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 […]

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 […]

Microsoft Needs These 3 Devices To Compete Against Its Rivals

Microsoft is fighting a war for consumers on every front. To compete against these different companies for the hearts and minds of consumers, Microsoft needs to do something it rarely does: focus on hardware to compete against rival’s devices. To understand how the three devices below could change everything for Microsoft, you first have to […]

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 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 […]

Microsoft’s Earnings Show Why It’s Still A Threat to Apple and Google

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Microsoft isn’t suddenly getting millions of users to switch to its Windows Phone or Windows operating systems, however that isn’t stopping the company from reaping record revenue, according to its quarterly earnings report. Release today, the report doesn’t paint an overly rosy portrait of all the company’s consumer businesses. Revenue from PC vendors paying Microsoft […]

Stuck at the Airport? 5 Tips to Keep Gadgets Going and Your Sanity

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It seems we’re always hearing about them these days. Week after week, snow storms hit and leave millions of iPhone, iPad, Android and Windows users stuck at the airport where wireless internet isn’t free and power outlets are scarce. With that in mind, here are 5 tips everyone who could be stuck at the airport […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Firmware Update Finally Surfaces

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Remember the firmware update that wasn’t for the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 back in December? Actually it was a firmware update, it was just so buggy that Microsoft pulled it. After pulling the update, Microsoft said they would re-release the firmware update after the holidays. Microsoft took flack for that, simply because for all intents […]

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, […]

Microsoft Quietly Upgrades The Surface Pro 2, Forgets To Tell Buyers

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Microsoft could have just set the stage for a confrontation with some of its most loyal followers. Just two months after releasing the Surface Pro 2, the updated version of the original Surface tablet that includes support for desktop apps, Microsoft has quietly bumped up the device’s performance. Microsoft confirmed that it’d made changes to […]

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 […]

How to Set Up Parental Controls on Microsoft Surface

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If you’ve got a new Microsoft Surface Tablet for your family you might want to think about setting up parental controls for those times when you can’t monitor your child using the Surface. It’s a great way to give you some peace of mind regarding the content your child might be viewing or the time […]

Microsoft is a Grinch with Surface Firmware Faulty Updates

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A number of Microsoft Surface Pro 2 users are quite upset that Microsoft goofed with Surface firmware faulty updates for the device, resulting in the update being pulled yesterday. Some users were able to install the firmware update and are reporting severe battery life drain, which is an issue Microsoft has acknowledged. Other users reported […]

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 […]

Drawboard PDF for Windows 8.1 Now Free

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If you mark up PDFs and use Microsoft Surface Tablets this might be a deal you want to look at. Drawboard PDF, a PDF mark up App is currently available in the Windows Store for “free.”  The “free” price tag is listed in the Windows Store as “for a limited time only,” so I don’t […]

Microsoft Takes Aim at iPad Air with New Ads

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Microsoft isn’t shy about marketing its Surface tablets in a way that throws punches at a particular other tablet brand, so the company is back with another comparison, only this time it’s between the Surface 2 and the iPad Air. Microsoft focuses its efforts on Thanksgiving cooking and having a device that the whole family […]

How To Get More Tiles on Surface Start Screen

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The displays for the Microsoft Surface Tablets are a colorful feast of Tiles. Some are Live Tiles with information cycling through to notify you about news or what your friends are up to. Some Tiles are static. Regardless, when you pop open the lid or boot up a Surface Tablet you’ll see the Tiles you’ve […]

Avoid Surface RT Black Friday Deals

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Black Friday is upon us and retailers everywhere are showing off their ads trying to prime you to stand in line and create chaos at their stores so that you can save a few bucks. There’s no denying that there are good deals available and of course whether or not there is a value in […]