Two weeks ago, Microsoft announced the Surface 3 - a slightly smaller, more affordable (and less well-equipped) version of its premium Surface Pro 3 tablet. The new device has a lot to offer - but if you've still got your heart set on its bigger brother, you may be able to buy it with a significant discount over in the US.

When you trade in another working tablet at Best Buy, the retailer will give you a store gift card, worth at least $50 - but potentially worth a great deal more, depending on the exact tablet that you trade in, and its condition. Additionally, Best Buy will give you a coupon entitling you to a further $150 off a Surface Pro 3.

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Apple is currently holding it's "Spring Forward" event in San Francisco today and unveiled a new 12-inch MacBook, which comes in gold and is much thinner than previous versions.

Although we didn't see a new Apple TV make its debut at Apple's "Spring Forward" event, we did see a huge price cut and lucrative partnership with HBO.

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Back in late 2013, Panasonic unveiled the Toughpad 4K, a gigantic 20-inch tablet with ruggedized construction, impressive specs and an ultra-high resolution display. The company has now rolled out a new version of the Windows 8.1 Pro tablet with some welcome spec bumps, including a new Intel Broadwell processor.

The new entry-level Toughpad 4K features an Intel Core i5 vPro, along with a HDMI 2.0 input for the first time, allowing you to connect 4K sources to watch them on the device's display. Key specs of the Toughpad 4K Standard include:

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The new MacBook is based upon the design of the current MacBook Air but has smaller bezels and is 24% thinner than the current crop of MacBook Airs and weighs just 2 pounds, drawing a comparison to the current iPad. The screen sits between the current MacBook Airs at 12-inches which is 2304 x 1440 (predictably dubbed Retina), effectively creating a Retina MacBook Air. Apple says the laptop will get 9 hours of web use.

Apple made a big deal of the full-size keyboard in the device during their event, touting it as "all new" utilizing the Butterfly keyboard system. Apple has, in their own words, reinvented the keyboard.

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Back in January, Microsoft confirmed that production of its Surface 2 tablet had ended - hardly a surprise, given that the device was first unveiled back in September 2013. Rumors in late 2014 that a 'Surface 3' was on the way ultimately amounted to nothing - but a report published today claims that a new Surface tablet is actually in development.

WinBeta claims that the new device will be launched "soon", and calls it "a successor to the Surface 2", despite not being based upon Windows RT as its implied predecessors were.

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Apple’s bigger iPad, which has been rumored for a long while now, is reportedly facing some significant delays and won’t begin production until the autumn.

The bigger iPad, also referred to as the iPad Pro, has been rumored for a long time now as a potential answer to Apple’s tablet troubles. The company’s tablet line has seen falling sales for a straight year, thanks in part to the new, bigger iPhone 6 models that have proven so popular with consumers.

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Earlier this month, Apple announced a price reduction on its multimedia set-top box, slashing the cost of the Apple TV by almost a third to just $69. That's a pretty appealing price for a device that already had plenty to offer when it was priced at $99, but the next-generation model looks set to be even better.

According to BuzzFeed - which has been speaking with the oft-cited (but perennially unnamed) "sources familiar with the company's plans" - Apple will unveil the new box at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June.

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SanDisk is no stranger to setting records. In addition to releasing an SD card last year that could capture 4K video in real time, SanDisk also set a record by being the first company to launch a 128GB microSD. Today at Mobile World Congress 2015, SanDisk announced the launch of the successor of its 128GB microSD card with the 200GB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, the new king of microSD card storage.

In addition to the massive amount of storage found on a tiny card, SanDisk gave us some other feature points:

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To the casual tech enthusiast, it might seem like USB Type-C has suddenly appeared out of nowhere. Two of the world's tech giants both unveiled their latest flagship notebooks this week - Apple, with its new 12-inch MacBook; and Google, which revealed its second-gen Chromebook Pixel - and both companies were quick to talk up the merits of the brand new Type-C connector on their devices.

Indeed, the USB Type-C connector is a relatively new development, but it is based on the USB 3.1 specification, which was finalized almost two years ago.

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Microsoft's Xbox One got off to a rough start thanks to a mixed message about the target audience for the device. With that issue behind them, they have returned their focus to the gaming community and now sources are telling us that they are looking to launch a 'hardcore' game controller at E3 2015.

Details are still slim on what all will be included with the controller and how it will be differentiated than its current devices but they are going after their loyal customers who love FPS and driving games. If you need any proof that there is a market for a new controller, take a look at Scuf Gaming who sells a plethora of modified enthusiast controllers.

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