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Microsoft Surface Pro launch cancelled, but devices still go on sale at midnight

Microsoft's lower-key Surface Pro launch has been cancelled due to a blizzard expected to hit New York City. But Best Buy here is still planning to sell devices at midnight, as planned.

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iOS 6.1 banned from corporate servers due to Exchange snafu

iPads and iPhones running the newest version of iOS are being blocked in some enterprises because bugs are overloading corporate Exchange servers.

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While Apple focuses on China, everyone forgot about India

Apple's iPhone sales has grown by as much as 400 percent in just three months in India, but the Cupertino, Calif.-based company has already made clear that it won't make any compromises on a 'low-cost' smartphone.

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Microsoft's 'Blue' wave is coming to more than just Windows

Blue isn't just the codename of the next version of Windows. It also is the codename for updates to Windows Phone, Windows Server and Windows Services, I'm hearing.

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Quantum unveils 156TB DXi6800 disk backup solution

The DXi6800 fits between the company's mid-range 6700 and high-end 8500 models, and is designed to take on products from market leader EMC's DataDomain range of storage solutions.

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E-ink at your fingertips: The future keyboard?

Of the myriad hardware ideas I see floated every day, this is one that I would like see transformed into reality.

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Graphene: It won't replace silicon, but it still has a €1bn future

So-called 'wonder material' graphene may be many things, but a replacement for silicon? Not so much, says the head of the graphene flagship that won €1bn in funding last month.

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Samsung: The only Android smartphone maker that matters

The latest smartphone figures from analyst firm comScore show that Samsung is pretty much the only Android phone maker that matters.

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Latest Reviews

 

BlackBerry Z10 review
The Z10 is a nicely designed handset with a superb touchscreen and good specifications that include LTE and NFC support. The new BlackBerry 10 OS offers a decent user experience once you get used to it, although we'd like to see a physical home button.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2: First impressions (review)
Lenovo has been making tablets as long as any company and brought all that experience together for the ThinkPad Tablet 2. The first impressions show Lenovo got it mostly right.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Big enough to be worth the trouble
The Galaxy Note 2 is one of the biggest smartphones ever made. It's so big the display provides enough utility to be worth the trouble of carrying such a large phone.

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Pioneers of Digital: Book Review
Pioneers of Digital offers practical advice about social networking, digital media, advertising and marketing based on interviews with interesting figures such as Jaron Lanier, Danny Sullivan, Martha Lane Fox and even Stephen Fry

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SharePoint 2013: Screenshots
If you're using Outlook.com or any of the Office 2013 applications, you'll find the new SharePoint 2013 user interface familiar. Here's a tour of Microsoft's updated document management/collaboration server.

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