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Some Surface Pro 3 users complain of Wi-Fi woes after first-day firmware update

An earlier patch for critical bugs may have included a negative side effect.

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The tablet’s tortured past: 8 failures that led to the slates we use today

They were flat. Many had pens or touchscreens. And most of them died. Swipe back in time to see how tablets have evolved to the Surface, iPad, and Android slates we use today.

What to look for in your new PC

Our guide walks you through the basics of PC selection, helping you choose the ideal device to suit your needs.

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I'm getting 1TB on OneDrive, now what?

Wondering what you'll do with all that OneDrive storage from Microsoft? Here are some ideas using IFTTT to help get you started.

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Skype update integrates Microsoft's Cortana in Windows Phone app

Theoretically, you can use Cortana to control Skype in the upgraded app for for Windows Phone, among other improvements. Early anecdotal tests have been buggy, however.

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Microsoft launches its first Android phone, the Windows Phone-like Nokia X2

It's still early days for the Microsoft-Nokia devices marriage, but for now Microsoft is continuing the Android-based X series.

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Surface Pro 3 teardown shows the perils of sleek design: Thinner glass, harder repairs

Microsoft's new tablet proved nearly impossible to pry open, and the super-thin glass cracked when it did. Replacing screws with adhesives make the device lighter, but harder to repair or upgrade.

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Microsoft ups free OneDrive storage: Office 365 users get 1TB, everyone else 15GB

Microsoft has dramatically increased the amount the OneDrive storage available to consumers and especially OneDrive subscribers.

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Oops! Surface Pro 3 manual confirms Surface Mini's existence

Microsoft's non-existent small tablet makes several appearances and mentions stylus support.

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First wave of Surface Pro 3 tablets land on store shelves

Yay, the Surface Pro 3 is here! Well, as long as you wanted the Core i5 version. Everyone else will have to wait.