Huawei also unveils two premium MediaPad M5 tablets
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Coming in 8.4- and 10.8-inch sizes

Although it has left its P20 smartphone announcement for a later date, Huawei had a lot to show at MWC 2018, including the high-end MateBook X Pro notebook and the new MediaPad M5 tablets, which aim at the premium tablet market.

HP details Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 tablet
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12.3-inch WUXGA+ screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC

HP has now officially launched the product page for its upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 powered HP Envy X2 tablet with a detachable keyboard, revealing a few more specifications.

Tablet market to rebound next year
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New models coming

The global tablet market is set for a rebound in 2018 as major IT players including Amazon, Huawei, Microsoft and Google all plan to launch new models in the coming year.

Exploding tablet stops a speeding bullet
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Battery problems

A Japanese bullet train had to make an emergency stop after a tablet computer apparently owned by a passenger caught fire while the train was en route to Tokyo Station, police and railway officials said.

Ancient Babylonian tablet more accurate than Apple’s
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The game changer which disappeared from human records

A game changing Ancient Babylonian tablet runs an advanced form of trigonometry which is more accurate than the system used today – it also does not require a battery.

Apple's success was because Jobs had problems
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He hated being outsmugged by Microsoft so he stole its tablet 

The messiah of the fruity cargo-cult, Steve Jobs, apparently was only interested in hacking off a single Microsoft executive when he stole the idea for the tablet and the smartphone.

Juniper releases ultra-rugged tablet
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Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet running on Android

Juniper Systems has released its the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet running on the Android.

35 million tablets shipped in second quarter
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13.7 percent less than last year

The death of the "game changing" keyboardless netbook continues as Digitimes Research predicts that only 35 million tablets will be shipped globally during the second quarter of 2017.

IDC charts tablets’ demise
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From Apple cheerleaders to “realists”

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that they really cocked up when they believed Apple’s propaganda that tablets were “game changers”.

Apple plans three new tablets
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An unholy trinity

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has decided that the reason that people are not buying its tablets is because they don’t have enough over-priced versions available.