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VLC Turns to Kickstarter to Gather Funds for Windows 8 App

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The team behind the VideoLAN VLC media player has officially announced plans to develop a native app for Windows 8. Of course building an app for a new ecosystem isn't free, there is staffing and other expenses to consider. While VLC has traditionally turned to user donations to help fund its endeavors, they are attempting to take this release to the next level by asking for help through a Kickstarter campaign.

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Lenovo Brings on the Windows 8 Convertibles

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Windows 8 is almost here, and with it comes a flood of new devices. One of the biggest changes with Windows 8 is that it could finally bring hybrid devices to the forefront. Up until now, most Windows hybrids have been decent as traditional desktop devices but have been limited when it comes to their touch abilities and the lack of Window 7 applications that work well with touch.

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Verizon Wireless Rumored To Carry Windows Phone 8 Devices

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Verizon hasn't been very receptive of Microsoft ever since the huge failure that was the Microsoft Kin, not to mention that even Verizon's WP efforts have proven to be less than profitable. Good news for those that like Windows, Verizon Wireless might be giving the boys at Redmond another chance with Windows Phone 8.

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Microsoft is Gearing Up for Huge Surface Launch, 3 Million Units Being Produced For 2012 Year?

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The Microsoft Surface is on its way soon, with an expected date of October the 26th. We've heard a lot of interesting rumors about the Surface recently, including a $200 price point and a battery life that easily extends up to near 13 hours. While the $200 price point is only likely to happen if MS has some kind of contract deal in works, it seems that MS believes that its new tablet is going to sell like hotcakes.

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