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Tue, October 22, 2013 - With the introduction of the iPad Air, Apple has changed the game once again. "Thinness" is once again the watchword, and every upcoming tablet will be compared against Apple's thinner, lighter tablets to see if they measure up.
Mon, October 21, 2013 - Microsoft yesterday published instructions for resurrecting a Surface RT that had been bricked by the Windows 8.1 update, along with a recovery image that must be loaded onto a USB flash drive.
Fri, October 11, 2013 - With the release of Windows 8.1 next week will come new tablets with Intel's latest Atom chip code-named Bay Trail. The tablets, with starting prices from US$299 to $350, include Dell's Venue 8 Pro, Toshiba's Encore and Asustek's Transformer Book T100. More models will ship in the coming months.
Wed, October 02, 2013 - Dell introduced four new low-cost tablets on Wednesday that run on Intel processors, shutting out ARM-based processors from its launch.
Wed, October 02, 2013 - Microsoft's refreshed Surface 2 tablets, which the company unveiled last week and will start selling Oct. 22, illustrate that Microsoft has not changed its ongoing strategy in mobile, analysts said.
Tue, October 01, 2013 - A new survey shows that only 8.7% of tablet buyers want to use the tablet as a replacement for their laptops.
Mon, September 30, 2013 - Microsoft plans to make it easier for Wall Street and industry analysts to track revenue generated by the company's struggling Surface line of tablets.
Thu, September 26, 2013 - The new Kindle Fire HDX tablet is giving Microsoft's Surface 2 a run for its money as a business device even though the Surface 2 won't be available until next month.
Wed, September 25, 2013 - Amazon Wednesday unveiled two Kindle Fire HDX tablets with features that indicate a clear attempt to attract business users to the platform.
Wed, September 25, 2013 - One of the most common questions posed to Microsoft's Surface team Monday was whether the company would buy back used tablets so that customers could upgrade to the newest models set to ship in a month.
Tue, September 24, 2013 - Though consumers are a big target audience for the new Surface 2 tablet, Microsoft is also hoping to woo businesses with features that could make the device easier to secure and manage in IT environments.
Tue, September 24, 2013 - If Microsoft does plan to release a consumption-oriented Surface Mini, executives did a good job during Monday's Surface 2 unveiling of keeping it under wraps.
Tue, September 24, 2013 - Yes, the Surface 2 is a truly impressive hardware specimen. But as always, it's what's inside that counts.
Mon, September 23, 2013 - Microsoft's second-generation Surface tablets didn't dazzle analysts on Monday, even with improved processor speeds, better cameras and longer battery life.