$99 HP Stream 7 is The Black Friday 2014 Deal To Get Now

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Forget expensively priced Windows 8 tablets with large screens that are great for productivity, but make enjoying media and reading booms a bit of a hassle. The HP Stream 7 is an Intel-powered Windows 8 tablet that’s available for just $99 as a part of Microsoft’s Black Friday 2014 deals. And you can buy it […]

5 Windows 8 Tablets That Beat the iPad Air

The ThinkPad 10 is a business friendly Windows 8 tablet that delivers productivity with optional accessories.

Apple’s iPad Air tablet is the gold standard to which all other tablets are compared. It used to be that nothing else could come close to offering the wealth of features and lightweight design that are the iPad’s trademarks. Then, Microsoft launched Windows 8 and by taking some pretty drastic steps here and there, Microsoft […]

$199 Laptops & $99 Windows 8 Tablets Coming to Stomp Chromebooks & iPads

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Microsoft isn’t giving up on its quest to claim the cheap notebook and small tablet markets as its own. Today, the company’s Chief Operating Officer announced two new machines meant to absolutely stomp the competition. The first is a $199 laptop to compete with Google’s Chromebooks. The second is a $99 tablet meant to undercut […]

$199 Toshiba Encore 2 Helps Microsoft Hit the iPad Where it Hurts

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Last week’s unveiling of the Surface Pro 3 may have put the spotlight back on Microsoft’s in-house efforts to build a MacBook Air and iPad Air competitor, but it’s Toshiba’s new Windows tablets that are garnering the most attention this week. That’s because, the Toshiba Encore 2 will come in two sizes, a 10-inch device […]

The 3 Things You Need To Look For When Buying a Windows 8 Tablet

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Tablets running Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system are in a league of their own. Instead of adding tablet compatibility to its Windows Phone operating system, Microsoft decided it would be a better idea to make Windows, the operating system that dominates laptops and desktops, much more of a mobile-friendly operating system so that users could, […]

3 Windows 8 Tablets at Prices You Can Afford

Lenovo Miix 2 8 Touchscreen Windows 8 Tablet

The Microsoft Store slashed prices on several Windows 8 8-inch tablets to put them more in line with more popular devices like the Google Nexus 7 or iPad mini. We’ll take a look at what these 3 low-cost tablets and offer buyers advice on which way to go. The Google Nexus 7 comes in at […]

Power & Portability: Lenovo’s ThinkPad 8 Now Available

Lenovo ThinkPad 8

The ThinkPad 8, Lenovo’s recently announced Windows PC that embraces the tablet form factor without breaking the bank or leaving users craving for more power, is now available for order. Announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, the ThinkPad 8 looks like a traditional tablet. Instead of a monstrous and slightly unwieldy 10-inch display, the […]

Amazon Leaks Acer W3-810, 8-inch Tablet with Windows 8

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Rumors of smaller, lower priced Windows tablets have just been confirmed by way of an Amazon webpage detailing an Acer-branded tablet with an 8-inch screen and low price tag of $379. According to an Amazon.com page that had been located here (now taken down) for the Acer W3 -810, the tablet would feature Intel HD graphics, Wi-Fi, 32GB […]

Acer Announces Iconia W700 Windows 8 Tablet for $799

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Windows 8 is just a few weeks away from release which means this month we’ll see a plethora or Windows 8 tablets, Ultrabooks, laptops, and hybrids. Today we have Acer’s latest tablet, the Iconia W700. The Acer Iconia W700 is the manufacturer’s 11.6-inch Windows 8 tablet. Unlike other Windows 8 tablets which can convert into […]

Samsung Announces ATIV Smart PC and ATIV Smart PC Pro With Windows 8

Samsung ATIV Smart PC

In addition to the Galaxy Note 2, Samsung announced two new Windows 8 tablets during its Unpacked event at IFA 2012 in Berlin. The Samsung ATIV Smart PC and Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro both use Microsoft’s Windows 8 desktop OS. Like the Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, both ATIV PCs run the full version of Windows […]

Why Windows 8 Is Not An iPad 3 Competitor

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People excited about the possibilities of Windows 8 are already saying the iPad 3/iPad HD better watch its back because Microsoft finally has a killer OS. I’m gonna need people to step back and calm down with that talk and think about that comparison for a minute.

Will Windows 8 Tablets Be Just As Crappy For Productivity As The iPad?

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The future of desktop applications on Windows 8 tablets appears fuzzy at the moment thanks to Microsoft’s tight lips on the subject and conjectures based on rumors and unnamed sources. Will ARM-based tablets get the traditional desktop interface or just the Metro UI? Will desktop apps get a chance to play as long as they’re […]