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Microsoft Surface Book Team Apologizes for the Never-Ending Problems their Customers are experiencing

Two months ago Microsoft came out with the Surface Book aiming to gun down Apple’s MacBook Pro. Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal noted in her in-depth review that while she really liked it, she couldn’t recommend getting the … Continue reading

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Microsoft ditches ARM for Intel with new $499 Surface 3, its latest iPad competitor

After two generations of ARM-based tablets that ran a limited version of Windows, Microsoft has finally abandoned the low-power processors for Intel’s latest Atom chips, allowing the third-generation Surface to run full-fledged Windows 8.1.  Tuesday’s announcement of the $499 Surface … Continue reading

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Apple partner Imagination unveils PowerVR ‘super-GPU’ with 512 ALU cores for game consoles

Imagination Technologies, the company who designs the graphics processors used in Apple’s A-series chips, unveiled the PowerVR GT7900 on Thursday, a so-called “super-GPU” that will power affordable game consoles, and could be a candidate for a future Apple TV refresh.  … Continue reading

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Intel to sell remaining stake in Apple partner & mobile GPU maker Imagination Technologies

The Intel Foundation will sell its 4.9 percent stake in Imagination Technologies, the company whose PowerVR graphics processors are a key component of Apple’s iPhone and iPad, it was announced on Thursday. Once the sale is complete, the Intel Foundation … Continue reading

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Apple rumored to abandon iPad mini in 2015, move to 12-inch ‘iPad Pro’

A dubious rumor out of East Asia on Monday claims Apple is looking to wind down iPad mini production in favor of a 12-inch tablet, a response to flagging sales and growing consumer interest in larger-screened devices. Citing sources in … Continue reading

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Apple’s massive fall lineup reportedly causing shipping delays for other manufacturers

Apple is reportedly securing dates for its upcoming fall shipments, expected to include new iPhone and iPad models, and the number of devices coming out of China is so large that major shipping companies are delaying orders from other device … Continue reading

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Lenovo axes small Windows tablets in the US after struggling to compete with Apple’s iPad mini

Major Microsoft hardware partner Lenovo will pull its 8-inch Windows tablets from the U.S. market, the Chinese company said Wednesday, citing lack of demand for smaller touchscreen devices running Microsoft’s controversial Windows 8 operating system. Lenovo will continue to offer … Continue reading

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