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Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro Coming On September 23rd?

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The Surface 2 may be just around the corner, with rumors pointing to an announcement of the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 on September 23rd.

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Staples Offering $75 Off On Any Windows 8 or RT Product

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Thinking about getting a Surface RT, Pro or any Windows 8 or RT device? Staples has just the deal for you, offering $75 off Windows 8/RT products.

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Microsoft Surface RT Coming to More Retail Stores “Within Days”

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With the Microsoft Surface tablet out on the market for over a month now, one can only wonder how many Surface's were sold. Reports for Q4 range from under 500,000 to over 1 million. These numbers are minuscule compared to the iPad (1 million in the first 28 days) and still tiny compared to the Nexus 7 (around 1 million sold per month).

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Microsoft Will Support Windows RT on Surface for 4+ Years

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Microsoft's Surface RT tablet was just released recently. But that didn't stop Microsoft from detailing it's support plan for the next 4 years. In short, Microsoft is boasting that if you buy a Surface RT tablet, you will be eligible to get software and firmware updates until at least April of 2017.

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Google Nexus 10 versus Microsoft Surface RT: Which is Right for You?

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The 10-inch tablet market just is really started to get crowded with tons of new Windows 8/RT devices popping up beside existing Android tablets and the iPad. Even more important is the introduction of new flagship tablets from Google and Microsoft.

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Microsoft Surface Doesn’t Really Give You 32GB, Only 16GB of Space is Actually Free

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With the Microsoft Surface you pay the same $499 as the iPad but you get double the storage space thanks to its 32GB drive--- or do you? It turns out that the 32GB advertised isn't really 32GB, it's more like 16. What gives? Windows RT is essentially a desktop OS at its heart, and that means it takes up the rest of the drive.

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Interested in Microsoft Surface? Should you get Surface RT or Surface PRO?

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There has probably never been a better time to get a tablet than now, thanks to the shear amount of great choices on the market today. From the iPad to the Nexus 10, there is plenty of options out there, that much is clear. What if you are considering the Microsoft Surface? Should you get the Surface RT or wait for the Surface PRO?

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What Should You Buy? Microsoft Surface RT vs. Apple iPad 4

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I still think that the starting price on the Microsoft Surface should have been closer to $299, but in the $499 range, it competes directly against the recently announced fourth-generation iPad rather than the also recently announced iPad Mini. So, how does it compare?

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iPad Mini plans to beat the Surface to the Punch?

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The Microsoft Surface preorders are already starting to go pretty well. If you were Apple, how would you possibly slow the Surface down? Announce the iPad Mini, that's how. Apparently rumors now suggest that Apple will release its new smaller tablet on October 23rd. For those who don't know, that's three days before the Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface release event.

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Microsoft Surface RT Pricing is Official, Starts at $499

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Ahead of their October 26th launch event, Microsoft has now released its Surface RT tablet for pre-ordering. This means we finally have pricing information. Those who were crossing their fingers about the rumors of a $200 starting price for the Surface might be more than a little disappointed.

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Lenovo ThinkPad 2 Windows 8 Tablet with Keyboard Priced at $799

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What you see here is the Lenovo ThinkPad 2. It's a Windows 8 tablet that will ship with a full QWERTY keyboard, giving you a laptop-like experience when you need it. And it's going to sell for $799.

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Rumors Claim Microsoft Surface Tablet Could Sell for $1000+

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Microsoft did tell us that the RT version (ARM) of Surface would be price competitive with similar ARM-based tablets and the Pro line should fall in with Ultrabook pricing, so at least we have a vague price tag in mind. Despite all of this, a Swedish website has posted the Surface and all four of its variants at prices that translate roughly to $1,001 and up.

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Microsoft’s Newest Version Of Office Adds Many New Features Including Skype And Yammer Integration

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Today, Microsoft officially unveiled the next iteration of Office and even is allowing consumers to try it out for free through a “Consumer Preview” before it hits store shelves.

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Microsoft Gettin’ Cocky: Scoffs at Post PC Era, We’re In PC+ Era

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The Apple viewpoint, which has been continued by Tim Cook, is that the "tablet and the PC are different." Turner's viewpoint, on the other hand, is that "we think that's completely incorrect."

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Microsoft Surface Running Into Yield Problems?

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When we first heard about the Surface it was reportedly planned that they were going to release the device with a unibody magnesium-aluminum chassis, but apparently capacity limitations from their chassis makers have made them change their mind- at least according to a new rumor.

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