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Notebooks with touchscreens to disappear next year

Laptops with touchscreen displays have never really gained popularity because of various reasons. Recently it turned out that the majority of notebook makers and contract manufacturers have ceased to develop mobile PCs in clamshell form-factor with touchscreens and next year such computers will disappear from the market completely. In 2015, …

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Lenovo denies plans to cease selling small Windows tablets

Lenovo Group has issued a special statement denying plans to cease selling Microsoft Windows-based media tablets with displays smaller than 10” in the U.S. and Canada. Apparently, the company is working on new tablets with smaller screens for the aforementioned markets. The slates are projected to become available later this year. …

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Windows 8.1 beats out Windows 8 in OS race

Windows 8 wasn’t quite the disaster release that Windows Vista was back in the 00’s, but it was far from great. People didn’t like being forced into using a touch screen developed tab system on their desktop and laptop and the missing start button didn’t help much either. Fortunately it …

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China bans government PCs from using Windows 8

Poor old Windows 8. It’s not had the easiest time of things since it’s launch back in 2012, getting slammed from all sides by gamers and pretty much anyone that wasn’t using a tablet. Since then it’s regained some momentum, especially with its 8.1 release, but continued to remain the …

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Microsoft has no plans for portable Xbox – company

Microsoft Corp. has no plans to create a portable game system, the head of Xbox division said. Instead, the company plans to focus on advancing smartphones and tablets. This is not the first time when Microsoft denies any plans to develop a handheld Xbox dedicated video game console. “I don’t …

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Sales of Microsoft Surface grow, but losses deepen too

Microsoft Corp. said last week that sales of its Surface media and business tablets grew significantly year-over-year in the third quarter of its fiscal 2014. While this is generally a good for the company, since the growing amount of consumers chose Surface over rivals, this also meant that the company …

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Microsoft Surface 2 4G gets UK release date

The 4G version of Microsoft’s much improved Surface 2 tablet will be coming to the UK next month, Microsoft has confirmed. Currently only WiFi models are available and with networks getting stricter on mobile tethering, its getting harder to use your tablet to get online while on the road. The …

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