Surface 3 Arriving to Take on the iPad Air Soon?

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New reports indicate that Microsoft could be preparing to launch the Surface 3, a refreshed version of the mini tablet that it announced back in 2012 that competes directly against Apple’s iPad. TKNews, a social media account and accompanying YouTube channel was the first outlet to begin reporting that there may be a Surface 3 […]

Microsoft Pulls Surface Pro 3 User Guide w/ Surface Mini Info

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Today Microsoft officially puts the Surface Pro 3 on sale at its own stores, online, and at retailers such as Best Buy. To accompany the release of the new “tablet that can make you forget your laptop” (or vice versa), Microsoft has also released a Surface Pro 3 User Guide that users could download. That’s […]

Why Microsoft Didn’t Launch the Surface Mini on Tuesday

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A new report indicates that Microsoft decided to hold off on its much-leaked Surface Mini at this week’s event. Reportedly, executives weren’t satisfied with the unique experiences for it and how customers would be stuck using the desktop version of Microsoft Office. According to a report from Neowin, an outlet who’d been sharing what seemed […]

Did Microsoft Kill the Surface Mini or Just Postpone It?

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What happened to the rumored Surface Mini? Remember a rumored, unannounced product is just that: a rumored unannounced product. That said, there were quite a few signs that Microsoft was heading to a Surface Mini announcement today, May 20th, perhaps alongside a Surface Pro 3. Well, the Surface Pro 3 rolled out, but the Surface […]

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 […]

Microsoft Prepping a Surface Mini Tablet Roll Out on May 20

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We’ve been hearing word about the Microsoft Surface Mini Tablet for quite some time now. While the rumors don’t fill blog pages with the same amount of gusto that Apple rumors do, a smaller Surface tablet from Microsoft will certainly be of interest. Now it appears that Microsoft is prepping an event in New York […]

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 […]

New Surface Mini To Use Note Taking in War with the iPad Mini?

The often rumored Microsoft Surface Mini tablet could use note taking as a weapon in its war with the iPad mini, Nexus 7 and other mid-range tablets with smaller displays. New rumors about what is being called the Surface Mini by most industry insiders surfaced today. Though admittedly, the details are a bit shaky – […]

Microsoft Surface Mini Kinect-Like Feature Rumored

How do you know when there’s real interest in a Tablet or a Tablet form factor? When rumors of impending features start circulating from Chinese blogs. Whether this rumor has any substance or not it is certainly an intriguing one for the Microsoft Surface Mini Tablet that many expected to be announced earlier this fall […]

Surface Mini: Microsoft Leaves iPad mini Uncontested in 2013

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Going small is the new going big, at least where tablets are concerned. Microsoft is now said to be joining the smaller tablet craze, but that move won’t be happening until early next year when the new Surface Mini will debut. A smaller 7- to 8-inch surface was rumored to be arriving alongside the Surface […]