’ reaches China as Galaxy TabQ

The “bigger is better” mobile trend has got a little out of hand lately, with lines between smartphones and tablets practically nonexistent, as gargantuan devices like Samsung’s Korean-exclusive Galaxy W are advertised as phones.

Booq Cobra pack, perfect backpack for mobile professionals

If you’re a professional with a great career, you likely understand that appearances do count. If not for those you work or interact with, at least for your own self and image. I, for one, fully believe that people make judgments based on how we look and what we accessorize with. Everything from choice of clothes down to the devices we carry can speak volumes about who we are (or want to be). Like it or not, impressions count.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 10.1 LTE available on Verizon starting at $360

Samsung’s newest army of affordable Android tablets continues its invasion on America’s largest wireless service providers, as the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1, available with AT&T contracts for close to two months now, is starting today up for grabs via Verizon too.

Colfax Smart Pack melds wireless tech, power, with urban appeal

When wearable tech is a topic of discussion, it usually covers such things as smartwatches, Google Glass, fitness trackers, and such. Those devices are more common and of a wider variety, of course. When it comes to gadgets and wearables, it’s easy to overlook that everyday bag or backpack. The bag that carries all your stuff says as much about you as any other type of fashion accessory.

Microsoft confirms last-minute Surface Mini setback, alludes to record Surface Pro 3 sales

Between the closing of Nokia’s acquisition, its biggest employee shake-up ever and the recent surprising Surface Pro 3 introduction, you can definitely say it’s been an eventful past few months in Microsoft’s Redmond camp.

Nvidia’s Shield Tablet takes Android gaming to the next level

We’ve been warned, and teased, and warned again. At long last, Nvidia’s Shield Tablet has gone official, unfortunately a couple of days too late to surprise in any way. But regardless of the mystery being shattered to pieces prematurely, you have to admit the chip maker’s sophomore gaming device effort improves last year’s hesitant rookie stab at the tricky market by leaps and bounds.

Amazon discounts LTE Kindle Fire HDX 7 to a starting price of $230 ($100 off)

Amazon’s already traditional lightning deals continue with a wicked one-day-only Kindle Fire HDX 7 sale, which sees the somewhat overlooked LTE-enabled tablet drop to a starting price of $229. That’s 100 bucks off the 16 GB model’s recommended retail value, and includes special offers (read ads and sponsored screensavers).