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iPad family aces battery tests while Android tablets lag

Android tablets, large or small, can’t seem to match the battery life of the iPad. In a recent set of battery life tests, Apple’s new iPad has the longest battery life among 10-inch tablets; in the 7-inch category, the iPad Mini comes out on top as well.

on pcworld.com

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News Corp.'s tablet publication The Daily closes December 15

News Corp. announced Monday that The Daily, the company's tablet-only digital newspaper, will stop publishing December 15 after the publication failed to find an audience large enough to support it.

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Review: LifeProof Nuud case protects your iPad from almost everything

The Nuud case from LifeProof should protect your iPad from water, ice, dust, and shocks. And it does it without making your iPad a pain to use.

Six tablet apps for making the perfect Thanksgiving dinner

Don't be intimidated by Turkey Day. Turn to these iOS and Android apps for recipe suggestions, menu planning, and cooking assistance for a stress-free Thanksgiving.

on techhive.com

Seven tips for pain-free holiday traveling

Travel can be hell. The last thing you want to do is make it worse by overpacking or putting the wrong stuff in your bag. Let Christopher Breen help.

Digital Reading Room: The man with the golden app

The iOS Newsstand gets a noteworthy addition, while another newspaper offers a pretty deep collection of its front pages over the years. But the latest round-up of content-rich tablet apps starts by introducing you to a man named Bond -- James Bond.

on techhive.com

Review: Fourth-generation iPad is faster, stronger, better

The fourth-generation iPad is the most powerful tablet Apple has shipped to date, providing screaming fast performance and graphics in the same 9.7-inch package.

Review: iPad mini gives you most of an iPad at half the size

The iPad mini gives you nearly everything of its non-mini namesakes in a smaller package. It really is an iPad. It’s just a smaller one.

The Macalope Daily: Hubris defined

Apple's lost sight of how its business should be run. Only pundits can see with clarity!

Opinion: The new iPad isn't so new after all

Why did Apple trot out the fourth-generation iPad, called the iPad with Retina display, only seven months since releasing the now-discontinued third-generation iPad? Tom Kaneshige of CIO.com weighs in.