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Microsoft offers Windows developers $100 for their apps

Microsoft offers Windows developers $100 for their apps

Microsoft is offering new incentives to get more developers to create apps for its struggling Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 platforms. Microsoft says that for every app that you develop (and that gets approved), you will get $100. You can make up to 10 apps for Windows 8, and 10 apps for Windows Phone 8 for a grand total of $2000. You won't be paid with direct deposit, or by paper check, but instead with a virtual Visa card.

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Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX2 hands-on: Extreme Yoga

Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX2 hands-on: Extreme Yoga

Windows 8's finger-focus has spawned some interesting form-factors, and following in the footsteps of Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga comes the Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX2, a rugged twist on the 360-degree hinge concept we've been playing with here at CeBIT 2013. A compact 11.6-incher with a 1366 x 768 10-finger multitouch display, the CF-AX2 runs Intel's latest Core i5 processor for lengthy runtimes - Panasonic claims up to eight hours on a single charge - and, thanks to some hot-swappable battery magic, allows you to switch out for a new power pack without shutting down.

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Bill Gates discusses Microsoft and their mobile sector

Bill Gates discusses Microsoft and their mobile sector

In an interview with CBS, Bill Gates talks to Charlie Rose about his life, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and more interestingly Microsoft. He says that the way that Microsoft went about the mobile industry didn't allow them to get the leadership they needed. He says that they should have entered the market earlier in order to get the lead on cell phones and that "it's clearly a mistake".

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 review

The first Lenovo ThinkPad tablet ran Android and wasn't quite as popular as the company was expecting, but that didn't stop them from delivering a quality product with round two. Today we have the new Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 Windows 8 Pro hybrid on the SlashGear test bench to share with you all. Everything we loved about the original, including stylus support and 3G connectivity has been delivered on this new full-fledged Windows experience device. Read on to find out our thoughts on the re-imagined ThinkPad Tablet 2.

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HP EliteBook 2570p Review

HP EliteBook 2570p Review

Upon first glance, you might think that the EliteBook 2570p came straight out of 2002, and while first opening it up to get a look at it, I thought I had mysteriously jumped through a time warp that took me back ten years and didn’t even know it. However, as much as I’d like to travel back in time, that wasn’t the case. The 2570p is a business laptop from HP that's meant for the business-minded road warriors who need durability and reliability when it comes to portable computers. It may not have good looks that will turn heads, but it has enough horsepower on the inside to make any suit wearer happy. Let’s have a look at what the 2570p offers and see if it can be considered a must-have in the competitive business laptop market.

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Microsoft discusses Windows 8 performance three months after release

Microsoft discusses Windows 8 performance three months after release

Windows 8 has been available for right around 90 days, and if you've been paying attention, you'll likely know that it's had a rough start. From very loud dissenters to reports claiming dismal market share for the new OS, there's a lot working against Windows 8. But how does Microsoft feel now that we're a few months out from release and the vitriol has calmed down a bit? Pretty good, it would appear.

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