It's Monday which means it's time to talk about mobile but there is also big news out of the Surface camp today which can't be ignored.
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The Essentials is a new weekly column where I talk about what we (Paul and I) use to write, work and honestly, survive the work week.
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Don't be fooled: As is always the cast, Microsoft's minimum requirements in no way map to what you will really need to run Windows Holographic.
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