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It is very likely that Microsoft will release the Surface Pro 5 imminently and tech enthusiasts believe the latest iteration in the Surface of range of products will sport the latest Windows 10 Creators Update as well as HoloLens. Because it is likely the device will support the Windows 10 Creators update which many expect will be released next month, speculation has arisen the Surface Pro 5 will also be released soon alongside a rumoured Surface Phone.

HP had a great quarter when it came to PC sales. The company did exceptionally well in North America which basically helped it beat traditional market leader Lenovo. The quarter for PC shipments was tough for all manufacturers, but there was good news for HP which managed to edge out Lenovo to once again achieve the title of world’s largest PC maker according to IDC.

The tech world seems to be obsessed with the question of what’s next in Microsoft’s incredibly popular Surface range of products. In October last year, Microsoft added the Surface Studio whilst the Surface Book was given a performance base refresh. The Surface Pro 5 is highly anticipated and it is very likely that we will see an upgrade to the Surface Book 2. The rumour is that Microsoft intends to go in a totally different direction with its 2-in-1 product, the Surface Book. The rumour suggests that Microsoft will abandon the 2-in-1 format and instead produce a traditional clamshell notebook according to Digitimes.

Dell has responded to requests by its enterprise customers and is now offering new configurations of its XPS 13 2-in-1 convertible. The new format packs in security and manageability features demanded by corporate clients. These features include access to Dell ProSupport Plus, using vPro-enabled processors and much more. The Dell XPS 13 convertible debuted at the CES 2017 back in January and at present there are just two configurations one is based on the Core i7 chips which does support vPro and if you want that kind of support it will cost US$1,350. There is also an Intel Core i5 version that has a starting price of $1,000.

Microsoft has kept its lips tight when it comes to the second iteration of its wildly popular Surface Book. Despite its silence, rumours continue to swirl and it is widely expected that the next version of the Surface book will pack in stronger specs to mount a greater challenge to Apple’s MacBook Pro.

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