News for Microsoft Surface and other Windows 8 Tablets
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WSJ: Microsoft Plans 7-inch Windows Tablet

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft plans to start producing a 7 inch Windows Tablet later this year. A person familiar with Microsoft products said that that smaller tablets were not originally part of Microsof...


The Motley Fool: Windows RT Needs to Die (Video)

The Motley Fool: Windows RT Needs to Die (Video)

In a video titled, “Windows RT Needs to Die“, Motley Fool contributor Steve Heller explains why the Windows RT platform needs to be abandoned and why Microsoft should focus on Windows 8 Tablets instead.  He points ...


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Asus Taichi 21 Review

    The Asus Taichi 21 is clearly one of a kind.  It’s a Windows 8 Hybrid device that features dual displays, allowing the device to function as a conventional laptop and as a portable tablet.  The Taichi̵...


Microsoft Surface Pro Review - Windows Surface Review

Microsoft Surface Pro Review

Thinking about buying the Microsoft Surface Pro? Want to have the power of a desktop computer in a tablet form factor?  Before you pull out your credit card and head to your local Microsoft Store, you may want to check out our...


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Top Windows RT Apps list for new Microsoft Surface Owners

While the number of available Windows RT apps is small compared to other platforms, many apps are being added all the time. They are already many big name apps available on the platform, including Netflix, Skype, and Angry Bird...


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How to perform a Microsoft Surface Factory Reset

Having problems with your Microsoft Surface? Interested in performing a factory reset? Below you will find instructions on how to reset your MS Surface back to its original factory settings. If you are interested in less destru...


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How to enable Microsoft Surface Flash Support for all Web Sites

Microsoft Surface Flash Support Does the Microsoft Surface support flash?  Yes it does! No jail breaking is required.  You don’t have to download a flash plugin or special flash player.  There is one caveat, however. ...


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How to Install Windows Server 8 Beta VM on VirtualBox

Ready to start playing with the new Windows Server 8 Beta that was released today?  I know I am!  I was happy to find out that, in addition to being able to download the Windows Server 8 Beta DVD, Microsoft has also made a Wi...


Microsoft Surface vs iPad: Advantages and Disadvantages

Microsoft Surface vs iPad: Advantages and Disadvantages

Microsoft Surface vs iPad: Advantages and Disadvantages The Apple iPad is currently dominating the Tablet PC market.  A recently release report says the iPad outsells Android Tablets 2 to 1.  With the announcement of a new li...


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VirtualBox: Clone VM without Re-activation of Windows 7

I just started using Oracle’s VirtualBox for the first time this past weekend.  Shortly after creating my first Virtual Machine with a Windows 7 guest, I created a clone just to test out this functionality.  I was surpr...


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SOLVED: Your Computer is not Digital Cable Ready – HDHomeRun Prime set up

While trying to set up my Windows Media Center to work with my new HDHomeRun Prime (Buy at Amazon), I encountered the message, “Your Computer is not Digital Cable Ready.” I knew that I had a HDCP compliant video car...


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Acer Iconia W700 Windows 8 Tablet Unboxing Video

Order the Acer Iconia W700 Now! Christmas in November!  I just received the Acer Iconia W700 and I’m beginning to unbox it.  I ordered it from newegg.com when they briefly had this tablet in stock this past Tuesday. As ...


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Microsoft Surface RT gets Google Search, Google Apps Access

When Google released its search app for Windows 8 last month, it didn’t include support for tablets running Windows RT like the Microsoft Surface. Google has now released the Windows RT version of the Google Search app. K...


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Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Surface & other Windows 8 Tablets

If you purchased the Microsoft Surface, you probably also purchased the innovative Touch Cover (or Type Cover) accessory. Always having a physical keyboard available really enhances the tablet’s ability to be a true produ...


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How to take Microsoft Surface Screenshots

One of the first things I wanted to do when I received my Microsoft Surface was to learn how to create a screen shot. I wanted to be able to create screen shots for the tutorials I create and to share pictures of my start scree...