Tablets

Nadella and Elop pushed back the Surface Mini because it wasn't ready to compete

Nadella and Elop pushed back the Surface Mini because it wasn't ready to compete

Derek Kessler 130

While many of us expected that we would be seeing a Surface Mini at yesterday's "small" event from Microsoft, we didn't get that — but that's not to say that there isn't a Surface Mini in Microsoft's research and development labs somewhere. In fact, there was very much one, but Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and former Nokia CEO and now Microsoft EVP of Devices & Services Stephen Elop...

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 gets a $50 discount at the Microsoft Store, now just $399

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 gets a $50 discount at the Microsoft Store, now just $399

Daniel Rubino 65

Come next week, Microsoft is expected to reveal a Surface Mini device in New York City. I’ll be there to cover the event along with Mark Guim, but if there were one other ‘mini’ tablet to challenge a smaller Surface it’d be the ThinkPad 8 from Lenovo. Packed with an 8.3 inch Full HD IPS (1200 x 1920) display, Intel Atom processor up to 2.4 GHz and 64 GB of storage, the ThinkPad 8 runs...

Surface Mini likely to be available in June; Will include pen support and ARM processor

Surface Mini likely to be available in June; Will include pen support and ARM processor

Simon Sage 208

The Surface Mini that we're expecting to see on May 20th. is likely to have a stylus, ARM processor (and therefor run Windows RT), and be announced by the new CEO, Satya Nadella, at the launch event. Though a stand won't be built in according to anonymous sources, we should see a snap-on keyboard that can double as a stand. The stylus in question is expected to have tight integration...

T-Mobile offers up LTE tablets for the price of Wi-Fi models, free data through 2014

T-Mobile offers up LTE tablets for the price of Wi-Fi models, free data through 2014

Derek Kessler 69

Yesterday T-Mobile introduced a new Simple Starter plan that could get you in the cellular door at $40/month, and today they're shaking things up again by reducing the price of their cellular-enabled tablets to match that of their Wi-Fi-only siblings. Additionally, T-Mobile customers that activate a new tablet will get 1.2GB of free LTE data through the end of 2014. Traditionally,...