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Microsoft Surface Pro 2 unveiled, is a 'full-power PC'

The Surface Pro 2 is a follow-up to Microsoft's Surface Pro, the $900 base Windows 8 tablet that launched in February, Engadget reports. Surface Pro 2 includes a stylus and a bunch of upgrades, as Microsoft announced today: It has 50 percent more color accuracy, it's 20 percent faster, battery life...

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Windows 8 sells over 100 million copies

Over 100 million individuals have purchased Windows 8 licenses from Microsoft in roughly six months. Tami Reller, co-head of Microsoft's Windows division, told Reuters an OS update is due by the end of the year, code-named Windows Blue. "We've considered a lot of different scenarios to help...

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Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet coming Feb. 9

Microsoft's Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet is going to miss its planned January launch, but not by much. The tablet will now launch on February 9. The Surface with Windows 8 Pro sports much beefier internals than the Surface with Windows RT. The difference is right there in the name, as the Pro...

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Pac-Man Championship Edition DX surfaces on Windows 8

Originally due in November, the Windows 8 and Windows RT version of Pac-Man Championship Edition DX are available now. Being compatible with both Windows 8 and Windows RT, you don't have to try to remember exactly which Surface tablet you bought; it'll work on any of them. Pricing on the Windows 8...

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Feeding on undead armies in Skulls of the Shogun

Here's your high-concept, catch-all elevator pitch for Skulls of the Shogun: samurai zombies meets turn-based strategy, and a dash of Words With Friends thrown in for flavor. 17-BIT's charming top-down strategy title captures the action-flavored flow of the Advance Wars series, though it ditches...

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Microsoft Surface Pro launching in January starting at $899

Microsoft has pinpointed the price points for both versions of its forthcoming Surface Pro tablet, which is set to release sometime in January. When the new year does roll around, the 64GB Surface Pro will cost $899, while its 128GB twin will go for $999. Both versions come with a stylus and...

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The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Skulls of the Shogun

Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We like that. This week, Skulls of the Shogun lead designer Jake Kazdal discusses developing a...

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Microsoft's 'Surface for Windows RT' tablet launches Oct. 26 for $500/$600

Microsoft's "Surface for Windows RT" tablet (the ARM-powered one, not the one with full Windows 8) will cost $499 for the 32-gig model and $599 for the 64-gig version when the device launches on Friday, October 26. Pre-orders are now open at Microsoft's official store. Its worth noting the...

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Microsoft Surface launching alongside Windows 8 this October

Microsoft's Surface is launching on (or near) October 26, according to a recent Securities and Exchange Commission filing. "The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012. At that time, we will begin selling the Surface, a series of...

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Skulls of the Shogun launching alongside Windows 8 this October [Update: Delayed]

Skulls of the Shogun isn't just an Xbox Live Arcade game, y'all. It's also a Windows 8 game, a Windows Phone 7 game, and a Surface game. So when Microsoft announced the launch date for Windows 8 yesterday, we couldn't help but wonder if that meant Skulls of the Shogun would launch alongside it....

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