6 Big Tech Debuts in 2013

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Microsoft's Surface Tablet Pro

The tablet with the funky cover/keyboard combo will likely arrive this fall, but the big splash will come in 2013 with the Pro model, which will have a legit Intel i5 dual-core processor. Why is a Microsoft tablet such a big deal? It’s the future of Windows computing, that’s all. Swipes and gestures on the new Metro interface are one thing, but the Office Touch apps might finally make business users pay attention.