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Last time, Microsoft targeted Apple's creatives. Now, education.

What do Microsoft's Windows S and Surface Laptop mean for Apple in the education market?

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Next Ten Words 30: Surface vs. Mac, with Brian Hall

Brian Hall, currently of Doppler Laps, formerly VP of Microsoft Devices, joins Gartenberg and Ritchie to talk about Microsoft Surface and its position relative to Apple with creatives and pros.

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Comic: How to be a Tech Analyst (Apple Edition)

Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in-between. This week: How to be a Tech Analyst (Apple Edition)

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Microsoft communications manager slams iPad Pro as merely 'a companion device'

Dan Laycock, the Senior Communications Manager for Microsoft's Surface products, believes they can give owners the benefits of both a tablet and a PC. However, Laycock believes Apple's recently launched iPad Pro "is always going to be a companion device".

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Microsoft introduces new Lumia phones, Surface hybrids, and more!

Microsoft, the world's most famous software company, has gone all-in on hardware. At least that's the impression you get from their event. And credit where it's due: For anyone exhausted by the constant me-too devices from other vendors, like with the original Lumia and Surface, Microsoft is continuing to do interesting things. Whether they ultimately succeed or fail—and none of their devices have had an easy time of late—the ideas themselves are novel and can help move the market forward.

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Enough with the ludicrous Surface 3 Pro attack ads, Microsoft

I feel bad for Microsoft. I really do. And their latest Surface Pro 3 attack ad highlights just exactly why.

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Vector 17: Brian Klug on desktop-class mobile chipsets

Brian Klug of AnandTech talks to Rene about Apple's iPad & Mac event, the beefiness of the A7 Cyclone CPU, Google's Nexus tablets, and desktop power in tiny packages.

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Why the iPad continues to succeed where the Surface RT did not

Last week during their earnings report, Microsoft reported a $900 million write-down in relation to unsold Surface RT inventory. It's just over a year since the Surface RT launched, and yet despite continual efforts from Microsoft, including iPad baiting commercials, things don't seem to be going so well.

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Microsoft announces Surface Pro tablet pricing, makes us appreciate Tim Cook all over again

Microsoft has announced pricing and availability for their Surface Pro tablet/laptop hybrid -- tabtop? laplet? -- and it's going to hit on February 9 and start at $899. Unlike the rather disappointing Surface RT -- whatever that stands for? -- the Surface Pro runs full-on Windows 8 and includes an Intel Core i5 processor and the fans to go with it. Our own Daniel Rubino from Windows Phone Central lays it out:

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iMore show 327: Guessing games

Rene Ritchie and Jim Dalrymple talk about the differences in approach between Microsoft's Surface and Apple's iPad, Android marketshare vs. iOS usage metrics, and the future of Apple's services. This is the iMore show.

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