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Shootout: Apple iPad Air vs. Microsoft Surface 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

Shootout: Apple iPad Air vs. Microsoft Surface 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1

The Apple iPad has long been regarded as the ultimate tablet for all needs. However, Microsoft and Samsung are ready to give the iPad Air a run for its money with their latest tablets that are geared for work and play - the Surface 2 and Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1. Let's see how each tablet fares against one another and who's the overall winner!

8 Things Microsoft Got Right in Windows Phone 8.1

8 Things Microsoft Got Right in Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft has added more than a bunch of new features in Windows Phone 8.1. We tell you our favorites.

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

Windows 8.1 Update: Bridging the Touch and Desktop Gap

The first major update to Windows 8.1 brings a slew of UI changes designed to make keyboard and mouse users feel more at home in what's still primarily a touch-focused operating system. We tell you more.

7 of the Best Black Friday Deals

7 of the Best Black Friday Deals

Sitex is currently underway here in Singapore, but over in the US, Black Friday madness is about to grip the nation. If you're prepared to jump through a few hoops to get the best deals, online shopping on Black Friday (even with the extra shipping costs) can be much cheaper than local prices.

Next-Gen Consoles Compared - Which is The One 4 U?

Next-Gen Consoles Compared - Which is The One 4 U?

With the Singapore availability and pricing of Sony's Playstation 4 revealed, it's time to take a comparative look at each next-gen console: Microsoft Xbox One, Sony PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Wii U. Which console should you get?

Windows 8.1: What You Need to Know

Windows 8.1: What You Need to Know

Keeping to its promise of a rapid release cycle, Microsoft is set to release Windows 8.1 tonight through the Windows Store for existing Windows 8/RT users, and tomorrow at retail stores. Still unsure if you should ditch Windows XP or Vista? We tell you what's new and changed in the updated OS.

SkyDrive Gets Deeper OS Integration in Windows 8.1

SkyDrive Gets Deeper OS Integration in Windows 8.1

Compared to Windows 8, SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 is even more deeply integrated into the OS. We find out how much of it has changed, and show you some of the creative ways Microsoft has employed to make all your SkyDrive files available to you, but without using all your local storage.

A Refreshed Windows Store in Windows 8.1

A Refreshed Windows Store in Windows 8.1

Besides a redesign to make it easier for users to find new apps, the Windows Store in Windows 8.1 also comes with a few important new features, such as automatic app updates in the background, the introduction of gift cards, and the removal of app-roaming limit. Find out more after the jump.

A Closer Look at Internet Explorer 11

A Closer Look at Internet Explorer 11

With Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft wants to provide the best Web experience across different Windows devices and screen sizes. Superior touch performance, battery efficiency, and fast page load times are some of its key features. Let's take a closer look.

First Looks: Windows 8.1 Preview

First Looks: Windows 8.1 Preview

Smart search, rich multi-tasking, powerful and harmonious Start screen, perfect for small size tablets, and SkyDrive-powered throughout - these are some examples of how Microsoft describes Windows 8.1. We check out the just announced public preview to see what's in store for you and me.

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