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Report: Surface Mini won't be out until next year

Microsoft will hold back a smaller, consumption-focused version of the Surface tablet until it completes the Xbox One operating system.

Samsung provides tools to nudge Galaxy devices into enterprise

Samsung announced its Solutions Exchange program Wednesday that will help companies write and deploy mobile applications on Samsung smartphones and tablets.

Hands-on with Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon's next-generation 7 and 9-inch tablets

Loaded with more pixels than you'll know what to do with, the new Fire tablets also include 'X-Ray' features for second-screen TV viewing and a 'Mayday' button for real-time video tech support.

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Dell drops XPS 10, leaving Microsoft's Surface as sole Windows RT tablet

Dell's XPS 10 tablet models with Windows RT have been removed from the company's website.

LTE Surface 2 coming in 2014, but Microsoft stays mum on a Surface mini

Painting a Surface tablet as a productivity devices should mean that an entertainment-focused Surface is coming down the pipe, right? Well, one version is -- a Surface with integrated LTE.

Dump unwanted tech items for Lenovo gift card in new trade-in program

Lenovo teams with NextWorth.com to offer Lenovo gift cards to those who trade in any gently used tech via the trade-in site.

Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet follows faithfully in the footsteps of failure

Yes, the Surface 2 is a truly impressive hardware specimen. But as always, it's what's inside that counts.

Microsoft tries again with new Surface tablets

The Surface Pro 2 will run Windows 8.1 on Intel's Haswell processors. Aimed at power users and professionals it will cost $899.

Microsoft covers every base with 8 new Surface accessories

From battery boosts to portable productivity to, um, music mixing, the slew of new Surface accessories covers most everyone's needs.

Microsoft pumps up Surface tablets with faster chips, longer battery life

Microsoft announced its next-generation Surface 2 tablet at an event in New York City and promised improvements in both power and battery life.

Microsoft invites trade-ins for Windows phones, Surface

Microsoft has expanded a buyback program to boost sales of Windows smartphones and tablets, and will pay up to $350 for a variety of rival hardware running Apple's iOS and Google's Android.

We're downloading but not paying for apps, Gartner says

Gartner projects downloads of mobile apps will exceed 102 billion this year, but most of them are free, not paid.

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5 launcher apps to give your Android phone a fresh new look

You don't need a new phone—you just need a phone makeover.

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HP now offers software support for Apple iPads

HP updated its SmartFriend support service Thursday and apparently will now troubleshoot software problems with Windows, Android, Chrome OS, OS X, and iOS products.