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Microsoft is planning an iPad killer

The Microsoft Surface has been a massive success. Although it might not have the biggest sales volumes, it defined the desktop-tablet computer product category and put the company on the map as a maker of premium hardware. But, at the same time, Apple’s iPad has remained the leader in the […]
Microsoft is planning an iPad killer
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5 Reasons You Should Shop For Electronics In-Store

[credit provider=”GodsMoon via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/godsmoon/4445456/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Everyone wants to get their hands on tablet computers and e-readers this holiday season, but before you start snapping them up from direct-sellers like Amazon and Apple, you might want to reconsider those “old fashioned” electronics stores. Big box retailers will be desperate to compete […]
5 Reasons You Should Shop For Electronics In-Store
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Windows 8 Is For Touch Screens. Period.

[credit provider=”Matt Rosoff, Business Insider”] Now that Microsoft’s entire product vision for Windows 8 is coming together, it’s finally starting to make sense.Windows 8 plus Office 2013 on a touch screen tablet could be a great product for a certain class of user — busy information workers who spend a […]
Windows 8 Is For Touch Screens. Period.
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First Windows Tablets Will Come In Two Sizes And Have 9 Hours Battery Life

[credit provider=”Illustration: Ellis Hamburger”] Intel expects the first crop of Windows 8 tablets this year to have 9 hours of battery life, and expects them to come in two form factors: a 10-inch regular tablet, and an 11-inch “convertible” that turns into a regular laptop computer with keyboard.As reported by […]
First Windows Tablets Will Come In Two Sizes And Have 9 Hours Battery Life
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You’ll Be Able To Buy Both Kinds Of Windows 8 Tablets In October

[credit provider=”AP”] Microsoft will ship Windows 8 to hardware makers this summer, and the first Windows 8 tablets and PCs should show up around October.That’s according to Dina Bass at Bloomberg, and the fall time frame matches what we’ve heard from numerous sources close to the company.
You’ll Be Able To Buy Both Kinds Of Windows 8 Tablets In October
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Why The PC Won’t Matter In Two Years

[credit provider=”Flickr / youngthousands” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/theyoungthousands/2482389516/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] The PC will soon be dead. Long live the “personal cloud.”This personal cloud will become “the centre of users’ digital lives,” by 2014, according to Gartner.
Why The PC Won’t Matter In Two Years
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In Five Years, One-Third Of Americans Will Own Tablets

[credit provider=”Associated Press”] By 2016, more than one-third of Americans will own tablet computers.That prediction from Forrester shows why it’s so important for Microsoft and its hardware partners to come out with viable competitors to the iPad. 
In Five Years, One-Third Of Americans Will Own Tablets