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SAP, a devices company? Maybe, maybe not

SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management with the acquisition of Sybase and a series of apps, but it hasn't made overt moves into the devices market. This could change down the road, judging from a recently...

SAP, a devices company? Patent application points that way

While SAP has made a big push into mobile software and device management, it hasn't made overt moves into the devices market -- yet....

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Surface Pro 3 isn't overheating but still needs a software fix

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

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Size Matters: 13-inch iPad 'Pro' release date rumor redux

Tim and Jony are is (again) said to be readying a larger iPad. A 13-inch Apple tablet is rumored to be aimed at business users and will feature split-screen multitasking. So, all in all, it's just like the similar Samsung and...

10 things we know about Apple's new iPhone 6 A8 chip

Apple's iPhone 6 appears on schedule for its public reveal in September, when they begin churning off the production line into the pockets of tens of millions of customers. The smartphone will use new Apple-designed chips, here's...

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

Microsoft yesterday cut the prices of its Surface 2 tablets by as much as 22%, dropping the entry-level Windows 8.1 RT device to $349....

Microsoft Surface 2's price slash: Great deal or a waste of your money?

Microsoft just temporarily slashed the prices on all of its Surface 2 Windows 8.1 RT-based tablets by $100, to as low as $349. Is this the deal for you, or one you should avoid? The price cut lasts only from August 24 through...

INFOGRAPHIC: Crazy pent-up iPhone 6 demand

Reuters this morning cites sources claiming iPhone 6 production may be constrained following last minute component problems, but as this infographic shows the scale of pent-up demand for Apple's new device suggests sales will be...

Why Windows 9 beta download date will be a ''HUGE'' step for Microsoft [u]

Big boy Satya Nadella: Size matters. Microsoft is said to be ready to launch Windows 9 at the end of next month, with a beta / preview download available on a date soon after. Code named Threshold, the new operating system is...

Nexus 7 revisited: How Google's latest tablet has held up over the past year

With a rumored replacement on the way, it’s time to revisit Google’s current Nexus tablet to see how well it’s aged a year after its release....

10 credible future Apple product claims for this week

Apple executives have been promising an amazing year of Apple product introductions since last year, but some products on that schedule may slip -- Apple seldom ships a product until it is ready. Despite the appearance of delay,...

Coming soon: No-name tablets priced under $35

Generic Android tablets with 7-inch screens and quad-core chips that deliver decent performance could soon sell for under $35....

We DO trust users -- that's why we have failsafes

This company decides to give its board members iPads so they can receive and review reports and requests prior to each monthly meeting, says a pilot fish who's part of the project. "The information emailed to each board member...

Barnes & Noble partners with Samsung to produce a reborn Nook

Tablets have become an accepted part of our households; they are the way we check email, surf the Web, watch videos and check in with our friends. However, unlike smartphones, which sometimes seem to go out of date only months...

Back to school already?

This school district issues iPads to its teachers for classroom use -- and they're allowed to take them home over the summer break, according to a pilot fish in the loop. "Three weeks before school starts, I got a frantic call...

Microsoft whacks Apple with new Surface Pro 3 ads

Microsoft is taking on Apple's MacBook Air with a trio of new ads, doubling down on its contention that the Surface Pro 3 is a better laptop than the real laptop....

Intel to push Broadwell into fanless tablets thinner than the iPad

Laptops and tablets should get longer battery life and better performance with Intel's fifth-generation Core chip family, code-named Broadwell, due to go into devices by the end of the year....

Surface Pro 3 ads target the Macbook Air. Bad move, Microsoft -- the Macbook wins.

Microsoft is ramping up its assault on the Macbook Air with a series of ads touting the Surface Pro 3's superiority to Apple's laptop There's just one problem. The Macbook Air is better. Here's why. Microsoft has several ads aimed...

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