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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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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...

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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.

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