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 […]

Microsoft December Patch Tuesday Includes Surface Firmware Updates

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It’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday and that means a round of security and non-security updates for Windows in all shapes and sizes. The updates include security updates for Office products as well. Microsoft releases patches on the second Tuesday of each month and today’s updates also include firmware updates for the newly released Surface 2 Tablets. […]

Microsoft Surface User Guides Available for Download

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Are you a new Microsoft Surface Tablet owner. Surface 2? Surface Pro 2? Do you still have one of the original Surface Tablets? Best Buy is reporting that they sold quite a few Surface Tablets this past Black Friday weekend, especially the year old Surface RT units which were substantially discounted. Regardless of the device, […]

Surface 2 and Surface Pro Performance Improvement Updates Arrive

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Just a month after Microsoft began shipping the Surface 2, its refreshed answer to Apple’s iPad and Google Nexus 7 tablets, the company has released a slew of performance tweaks and changes design to help boost reliability and battery life. According to the update activity log for the Surface 2, users can expect a slew […]

Microsoft Slashes the Price of the Surface Pro by $100

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In what could be part of a concerted effort to ignite a fire sale, Microsoft has cut the price of the first-generation Surface Pro. Microsoft began showcasing the deal on its own online Microsoft Store on Tuesday. Those who purchase a Surface Pro through the website or at one of its retail locations will get […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Official

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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

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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 […]

Surface RT Upgrade to be Called Surface 2, Feature Tegra Processor

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The Surface 2, a follow-up to the original Surface RT device running Microsoft’s Windows RT operating system, will feature a next generation Tegra processor and modestly improved internals. According to reports from the WinSuperSite, outside the device will appear identical to the Surface RT that shipped almost a year ago. That includes the device’s weight, thickness and […]

Microsoft Surface Pro Dock Details Surface Early

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An exact date on when users can expect Microsoft to detail its next generation Surface tablets might not yet be known but that isn’t for a lack of leaks. For a third day in a row, leaks have shared information about Microsoft’s plans for Surface accessories – this time it’s a dock. According to sources […]

Patent Filings back-up Adjustable Microsoft Surface Rumors

The Surface Pro 2 is rumored to come with more RAM, Intel Haswell Core i5 processor, and improved battery life over the first generation model it replaces.

Newly discovered patents with the United States Patent and Trade Office seem to confirm one of the rumors swirling about the next generation of Surface tablets that Microsoft makes: it’s likely the devices will have an adjustable kickstand. In the filing from October 19 of last year, Microsoft is seeking the rights to protect an […]

Surface Pro 2 Rumors Point to Better Battery Life, User Experience

The Surface Pro 2 is rumored to come with more RAM, Intel Haswell Core i5 processor, and improved battery life over the first generation model it replaces.

New leaked specs for Microsoft’s second generation Surface computing tablets have emerged, and the updated specs on these slate devices will provide users with a better experience thanks to significantly improved battery life with the inclusion of Intel’s latest Haswell processors. The Pro model, which is expected to debut with Windows 8.1 pre-loaded, will come […]

Microsoft Surface Tablet Updates Bring Fixes & Features

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New updates coming to Microsoft’s family of Surface tablets should address many of the issues buyers reported when trying to use the home button on the Surface RT and the built-in LifeCam on the Surface Pro. As detailed on the Surface website, Microsoft will first address the Home button issues that have plagued users of […]

The Best Windows Convertibles: June 2013

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While there’s no doubt that Microsoft’s touch-first experience defines Windows 8 the most, the operating system also enables manufacturers to produce a wide range of devices that effectively bridge the gap between the ease of use that tablets provide, and the power and performance that allows users to get their work done. While devices like […]

Microsoft: Pen Support for Adobe Now Available for Surface Pro Tablet

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Wacom drivers for the Surface Pro tablet running Windows 8 Pro are now available to allow the slate to support the pressure-sensitive active digitizer when used with Adobe’s software suite, including Photoshop. The move should appease early adopters and help to expand the appeal of the Surface Pro to creative and professional users who need […]