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Report: Microsoft is working on a pocket-sized foldable tablet

Microsoft may have pretty much given up on smartphones, but the company continues to crank out new laptops and tablets. And according to a report from Windows Central, it looks like next year Microsoft may introduce a tablet that’s nearly as portable as a phone. It’s code-named Andromeda, and it’s said to be a tablet […]

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Supreme Court: Patent holders can’t block resale of products (like printer cartridges)

The United States Supreme Court has issued a ruling that could have wide implications for the sale of used and refurbished products. Printer maker Lexmark had sued a company called Impression Products for patent infringement. Impression had been buying used Lexmark printer ink cartridges sold at low pries abroad, and then refilling and selling them in […]

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Microsoft’s new Surface Pen is better, faster… and sold separately from the Surface Pro tablet

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro tablet may be a modest upgrade over the previous model, but one component has received a major update: the Surface Pen. The new Surface Pen is more sensitive, introduces tilt detection for shading, and offers what Microsoft says is a more paper-like writing experience with virtually no lag. There’s just one catch: […]

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After HP blocks third-party ink from working with printers, company promises optional update to remove the ban

A few weeks ago HP activated a firmware update for many of its recent printers. The company said the update was meant to “ensure the best consumer experience,” but what the update did was stop HP’s printers from working with third-party ink cartridges. Even customers who had already purchased those cartridges, put them in their printers, […]

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Windows 10 “Anniversary Update” coming this summer

Microsoft says a major update for Windows 10 is coming this summer as a free upgrade for all existing users of the operating system. The Windows 10 Anniversary Update (which has been code-named Redstone up until now), will include new feature for pen input, expanded support for biometric security, and more. For instance, Microsoft is […]