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Microsoft Windows 8 Surface Tablets: Big Hardware Play


Microsoft's Surface tablets, its home-grown, ddirect iPad rivals, will debut in versions for Windows 8 RT and Windows 8 Pro.

After days of speculation about a Microsoft-crafted Windows 8 tablet, the software giant delivered the goods Monday night in Los Angeles, in the form of Surface — one tablet for Windows 8 RT running on NVidia's ARM processor, and one for Windows 8 Pro, running on Intel's Ivy Bridge (using the i5 core). Despite rampant speculation, the announcement still felt a little like a surprise. Read full story on InformationWeek


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