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Two new Vaios land in our laps: The flipping crazy Vaio Z and surprisingly tough Vaio S

The Vaio Z turns the 2-in-1 concept on its head, and the Vaio S practically begs to be bent.

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Microsoft patent filing shows a Surface Pen with a rechargeable battery

Although it may or may not see the light of day, a rechargeable Surface Pen would be a welcome improvement over the current design.

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Next-gen drones, talking sunglasses, and other Day Two sights from CES

Intel and Sony headlined press-conference day, showing off gadgets from collision-avoidance drones to turntables, which are making a resurgence at CES. Here's some of the things that caught our eye.

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Panasonic debuts two new Toughpad tablets—that run Windows 8

Panasonic's new rugged Windows tablets support Core i5 chips and Windows 8.


Samsung's rumored Surface clone leaks ahead of CES keynote

We don't know if we'll see it at CES, but the typically reliable Evleaks has a new scoop about a Samsung Windows Galaxy tablet that looks a lot like the Surface.

The 3 Samsung announcements we can't wait to try

Samsung unveiled a smart TV that can control your home, a fridge that can order more butter, and a head-turner of a Windows tablet.

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Microsoft will send you a free Surface Pro 4 spacer for your old Surface Pro 3 dock

Want to use a Surface Pro 4 inside the Surface Pro 3 dock? Microsoft has finally made its free spacer available online. 3D-printing your own, or even trying a beer coaster, are other options.

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PCWorld's November Digital Edition: Meet the Surface Book

Enjoy the best of in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF Replica Edition.

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Microsoft's latest Surface Pro 4, Surface Book update addresses screen flicker issue

Microsoft has released a hardware update that is designed to solve graphics glitches that have affected some Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book owners.


New Surface Book owners complain of unexpected freezes, other bugs

One of the most common complaints owners are making about the new Surface Book is that their new laptop will suddenly, unexpectedly lock up.


Surface Pro 4 teardown confirms fanless m3 design, smaller battery

The cheapest Surface Pro 4 should also be the quietest.

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The Surface Mini was real and 'awesome,' Microsoft's hardware guru confirms

Microsoft exec Panos Panay confirms the long-rumored device was real, but adds nothing else.

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Surface Book vs. Surface Pro 4: Picking the best came down to just one thing

The Surface Book's a great convertible laptop. The Surface Pro 4's a great tablet hybrid. Mark Hachman and Gordon Mah Ung debate which is better, and it's not an easy question.

Microsoft Surface Book, EU Safe Harbor, Twitter CEO - The Wrap

Microsoft's Surface Book turns heads, EU invalidates Safe Harbor and Jack Dorsey is Twitter's new CEO. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb.

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Dell's $999 XPS 12 is a 2-in-1 with no Surface aspirations

We expected a Surface clone, but the XPS 12 bucks the trend while still fitting a lot of amenities and upgrades.


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.