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7 reasons to ditch your iPad for the Surface 3

Microsoft’s new tablet, the Surface 3, is looking to be a compelling option to Apple’s iPad. Here are seven reasons the Surface 3 may make you want to leave your iPad at home.

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Surface 3: right tablet, wrong time

Starting at $500 the new tablet runs full Windows 8.1 and will be upgraded to Windows 10 later this year.

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Microsoft takes old Surface tablets in trade for new Surface 3

Microsoft is now taking old Surface tablets in trade toward the purchase of a new Surface 3, which went on sale today.

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Microsoft stakes out ambitious goal of 1B Windows 10 devices

Microsoft's chief operating system executive yesterday said that in three years, tops, Windows 10 would be running on a billion devices.

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Can Microsoft's new Surface 3 replace your notebook?

Microsoft wants you to replace your notebook and tablet with one device — the Surface 3. But can its Windows 8.1-running hybrid do the job of both without compromise?

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Microsoft attacks Chromebooks with new, cheaper Surface 3 for schools

Microsoft says it is developing a new low-end Surface 3 for schools, which it will sell at a 10 percent discount.

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AMD exec spills beans on Windows 10 release date

If recent claims from a chip executive regarding the Windows 10 release date pan out, life will soon get easier for Windows users thanks to the return of the classic Start menu, new voice-powered search, and the death of the crazy...

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This fake Microsoft Surface phone is the flagship smartphone we want

Microsoft has promised new flagship phones to coincide with Windows 10. If only this completely fake Surface phone was one of them.

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Hands on with Microsoft's Surface 3: Full Windows and a new CPU cut the compromises

Call it the Surface Pro 3's younger sibling: smaller, perhaps a tad immature, but with pluck and potential.

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Benchmark scores show performance gap between Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3, iPad Air 2

A handful of benchmark scores for Microsoft's not-yet-released Surface 3 tablet hint that it's between a third and half as fast as the more powerful Surface Pro 3.

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Microsoft Surface team to brave Reddit on Friday

Microsoft's Surface tablet team, fresh off introducing a new lighter and thinner model this week, will take its chances with the Reddit crowd on Friday.

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World Tech Update – Microsoft Surface 3, Amazon’s Dash Button, NASA’s flying saucer

Microsoft goes after laptop diehards with the new Surface 3 tablet, Amazon wants you to restock household items with a push of its Dash Button and NASA's flying saucer lander takes a spin.

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Microsoft resurrects the Surface with third try

Microsoft today unveiled the Surface 3, pitching the smaller device as a "more compact and efficient package" than the Surface Pro 3

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Microsoft Surface 3 promises great battery life, costs just $499 and runs Windows 8.1

As expected, Microsoft has launched a slightly smaller, significantly cheaper Surface 3 that ditches Windows RT.

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Microsoft should forget the Surface, stick to the Pro 2-in-1 line

Microsoft will resuscitate its Surface tablet with a new model powered by Windows 8.1, ditching the flop that was Windows RT for a lower-priced device, according to an online report. But the company would be better served by sticking...

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The future of Microsoft Surface: What to expect from Surface 3 and Surface Pro 4

Cool new features on the horizon include power-sipping chips and the Hello authentication technology.

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IDC's bullish on Windows tablets because of 2-in-1s, business buys

Research firm IDC today forecast that Microsoft's Windows 10 would fuel an increase in the Redmond, Wash. company's share of the tablet market.

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Microsoft Announces the Lumia 640XL, a Poor Man's Lumia 1520 Phablet

Microsoft's midrange phone strategy continues at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Lumia 640XL resembles the Lumia 1520, but it dials back the specs a bit.

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