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Interested in Windows 8? Here’s a roundup of upcoming tablets

With Windows 8 right around the corner, we’ve put together a list of the tablets, good and bad, that will be launching with Microsoft’s latest operating system.
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Acer goes minimalist with Windows 8 all-in-ones, IPS touchscreen displays

Acer takes the wraps off two Windows 8 all-in-one computers and two monitors with 1080p touchscreen displays.
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Waste not, want not: CPUsage wants to repackage and recycle your computer’s leftover power

CPUsage pays users for their wasted CPU power and redistributes to high performance needs companies, an idea that the company hopes will rise on the continued advancement and adoption of the cloud.
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Are hybrids and convertibles the future of computing, or destined to fail?

Windows 8 will bring a slew of devices that blend laptop and tablet functionality, but do they represent the best of both worlds, or an awkward compromise?
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Can Best Buy beat Amazon at its own game with price matching?

Best Buy will reportedly match Amazon's prices this holiday season to convince buyers to purchase in stores rather than online. Can it work?
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Dell now taking pre-orders on Windows 8 PCs

Dell is now taking pre-orders on Dell Inspirion and XPS products loaded with Microsoft Windows 8, including the screen-flipping XPS 12.
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Windows 8 Marketplace won’t sell games like Grand Theft Auto in the UK, but what about the US?

Microsoft bars games with the PEGI 18+ rating like Grand Theft Auto IV from the Windows 8 Marketplace in the UK. What will happen in the US?
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Microsoft’s Kinect continues to expand its role in modern medicine

Researchers and health care companies continue to find new ways to use Microsoft's motion-sensing Kinect.
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Acer joins the Windows 8 party with touchscreen Aspire notebooks and ultrabooks

Acer has announced a range of new Aspire V5 and M5 Windows 8 machines, including touchscreen notebooks and ultrabooks.
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Vizio embraces Windows 8 with new ultrabooks and all-in-one touchscreen PCs

Vizio has announced its range of Windows 8 computers, including ultrabooks, a 15.6-inch notebook and several touchcreen all-in-one PCs.
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Microsoft Points are out on Windows 8, here to stay on Xbox 360

In clarifying the future of its virtual currency, Microsoft confirms that Microsoft Points will be used on Xbox 360 but not Windows 8.