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Gift Guide For Shoppers Seeking High-Tech Tablets

Some of the top high-tech items this holiday season are tablets but which one should you choose? Well, it really depends on who you are buying it for.

CBS Miami–12/17/2013

A reporter holds the new Google Chromecast during a special event at Dogpatch Studios on July 24, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Google on Wednesday unveiled a slim, powerful new Nexus tablet computer and a thumb-drive sized device that lets popular mobile gadgets feed online content to television sets. The ramped-up second-generation Nexus 7 by Taiwan-based Asus made its debut along with a two-inch long Chromecast gizmo that plugs into television sets to let people easily route online content to big screens." All you have to do is plug it in to any HDMI input on a TV, connect to home Wi-Fi and you are ready to kick back and watch," said Mario Queiroz, head of Google TV. "Chromecast won't clutter your entertainment cabinet," he continued. "It simply disappears behind your TV once it is plugged in." The Chrome-based device went on sale for $35 online at Google play and websites for Amazon and Best Buy in the United States.   (Photo credit Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Unveils New Nexus 7 Tablet, Chromecast Video Streaming Device

Google is betting consumers will pay slightly more for a sleeker, more powerful version of its Nexus 7 tablet as the Internet company escalates its rivalry with Apple and Amazon.com in technology’s key battleground — the mobile computing market.

CBS Miami–07/25/2013

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Nook Tablet, Nook Color Get Price Drop

Now that Barnes & Noble’s new $199 Nook HD tablet is starting to ship to customers, the company has lowered the prices on last year’s Nook Tablet models to $179 (16GB) and $159 (8GB) and reduced the price of its entry-level Nook Color to $139.

CBS4–11/03/2012

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Study: Google Passes Apple For ‘Top Global Brand’ Title

Google led global industry in attracting “media value” — a measure that attempts to put a dollar value on buzz — in the second quarter of 2012.

CBS Miami–08/02/2012

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