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Yesterday, we got some hands-on time with Microsoft's next Surface model; the imaginatively titled Surface 2. While still based on the Windows RT operating system, Microsoft has added a stack of new tech under the hood in a bid to satisfy non-casual users. The result is a versatile tablet/laptop hybrid that genuinely fulfills both criteria. Here are five improvements that arguably make the Suface 2 a worthy laptop replacement.

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Microsoft has announced that it will sell Surface RT tablets to Australian education institutions at discounted prices. For a limited time, schools will be able to snap up RT tablets for as little as $219 each -- that's over 50 percent off.

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It's been more than a month since Microsoft started selling the Surface RT. That's enough time for the initial shine to wear off, and time for it to start really mattering. But does it?