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Microsoft Talks Up Windows 8.1 Update 1, Lower Tablet Pricing

A Microsoft official has confirmed that updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8 will happen this spring, while corroborating that the update will include tweaks for non-touch PCs. Learn[...] Read full article

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Intel is Paying Tablet Makers to Use Its Chips

Intel wants its Bay Trail chips to power 40 million tablets in 2014, and it's willing to help pay tablet manufacturers to make it happen. Read full article

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Acer Refreshes Entry-Level Iconia Tablets In Time for CES

Acer has announced two new entries in its Iconia line of Android tablets ahead of CES next week. Read full article

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There Could Be Nearly 300 Million Tablets in Use Worldwide by Year’s End

The number of tablets in use made by Apple, Samsung, and other top brands could exceed 285 million by the end of 2013, according to ABI Research. Read full article

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Acer Iconia W4 Announced: 8-Inch Screen, Windows 8.1, and $330

Acer will soon bring out the Iconia W4, an inexpensive mid-size Windows tablet that will replace the Iconia W3. Read full article

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Power-saving Intel Core i3 ”Haswell” Processors Begin Shipping, Should Be in Tablets Soon

Intel has begun shipping to tablet makers its fourth-generation Core i3 processors, which use less power than their predecessors. Read full article

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Acer Iconia A3 to Be a Full-Size Android Tablet with Mid-Range Specs and Price

Not willing to wait for the IFA tradeshow to start later this week, Acer has unveiled the Iconia A3, a full-size Android tablet. Read full article

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Microsoft Has Begun Sending Windows 8.1 to Device Manufacturers

Microsoft has finished the initial development of Windows 8.1 and has released it to the companies that will be producing tablets, laptops, and desktops running it. Read full article

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Microsoft Windows 8.1 Will Launch October 17: It’s Official

Microsoft has decided to stop being cagy about the release date for Windows 8.1. The company has just revealed exactly when the updated version of its operating system for tablets[...] Read full article

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New Acer Iconia W3 Windows 8 Tablet Already Gets a 20% Price Cut

Acer introduced the Iconia W3 in June for a surprisingly low price of $380, but has already dropped the cost of this 8-inch tablet even more. Read full article