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Microsoft updates some Surface tablets ahead of Windows 10's launch

New updates also fix a persistent bug with Windows 10 that prevented devices from receiving patches

US govt guide aims to bolster security of mobile devices used in health care

The guide looked at what security risks pose the greatest danger to keeping patient data private

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Inside the evolving world of wireless charging technology

Wireless charging is starting to make headlines, with companies like Samsung pushing the technology in its Galaxy line of smartphones. But did you know wireless charging goes back as far as the early 1900s?

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Surface's boss now oversees all high-end Microsoft devices

After turning the Surface into a billion-dollar business, Panos Panay will oversee all premium Microsoft hardware.

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Microsoft's Surface 3 adds another carrier, now offering LTE from AT&T

The Surface 3 with LTE is gathering acceptance, adding AT&T on top of T-Mobile and Verizon.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 vs. Apple iPad Air 2

When the Galaxy Tab S2 launches in August, it'll give the iPad Air 2 a run for its money. Which is better for you? We've got specs and details.

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 focuses on thin and light profile

The two Android tablets will start arriving next month

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Office for Windows 10 will require Office 365 subscription on PCs, larger tablets

Microsoft will soon strip the preview label off its Office for Windows 10 apps and require an Office 365 subscription to use them on PCs, 2-in-1s and larger tablets running the new OS.

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Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard review: Surface's Type Cover, split in half

Keyboards like the Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard will become increasingly more important if Microsoft's Continuum technology makes phone computing a reality.

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Microsoft delays Surface Hub ship date as it aims to increase production

Microsoft, apparently expecting healthy sales, said it would provide an updated timetable for Surface Hub production at the end of August.

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There's a silver lining in the cloudy tablet forecast: Workplace tablets

With global tablet sales softening, there's a bright spot for hardware manufacturers: Company purchases of tablets for workers are expected to remain brisk.


Hands-on with iOS 9's slick new multitasking features for iPad

Slide Over, Split View and Picture in Picture will entice iPad users into getting stuff done—or at least pretend to.

PC shipments decline worldwide as market readies for Windows 10

Apple posts year-over-year sales gains while other PC vendors shrink

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HP Pro Slate 8 features magic pen

It’s been reported of late that tablet sales have stalled, so some tablet makers have responded by designing premium-priced devices with powerful specs and unique features. To this category, I would add one of HP’s latest efforts.

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How to deploy tablets to your mobile workforce

Wakefield Canada needed a new tablet PC for use in the field. Who better to ask then the very folks who’d have to use the mobile devices? Here’s what they chose and why.

Microsoft adds midrange Surface Pro 3 with i7 chip, 128GB storage

The new model is built for people who want more speed and don't mind less storage

HP aims for quick switch to Windows 10 on PCs, tablets

One of HP's first products to get Windows 10 will be the 8-inch Pro Tablet 608 G1

Microsoft Surface Hub goes on sale in September

The giant PC will combine videoconferencing, presentations and whiteboarding

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How I fell in love with the iPad again

Despite some bad press recently, the iPad is still an amazing device.

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