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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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Windows Store continues solid growth, Windows 8 and RT now have 13000 apps

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While Windows RT and Windows 8 introduce a major push forward for Windows tablets, they still have some hurdles to overcome Microsoft wants to win over more consumers. One of these hurdles is apps. The good news is that Microsoft seems to be growing their Windows Store app library very quickly.

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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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Microsoft Surface 32GB Base-Model Already Sold First Batch of Shipments?

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While the preorder information for the 32GB Surface originally read “delivered by 10/26th” it is now pushed back by several weeks.

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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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Microsoft Surface Hits FCC, Launches On Oct. 26th

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Microsoft's Surface is preparing for a special release event on Oct. 25th, with a midnight launch at select Microsoft Stores on the 26th. With that in mind, it has hit the FCC. We now know everything there is to know about the Surface-- except for the price tag.

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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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Rumor: Microsoft Surface RT will be lighter than iPad, with 13hrs battery life

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When the Microsoft Surface tablet was first announced, there was a heck of a lot of hype generated, despite the fact that a lot of the details weren't actually revealed. Now it seems that we are finally learning a bit more about Microsoft's upcoming tablet. According to the unofficial information about the tablet, it seems that the ARM-based version, called the Surface RT, is aiming to be lighter than the iPad and will have the ability to play HD video for 13 hours consecutively.

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Microsoft Acknowledges That Surface Tablets Represent A Potentially Risky Move

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When the Microsoft Surface was first unveiled there were many in the tech world that felt it was an attractive looking tablet design, but it also raised up questions including whether or not it could potentially affect Microsoft's Windows OEM partner relationships. Microsoft of course was quick to shrug this all off when talking directly to the public, but according to new government filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission it seems that the boys and girls at Redmond understand a true risk does exist with their new tablet initiative.

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EU Anti-Trust Regulators Investigating Windows 8 And RT

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It seems that Microsoft has had plenty of complaints stacked against their new move with Windows RT, which only allows Internet Explorer to run in the desktop- enough to prompt a EU investigation.

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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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Surface Phone And RIM WP8 Concept Devices

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Since Windows Phone 8 seems set on a course for change in the mobile universe its not surprising that there has been speculation of a Surface phone or even a RIM Windows Phone device

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