10 Surface Pro 3 Tips & Tricks

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The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 gives owners a versatile 2-in-1 device that they can use as a large 12-inch tablet or a nice Windows 8.1 laptop. With the new Surface Docking Station, it even replaces a desktop system as well. For as little as $800 a buyer can enjoy the Surface Pro 3. But to really […]

Microsoft Moves on to MacBook Air in Latest Dissing Ad

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For the longest time, Microsoft has focused on bashing the iPad with its numerous ad campaigns, but now it’s moving onto the MacBook Air in the company’s latest Surface Pro 3 ads. A total of three 30-second ads have been released that compare Apple’s MacBook Air with Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro 3 hybrid tablet/laptop, and […]

Surface Pro 3 Impressions: Has Microsoft Succeeded Where Apple Failed?

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Microsoft’s latest tablet is hoping to succeed where Apple has so far failed. It’s thin and light so that it can be used as an entertainment tablet. It also includes an Intel processor for running serious applications. In many respects, it’s the closest we come to not having to carry around a laptop for getting […]

Surface Pro 2 vs Surface Pro 3: What To Buy

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Microsoft shocked the world, and its own hardware partners, when it revealed the original Surface tablets. Dubbed the Surface RT and the Surface Pro, those original devices came at a time when both customers and other companies were still trying to adjust their thinking to reflect the steps this new Microsoft was willing to take […]

Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Cheap Surface Pro 2

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Microsoft is slashing the price of the Surface Pro 2 notebook and tablet replacement it introduced last year. Does this drastically lower price tag make it the perfect time to purchase the powerful 2-in-1 Windows device? Absolutely not. Earlier this morning the Microsoft Store, the online retail arm of the company, revealed drastically lower prices […]

The Surface Pro 3: 3 Reasons to Not Buy

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The Surface Pro 3 device Microsoft unveiled last week is a technological marvel. Packed into the devices that’ll begin going out to users this June are years of knowledge, and it shows. For those really looking to replace the laptop, Microsoft has added a 12-inch display and made the Surface Pro 3 as thin as […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 to Take on the Macbook Air for $799

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Microsoft has unveiled the Surface Pro 3, a larger and thinner variant of the Intel-powered Surface Pro 2 tablet that it originally launched to compete against Apple’s Macbook Air and the iPad. All told, the Surface Pro 3 is a beast, the device features a 12 inch-screen so that users can get more done. By […]

From iPods to an Xbox: 5 Devices to Buy Used This Summer

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Every year millions of users buy a smartphone like the iPhone, or a tablet like the Nexus 7, completely new and packaged from a store shelf. It’s not hard to see why: each summer companies like Apple, Google and Microsoft all race each other to release new devices that are faster and more useful than […]

Could Microsoft Reveal a Surface Pro 3 Next Week?

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It was just last week that rumors about Microsoft revealing a new Intel-powered competitor to Apple’s iPad first appeared. Now it appears Surface tablet with an Intel processor that Microsoft will show case is the Surface Pro 3, a refreshed rival for Apple’s Macbook Air. To be clear, these aren’t just rumors. Instead they stem […]

Laptop, Tablet or 2-in-1: Which to Buy?

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Laptops have become the default PC form factor. After surviving an onslaught of low-cost netbooks, the laptop today is in most cases just as powerful as a desktop computer, with users having the appreciating the benefit of packing up and heading off to the local café when they’re ready. Laptops aren’t just what most companies […]

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 […]

Get A Cheap Surface Pro For $499 At Best Buy

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Looking for a cheap Surface Pro? Microsoft’s first-generation 2-in-1, that same 2-in-1 that includes the internals of a typical notebook computer, is now available for purchase at Best Buy for just $499. The slashed price tag first surfaced on Best Buy’s website overnight. As of right now users can purchase a Surface Pro with 128GB of storage […]

Rough Sales Estimates Put Surface Tablets In Perspective

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Users and fans of Microsoft’s Surface family devices might have spent yesterday celebrating Microsoft’s announcement that revenue for the line of tablets doubled at the tail end of 2013, however sales estimates from two Microsoft watchers indicate there’s only a few things for to celebrate. Estimates compiled by Microsoft watchers Paul Thurrott and Steve Kovach […]

Surface2 and Surface Pro 2: Can Anyone Find Them For Sale?

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There’s something wrong with Surface, Microsoft’s line of high-end and mid-range 2-in-1s. After announcing updated versions of the tablets to great fanfare last September, the company has returned to keeping quiet about any future plans. To be fair, that’s the company’s standard operation procedure on hardware. Launch it, ship frequent software updates and firmware fixes, […]

What’s In My CES 2014 Gear Bag: Travis Pope

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Each year thousands of gadget hungry users and the press that supply them with information flock to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show. With this army of reporters and gadget lovers comes an absolutely ridiculous amount of tech so that they can write about the latest new smartphone accessories and more. These folks are […]

2 Weeks With The Surface Pro Have Left Me Questioning Everything

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Having declared that users in the market for a new PC make it a point to track down and purchase an affordable convertible instead of laptops and desktops, two weeks ago I took my own advice and picked up Microsoft’s first-generation Surface Pro. My experience has been exciting. There have been times when I’ve thought […]

7 Essential Surface Accessories

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Microsoft’s Surface, Surface 2, Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2  finally allow users to quickly and easily get the experiences associated with a tablet, and traditional laptop without having to purchase and carry two separate devices. Together, the tablets represent a new breed of Windows PC, heralding in an age in which devices running Windows […]

Why the Surface is Expensive: Apple Threatened High-End PCs

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Apparently, Surface owners owe Apple a debt of gratitude. Comments made by Steve Ballmer indicate that it was actually Apple’s dominance in high-end computing that convinced the company to move forward with the Surface RT and Surface Pro. The comments came during an interview with ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley. In the interview, Ballmer said that […]

How to Take a Screen Shot or PRNTSCR on Surface Tablets

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One of the frequent questions I get asked from Microsoft Surface Tablet users is how to take a screen capture using a Surface with a Type or Touch Cover. Neither of those two keyboards includes a PRNTSCR key, which is what many are accustomed to using to grab a shot of something on their screen. […]

SlingPlayer App Now Available for Windows 8.1 and Surface Tablets

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SlingMedia the maker of the Slingbox has announced that there is now a SlingPlayer App available for Windows 8.1, which means that Windows users who own Surface Tablets, and other Windows 8 devices can now view their home TV and DVR content. The App costs $14.99 but you can try it out for free for […]