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Windows Blue will bring Start Screen sync between PCs

Windows Blue will bring Start Screen sync between PCs

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Microsoft's Windows Blue update for Windows 8, due out later this year, will add the much-needed feature of being able to sync the Start Screen between different PCs. Syncing will also go a step further with tabs for Internet Explorer 11.  The new syncing... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro UK launch due soon... Finally!

Microsoft Surface Pro UK launch due soon... Finally!

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Microsoft has announced further availability for both its Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets, beginning in late March.  Most notably, the Surface Pro will go beyond the US and Canada, into the UK, Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong... >>

Microsoft pushes update for Surface RT with performance improvements

Microsoft pushes update for Surface RT with performance improvements

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Microsoft has announced that it has begun rolling out an update for the Surface RT to address several bugs.  The update, available now, includes increased Wi-Fi reliability and driver updates to improve overall Windows 8 performance, volume, and power... >>

Microsoft: Surface Pro selling out at many retail outlets on launch day

Microsoft: Surface Pro selling out at many retail outlets on launch day

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After a bevy of reviews earlier in the week, Microsoft's Surface Pro running Windows 8 went on sale on Saturday in the United States and Canada. The 64GB model starts at $899, with the 128GB model reaching $999.  A few hours after launch in retail stores... >>

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11
3.5 stars

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11

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The explosion of Windows 8 devices has seen manufacturers delivering all kinds of laptops with plenty of different takes on touchscreen integration. We've seen dual screens, tablets with removable keyboard docks, rotating screens and - in the case of... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Netflix review (Windows 8)

APP OF THE DAY: Netflix review (Windows 8)

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When Microsoft launched Windows 8 in New York last month the firm told Pocket-lint that it was being careful to get good apps in the store. It went on to tell us that that the apps you have when you launch are crucial to the success of your ecosystem.... >>

Microsoft Surface RT
4.5 stars

Microsoft Surface RT

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In many ways, Microsoft is typical of a massive company. It's visibly slow to react to things, and it takes a very long time for the firm to manoeuvre. But 2012 is looking like the year it finally gets its ducks in a row. Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and... >>

Microsoft's Times Square store in pictures, we take a walk around

Microsoft's Times Square store in pictures, we take a walk around

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Microsoft launched its latest store in the tourist Mecca of Times Square at 10pm on 25 October. Its mission: to sell the new Surface tablet to as many people as it could find with the cash to spare. Opened by a trio of gigantic scissors, and Steven Sinofsky,... >>

Microsoft Surface skateboard pictures and eyes-on

Microsoft Surface skateboard pictures and eyes-on

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Microsoft has a lot of faith in its Surface, and how tough it is. To prove the point, the company claims that you can drop it in 72 separate ways, and it won't break. This strength, apparently, comes from the construction process. It uses Gorilla Glass... >>

Netflix for Windows 8 pictures and hands-on

Netflix for Windows 8 pictures and hands-on

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So far, most of the apps that come with, or can be downloaded, for Windows 8 have left us cold. “People” is awful, and most of the third-party apps are basic and uninspiring. But today at the Windows 8 launch in New York, we’ve seen the newly released... >>