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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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Huawei MateBook review: Hip, hip Huawei is just a little too stylish for its own good

The Huawei MateBook's designers sacrificed productivity for aesthetics in a couple of key areas, marring what is otherwise a very nice Windows 10 convertible tablet.

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Microsoft's pricey Surface Book is getting stomped by the ancient Surface Pro 3

Microsoft customers have overwhelmingly adopted the Surface Pro 3 and Surface Pro 4, according to new data released by AdDuplex, while the pricier Surface Book garners just a small slice of market share.

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HP Elite x2 1012 G1 review: Intel's Core m gets the job done in this sturdy convertible

HP designed its 12-inch Elite x2 convertible tablet with notebook-class ruggedness in mind, and it largely succeeds. But while it offers seriously solid competition for the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, a few features fall short of the...


As tablet sales take a dive, analysts expect smartphone vendors to launch convertibles

A new report from IDC tracks the tablet's ongoing decline, while detachable tablets like Microsoft's Surface rise in popularity. Now smartphone vendors are getting into the act, applying their mobile acumen to compete with PC vendors....

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Microsoft might be eyeing a Surface phone with a trackpoint/fingerprint reader

Microsoft's new patent filing envisions a trackpoint with an embedded fingerprint sensor, enabling Windows Hello in mobile devices.


Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: This Surface Pro clone is drop-dead gorgeous

Sporting the first OLED screen out in the wild, the TabPro S will turn heads…and almost makes the wait for the tech worth it.

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Pro tablet face-off: 9.7-inch iPad Pro vs. Galaxy TabPro S vs. Surface Pro 4

After Apple's latest dig at PC users, we find out how the new iPad Pro really stacks up against Pro PC tablets.

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Apple trolls Windows users, touting 9.7-inch iPad Pro as 'ultimate PC replacement'

Apple touts the iPad Pro 8.9-inch as the 'ultimate PC replacement.' We'll see about that.

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Samsung ships its Surface clone, the Galaxy TabPro S, tomorrow

Samsung launches its first Windows tablet, the Galaxy TabPro S, which offers a cheaper alternative to the Microsoft Surface Pro line.

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Windows will win as PCs evolve from desktops to detachables, IDC report says

IDC predicts that the next iteration in the PC will be detachable tablets, which will fold in more traditional slate-style devices.

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Real Time Deals: Our Picks for Best Tech Discounts Happening Right Now

We scraped the internet for this real-time list of discounts at various online retailers. These are only good for a few days, so check the list right now.

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5 things to know about the MateBook, Huawei's first-ever Windows device

Huawei and Windows 10? It's a new category for the Chinese manufacturer, but this 12-inch tablet seems like a promising, cheaper alternative to the competition.


Hands-on with the Huawei MateBook, its clever MatePen, and all the accessories

The MateBook's style, thoughtful add-ons, and huge battery could give Surface Pro a run for its money.

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Microsoft's Plumbago app promises to make your chickenscratch legible

In theory, the Plumbago app for Windows should make handwritten notes on a tablet legible. In practice, it doesn't seem to do anything.

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Microsoft says its fix for Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 finally solves power problems

Microsoft releases a firmware update that should nip the Surface devices' power-management issues in the bud, once and for all.


Two new Vaios land in our laps: The flipping crazy Vaio Z and surprisingly tough Vaio S

The Vaio Z turns the 2-in-1 concept on its head, and the Vaio S practically begs to be bent.

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