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Analyst: Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 ranked among the best tablet displays

A report published Wednesday by DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira says Microsoft's latest Surface iteration receives top marks for color accuracy and power efficiency.

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Hybrid, meet desktop: Surface Pro 3 docking station officially available for preorder

The Surface Pro 3's docking station adds desktop-replacement capabilities to the innovative laptop-tablet hybrid.

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Lenovo says it's still committed to small-screen Windows tablets in the U.S.

Apparently we can disregard the news that 8-inch Windows slates have been kicked off the U.S. road map. The world's leading PC manufacturer remains committed to wee Windows tablets.

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Dead devices and shuttered services: Tech's no good, very bad week

A slew of devices and services were left for dead this week.

Hot Deals Thursday: sweet savings on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, Lenovo Yoga 8, MS Office, and more

Today's top deals from LogicBuy include the best-yet price on a Dell XPS 11 Convertible, super cheap prices on Microsoft Office for Home or Business, a Dell accessory bundle including headphones, and even a toy helicopter.

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Microsoft adopts 'challenger' mentality to win larger world of connected devices

Cheap devices and machine learning are just two of the ways Microsoft plans to stay relevant beyond PCs, the company said at its 2014 Windows Partner Conference.

“3D Touch” Windows Phone and Surface Mini rumors reemerge

"McLaren" handset may let users see more information by floating a finger over the screen.

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Report: Microsoft shoveling more dirt onto Windows 8.1 with 'Threshold'

Reports say that Microsoft is pushing the tiled interface on Windows 8.1 further into the background with the next major iteration of Windows.

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Some Surface Pro 3 users complain of Wi-Fi woes after first-day firmware update

An earlier patch for critical bugs may have included a negative side effect.

Go Back to School with a Tablet

For the modern student, a tablet might be the single best accessory since the backpack.

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The tablet’s tortured past: 8 failures that led to the slates we use today

They were flat. Many had pens or touchscreens. And most of them died. Swipe back in time to see how tablets have evolved to the Surface, iPad, and Android slates we use today.

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Oops! Surface Pro 3 manual confirms Surface Mini's existence

Microsoft's non-existent small tablet makes several appearances and mentions stylus support.

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First wave of Surface Pro 3 tablets land on store shelves

Yay, the Surface Pro 3 is here! Well, as long as you wanted the Core i5 version. Everyone else will have to wait.

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Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 disappears before Surface Pro 3 shipments begin

If you'd like to buy a Surface Pro 2 tablet, act fast: they're quite literally disappearing from Microsoft's site. But there's discounts to be had, too.

Tablet face-off: Surface Pro 3 versus a Windows XP slate from 2004

PCWorld's Jon Phillips uncovered a 10-year-old HP Compaq TC1100 and compared it to a state-of-the-art Surface Pro 3. The only similarities? Both devices run a proper Windows desktop.

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Microsoft firmware improves Surface 2 family's Cover performance

Microsoft released firmware updates for both the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 on Tuesday, squashing some bugs with the tablets' keyboard covers.