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7 affordable Surface Pro 4 alternatives that won't break the bank

Love the idea of a hybrid but hate the price tag on the Surface Pro 4? Here are seven alternatives that will satisfy your appetite for a tablet hybrid device, without breaking the bank.

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Tablet sales are still shrinking—except for tablets that mimic PCs

Tablets may have ushered in the post-PC age, but the only ones posting a growth in sales are the ones that are most like PCs.

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Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 firmware updates hit without battery-draining sleep fix

Microsoft delivers Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 firmware update, but remains silent on battery drain issues.

Why the Surface Pro 4 beats the iPad Pro in the enterprise

CIO.com's Sarah White pits the Surface Pro 4 vs. the iPad Pro to see which device offers the functionality business users need.

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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.

Hands on with the Galaxy TabPro S, Samsung's Surface competitor

Samsung is taking a stab at the Windows 10 2-in-1 market with a new tablet that can be unlocked with a Galaxy smartphone.

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Intel to ship $99 3D RealSense camera that will also support Android

Intel is adding Android OS support to its latest RealSense R200 webcam, which will sell for US$99.

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Dell targets Microsoft Surface with 4K Latitude 12 tablet

Dell believes it can offer a sexier, lighter and more feature-loaded tablet than Microsoft's Surface with its new Latitude 12 7000.

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Samsung tries to fight Microsoft's Surface with new Galaxy TabPro S

Samsung is making its first foray into making Windows 10 tablets with the announcement of the new Galaxy TabPro S on Tuesday.

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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.

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HP to ship Spectre X360 with OLED screen

HP will ship a Spectre X360 hybrid with an OLED display in the U.S. spring season.

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Acer's Aspire Switch 12 S tablet packs 4K screen, 3D camera, Thunderbolt 3 port

Are you looking for a 4K screen, 3D camera and Thunderbolt 3 port in one tablet? Acer's latest 12.5-inch Switch 12 S hybrid could be for you.

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OLED finally comes to laptops with Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga hybrid

Lenovo moves on from the LCD technology that has been used in laptops for decades.

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Apple will pay Ericsson patent royalties on iPhones and iPads

Apple has agreed to pay Ericsson royalties on the wireless devices it sells in settlement of a long-standing patent dispute.

Countdown: Microsoft's big 2015

Blair Hanley Frank counts down some of the biggest news and announcements from Microsoft in 2015.

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Feature-stuffed Fire OS update makes Amazon's tablets even more kid-friendly

Amazon's Fire tablets were already one of the best tablets for children, and a new update adds even more features and parental controls.

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HP exits low-cost tablet market in product shakeup

HP is scrapping its low-end tablet lineup to focus on detachables, hybrids and business tablets.

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Tested: Why the iPad Pro really isn't as fast a laptop

One benchmark makes it look good. A lot of other benchmarks show a different story. Get all the details here.