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10.18.12
Microsoft announces Q1 earnings with $5.31 billion in profit, braces for Windows 8 surge
10.18.12

Microsoft announces Q1 earnings with $5.31 billion in profit, braces for Windows 8 surge

It's Microsoft's turn at quiet-before-the-storm quarterly results, and that's evident in the fisca...

By J. Fingas,   10.18.12
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10.17.12
Toshiba kicks off pre-orders for Windows 8 PCs, all due to ship October 26th
10.17.12

Toshiba kicks off pre-orders for Windows 8 PCs, all due to ship October 26th

Not to be outdone by Korean rival Samsung, Toshiba has become the latest manufacturer to announce...

By E. Alvarez,   10.17.12
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10.16.12
Microsoft turns Surface tablet into a skateboard, Windows chief Steven Sinofsky takes it for a spin
10.16.12

Microsoft turns Surface tablet into a skateboard, Windows chief Steven Sinofsky takes it for a spin

Gorilla Glass 2 and a chassis forged from magnesium lend Microsoft's Surface slates some durabilit...

By A. Santos,   10.16.12
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10.16.12
Samsung starts taking pre-orders for its Windows 8 PC lineup
10.16.12

Samsung starts taking pre-orders for its Windows 8 PC lineup

While most eyes have been focused on Microsoft finally slapping an official price tag on its upcom...

By E. Alvarez,   10.16.12
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10.16.12
Microsoft reportedly building up to 5 million Surface tablets for the fall
10.16.12

Microsoft reportedly building up to 5 million Surface tablets for the fall

Just how confident is Microsoft that its Surface tablets will take off? To the tune of 3 to 5 mill...

By J. Fingas,   10.16.12
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10.13.12
Linux Foundation proposes convoluted solution for UEFI Secure Boot
10.13.12

Linux Foundation proposes convoluted solution for UEFI Secure Boot

With Windows 8 Microsoft is pushing manufacturers away from a traditional BIOS to UEFI with Secure...

By T. O'Brien,   10.13.12
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10.12.12
ASUS TAICHI 21 and VivoBook X202 go up for US pre-orders, spoil the party a bit early (update: VivoTab RT, too)
10.12.12

ASUS TAICHI 21 and VivoBook X202 go up for US pre-orders, spoil the party a bit early (update: VivoTab RT, too)

Just because ASUS has planned a grand October 23rd event to outline its US Windows 8 lineup doesn'...

By J. Fingas,   10.12.12
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10.12.12
ASUS teases October 23rd Vivo Book and Vivo Tab event, likens it to world history (video)
10.12.12

ASUS teases October 23rd Vivo Book and Vivo Tab event, likens it to world history (video)

Most event teasers have at least some kind of grandiosity; we're not under illusions that they hav...

By J. Fingas,   10.12.12
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10.12.12
Samsung Series 5 Slate reaches out and touches the FCC
10.12.12

Samsung Series 5 Slate reaches out and touches the FCC

Samsung has just days to go before the Series 5 Slate (and ATIV Smart PC) arrives hand-in-hand wit...

By J. Fingas,   10.12.12
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