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The Motorola Xoom, one of Motorola's first Android tablets. Image: Motorola

The Motorola Xoom, one of Motorola’s first Android tablets. Image: Motorola

Motorola may have chosen to bow out of the tablet market for the time being, but new owner Lenovo won’t let it rest for too long. The Chinese company reportedly has plans to launch new Android-powered slates under the Motorola brand in an effort to tackle competitors like Apple and Samsung in key markets.

A new One will be coming next year. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

A new One will be coming next year. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

OnePlus has confirmed that it will launch its second-generation One handset during the second or third quarter of 2015. The Chinese company has also revealed that it is thinking about making a smaller device for those who prefer their smartphones to be a little more pocketable.

 

Photo: Microsoft

Photo: Microsoft

Microsoft today announced a good-looking tablet keyboard that isn’t designed only for devices running its own Windows platform, but those powered by Android and iOS as well. It’s called the Universal Mobile Keyboard, and it’s folding design makes it ideal for those on the go.

Sometimes you wonder whether Samsung churns out so many products simply to take more swipes at Apple.

Sometimes you wonder whether Samsung churns out so many products simply to take more swipes at Apple.

Samsung can’t go for long without feeling the need to lash out at Apple with a new ad. This time it’s the recently-launched Galaxy Tab S tablet, which is the center of a “Hands-On” commercial, showing a Samsung spokesman going around New York City, letting “random” members of the public pick between the new Galaxy Tab S and iPad Air.

And — wouldn’t you know it (this being a Samsung commercial and all) — the comments come down heavily in favor of Samsung!

There's definitely a tablet in there. Screenshot: YouTube.

There’s definitely a tablet in there. Screenshot: Killian Bell/Cult of Android.

We know Sony has a number of new smartphones — and possibly a new SmartWatch — up its sleeves for IFA next week, but could the Japanese electronics giant be preparing to launch a new tablet, too? Its latest teaser certainly suggests so, and unlike other Xperia slates, this one looks much more… Compact.

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