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April 02, 2014
Windows 8.1 is about to get friendlier for those who prefer to use a mouse or touchpad. Soonusers will receive a free over-the-air update that willinclude a new taskbar that shows up in Modern mod...
3 Stars
October 28, 2013
Microsoft's Surface 2 offers a beautiful display, more powerful processor and longer battery life, but the app selection is still lacking.
October 21, 2013
Microsoft delved into the tablet space about a year ago with its Surface and Surface Pro slates, and now the Windows device maker is back for round two. The new Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets emb...
October 17, 2013
Earlier this year, IDC cited weak Windows 8 adoption as one of the driving factors behind the biggest PC sales slump in nearly two decades. Microsoft, however, hopes to change that with its Windows 8....
2.5 Stars
October 15, 2013
The Sony VAIO Tap 11 offers a sharp display in a thin design, but its short battery life and awkward detachable design are drawbacks .
October 02, 2013
Pick up the Venue 8 Pro and you'll be immediately impressed by a few things. First, this Windows 8.1 tablet is light (.87 pounds) and sports a sleek textured finish.
October 02, 2013
Microsoft has officially rolled out preorders for Windows 8.1-- the Windows 8 update that's designed to address user complaints and make the operating system more intuitive. Windows 8.1 is set for...
September 19, 2013
You'll never hear HP's new Spectre 13 X2 coming. That's because this Windows 8 laptop-tablet hybrid is the first to pack an Intel Haswell processor into a completely fanless chassis. The lack of a f...
September 09, 2013
Microsoft is scheduled to announce its next-generation Surface and Surface Pro tablets on Sept. 23, marking nearly one year since the first Surface tablet debuted in October 2012. The company sent out...
September 05, 2013
The Toshiba Encore's target is pretty clear. This Windows 8.1 tablet will have the same $329 price as the iPad mini when it launches in November, but it will feature a sharper 1280 x 800-pixel screen,...
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