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Surface 2 accessories step up: Backlit Type and Touch Covers, Power Cover, Docking Station (hands-on)

Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 get a boost from some useful new extras. The good news is, older Surface Pro users can take advantage, too.

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Join CNET on Wednesday for Asus' live media event at IDF

Join us late Wednesday afternoon as Asus shows off its Intel Developer Forum wares in San Francisco.

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How to get the Start menu back in Windows 8

Several third-party utilities can serve as Start menu replacements for Windows 8 users who aren't as keen on the new Start screen.

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Dell brings 4G LTE wireless connectivity to Windows 8 tablet

Dell is offering something that's rare on Windows 8 tablets: 4G connectivity. As Apple iPad users know, the option for mobile broadband has been around for years.

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Windows 8 meets 8-inch tablet? Possible Acer Iconia W3 leaks

A French-language site offers the first glimpse of what it claims is Acer's future 8-inch Windows 8 tablet.

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Windows 8 'touch-ups,' please

Surface Pro could shine if Windows 8 had been better designed to take advantage of its touch capabilities.

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Students to get Windows 8 upgrade discount

Fear not, starving students who want to upgrade to Windows 8. Microsoft has a plan to let you upgrade your older Windows systems for much less than the standard upgrade price.

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Windows 8 to mainstream solid-state drives, says analyst

Cheaper flash and Windows 8 means more SSDs this year, says an IHS iSuppli analyst.

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Microsoft Surface Pro hits U.S. and Canada on Feb. 9

Surface's other shoe is about to drop: the full Windows 8, Intel Core-driven Surface is headed to stores in just a few weeks.

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Microsoft blazes trail to next PC

commentary With its serious processor, and its guts-behind-the-glass design, Microsoft's Surface Pro may well be the template for the new PC. And device makers should pay attention.

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Desktop market share in December 2012. The Windows 8 Touch market share -- 0.05 percent -- has been included in Other, bringing the Windows 8 total to 1.77 percent.

Windows 8 gains market share in December

Macs take a slight dip in global market share as Windows 8 climbs higher in its second month of availability.

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Windows 8 wrestles with PC's legacy

opinion On a traditional PC, Windows 8 Metro is a solution looking for a problem.

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