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Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro release date: January 2013

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro release date: January 2013

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Microsoft has announced the pricing for the Pro version of its Surface tablet, the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro. Available in January 2013, the new Surface with Windows 8 Pro will be available in two versions. A 64GB model will cost $899, while... >>

40 million sign up to Windows 8

40 million sign up to Windows 8

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Microsoft has confirmed that it has sold 40 million Windows 8 licences since launching the operating system in October. “The journey is just beginning, but I am pleased to announce today that we have sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses so far,” Tami... >>

Product of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Product of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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This is the big one, the award that everyone wants to win. Product of the Year might be a gadget that walks off as a winner in another category, or it could be an outstanding device not recognised in the other areas. Whichever it is, the Product of the... >>

Logitech Windows 8 keyboards: K810, G710+ and washable K310 pictures and hands-on

Logitech Windows 8 keyboards: K810, G710+ and washable K310 pictures and hands-on

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With all the touch talk around Windows 8, it’s important to remember that you still might be better off with an actual, hard, keyboard rather than the on-screen version baked into the software. Step forward Logitech (does anyone else even make PC peripherals... >>

Logitech Touchpad T650, Touch Mouse T620 and Zone Touch T400 pictures and hands-on

Logitech Touchpad T650, Touch Mouse T620 and Zone Touch T400 pictures and hands-on

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Logitech is under no illusions about its place in the world of technology. Windows 8 has caused a shift in the computer landscape and there's a new experience ready for the right peripherals to augment it. There are two new conundrums to address. The... >>

Windows chief Steven Sinofsky quits Microsoft

Windows chief Steven Sinofsky quits Microsoft

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Microsoft's president of Windows and Windows Live, Steven Sinofsky, is leaving the company only a couple of weeks after Windows 8 was launched worldwide. At present, the reasons for his departure are unknown as is his destination, but the company will... >>

Universal Music downloads and VIP experiences for HP Windows 8 customers

Universal Music downloads and VIP experiences for HP Windows 8 customers

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HP has teamed up with Universal Music to try to attract the music-loving public to its latest Windows 8 PCs. But in the world of iTunes, Spotify and - let's face it - illegal downloads, what can the resulting Connected Music service bring to the end user... >>

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
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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... >>

Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders

Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders

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One of the more intriguing categories at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards is Innovation of the Year. It’s open to all kinds of gadgets, software, apps, websites and just about anything else that we might write about on our good pages of this hive of technology... >>