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


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

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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

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 […]

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 […]

New Surface Power Accessory Rumored For Arrival

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Fresh after patent fillings backed up claims about Microsoft’s next generation Surface tablets having a built-in adjustable kickstand, both of those sources are now alleging that users can expect a Surface Power Cover when Microsoft launches the upgraded devices sometime this fall. Reports about the new Power Cover come by the way of Neowin, which […]

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 […]

NVIDIA Confirms Surface 2 Plans for Microsoft


It looks like NVIDIA and Microsoft may be back together again as NVIDIA has just confirmed it will be working on a second generation Surface RT tablet. In an interview with CNET, NVIDIA head Jen-Hsun Huang said that his company is “working really hard” on a Surface 2 tablet and hopes that the new slate […]

Microsoft May Have Just Hit a Sweet Spot With the Surface Tablet


Despite customer confusion between the Windows RT and Windows 8 version of the operating system and accompanying hardware, lackluster sales, and heavy competition from Apple and Google’s Android, Microsoft may have finally found a sweet spot with its Surface RT tablets. Due to slow sales and what some would call underwhelming demand for its Surface […]

3 Reasons the Surface RT Shouldn’t Have Lost A Billion Dollars


Microsoft’s announcement that it would take a write down on the Surface RT stock it had remaining in warehouses sent shock waves through the industry. Almost instantly, users who didn’t own a Surface RT, and never intended on getting one in the first place, questioned if the Windows RT operating system that the device runs […]

5 Things to Know Before Buying A Cheap Surface RT


The Surface RT is now on sale for $350 at Staples, and we may see a bunch of new Surface RT deals as rumors point to a far-reaching Surface RT price drop which offers a tempting cheap Windows tablet. Though it only debuted a year ago, the Microsoft Surface RT has changed the way most […]

Microsoft to Add to Confusion and Make Multiple Variants of Surface RT Tablets?


It looks like upcoming versions of Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet, a slate computing device that runs the company’s ARM-based Windows RT operating system, may come in multiple different variants supporting multiple processors. While the initial Surface RT that’s still being sold today is shipping exclusively with NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor, a future version of the […]

Microsoft Slashing the Price of Surface RT for Education


Microsoft is continuing its push to get the Surface RT tablet in the hands of youngsters and educators, this time with a huge price cut that could see the tablet go for as low as $199. Starting immediately according to a statement from TheNextWeb, the company will allow educational institutions to purchase a 32GB Surface […]

Microsoft Gives Away 10,000 Surface RT Tablets to Educators

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Microsoft will give attendees at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference a free Surface RT as part of an effort to push technology use in the classroom. As part of the ITSE event, attendees will be provided with a Microsoft Surface RT for use at their local schools. According to the organization, that […]

Staples Offering the Surface RT for $399

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Staples retail locations in the United States are offering Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet for $399. That’s according to WPCentral who visited a Staples location on Thursday to check the price of Microsoft’s tablet after noting that it had been marked down to just $399 on the company’s website. While the price has returned to $499 […]

NVIDIA Will Continue Supporting Windows RT with Tegra 4 Devices


NVIDIA will continue its support of Microsoft’s Windows RT, Microsoft’s lightweight operating system for devices that use ARM processors. That’s according to an executive who spoke to ComputerWorld about the direction the company thinks computing is going, a direction that includes a market shift towards Windows RT tablets in the future. “NVIDIA is very invested […]

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


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 […]