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 Rick Lehrbaum

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Articles by Rick Lehrbaum

Samsung Adds Multiwindow Mojo to Android

1/24/2013
Multiwindow, multitasking features in Samsung's Android 4.1.2 update for the Galaxy Note 10.1 push Android's user interface into new territory, adding Windows-like capabilities that are sure to delight many users — and aggravate others.

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Attack of the Telepresence Robots!

1/11/2013
A handful of innovative high-tech startups have emerged to create a new market: remote telepresence robots. These are videoconference devices, most of which roam an office independently under the control of a remote worker. Not only can you videoconference with remote workers, you can be there — in a creepy way — and go where you want. In this story we look at MantaroBot "TeleMe," VGo Communications "VGo," Anybots "QB," Suitable Technologies "Beam" and Revolve Robotics "Kubi."

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Hybrid Notebook/Tablet, Android-Style From Lenovo

11/7/2012
Lenovo's 10-inch IdeaTab S2110 Android tablet is loaded with features and modestly priced. It competes favorably with Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, providing a 50% faster CPU. The optional battery-boosting keyboard/dock morphs it into a laptop-like device with multiple use-cases.

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Google Nexus 7: A Work Tablet?

8/27/2012
Google's first Android tablet, with its fast quad-core processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, compact size, and hi-res screen, offers the best bang for the buck of any tablet available today. It's the snappiest, most comfortable-feeling tablet I've tested.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2: Second Look At Great 7-Inch Tablet

5/21/2012
This new low-cost 7-inch Android tablet has virtually everything you'd want in a compact, thin, lightweight, low-cost device. It's a great mobile companion for both work and pleasure, includes many worthwhile Android apps, and is priced low enough that it's hard to justify NOT getting one.

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Turn Your Kindle Fire Into A 'Real' Tablet

4/22/2012
If you root the Kindle Fire and put a real Android operating system and real Android apps on it, can you turn this neutered e-reader from Amazon into an Android tablet you can be proud of? The answer is yes, sort of.

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