The Samsung ATIV is a large touchscreen PC running Windows 8. However, it is mostly a very large tablet that can be connected to the AT&T network for computing on the go. While it is running the newest Intel Atom Clover Trail processor, it also has a full version of the newest Microsoft operating system. The Smart PC is available at AT&T stores and online now to $699.99 with a two-year contract.
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Last week, Microsoft started taking preorders for their new Surface RT tablets. On the same day they went on sale, at least one model showed a shipment time of three weeks. Now, other models are beginning to show a longer ship date.
The 32 GB, $499 Surface RT model seemed to sell through the pre-order quantity quickly. Recently, the models with the Touch Cover, both 32 GB and 64 GB, began showing an order for shipment time of one to two weeks. These models are priced $100 and $200 higher than the $499 base model. However, they provide a slight discount to those who wish to add on the keyboard, which is priced at $129.Read more
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