When you think of getting a tablet, chances are the iPad or Android tablets come to mind first. But if you plan on using the device for work, a Windows tablet may be a better solution.
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The latest member of Microsoft's tablet line runs full Windows, delivers all-day battery life, and is sized and priced to compete favorably with the iPad.
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The office retailer will also have the original iPad Air for $319, the iPad with Retina Display for $279, and the Toshiba Encore Mini Windows 8.1 tablet for $99.99.
On the eve of the next-generation iPad unveiling, Larry Dignan wagered that Apple's tablet would grow to become more of an enterprise device than a personal one. Readers were happy to take that bet.
Microsoft has rolled out touch-first versions of its Dynamics NAV ERP apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 devices.
Laptops are good rivals for the desktop, especially if you use the iPad Air as an external monitor.
Microsoft came under some heat from Windows customers when it released Office for iPad before a touch-friendly version for Windows. That heat should escalate with word that an Android version will also beat the much-needed Windows version.
With Office for iPad, Microsoft has set a very high bar for the forthcoming touch-based Windows 8 version of Office. If you've got an iPad and access to Office 365, these tools have to be a recommended install.
After nearly two years, Mozilla has decided to throw in the towel on its effort to build a hybrid browser that would compete with Internet Explorer 11 on touch-enabled Windows 8 devices. The stated reason? A profound lack of interest.
Tablets are all the rage, and those who haven't gotten one already may be considering a purchase. Windows tablets may not be the first slates that come to mind, but these reasons point out why they should be in the running.
Today's tablet landscape is dominated by Apple's iPad and Android devices from Samsung, Google and others, with Windows-based tablets from Microsoft and its partners making recent inroads on the market. But where did all these tablets spring from?
Windows users and Microsoft will tell you that the iPad can't do real work since it doesn't have Office. What will they say once Office is on the iPad?
The rumor that Microsoft is soon to roll out Office for the iPad is being met with the question of why the company would negate the advantage Windows has with Office. The answer may be the iPad's entry into the enterprise.
Microsoft's Office for iPad, codenamed Miramar, isn't dead. In fact, it just might beat Microsoft's own touch-first Office implementation for Windows to market.
Long-awaited beta of browser for Windows 8 features a tiled start screen and pinch to zoom support.
This tech addict owns five tablets and must choose one to use each day. This is how I do it.
Amazon brings its Windows 7 virtual desktop to Apple's iPad.
Nokia's new Windows 8.1 RT tablet is a fantastic piece of hardware that is priced at just $500 with no contract. It does everything I use my current iPad for so the iPad is up for sale as I add a Lumia 2520 to my collection.
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