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Toshiba Sattelite Click

Toshiba intros new Satellites: The ND15t notebook, Encore tablet, and Click detachable

The Satellite ND15t notebook and Encore tablet to use Intel’s new Bay Trail processors. The Toshiba Click is based on an AMD A4 processor.

Asus Zenbook UX301 Ultrabook

Asus demos two new Zenbooks, three Transformers, and an ultraportable laptop at IFA

New proudcts include Ultrabooks with Gorilla Glass lids, Windows/Android hybrids, and a budget-oriented ultraportable.

Reports: Surface 2 will get a Haswell upgrade

Two reports Wednesday claim that the next generation of the Microsoft Surface tablet will receive a upgrade with Intel's Haswell processor, plus more RAM.

Elop rises, Larson-Green falls in Microsoft CEO handicapping

With Stephen Elop tapped to run Microsoft's devices division, the former Microsoft exec has jumped ahead in the pack of candidates vying to replace CEO Steve Ballmer.

Microsoft Steve Ballmer

Ballmer departure could disrupt Microsoft's fragile transition plans

Microsoft's CEO couldn't have picked a more sensitive time to pack up his boxes.

Dell promises more Windows 8 business tablets

Windows 8 may be seeing sluggish demand, but Dell believes its the best OS for business tablets and plans to roll out more products built with the operating system later this year, a senior executive said Tuesday.

android apps

Android's swipe-to-shut myth and how to really close apps

You may think you're closing Android apps by swiping them away, but here's what that actually does and how Android's task switcher works.

on techhive.com

Viewsonic smart monitor

The PC monitor is dead. Meet the new smart monitor

Notebooks, tablets, displays: They're all collapsing into each other, and the rise of the Android-powered "smart monitor" is the display industry's timely response.

Sony teases Yoga-like Windows 8 convertible in advance of IFA trade show

A teaser video from Sony suggests the company is planning a Vaio laptop that folds into a tablet, not unlike Lenovo's well-regarded IdeaPad Yoga.

China iPad users

Apple iPad market share plummets in China as domestic vendors grow

The market share of Apple's iPad fell dramatically in China during the second quarter as a result of competition from Android tablets made by little-known "white box" vendors.

Christmas comes early for artists with new Wacom iPad stylus and tablet

Wacom on Tuesday surprised artists around the globe with a foray into the pressure-sensitive iPad stylus market along with its own mobile tablet solution based on the Cintiq line.

Dell dumps $299 Windows RT tablet, now cheapest is $479

The price of a Windows RT tablet at Dell's website went from $299 on Friday morning to $479 for a tablet bundled with a keyboard by the end of the day.

Microsoft to sell struggling Surface tablets to business customers outside the U.S.

The move builds on a similar effort Microsoft launched in July to tap distributors and resellers to push Surface tablets to U.S. businesses.