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Seven things to know about Intel's 'Cherry Trail' Atom chips

Microsoft's Surface 3 is the first device announced with Intel's Atom chip code-named Cherry Trail. So what does it all mean?

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Asus' new Transformer Book Chi hybrids are more affordable Surface clones

The Transformer Book Chi starts at $399 for a 10-inch screen, and $699 for the 12-inch model

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Microsoft Surface 3 promises great battery life, costs just $499 and runs Windows 8.1

As expected, Microsoft has launched a slightly smaller, significantly cheaper Surface 3 that ditches Windows RT.

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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The future of Microsoft Surface: What to expect from Surface 3 and Surface Pro 4

Cool new features on the horizon include power-sipping chips and the Hello authentication technology.

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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.