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Report: Tablets Will Overtake PC Shipments in Q4

Tablet shipments will start to surpass PC shipments in the fourth quarter of this year, according to IDC.

Power-Saving Intel 'Bay Trail' Tablets Arriving in Q4

Intel described its code-named "Bay Trail" family of processors today as part of its Developer Forum event.

Intel Unveils New Chips for Datacenter, PC and Smartphone

Intel laid out its vision, as well as some new product milestones, during a keynote speech on Tuesday.

Windows Server 2012 R2: Exploring Storage Tiering

Brien puts the new tiered storage feature through the ringer to see what hidden hardware requirements are needed to run smoothly.

Windows 8.1 Reportedly Released to Manufacturers

According to insider sources, Microsoft's Windows 8 upgrade, scheduled for release on Oct. 17, has hit the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone.

Microsoft Announces Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Hitting OEMs in October

The first major update to Microsoft's embedded operating system for intelligent devices, Windows Embedded 8 Industry, will reach original equipment manufacturers on Oct. 18, Microsoft announced late last week.

Microsoft Sued over Surface RT Sales Reports

Microsoft faces a class-action lawsuit over its Surface RT sales disclosures.

Second-Gen Surface Tablet in Works per Nvidia CEO

Microsoft is developing a second-generation Surface tablet product line, a press report suggests.

ASUS Dumps Windows RT Line; Acer Scales Back Production

Executives from ASUSTek Computer Inc. and Acer Inc. announced this week that their companies are planning to decrease production of some of their Windows-based PCs and tablet devices.

Report Sees Enterprise Role for Google Chromebooks

Organizations may want to consider using Chromebooks, according to a new study.

What Will the Post-PC Era Look Like?

Is the demise of the PC exaggerated or inevitable? And once gone extinct, what's next for the enterprise?

Microsoft Cuts Surface RT Prices by $150

Microsoft has dropped the price for all of its consumer-oriented productivity tablets running Windows RT by $150.

PC Market Continues Downward Trend in Q2

The worldwide PC market declined by about 11 percent, year over year.

Microsoft Readies for a BYOD Future

With half of employees projected to be using their own devices in the enterprise by 2017, Microsoft is taking BYOD into consideration with its next line of products.

Windows Embedded 8 Gets Volume Licensing Options

Microsoft added volume licensing and Software Assurance options to some of its Windows Embedded 8 products on Monday.

Microsoft Opens Third-Party Surface Tablet Distribution

Microsoft announced today that group of high-volume U.S. resellers are authorized to sell its Surface devices under a new program.

BYOD: Moving from the Exception to the Rule

Brien discusses how the BYOD movement may be leading towards IT requiring employees to bring their own personal devices to work.

Best Buy Locations To Include 'Windows Stores'

Microsoft announced a plan to open "Windows Stores" inside Best Buy locations across North America.

2013 Reader Survey: Your Take on Windows 8, the Future of Microsoft and More

A survey of Redmond readers suggests a long road ahead for Windows 8 and the cloud -- but also reveals that tablets aren't poised to replace PCs in the workplace.

Microsoft Highlights New Windows 8 Tablets and Devices at Computex

Microsoft executives talked up Windows 8.1 and its mobile operating systems at the Computex keynote address on Wednesday.

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