E3: Xbox SmartGlass will link Microsoft’s console to tablets

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Discussion:  Microsoft’s Xbox consoles can now communicate with users’ smartphones and tablets.  Xbox’s new SmartGlass app, unveiled Monday at the E3 conference, allows users to control games with their touchscreen tablets, and also allows handhelds to act as controllers for the firm’s Internet Explorer web browser on users’ television screens.  Microsoft is allowing users to… Read more »

Tablet time: Businesses turn to consumer gadgets

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Tablet time: Businesses turn to consumer gadgets Discussion:  The tablet, originally marketed as a consumer device, is quickly finding its place in the business world.  By downloading a specific app, the tablet turns into a cash register that not only reduces costs (new cash registers are far more expensive than tablets), but also increases the… Read more »