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Surface Laptop vs. Surface Pro 4: We compare prices, features and more

Comparing the specs of Microsoft's new Surface Laptop to its older Surface Pro 4 cousin can tell you a lot. For one thing, Microsoft really needs to update the Surface Pro 4.

Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 won't appear before a 'meaningful change'

A Surface Pro 5 launch this month is looking less likely.

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Microsoft's next Surface may be a Chromebook competitor for schools

Microsoft may take aim at Chromebooks' dominance in schools with an inexpensive Surface and cloud-based Windows.

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60% off Anker 60W 10-Port USB Charger - Deal Alert

Ten ports pump out 60 watts of power, enabling simultaneous multi-device charging. Discounted 60% on Amazon, and currently averaging 5/5 stars from 900 customers.

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38% off iClever Ultra Portable Tri-folding Bluetooth Keyboard With Touchpad - Deal Alert

Work more efficiently while on the go. Compact, versatile, and light, it folds on two innovative hinges that double as grips to keep your board steady. Pairs quickly with up to 3 devices, and features a touchpad.

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HP’s Pro x2 convertible takes on the iPad with vertical accessories

HP’s Pro x2 convertible is boldy taking on the iPad in the world of retail and other verticals. Good luck with that.

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23% off LilGadgets Premium Children's Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with SharePort - Deal Alert

Highly rated Bluetooth headphones for kids features a volume limiter for safe listening, 12 hours of playback or 180 standby, and a Shareport that allows other headphones to plug in and listen along. Currently discounted 23%.

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Subscriptions nourish Microsoft while its hardware businesses go hungry

Microsoft and Wall Street are in love with Microsoft's software and services, especially Office 365 and Azure. a closer look at the numbers reveals problems with here problems with Microsoft's hardware business that should be rooted...

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A new Microsoft foldable device patent offers more grist for the Surface phone rumor mill

Microsoft's patent for a foldable phone/tablet is approved, suggesting Microsoft still has mobile aspirations. But the patent dates from 2014, a time when the company's mobile fortunes were more favorable than they are now.

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Intel's dying Atom chip takes a last gasp in Chuwi's cheap Surface Book clone

Chuwi announces the Hi13, a cheap Windows tablet with a detachable keyboard, powered by Intel's latest Apollo Lake Atom chip.

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14% off World Travel Power Plug Adapter with Dual USB Charger - Deal Alert

Get 14% off this all-in-one world travel power adapter. Built-in sliders let you create the right adapter for any country in the world. Includes dual-USB ports for your portable devices.

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23% off iClever Backlight Bluetooth Folding Keyboard for Smartphone, PC, or Tablet - Deal Alert

This ultra light portable keyboard features full standard-size keys, but folds into ⅓ of the size so you can pack it anywhere. Backlit with red, blue, or green at two brightness levels. Aircraft-grade aluminum alloy texture for...

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Asus Transformer Mini review: This 2-in-1 delivers good-enough computing on the cheap

The Asus Transformer Mini (T102HA) looks awful on paper, but stellar battery life and a well-designed exterior still make this affordable Surface clone worth a look.

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Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Tablet modules add features but limit functionality

We go hands-on with Lenovo's two of three add-on hardware modules for the ThinkPad X1 Tablet, and find one's a winner.

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The future of Windows: We vet the rumors of what Microsoft may announce this week

Microsoft's press event in New York on Wednesday promises us a look at what's next for the Windows ecosystem: a Surface AIO? Something more? Here's what we expect to see.

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Patriots coach Bill Belichick benches Microsoft's Surface, says it's undependable

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Tuesday that "he's done" with the Microsoft Surface tablets that the NFL uses.

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A Surface all-in-one PC may lead a Microsoft hardware refresh in October

A new report suggests we'll see Microsoft launch a Surface all-in-one device at the end of next month.

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Rumors: Microsoft Surface, Band updates could lead a fall splash of Windows hardware

Microsoft may be planning to update its branded hardware this fall, with updated Surface Pro 4s and a new Microsoft Band 3. But are new Surface all-in-ones waiting in the wings? We round up the rumors.

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