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HP Spectre 12 X2 hands-on: Surface Pro-like performance without the Surface Pro price

HP's take on the Surface will give you Pro performance at almost non-pro pricing.

Surface Book hands-on: Microsoft's first laptop is simply amazing

No one expected the Surface Book, and what they got was a true flagship for the Windows ecosystem. We got a firsthand look at this standard-setting laptop,

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Microsoft's new Surface Dock is a smaller, yet still-potent docking solution

Say goodbye to the massive Surface Pro 3 Docking Station and hello to the more svelte Surface Dock for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

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Hands on: Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 outdoes itself with more power and refined features

Microsoft pumps up its workhouse productivity tablet with Intel's Skylake chip, a revamped Surface Pen and Type Cover, and gobs of memory and storage.

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Hands on: Microsoft's Surface Book is a stunner as both a tablet and a laptop

We go hands on with Microsoft's "ultimate notebook," the Surface Book. The incredible specs make up for a bit of awkwardness in how it all fits together.

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Microsoft Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 configurations and pricing revealed

Basking in the cutting edge won't come cheap with the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.

Surface Pro 4: What you need to know

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 has a new keyboard and is 30 percent faster than Surface Pro 3.

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Microsoft's 7 biggest new hardware reveals: Surface Book laptop, Windows 10 Lumias and more

Microsoft's massive device event used stunning new hardware like the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Lumia 950 to sing the song of Windows 10's capabilities.

Microsoft Surface Book: What you need to know

The Surface Book is Microsoft's first convertible computer and will start shipping October 26, 2015 and start at $1,499.

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Microsoft's $899 Surface Pro 4 is thin and fast, with Skylake and an insanely crisp screen

Microsoft outdoes itself with the Surface Pro 4 tablet, advancing Windows 10's core ideals into the physical world.

Surface Pro 4: Hands on with Microsoft's category-creating productivity tablet

PCWorld's Mark Hachman takes us on a guided tour of Surface Pro 4.

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Microsoft will livestream Tuesday's big Surface Pro 4, Lumia hardware event

Microsoft on Tuesday will live-stream the New York City event where it's expected to unveil a new Surface Pro 2-in-1 and a pair of flagship smartphones.


Hands-on with the VAIO Z Canvas: A quad-core Surface Pro 3 killer

VAIO may have just introduced the fastest Surface clone yet.

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Microsoft's massive device launch: Expect new Surfaces, Lumia phones, and Band

October 6 will mark Microsoft's most important hardware launch in a year. Rumors are swirling about a new Surface Pro 4, at least two new Lumia smartphones, and even a new Microsoft Band. Here's what we expect to see on Tuesday.

Hands-on with VAIO Z Canvas, which could be the fastest Surface clone yet

Can you jam a real quad-core processor into a tablet? VAIO did with its Z Canvas. While it's designed for artists and graphics professionals, its power could tempt other users as well.

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Spec showdown: Google's Pixel C tablet vs. Microsoft's Surface 3

Pixel C vs. Surface 3: fight!

Google Pixel C: What you need to know

Google's Pixel C convertible will be out later this year and will start at $499.

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Google’s $499 Pixel C will be a premium tablet rocking Android Marshmallow

The high-end Pixel C Android tablet, with an optional keyboard, will be available "by holiday time," Google promises.

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Hands-on impressions of the Pixel C, Google's answer to the Surface and iPad Pro

Google's new tablet isn't a Nexus, and it's ready for serious work. But will that keyboard suffice?

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The future of Windows phones includes unlocking with facial recognition

Microsoft released a set of guidelines Friday detailing what it expects from different tiers of Windows 10 phones and tablets, offering a glimpse at what the company's hardware plans may look like.

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Longer lifespan for tablets, PCs, and phones means fewer sales, analyst warns

Consumers are holding on to their tablets, laptops and smartphones for longer periods, leading Gartner to predict a 1% contraction in shipments of all types of devices globally this year.