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Wikipad drops from $250 to $200

Wikipad 7, the Android gaming tablet with attachable controller, now costs $200 in the US, down from its $250 launch price. So far, Best Buy offers the updated price, and other retailers are expected to follow suit soon, along with stores in other regions around the world. Wikipad 7 includes the...

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Wikipad bringing universal tablet controller to Android, Windows 8

Android tablet manufacturer Wikipad is developing a snap-on controller peripheral for Android and Windows 8 tablet devices, VentureBeat reports. The Gamevice accessory, shown above, features two analog sticks, a d-pad, four face buttons, four shoulder buttons, and a pair of option buttons. The p...

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Wikipad gaming tablet coming to UK next month

7-inch Android gaming tablet Wikipad - nothing to do with Wikipedia - referenced the UK for a September 27 arrival, where it'll be available at a "number of well-known retailers." As Engadget reports, it launched in North America back in June at a revamped $250; Wikipad was originally intended to b...

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Wikipad launches in US next week

The revamped 7-inch model of the Wikipad hits retail shelves on June 11 at a similarly revamped $249. After its delay on launch day back in October, plans for a $500 10-inch tablet were scrapped in favor of the smaller, less pricey version coming to US stores next week. UK and worldwide arrivals fo...

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Wikipad resurrected, shrunk down to 7-inch design

After missing its winter launch last year, the Wikipad – the Android tablet with detachable, console-style controls – is back. Rather than launching the $500 10-inch model as originally planned, Wikipad will first release a more affordable 7-inch model. Wikipad president of sales Fraser...

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Wikipad delayed on launch day, 'refined and upgraded bundles' to be announced soon

The upcoming Android gaming tablet Wikipad was set to launch today, but the company's representatives have sent along a statement from the development team (which you can read in full after the break) saying that the launch has been delayed. According to the statement, the device's release was move...

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OnLive and Gaikai functionality still on board for Wikipad

During a private demo of the near-final Wikipad this week, Joystiq was able to grill Wikipad president of sales Fraser Townley about next month's launch. Specifically, we wanted to learn whether OnLive and Gaikai functionality – the former with its recent change in ownership and the latter ha...

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Wikipad at Gamestop this October for $499, pre-orders open Sep. 7

The Wikipad – A.K.A. the Android tablet with detachable gamepad controls – will finally land at retail starting on October 31. Specifically, the game-geared tablet will be available at GameStop for $499, which is in line with similarly featured Android tablets. Pre-orders for the device...

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Wikipad specs revealed, will run Android 4.1 games on a 10.1" screen

The Wikipad is a gaming tablet device revealed at CES earlier this year, and it's slowly moving from idea to reality. The company behind the tablet (also known as Wikipad, go figure) has announced the final specs for the design, and they're hot: The display will be 10.1 inches with a 16:10 1280x800...

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Gaikai and Wikipad team for game streaming to tablet

Game streaming service Gaikai has teamed up with Wikipad to integrate its service into the "first tablet to offer an attachable, console-quality gamepad controller." Competitor OnLive offers a tablet option for game streaming, albeit via touch controls or a compatible gamepad. Never heard of Wikipa...

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