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Verizon now offering Samsung Galaxy Note Pro

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Late last week, Verizon began offering the new Galaxy Note Pro, a new tablet from Samsung. The Galaxy Note Pro starts at $849.99 online and in stores. For a limited time, consumers can purchase the Samsung device for $749.99 with a new two-year activation and add the tablet to a MORE Everything plan for an additional $10 per month.

The Samsung Galaxy Note Pro comes with a 12.2-inch HD display and weighs only 1.7 pounds. This is slightly heavier and bigger than the original iPad. With many tablets going smaller, the larger size on the Galaxy Note Pro is an interesting move from Samsung.

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Verizon Wireless discounts for Mother’s Day

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Whether you are looking for a phone, tablet, or accessories, Verizon has some Mother's Day gift ideas in stores and online that can help make the day special. Don't wait until the last minute to shop for Mother's Day. Visit your local Verizon store or shop online.

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Verizon provides training to new tablet and smartphone owners

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Verizon Wireless is offering free online and in-store training courses to help owners of tablets and smartphones understand their new devices. Registration is required for all courses. Users can visit verizonwireless.com/workshops to find a topic or a store near them.

Verizon has shared the in-store classes are interactive and hands-on. These sessions will help users feel comfortable with their new devices not only in the learning session, but when they return home as well. Verizon data experts are on hand for each class. They answer individual questions around apps, usage, and the devices themselves.

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AT&T offers $100 off tablets with two-year commitment

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Today, November 8, AT&T announced they will offer customers $100 off any tablet purchased at an AT&T company store or online with a two-year data plan agreement. This offer goes into effect November 9.

AT&T’s tablet selection has been growing over this last year. This large selection provides customers with many tablets and still more data plans from which to choose. If a consumer has the AT&T Mobile Share plan, a tablet can be added to an existing package for $10 a month.
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Intel's Windows 8 tablet specs shared

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While the iPad is the leader in tablets these days, Microsoft hopes upcoming Windows 8 tablets will give Apple and Android vendors a run for market share. These tablets are expected to hit stores sometime late 2012. However, during an IDF conference in Beijing today, Intel shared some details about their specs for Windows 8 tablets. Both CNet andWired showcased the details of the new devices that will run on a dual-core Atom Z2760 “Clover Trail” processor.
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Tablets, Let Me Table That...Mostly

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Tablets were abound at this year's CES. However, few have seen the light of day, let alone become a functional part of our daily lives. Well, except for one brand and a couple that really are not tablets. As of this writing, the following tablets have been out in the market:

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