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As Microsoft focuses on mobile, Windows 10 will be key

Windows 10 -- and the fate of Microsoft's smartphones -- will be front and center at the company's Tuesday event.

Microsoft to live-stream Tuesday's Surface Pro 4, Lumia event

Microsoft on Tuesday will live-stream the New York City event where it's expected to unveil a new Surface Pro 2-in-1 and a pair of flagship smartphones.

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At Google Nexus event, “Ryu” Pixel C Android tablet—“Such incredible power”

The Google Nexus event will also show the Pixel C: an Android tablet, with detachable keyboard, in the mold of Surface and iPad Pro...

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The future of Windows phones includes unlocking with facial recognition

Microsoft released a set of guidelines detailing what it expects from different tiers of Windows 10 phones and tablets, offering a glimpse at what the company's hardware plans may look like.

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Consumers are keeping smartphones, tablets and PCs longer

Consumers are holding on to their tablets, laptops and smartphones for longer periods, leading Gartner to predict a 1% contraction in shipments of all types of devices globally this year.

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iPad Pro users will need to pony up for an Office 365 subscription

The iPad Pro's screen size means that people who want to use Office on Apple's new tablet will have to pay for an Office 365 subscription.

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Third-party data on iOS 9 disputes Apple's adoption claims

Apple yesterday boasted that iOS 9, released less than a week earlier, had already cracked the 50% mark, but data from Mixpanel did not support that claim.

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Apple releases iOS 9 as early download attempts fail

Apple released iOS 9 today at 1 p.m. ET, but in the first hour users reported that they were unable to get the 1GB download.

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Microsoft discounts Surface Pro 3 as successor approaches

Microsoft has discounted its Surface Pro 3 by as much as 19% in a sale that ends today, likely trying to reduce inventory as it preps to launch the successor in three weeks.

Microsoft sets Oct. 6 as likely intro of Surface Pro 4

Microsoft today sent invitations to analysts and the press for an Oct. 6 event in New York City where it's expected to unveil the next-generation Surface Pro.


Apple iPad Pro, drone bill vetoed, NASA 4K channel - The Wrap

Apple announces the iPad Pro, iPhone 6S and 6S Plus and updates to its Watch and TV, a drone bill designed to protect privacy gets vetoed and NASA plans a 24-hour 4K television channel.

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Apple goes bigger on iPad, touts force on new iPhones

CEO Tim Cook and other top Appleexecs today unveiled a larger tablet dubbed the iPad Pro, a revamped Apple TV and -- near the end of a two-hour-long event -- new iPhones.


Apple iPad Pro sports 12.9-inch screen

Apple's iPad Pro has a 12.9-inch screen and will ship in November.

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Microsoft turns to Dell to push the Surface Pro into enterprise

Microsoft unveiled a partnership with Dell to let the latter sell the Surface Pro tablet-slash-notebook, a recognition that the device needs more support and service than Microsoft can provide to break into the enterprise market.

5 great ipad productivity features in ios 9 and how to use them

Apple's dilemma: 'Surface-ify' the iPad?

Apple is expected to unveil a larger iPad Wednesday at its annual iPhone event, but it's not yet clear whether Apple will follow Microsoft into the 2-in-1 market by offering a keyboard for the new device.


Alcatel Xess tablet hands-on

The Xess tablet is bigger than your average tablet, but delivers on sound and screen.


Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 hands-on

The Lenovo Yoga Tab3 boosts a projector that can display a 70-inch image.


Lenovo has built its own Microsoft Surface: the Ideapad Miix 700

If you're a fan of Lenovo keyboards and the Microsoft Surface 3 design, the new Ideapad Miix 700 is for you.

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