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Microsoft Surface Pro 3

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Acer's new laptops, hybrids set tone for Windows 10-Chromebook battle

A heavyweight battle between Windows 10 laptops and Chromebooks is expected to break out later this year, and Acer will play on both sides with low-priced laptops and laptop-tablet hybrids it announced on Thursday.

How I Use Android: Jean-Baptiste Queru

How I use Android: Open source superstar Jean-Baptiste Quéru (JBQ)

The former lead of Google's Android Open Source Project opens up about what apps and devices he adores and how his personal home screen setup helps him stay productive.

LA school district seeks millions from Apple over iPad software woes

The Los Angeles Unified School District is seeking a multimillion dollar refund from Apple over a failed project to provide 650,000 students with iPads.

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For Microsoft, hardware and OS consistency are key in Surface 3

With the Surface 3, Microsoft is ending experimentation and bringing back hardware and OS consistency across its line of tablets.

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Dell to ship Windows 10 tablet with USB Type-C port

Dell is looking ahead to Windows 10 and planning to release a tablet with the OS and other new technologies in September or October.

The Dell Venue 10 7000

Dell's new tablet has a 3D camera and a swanky OLED screen

Dell has added the Venue 10 7000 to its tablet line-up, a relatively high end device with a crisp OLED screen and a 3D camera.

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Benchmark scores show performance gap between Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3, iPad Air 2

A handful of benchmark scores for Microsoft's not-yet-released Surface 3 tablet hint that it's between a third and half as fast as the more powerful Surface Pro 3.

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5 years on, is the iPad still 'magical'?

Five years since the iPad first shipped in the US on April 3 we look back at Apple’s achievement

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I can’t believe Apple is doing this

Apple is defining the digital future right under the noses of watchful competitors.

Intel's Cherry Trail in a tablet

Seven things to know about Intel's 'Cherry Trail' Atom chips

Microsoft's Surface 3 is the first announced device to use Intel's new Cherry Trail Atom chips, but it won't be the last.

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Microsoft resurrects the Surface with third try

Microsoft today unveiled the Surface 3, pitching the smaller device as a "more compact and efficient package" than the Surface Pro 3

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Microsoft should forget the Surface, stick to the Pro 2-in-1 line

Microsoft will resuscitate its Surface tablet with a new model powered by Windows 8.1, ditching the flop that was Windows RT for a lower-priced device, according to an online report. But the company would be better served by sticking...

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UK government develops an iPad habit

Digital transformation is impacting the UK government -- like every part of today's world, everything is subject to disruption

Imagination floats sub-$100 MIPS tablet running Firefox OS

With Android and iOS dominating the tablet market, Mozilla's Firefox OS hasn't had much of a look in. It's now getting a bit of help from ARM rival Imagination Technologies, which has ported a version of Firefox to a prototype tablet...

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Samsung will add Microsoft services and let users remove bloatware

Samsung has announced that it will add Microsoft services to several tablets and phones, while there are reports that bloatware will be removable.

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BlackBerry teams up with Samsung and IBM on the SecuTablet

BlackBerry is returning to the tablet market with the help of Samsung, IBM and Secusmart, a German encryption firm BlackBerry bought last year.

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IDC's bullish on Windows tablets because of 2-in-1s, business buys

Research firm IDC today forecast that Microsoft's Windows 10 would fuel an increase in the Redmond, Wash. company's share of the tablet market.

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New MacBook does not make moot a big iPad

Apple's revamped MacBook does not mean that it's passed on the idea of a larger iPad, even though the two devices may overlap.

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