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Latest Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book firmware update gets mixed reviews

Early feedback on the firmware update is mildly positive, but there are also reports of problems persisting


Why the Surface Pro 4 beats the iPad Pro in the enterprise's Sarah White pits the Surface Pro 4 vs. the iPad Pro to see which device offers the functionality business users need.

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Firmware update for Surface 3, Surface Pro 3 causes blue screens, lockups, other problems

The litany of complaints doesn't bode well for the yet-to-be-issued Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book fixes

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Microsoft rolls out more firmware updates for Surface 3, Pro 3, Pro 4, and Surface Book

If the reports are right, this will be the sixth firmware patch for the Surface Book since it was released three months ago

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Steve Jobs was right: Smartphones trump tablets

Once heralded as a PC replacement, the tablet has gone into decline, and fresh numbers from this holiday shopping season highlight the trend


Quick look at Google Pixel C

Network World's David Strom gives a quick overview of the Google Pixel C Android tablet/notebook combo.


Hands on with the Galaxy TabPro S, Samsung's Surface competitor

Samsung is taking a stab at the Windows 10 2-in-1 market with a new tablet that can be unlocked with a Galaxy smartphone.

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'Shared iPad' in Apple's iOS 9.3 update is a big deal

Along with Night Shift mode and CarPlay enhancements, the upgrade adds useful features to the mobile OS

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Samsung tries to fight Microsoft's Surface with new Galaxy TabPro S

Samsung is making its first foray into making Windows 10 tablets with the announcement of the new Galaxy TabPro S on Tuesday.

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HP to ship Spectre X360 with OLED screen

HP's Spectre X360 will have a 13.3-inch OLED screen and up to 1TB of SSD storage

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HP tackles 'visual hacking' with privacy filters in laptop, tablet screens

HP wants to prevent Peeping Toms from stealing data with new privacy filters integrated in laptops

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2015: The year mobile become boring

Smartphones, tablets, and smartwatches aren't quite as listless as PCs -- but they're getting there

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Looking back on 2015, Microsoft's biggest year ever

Looking back on 2015, it's in the running to be one of Microsoft’s biggest on record. The company made several major product announcements, and making a number of big bets on its future.

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iPad, Android, and Surface: The fight for the soul of the tablet

The iPad's unique value proposition may be ending, and a new generation of laptops could displace it

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Apple to pay Ericsson patent royalties on iPhones and iPads

The two companies have agreed to end patent infringement disputes worldwide


Countdown: Microsoft's big 2015

Blair Hanley Frank counts down some of the biggest news and announcements from Microsoft in 2015.


Google's Pixel C is a killer Android tablet on a productivity mission

The Pixel C has beautiful industrial design, a gorgeous screen, killer components, and a clever hardware keyboard that attaches with magnets. But Google’s pure Android tablet still has work ahead as a productivity machine.


Get to know the iPad Pro

Take a closer look at Apple's mega-tablet, the iPad Pro with the Smart Keyboard and Pencil.

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