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10 Tablets That Will Shake Up 2012

Big screens, small screens, with and without Windows, some with keyboards, and everything in between. Here's a sneak peek at the diverse batch of tablets expected this fall.
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Microsoft's two new tablets, the Surface RT and the Surface for Windows 8 Professional, might look similar on the outside, but they're different beasts on the inside. The former is a consumer tablet with an ARM processor, the latter an enterprise-oriented slate that's really an ultrabook in disguise.

Featuring a third-generation Intel Core i5 CPU, the Surface Pro is a full-fledged Windows PC capable of running demanding desktop apps such as Adobe Photoshop. It has other business-friendly features as well, including digital ink for pen input, 1080p graphics, and a magnetic-charging connector for a stylus. It's 4 millimeters thicker than the Surface RT and 227 grams (8 ounces) heavier. No wonder Microsoft says the Surface Pro will be priced on par with high-end ultrabooks--which sounds like code for "more than $1,000." Slated to ship three months after the Surface RT launches, the Pro model probably won't arrive until January at the earliest.

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jkwalker111
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jkwalker111,
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8/6/2012 | 7:08:10 PM
re: 10 Tablets That Will Shake Up 2012
Any new 7 inch Android tablets in the works - aside from Amazon's and B&N's? Or, has the Google's Nexus 7 shut down that market for any new offerings from Asus/Tosh/Other?
Leo Regulus
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Leo Regulus,
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8/6/2012 | 6:27:26 PM
re: 10 Tablets That Will Shake Up 2012
(1) Where is the 'Letters to the Editor' Link??
(2) Very disappointing choice of article format
(3) Where is the .pdf option ??
(4) Where is the 'View-as-one-page' option ??
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