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The New Microsoft Surface Tablet

Microsoft, not typically in the hardware business, made a major announcement in late June. It's called "Surface" and it's a 10.6" tablet computer set to tip the world of portable computing on its ear.
Billed as a hybrid, Surface is a powerful tablet offering a couple of different configurations, a two keyboard options that will make this latest offering a true productivity tool. The entry level Surface offers 32GB and 64GB memory options, ARM chipset, and will run the Windows RT operating system. At a mere 9mm thick, and weighing just 1.5 pounds, this version is a truly powerful and desirable tablet.
The second option will be powered by the Intel Ivy chipset, will run the Windows 8 Pro operating system, and will offer 64GB or a whopping 128GB of memory. This version also includes a USB 3.0 port for ultrafast connectivity to external devices, including storage and Blu-ray drives. It will also come standard with its own "pen" for writing and drawing on the…