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Long-awaited Blackphone tablet may emerge at MWC

Pre-release version of the secure tablet will be demoed and could share some features with the Blackphone smartphone

Intel's upcoming 'Skylake' chips to allow thinner Windows tablets

New Core M chips, coming later this year, will enable lighter computers with longer battery life that might compete better against iPad Air


ARM unwraps its most powerful mobile chip yet, headed for phones and tablets next year

The Cortex-A72 will provide 3.5 times the performance of ARM's current Cortex-A15 design, the company says

Is Windows RT dead? Windows stops making Nokia Lumia 2520

With Windows 10 looming, it could mean an end to Windows RT

All signs point to the demise of Microsoft's Surface tablet

Microsoft is within a whisker of calling it quits on its failed experiment with the Surface tablet

Microsoft's HoloLens uses unreleased Intel Atom chip

The holographic headset computer has the Cherry Trail chip, which will also be in tablets and low-end PCs

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10th time's the charm: Microsoft finally solves big problems with Surface Pro 3

Surface Pro 3 is relatively glitch-free after its 10th firmware update, released last week, resolved many long-standing issues

HP bringing augmented reality, 3D printing features to tablets, laptops

HP wants to provide a more interactive computing experience through its mobile products

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Here's how much those 'free' Windows licenses actually cost

It's no secret that Microsoft is practically giving Windows 8.1 licenses away to tablet vendors, but now we know exactly how much the company makes

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New Surface Pro 3 firmware update triggers BSOD

At least one customer is reporting blue screens with Microsoft's newly released Surface Pro firmware updates

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Microsoft's device share growth to outpace Apple's through 2016

Gartner's forecast downgrades Apple's OS expected share to 11.3% this year, 11.6% in '16

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The road warrior's essential mobile toolkit

If you spend more time with your smartphone and tablet than a computer, here's what you should have with you

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Mobile's gift to the world: In poor countries, it's life-changing

A third of the world's population has at least basic access to the mobile Internet -- and gets a great deal of value from it

The best smartphones and tablets of 2014

Sure, there were lot of mobile flops this year, but that makes these winners even sweeter

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HP ElitePad 1000 G2 review: Business-grade tablet comes at a price

The ElitePad 1000 is impressively designed but pricey, especially with the optional dock you won't want to live without

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Phablet deathmatch: Apple iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Note 4

Whether you think of them as superphones or microtablets, the two main contenders are closely matched

Cheapest tablets pose biggest security risks for enterprises

Kohl's special Black Friday deal tablet includes a security backdoor and four major vulnerabilities

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Fire Phone, Galaxy S5, iPad Mini 3, and more: 15 major mobile flops of 2014

It's been a banner year for smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches of the turkey variety; here are the 15 biggest flappers

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Surface Pro 3 firmware patch solves some glitches, but Wi-Fi problems persist

Microsoft releases its ninth firmware fix for the Surface Pro 3 in five months, and early results are mixed

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Review: Acer Aspire Switch 10 flips the price tag

If you're looking for a bargain-basement, light-duty Windows 8.1 machine, the Switch 10 is a solid choice

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