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Microsoft outlines key steps in creating Surface tablet

As one could imagine, Microsoft faced a number of key challenges during the development of the Surface tablet. According to Surface team leader Panos Panay, Redmond set out with two distinct goals in mind: having the slate ready to ship…

Tablets of 2013 Rundown: Nexus vs. Surface vs. iPad

The tablet market doesn’t look very different than it did a year ago from the perspective of who’s doing well and who’s not. Perhaps the most exciting developments came towards the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 from the usual big guys: Google released the Nexus 10 and updated the Nexus 7, Apple launched a smaller and cheaper iPad mini, while Microsoft went all in with the Surface RT and Pro.

As usual, we've compiled a comparative table with what we consider are the best options either currently available or announced so far, complete with metascores from our Product Finder engine and review links.

Microsoft confirms Windows RT update bug, promises fix

Windows RT users were hit by application-updating problems earlier this month after attempting to install the latest set of Patch Tuesday fixes from Microsoft. Particularly, people reported being unable to access the Windows Store or Windows Update, or even updating…