According to Toshiba, the new 8-inch Encore tablet is a work-and-play device that offers up to 14 hours of battery life. The device runs Windows 8.1 and Intel's "Bay Trail" Atom processor (with integrated graphics) and offers 2 GB of memory, 32 GB of eMMC storage, and Microsoft Office included. The Encore also comes with dual microphones and, according to Toshiba, is optimized for Skype video calls. The HD display has a resolution of 1,280 x 800m and there's an 8mp back camera and a 2mp front Webcam. In addition, Toshiba's 8-inch tablet comes with micro-USB and micro-HDMI ports plus a microSD card slot for additional storage. The Encore is available now starting at $299.