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Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Acer Aspire Switch 10

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

Dropbox finds its way into HP, Acer PCs and tablets

The cloud storage company is pursuing partnerships to grow its already massive user base

Tablet sales growth slows dramatically

Gartner and IDC have dramatically lowered their tablet shipment and sales estimates for 2014 and coming years.

Google's Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus 6 'phablet' first with Android 5.0

The devices can be ordered on Oct. 17, and will start shipping on Nov. 3

Cheap Windows 8.1 tablets flood the market

Seven-inch Windows 8.1 tablets are available in Hong Kong for $65, with steep discounts on other cheap Win 8.1 tablets

Apple iPad event [October 2014]

Apple will webcast Oct. 16 iPad event

The broadcast, available on iOS, Macs, and Apple TV, is expected to introduce new iPad, launch OS X Yosemite, and perhaps tout refreshed Macs

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft feels the need to pledge Surface Pro is 'here to stay'

Microsoft today promised that it's committed to the Surface Pro is-it-a-tablet-no-it's-a-notebook line, saying "We are here to stay."

dell venue 11 pro

Review: Dell Venue 11 Pro is a solid, capable tablet-laptop

The Venue Pro's beautiful HD screen, decent processing power, and good battery life more than compensate for its chubbiness

Apple iPad event [October 2014]

Apple's Oct. 16 iPad event suffers from low expectations

Apple will host a news conference Oct. 16 on its Cupertino, Calif. campus, where analysts expect it to unveil new iPad tablets.

New Lenovo Yoga tablets, PCs due out for holiday season

The company is holding an event on Oct. 9 to announce the products, which Ashton Kutcher has been involved with designing and developing

Microsoft

Surface Mini saga portends end of Windows RT

Recently revealed details about Microsoft's aborted Surface Mini are a likely indicator that Windows RT is headed the way of the dodo

HP leads Microsoft in Metro app usage

Only 17 percent of Microsoft's usage was on Surface Pros, showing that people who have a choice rarely chose Metro apps

10 business devices that are actually useful

These products stand out among the whozits and whatzits galore for their capability to improve business productivity and efficiency

Intel's Skylake chips set for PCs and tablets next year

Intel says Skylake will deliver better battery life and performance

Microsoft tries yet again to fix Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi problems

Initial reports about the Surface Pro 3's sixth firmware update in three months are promising, but users are still having Wi-Fi wake-up problems

Intel's Core M chips headed to 20 Windows tablets, hybrids

No Android devices are on the radar yet for Core M chips, which bring PC-like performance to paper-thin tablets

Surface Pro 3 not overheating but needs a software fix, Microsoft says

An update will be released soon that will fix a problem that causes a temperature gauge to be displayed when rebooting

Microsoft cuts prices of Surface 2 in possible sign of new models this fall

Microsoft cuts prices of Surface 2 in possible sign of new models this fall

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