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Microsoft: Office will be free for devices under 10 inches

Microsoft believes that screens smaller than 10 inches aren't used by 'professionals,' so don't expect it to charge for editing and viewing Office documents. Oh, and the Surface Pro mini -- probably dead.

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Windows 10 hardware specs allow for huge phones and teeny tablets

Phones with screens up to 8 inches diagonally? Tablets as small as 7 inches? Microsoft sets some broad, overlapping spec ranges for mobile devices, especially Windows 10 for phones.

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Windows forecast to gradually grab tablet market share from iOS and Android

IDC says the market share for Windows will grow as global shipments for tablets slows down in the coming years.

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 300 offers portable, affordable productivity

This $149 Windows tablet boasts an 8-inch IPS display and a year of Office 365, making it better than lower-cost Windows tablets but still attainable.

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Got an old Surface? Microsoft's taking trade-ins

From now until March 8, you can trade an old Surface for up to $650 in credit toward a new Surface Pro 3.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 gets a random $100 discount

If you got cold feet during the Surface Pro 3's holiday sale, Microsoft is giving you a second chance. But is new hardware looming?

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Microsoft has stopped making the Surface 2 tablet, spelling trouble for Windows RT

Don't worry, the Surface Pro tablet is safe and selling great. But the basic Surface and Surface RT operating system are dead in all but name.

Microsoft runs out of Surface 2 tablets online: Is Windows RT dead?

With Surface 2 not getting an upgrade to Windows 10, it could be a sign that the tablet is ready to be discontinued

Microsoft's Surface RT tablets won't be upgraded to Windows 10

But Windows RT tablets will receive some sort of update with partial Windows 10 functionality.

What you missed at Microsoft's Windows 10 event in 2 minutes

Watch highlights from Microsoft's event showing off new, consumer-focused features for Windows 10. A fresh Windows 10 Preview build will hit PCs next week and phones in February.

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Here's how much those 'free' Windows licenses actually cost

It's no secret that Microsoft is practically giving Windows 8.1 licenses away to tablet vendors, but now we know exactly how much the company makes.

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$100 Windows tablets take dead aim at Android

HP, Toshiba and E-Fun are selling Windows tablets for under $100 with 7-inch and 8-inch screens

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Dell joins the cheap Windows tablet scrum, launches the Venue 8 Pro 3000 series

The new 8-inch tablet costs twice as much as the Toshiba Encore Mini, but it comes with a better screen and double the storage.

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows: It flips, folds and hangs, but there's one thing missing

This big, 13-inch Windows tablet has a versatile design, but its Android counterpart is the lucky one to get an integrated projector. Lenovo, we're waiting as patiently as we can.

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You can hang Lenovo's new Windows-based Yoga Tablet 2 on the wall

The Windows-based Yoga Tablet 2 is a lot like its Android counterpart, but it runs proper desktop software.

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Microsoft: Surface Pro 3 tablet is selling at twice the rate of the Pro 2

Buyers are snapping up the well-regarded Surface Pro 3 tablet, which has replaced virtually all other versions on Microsoft's website. In the earnings call, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella also talked up the Xbox and Lumia businesses.