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Acer Iconia W3: The first 8.1-inch Windows tablet

Acer Iconia W3: The first 8.1-inch Windows tablet

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The Acer Iconia W3. That's the name of the new 8.1-inch Windows 8 tablet announced by Acer at Computex in Taiwan on Monday and the device that starts a new size of Windows 8 tablets. The Acer Iconia W3 was introduced today at a press event at Computex... >>

HTC reportedly ditches 12-inch Windows 8 tablet plans, will press on with 7-inch

HTC reportedly ditches 12-inch Windows 8 tablet plans, will press on with 7-inch

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HTC has allegedly scrapped plans to release a larger screen Windows 8/Windows RT tablet this year because there has been "weak demand" for such a product. However, it is said to be pressing on with the manufacture of a 7-inch Windows RT device. News service... >>

Windows 8.1 features detailed, more personalisation, better search and IE11 confirmed

Windows 8.1 features detailed, more personalisation, better search and IE11 confirmed

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With the preview version of Windows 8.1 to be available for public download on 26 June, Microsoft has pre-empted its Build conference in announcing some of the key new features the operating system update will bring to the table. The update formerly known... >>

Windows Phone App for Desktop leaves preview with new features

Windows Phone App for Desktop leaves preview with new features

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Microsoft on Wednesday released an update to its Windows Phone App for Desktop, pulling the software out of preview and making it available as a stable build. In addition to the official status of the app, which is especially useful if you find yourself... >>

'It's back, baby': Windows 8.1 Start button appears in leaked screenshots

'It's back, baby': Windows 8.1 Start button appears in leaked screenshots

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Technology blogger Paul Thurrott published on Wednesday leaked screenshots of a new Start button that Windows is rumoured to reinstate through an 8.1 update.  "It’s back, baby," said Thurrott in a post on his Winsupersite blog, although ZDNet said... >>

A week in reviews: May 20 - 24

A week in reviews: May 20 - 24

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This week in reviews, we took a look at a camera that aims to rival the GoPro, both in terms of features but also in terms of pricing. The Veho Muvi comes with a remote and a waterproof housing that can keep it safe in some very deep water. In short,... >>

Microsoft unveils two new Sculpt mice with Windows 8 button

Microsoft unveils two new Sculpt mice with Windows 8 button

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Microsoft has unveiled two new computer mice, aimed to gel well with your Windows 8 PC. The first is the Sculpt Comfort Mouse, which Microsoft calls the perfect companion to the Sculpt Comfort Keyboard that was introduced in autumn 2012. The Comfort Mouse... >>

Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at Siri on the iPad

Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at Siri on the iPad

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A new Microsoft advert for Windows 8 tablets uses Siri to show off the shortcomings of the iPad when compared to a Windows 8 tablet. Pitted against the Asus VivoTab Smart, Microsoft shows how the iPad lacks the ability to run multiple apps at once, multi-task... >>

HP SlateBook x2 Android hybrid set for UK, Split x2 unlikely

HP SlateBook x2 Android hybrid set for UK, Split x2 unlikely

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When HP announced two new hybrid tablet/notebook devices last week, it focused on US prices and release details. Normally the company also gives information for European release of its products, at the same time or shortly after. It didn't in this case,... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro review
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Microsoft Surface Pro review

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It's been almost a week since the Microsoft Surface Pro landed in the Lint's UK offices, during which time it's seen non-stop use. We've been eager to see if Microsoft - the very creator of the Windows 8 Pro operating system - can set the bar to new heights... >>