$199 Surface 2 is The Best Black Friday 2014 Tablet Deal Yet

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Users looking for a larger-screened alternative to the Apple iPad this holiday season are in for the best Black Friday 2014 deal around. Microsoft has slashed prices on refurbished Surface 2 tablets to just $199 and users don’t even have to wait in line to take advantage of the savings. A short while ago Microsoft […]

Is the Surface 2 Worth Buying?

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A lot of the tablets and consumer devices that users love are about to go on sale thanks to Black Friday 2014. One of them is Microsoft’s Surface 2 tablet. Originally unveiled in 2013, the Surface 2 is Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s iPad and high-end tablets running Google’s Android operating system. It’s Microsoft’s second attempt […]

iPad Air 2 vs Surface 2: Which to Buy

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It’s fair to say that together Apple’s iPad Air 2 and Microsoft’s Surface 2 represent the future of computing. That being said, they’re two different versions of what the tablet computer can be. Ever since it started making tablets back in 2012, Microsoft has maintained that what users need is a way to stay productive […]

5 Best Microsoft Surface Games

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When they debuted in 2012, Microsoft’s Surface and Surface Pro 2 devices were hailed as contraptions. Though many acknowledged that there might be a market for a device that shared the features of both a laptop and a tablet, few concluded that Microsoft had managed to mix these devices into something normal users would consider […]

Nexus 9 Vs. Surface 2

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Android tablets haven’t exactly been scarce these last few years. There are plenty of tablets – mainly those made by Samsung – that offer a moderately decent Android user experience and the best in hardware. Lately though, Google’s Nexus line of devices has been a bit light on tablets. It’s for that reason that the newly […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Surface 2 Right Now

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Microsoft’s Surface tablets have been in the news a lot lately. More specifically, there’s been a lot of news concerning the Surface Pro 3 to the detriment of the Surface 2. Launched around a year ago, the Surface 2 was the successor to Microsoft’s original Surface tablet. It included all of the same things that […]

Surface 2 Deal Delivers Best iPad Rival Yet

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A recent Surface 2 deal revealed this past weekend is turning Microsoft’s tablet into an even more serious iPad Air and iPad mini competitor. Microsoft revealed a Surface 2 deal on its website earlier today and it appears to be as good as potential Surface 2 buyers could have hoped for. As of right now the deal has slashed $100 […]

Surface 3 Rumors Heat Up

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Microsoft didn’t revamp much of its tablet line when it announced the Surface Pro 3 earlier this summer. New rumors indicate the company is planning to rectify that with what could be simply called the Surface 3, a refreshed version of the Windows tablet that is battling Apple’s iPhone for supremacy. Digitimes, a long time […]

Surface vs. iPad: What Microsoft Has to Show At Its Surface Event

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Surface, Microsoft’s family of tablets, finds itself heading into tomorrow’s press event in a very awkward position. All at once the Surface devices are a triumph, a failure and a large question mark. When the Surface an Surface Pro devices were initially unveiled Microsoft was at the beginning of a major transition. Having thrown away […]

New Tablet and Keyboard Cover Accidentally Outs the Surface Mini

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Microsoft could be preparing to strike at the heart of Apple’s iPad empire just when the company can’t afford to show any more sings of flagging sales. At least, that’s if a web page detailing more information about Microsoft’s Surface Mini plans is accurate. Found by a ZDNet reader earlier today, an Amazon Store page […]

Buying a Windows Tablet: 3 Best Options & What You Need to Know

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There’s never been a better time to purchase a Windows tablet. Yes, I know how nutty that might sound. Apple’s iPad pushed Microsoft into rethinking how it approached the tablet space, and how it continues to build software for different form factors. The result is Windows 8, an operating system and range of tablets that […]

Windows 8.1 Update on the Surface 2: Review

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Microsoft has released the “Update” for Windows 8.1 and it is now available for all users running that version of the operating system. Much of the focus has been on the changes made for keyboard and mouse users who apparently have been staying away from Windows 8 and 8.1 in such numbers that Microsoft felt […]

Microsoft Fixing Surface Tablet’s Biggest Flaw for One Week Only

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Microsoft is addressing one of biggest concerns of users willing to consider it’s Surface tablets over similar products like Apple’s iPad Air and rival 2-in-1s from partners like Lenovo. All Surface tablet buyers will receive a free Touch Cover with the cost of their tablet in a special promotion this week. Microsoft began offering the […]

Surface 2 with LTE Is a Much Better Deal than the iPad Air

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The Surface 2 with LTE, a slightly updated version of Microsoft’s Surface 2 tablet that includes compatibility with the same wireless data networks that smartphones use, will be available for users to purchase tomorrow online, at Microsoft’s retail stores and at Best Buy. Microsoft formally announced the Surface 2 with LTE’s availability in a post […]

Surface 2 With LTE Arriving in Stores to Take the Fight to the iPad

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Microsoft could finally be gearing up for a one-to-one fight with Apple’s iPad. After years of only selling its Surface tablets with WiFi, the company is now preparing to launch a Surface 2 tablet with LTE compatibility. According to WPCentral, some Microsoft Stores have already begun receiving Surface 2 devices complete with LTE. Essentially, the […]

Evernote Finally Issues a Working Update for Microsoft Surface

Finally. After more than a year Evernote has finally figured out how to make its Evernote Touch App work on the Surface RT and the Surface 2. A recent update seems to have fixed the bugs that caused the App to crash when loading or attempting to sync that many users were experiencing. To call […]

Surface 2 with 4G LTE Clears Hurdle for Release

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It seems Microsoft is very close to taking away another advantage of owning an Apple iPad instead of one of its Surface tablets. A version of the Surface 2 tablet that it launched last year has cleared the FCC on its way to store shelves. Documents detailing the 4G LTE version of the Surface 2 […]

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Return to the Microsoft Store

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Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets are once again in stock at the company’s online store. Both versions of Microsoft’s family of tablets returned earlier this week, ending a period that forced potential buyers to constantly check for stock at retail partners like Best Buy and Staples to get their hands on them. […]

The Ideal Mobile OS for a Tablet

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First, there is no so such thing as an ideal mobile OS. But humor me a bit here. Using three different mobile operating systems on Tablets gives me the opportunity to sample the best (and worst) of each. Using iOS, Windows RT 8.1 and Android 4.2 there are things to like with each. I’m fantasizing […]