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Los Angeles schools to offer students hybrids and laptops instead of Apple iPads

Los Angeles schools to offer students hybrids and laptops instead of Apple iPads

Rich Edmonds 9

Los Angeles officials are looking to Chromebooks, Microsoft's Windows 8 and other hardware to complement its iPad offering in the education sector. Students in Los Angeles have enjoyed the use of iPads to aid with not only their education, but also social lives too thanks to easily bypassing any security filters in place. Schools will be able to differentiate what is offered to students...

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

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

Rene Ritchie 25

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...