New MacBook Air Boasts Better Battery Life

USA Today tech writer Ed Baig recently tested the new Apple MacBook Air, including its all-day battery claim.  Baig reports, “…the Air indeed proved to have very good stamina, if falling short of the 12-hour battery max that Apple achieved under somewhat less stringent testing conditions.”

Read Baig’s full review.

Microsoft Unveils iPad Competitor

Come fall, Microsoft will take on Apple’s industry-leading iPad with a family of mobile-friendly tablet computers built on Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system. USA Today has the product details, and tech experts weigh in with their first impressions here, here and here.