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The end is near for Microsoft Surface tablets with Windows RT… probably

Looking back, Microsoft might have great trouble justifying Surface 2’s release. The second-gen Windows RT tablet followed in the footsteps of a poorly received OG, and while it certainly fixed a number of Surface flaws, it flopped almost as hard as its predecessor at the box-office.

AT&T lets you grab a trio of LTE tablets for free to enjoy the Super Bowl on

“Make the big game even bigger.” It’s the appealing Super Bowl invitation AT&T extends its customers, who’ll be able to nab their choice of three LTE-capable tablets for no charge through February 2. Yeah, as if anyone could ever enjoy football on a crappy 7-inch 1,280 x 800 pix res screen.

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Surface Pro line up will get Windows 10, Windows RT powered Surface tablets to get an update as well

Yesterday, Microsoft unveiled their upcoming operating system, Windows 10, which aims to unify the new OS among all its devices. The new operating system offers a handful of features and improvements over the current Windows 8.1. The Technical Preview of Windows 10 is already available, and it’s expected to hit smartphones sometime in February.

More details surface regarding future mid-range Samsung tablets

Samsung seems to be even more desperate for publicity than usual, gradually revealing intel on its unreleased Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones, as well as a bunch of upcoming entries in the Galaxy Tab and Note slate franchises.

HP latest mobile offerings entice schools, business, productivity

It’s still the beginning of 2015, so why not kick the year off big, right? Hewlett Packard has just unveiled its latest product lineup that focuses on the workplace and productivity. You can almost hear the collective sigh of global relief. IT personnel could look forward to less headaches and sustained security for companies/employers.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 5 7.0 shows up online ahead of announcement

There was a lot of gear we expected, or at least hoped, to see unveiled at CES 2015 earlier this month that eventually never debuted, but perhaps one of the most shocking no-shows was the Galaxy Tab 5 line.

Verizon gears up for another LG G Pad release, probably an updated 8.3

LG and Verizon’s LTE tablet partnership looks stronger than ever, even though the three G Pads manufactured by the former and sold on the latter aren’t exactly the most sought after iPad rivals around.

Microsoft’s New Year PC Sale stars $79 Toshiba Encore Mini, $149 Asus VivoTab 8

It’s not often we see retailers, gadget manufacturers or other tech industry players stay in the generous zone once the holiday season is a wrap, but over at the online Microsoft Store, it really is Christmas every single day.

HP has two more tablets in the pipeline, offering Android or Windows 8.1 choice

hp-slate-pro-10HP weirdly “forgot” to showcase at CES that 8-inch Windows 8.1-running Pro tablet it spilled the beans on a little while ago, and this chaotic marketing strategy carries on, as a pair of unannounced HP slates just popped up online.

Panasonic goes after retailers with the world’s first all-in-one mobile POS tablet

Panasonic has stopped catering to the masses with “normal”, conventional, consumer-oriented gadgets a while ago, instead targeting the niches no one else seems to care about. Outdoorsy, indestructible gizmo lovers, business professionals and now, retailers.

PC shipments are coming back, Gartner reveals

Computer sales have taken a hit in recent years, but Gartner’s latest research has found that shipments are increasing again. Tablet sales have peaked according to Gartner’s report, but PC sales have increased continuously in a noticeable way while moving into 2015. Prior to the fourth quarter of last year, no growth in PC sales had been seen since 2012. Growth was one percent year-over-year last quarter.

Lenovo’s newest 7-inch Androids start at $100, specs match ultra-low pricing

Throwing everything at the wall to see what sticks is perhaps the best way to describe Lenovo’s business model, with the Chinese giant’s tentacles spread out evenly in the smartphone, tablet, laptop and desktop PC market segments.