HP ENVY x2 Convertible Windows 8 Tablet Feels Premium (Video)

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We got some hands-on time with HP’s ENVY x2 Windows 8 tablet. Like rival offerings from Samsung, Asus, and others, the ENVY x2 will come with an optional keyboard dock that will give the device the look of a laptop or ultrabook, but HP’s entry comes with a more premium feel than competitors thanks to […]

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

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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 […]

Samsung ATIV Tab 10.1 Leaked as Windows RT Tablet

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In addition to announcing the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, it looks like Samsung may take the stage with the company’s first Windows RT tablet announcement. The Verge claims the Samsung ATIV Tab is in the plans with a 10.1-inch display. The tablet, looks similar to the Galaxy Tab series, but features a prominent Windows button […]

Sony Announces VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 Hybrid Tablet

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Sony decided to combine its experience in tablets and laptops in its first Windows 8 device, the VAIO Duo 11. The Sony VAIO Duo 11 is an 11-inch hybrid device that runs Microsoft’s newest desktop OS. When close the Duo 11 is a regular 11-inch Windows 8 tablet like the Surface. Unlike the Surface which […]

Sony VAIO Duo 11 Windows 8 Tablet Poses Before IFA Announcement?

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It looks like Sony may have a VAIO tablet planned for an IFA announcement running Windows 8. The tablet, called the VAIO Duo 11, has an 11-inch display and a convertible keyboard form factor that will make it easy to use the tablet as a clamshell laptop should users need a keyboard for a more […]

Samsung to Call Windows 8 Tablets ATIV Tab, Windows Phone 8 ATIV S?

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Samsung has been using its Galaxy brand for its Android smartphones, which seems to be a successful strategy for the South Korean electronics-maker. However, Samsung also makes a line of Windows Phone 8 products and the company has committed to manufacturing tablet hardware that runs on Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system when that OS debuts […]

Samsung Teases Windows 8 Tablet for IFA 2012

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While we expected a handful of Windows 8 tablets to get announced at this year’s IFA conference in Berlin, Samsung has already confirmed that it will be announcing at least one Windows Phone 8 at this year’s trade show. In a Facebook post, by way of The Verge, Samsung has confirmed that it will be […]

Hands-On With Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 (Video)

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Lenovo’s first Windows 8 tablet is here, and it looks like it could live up to the ThinkPad name. The Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 is a 10-inch Windows 8 tablet that uses Intel’s latest Atom System-on-a-Chip processor which lets it run almost every Windows app that’s compatible with Windows 8. The only exception is likely […]

Lenovo Unveils ThinkPad Tablet 2 with Windows 8

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Lenovo has taken the curtain off of its upcoming Windows 8 tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet 2. Lenovo’s ThinkPad Tablet 2 tablet will be the company’s first Windows 8 effort and it comes loaded with a number of features aimed not only at working professionals but those that want a powerful, well-equipped tablet device. The ThinkPad […]

Nokia Windows 8 Tablet Pegged for Q4

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There have been more than a few whispers concerning  the possibility of a Nokia Windows 8 tablet in 2012 and those rumors have picked up more steam today in the form of a report from Digitimes that states that a tablet from Nokia, running Microsoft’s software, will be arriving in late 2012. While earlier rumors […]

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.

Windows on ARM Leaves Businesses Behind

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Though Microsoft is trying to create similar experiences for its Windows 8 releases for ARM and x86 processors, the software giant has admitted that Windows on ARM may not be suitable for business environments. According to Microsoft, Windows on ARM won’t offer businesses and IT managers manageability features that help corporations deploy vast numbers of […]

Download the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now

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Microsoft has just released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview to the masses. This free download allows anyone with a compatible computer to test out Windows 8 before it is available in stores and on new computers. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is a beta of Windows 8, so you shouldn’t install it on your main […]

Samsung the Latest Manufacturer to Confirm Windows Phone 8

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After HTC had dropped hints of ushering new phone hardware with the arrival of Windows Phone 8, codenamed Apollo, earlier at Mobile World Congress, rival Windows Phone manufacturer Samsung is now offering similar hints of the impending next-generation Microsoft mobile operating system at the same trade show. Along with announcing that Windows Phone 8 will […]

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“Real artists ship” is one pearl of wisdom left by Steve Jobs that Apple seems to have taken to heart lately, and it’s one that everyone else really needs to apply. OS X on the fast track, Windows in the slow lane The big tech news of the week is announcement of OS X Mountain […]

Nokia Already Working on Windows 8 Tablet?

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In addition to working with Microsoft on Windows Phone 7 on its smartphone lineup, Nokia is said to have already begun work on developing a Windows 8 tablet running Microsoft’s desktop OS that borrows a lot of visual design elements from the Windows Phone 7 OS. According to Russian tech blogger and famed Nokia leaker […]

Windows 8 on ARM Shows Weakness, Not Strength

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No support for current Windows applications. Office is still desktop-only. Windows on ARM (WOA) is a compromised “no-compromise experience” at a time when Microsoft needs to show more strength.