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Microsoft Surface Pro Intel i7 review

CIO.com's senior writer Sarah White puts this updated Surface Book with Performance Base through its paces to see what this thoroughbred device can do.

10 tablets for under $500

With the holidays nearing, CIO.com senior writer Sarah White counts down 10 tablets that offer the most bang for your buck. Whether you're a seasoned road warrior or a tablet-toting movie fan, there's a tablet on the list for you.

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38% off Maxboost 4.8A/24W Dual USB Port Smart Car Charger - Deal Alert

This 24W / 4.8A USB car charger safely charges your favorite mobile devices at high speed, is highly rated on Amazon, and is currently discounted 38% to just $9.99.

charging station

60% off Anker 60W 10-Port USB Charger - Deal Alert

Ten ports pump out 60 watts of power, enabling simultaneous multi-device charging. Discounted 60% on Amazon, and currently averaging 5/5 stars from 900 customers.

phone repair kit

42% off 17-Piece Precision Smartphone Repair Kit For iPhone, Android, Samsung and Others - Deal Alert

Save money by repairing your own device. This 17-piece tool set is heavy duty, lightly magnetic, and highly rated from over 450 people on Amazon. Currently listed at 42% off its typical list price.

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Prime Members Now Get Unlimited Reading On Any Device, Amazon Announces - Deal Alert

Prime Reading is the new benefit to Prime members, and it gives you unlimited access to over a thousand books, current issue magazines, comics, Kindle Singles, and more. With access from any device – including your phone, tablet, or Kindle. So you can read however you want, whenever you want.

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27% off AUKEY SoundTank Bluetooth Water Resistant Speaker with 30-Hour Playtime - DealPost

Weighing in at just over a pound, the AUKEY SK-M12 is the ideal lightweight, water resistant companion speaker. Dual 5 watt speaker drivers powered by a 2600mAh rechargeable battery deliver up to 30 continuous hours of wireless sound.

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60% off ZeroLemon ToughJuice USB-C 30000mAh Macbook Compatible Power Bank - Deal Alert

World's Toughest USB-C/Type-C External Battery Pack @ 30000mAh Capacity. Charges the iPhone 6s 11 times, the iPhone 6s Plus/Galaxy S7/LG G5/HTC One/Nexus 6P 7 times or MacBook once.

Hybrid tablet showdown: Huawei Matebook vs Microsoft Surface Pro 4

CIO.com's Sarah White puts these two hybrid tablets through the paces to see which one is the best fit for the enterprise.

power bank

56% off Poweradd Pilot X7 20,000mAh Power Bank for Smartphones and Tablets - Deal Alert

Charge your mobile devices quickly and several times over without needing to recharge this power bank from Poweradd, currently discounted 56% off its typical list price on Amazon.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 29 - September 2 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 29th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Up to 22% off Various Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Models - Deal Alert

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is the tablet that can replace your laptop. Use the included Surface Pen to mark-up presentations, sign documents, take notes and much more.

Drawing on iPad Pro in OneNote vs. Evernote

The OneNote and Evernote note-taking apps are both useful, but one is thoughtfully designed for use with the iPad Pro and Apple's Pencil stylus, while the other ... isn't.

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 enterprise features

CIO.com's Sarah White takes a closer look at Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 all-in-one device to see how it fits into enterprise IT.

ruggedgeek battery charger

55% off Rugged Geek Portable Power Supply and Vehicle Jump Starter - Deal Alert

Father's day alert? This gadget has enough power to boost most passenger vehicles on the road today, as well as mobile devices and laptops.

fire kids

33% off Fire HD 6 Kids Edition Tablet - Deal Alert

Save $50 on this popular kids tablet from Amazon. The Kids Edition includes a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited—a hand-curated subscription of over 10,000 kid-friendly books, movies, TV shows, educational apps, and games.

Mingis on Tech: All about the Surface Book (and the importance of ports)

If you're eyeing a Microsoft Surface Book, or want to make sure your next laptop is future-proof, this episode's for you.

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Up to 30% off Amazon Kindle and Fire Tablets - Deal Alert

Through May 7, Amazon has discounted various models of Kindle and Fire Tablets.

Acer's new tablet, gaming PCs pack power

Acer unveiled a new tablet PC, gaming laptop and gaming desktop in New York on Thursday.

Enterprise showdown: Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S vs. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4

CIO.com's Sarah White compares two of today's top of the line tablets that are designed to replace your laptop. Do they fit the bill?

True Tone on iPad Pro vs. Night Shift in iOS 9.3

Night Shift isn't sensor based and auto-adjusting like True Tone. But it works almost the same, and you don't have to buy a brand-new iPad Pro to get it.

9.7-inch iPad Pro review: Pretty fly for a small fry

Go ahead, save a couple hundred bucks by picking the 9.7-inch iPad Pro over the 12.9-inch model. It's sized much better and barely compromises at all.

mophie

Mophie Powerstation XL (12,000 mAh) Currently Discounted 42% - Deal Alert

Provides up to eight complete battery charges for most smart phone devices. Ultra fast charging for up to two devices at once. Capable of switching between 500mAh, 1A, and 2.1A charge.

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Real Time Deals: Our Picks for Best Tech Discounts Happening Right Now

We scraped the internet for this real-time list of discounts at various online retailers. These are only good for a few days, so check the list right now.

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Buying a Refurbished iPad is Actually a Good Idea

Apple's online store is currently selling iPads at a discount. The catch? They're refurbished. Should you buy one? We say yes.

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