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  • News: Windows RT isn't dead -- yet

    The troubled Windows RT operating system got nary a mention at Microsoft's Surface event today, but don't plan for RT's funeral just yet.

  • News: Microsoft doubles down on 2-in-1, enterprise-first Surface strategy

    Microsoft today doubled down on its strategy of pushing the Surface tablet as a 2-in-1 device that does duty as laptop or tablet, serving not consumers but business customers.

  • News: Surface Pro 3 by the numbers: a deep dive into configuration details

    The Surface Pro 3 is real, and Microsoft's "tablet that can replace your laptop" looks mighty impressive on paper, from its pixel-packed 12-inch screen to its almost impossibly slim 0.35-inch chassis, which hides up to a full-blown Core i7 processor. And that's only on the, er, surface: the thoughtful design tweaks Microsoft integrated into the tablet, from the deep OneNote pen integration to the improved Type Cover trackpad and more flexible kickstand, seem sure to make Microsoft's new slate far more comfortable to actually use than its smaller predecessors, as well.

  • News: Microsoft announces 12-inch Surface Pro 3

    It turns out that support page name-checking the Surface Pro 3 wasn't a typo after all. On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the all-new Surface Pro 3, but this version is more than a mere spec boost over the Surface Pro 2: It's a whole new entry in the Surface lineup, and one designed "to replace your laptop."

  • News: Microsoft positions Surface Pro 3 tablet

    The latest version of Microsoft's tablet, the Surface Pro 3, eliminates the need for users to also have a laptop, the company said Tuesday at a launch event.

  • News: Apple and Samsung fail to settle patent dispute in California

    Apple and Samsung Electronics told a court in California that they had failed to reach a settlement in their patent dispute, suggesting that a deal akin to that between Google and Apple may not be on the cards anytime soon.

  • News: Westpac and Samsung partner for banking solutions

    Westpac NZ has signed a collaboration agreement with Samsung NZ by which the two companies will share knowledge and work together on innovations and solutions.

  • News: No Surface Mini from Microsoft on Tuesday

    Microsoft will not unveil a smaller-sized Surface tablet tomorrow, according to multiple sources familiar with Microsoft's plans.

  • News: Why a larger Surface Pro makes more sense

    Microsoft is hosting a media event in New York tomorrow, ostensibly to unveil new models of its Surface tablet line. Most of the speculation suggests Microsoft will announce some sort of "Surface Mini," but a larger "Surface XL"--or something to that effect--would be much more useful.

  • News: 7 possible reveals at Microsoft's Surface event

    Microsoft stands poised to unveil the next chapter in the ambitious, yet tumultuous Surface saga on Tuesday, with a quote-unquote "small" Surface event in New York City. The date's concrete, but the details are murky. Just what is Microsoft going to unveil? The Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 were only launched in late October, after all.

  • News: IDC cuts IT spending forecast on mobile slump, emerging market uncertainty

    A slowdown in the growth rate for tablet and mobile phone sales and economic uncertainty in emerging markets are putting a damper on global IT spending, according to IDC.

  • News: Surface do-or-die moment? Not so fast

    Microsoft's scheduled unveiling of new Surface tablets next week is not a last-chance moment for the company's hardware dreams, analysts said, countering a theme popular on the Web.

  • News: iOS 8 split-screen hints at iPad's enterprise ambition

    Apple will debut a split-screen feature for the iPad in this year's iOS 8, tilting its tablet toward PC-like functionality and mimicking a core feature of Microsoft's Windows 8 on tablets, according to a report Tuesday.

  • News: Microsoft to webcast next week's Surface event

    Microsoft will webcast its Surface event next Tuesday, boosting the chance that the company will reveal significant news and/or multiple products.

  • News: Surface Pro 3 may be announced next week, support page suggests

    It's no secret that Microsoft is holding a "small" Surface event next Tuesday, but exactly what's going to be revealed is still shrouded in mist. Numerous leaks suggest that the long-rumored Surface Mini will get an introduction that day; in addition, if a new Microsoft support page published Tuesday is any indication, Microsoft's micro-tablet may be joined by a bigger cousin: The website specifically name-checks the Surface Pro 3.

  • News: Linux group builds 64-bit Android KitKat for ARM developers

    Google is being tight-lipped about when the 64-bit version of Android will be released, but Linux development group Linaro has built a version of the open-source operating system so mobile applications can be written and tested by manufacturers and developers rushing to catch up with Apple.

  • News: Transform a Windows tablet into a full-fledged Windows PC

    Microsoft and its PC partners are producing a seemingly endless variety of tablets, from 8-inch slates that can practically fit into a (large) pocket to 10-inch tablets that still aren't quite ideal for long hours at a desk. They won't hesitate to tell you these devices are full PCs running full versions of Windows 8.1. Many Windows tablets even come with a free copy of Microsoft Office!

  • News: Lenovo unveils the ThinkPad 10, with support for 64-bit Windows 8.1

    Lenovo has taken the wraps of its ThinkPad 10, an all-new 10-inch tablet based on Intel's quad-core Atom Z3795 processor. The ThinkPad 10 will ship with the 64-bit versions of Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Pro, which could render it more attractive to the enterprise looking to standardize on 64-bit apps and images. The company gave us an embargoed sneak peek last week.

  • News: Tablet boom reinvented notebook PCs: Kensington

    The portability of tablets has driven notebook PC manufacturers to re-evaluate their products, according to Kensington.

  • News: LG announces new G Pad Android tablets

    LG has confirmed it will follow-up its G Pad Android tablet with three new models and screen sizes.



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