Microsoft's new Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 tablets deliver some cool new features, but not all changes impress.
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Microsoft had already positioned the Surface Pro as a laptop-desktop hybrid, but the company's new docking station takes the Pro line's versatility to a new level: as Forrester analyst JP Gownder pointed out in a blog post, Microsoft's tablet could soon qualify as a legitimate desktop replacement. The dock includes one USB 3.0 port, three USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port, 3.5-mm audio input/output connections and one DisplayPort video output.
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