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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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Google bundles its own, traditional file manager application into every build of the Android operating system it distributes. Although it’s adequate, many manufacturers tend to remove and replace it with their own version. Unfortunately, though, these always seem to be extremely overwhelming and way too difficult to use. However, you may be unaware that you can actually replace your default file manager to one of your choosing and what’s more it’s super easy to do.

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Renowned leaker, @Evleaks, took to Twitter earlier today to bestow upon us some more information with regards to Google’s next Nexus tablet, codenamed Volantis, which we believe will be designed and manufactured by HTC. We first heard about the device last month when we were sent an early render and some alleged specifications, but it turns out that the initial documentation was in fact incorrect. From the details we now have  it looks like Google is attempting to develop the world’s most powerful tablet.

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For the past two years Microsoft has been developing a fully-functioning copy of its desktop Office suite for Android tablets and guess what… It’s almost ready! The computing giant announced earlier today that the application has just entered its beta testing phase and is inviting users to register for the opportunity to test a pre-release version — so if you’re game, you can apply to get your hands on a copy of the software right now.

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