Microsoft Surface 2 Review: Less Confusing and More Viable

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It used to be a cliché, and maybe still is, that Microsoft got things right with version 3 of any new release. Well, if that cliché does still apply, Microsoft has taken some positive steps with the new Surface 2 that should offer some hope that the next time around might indeed be the charm […]

Checking out the Microsoft Surface 2 with a First Timer

Thomasin Savaiano checks out the Microsoft Surface 2

Some readers of GBM will remember in my previous incarnation here that my lovely wife, Thomasin Savaiano, would assist me when I was checking out new gadgets by allowing herself and her reactions to be videoed. Thomasin is not a gadget geek by any means and her reactions are responses that I’m sure many approaching […]

Microsoft Builds Giant Surface 2 in London

The giant Surface 2, erected in Greater London. Captured by The Verge.

There are tablets with large screens and then there are tablets with really large screens. To celebrate the launch of its Surface 2 tablet, Microsoft has created a huge Surface 2 that comes complete with its own matching blue Surface Touch 2 Keyboard. Tourists and those who live near London, England can check out the […]

The Surface 2 Vs. The iPad Air

The iPad Air and the Surface 2

With Apple’s announcement of the iPad Air ended recently and Microsoft’s Surface 2 launching, many users will be comparing the two tablets and how they stack up against each other during the holiday shopping season. To be frank, they should. Although Google’s Nexus 7 tablet continues as a direct competitor to the Kindle Fire and […]

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Available

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Users can now purchase Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets. At least, they can if they’re waiting outside one of the many Microsoft Stores the company has kept open for the launch of the upgrades to last year’s Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets. Users who don’t reside near a Microsoft Store or […]

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2: 5 Things Buyers Need to Know

The Dock for the Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2

Nearly a year to date that it began selling its own brand of Windows devices, Microsoft is set to launch the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. While the road to updated versions of the Surface RT and Surface Pro has been relatively short, it hasn’t been without its triumphs and struggles. Many of those […]

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Go One Sale Tonight

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Users looking to get their hands on the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 can head to their local Microsoft Store to pick up the device at midnight tonight. Microsoft own retail stores and Best Buy are just one of the many places where users can pick up the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 beginning […]

As Surface 2 Launch Looms, Best Buy Begins Offering Trade-In Deals

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The Surface 2 isn’t due to replace Microsoft’s Surface RT until October 22nd, but that impending release isn’t stopping Best Buy from trying to entice early Surface adopters with 95% more trade-in credit for their old device. Any user who trades in their Surface RT to Best Buy is guaranteed to receive at least $200 […]

Microsoft Stores Opening at 12 a.m. for Surface 2 Launches

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When the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets launch next week users won’t have to wait until morning to get their hands on versions of them. Microsoft says it’ll hold midnight releases at ten of its stores across the United States. Beginning at 10 p.m. on October 21st, Microsoft Stores will open their doors to […]

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Buyers Should Act Now

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According to Microsoft, users looking to pick up a Surface Pro 2 or Surface 2 should pre-order the devices online or at one of its Microsoft Stores as soon as possible. The revelation came in a blog post earlier this week in which Microsoft wasn’t shy about pushing users to pre-order the device they want, […]

More Microsoft Surface Tablets on the Way

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We’re still waiting on a Surface Mini, and it looks like we may just finally get that, as Corporate VP of Microsoft Surface tablets Panos Panay has told Geekwire that more Surface slates are on the way, including versions in “multiple aspect ratios and sizes.” Panay also confirmed that an LTE version of the Surface […]

3 Ways the Surface 2 Beats the iPad 4

Windows 8.1 running on the Surface 2.

Following months of speculation, Microsoft finally unveiled its successors to the Surface tablets debuted last year. The Surface Pro 2 remains just what it always was: a Microsoft tablet built as an alternative to the Macbook Air. However, the Surface 2 is where the action is. It might not have changed its mind about including an ARM processor and […]

Microsoft Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 Pre-Orders Now Live

The Surface Pro 2

As expected, Microsoft has opened up pre-orders for its new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets. These are Microsoft’s successors to the original Surface RT and Surface Pro, and start at $449 and $899, respectively. They’re available to order now on Microsoft’s website, with the Surface 2 coming in 32GB and 64GB flavors, while […]

Microsoft Bets on 4G LTE as Surface 2′s Savior for 2014

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Can 4G LTE save the Surface 2? In addition to having announced the Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, and a slew of new Surface accessories, Microsoft will also be introducing a Surface 2 with 4G LTE connectivity, a first for the Microsoft-branded tablets. The 4G LTE-enabled Surface 2 would be launching in early 2014 according […]

Microsoft Launches New and Updated Accessories for Surface Devices

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Microsoft isn’t just revealing two new Surface tablets to take on the iPad and devices made by its own partners, it’s also enhancing the everyday experience of Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 users with a lineup of new accessories designed to make the device an everyday companion. These accessories include a Surface docking station […]

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Official

Microsoft Surface Pro Reviews

Microsoft announced two new tablets today, called the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Both keep the same overall look of the previous generation, but the company boosted the performance of the two tablets all around. Microsoft’s Surface 2 is the newest entry-level Surface slate, and the company says it’s “the most productive tablet ever […]

Microsoft Sends Invites to September 23rd Surface Event

The Suface Event invitation sent to The Verge.

Microsoft will likely reveal its next-generation Surface devices at an event on September 23rd. That’s the date stamped on invitations for a press event that were sent to some media outlets early today. While the invitation itself does indicate that Microsoft plans to share more about its plans for its internally developed Surface tablets, it […]