Microsoft Surface Pro Dock Details Surface Early

Surface Pro Review

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

Microsoft Surface Pro Reviews

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

en-INTL_L_Surface_WinRT_32GB_Bundle_9HR-00001_RM3_mnco

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

outofstock-600x374

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

Surface

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

Surface

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?

hero

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-surface-rt-1

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

Surface RT

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

Surface RT

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

microsoft-surface-rt-1

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

panoswacomtweet-547x414

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 […]

Microsoft Teases and Confirms Some Windows Blue Features

m-w630-windows-8-logo-620x322

After a series of leaks and a number of speculations surrounding Windows Blue, Microsoft is confirming a few of those rumors and the company is teasing that many of the unanswered questions will be announced ahead of the company’s Build developer conference scheduled for late June. It’s been reported that Windows Blue won’t be launching […]

Microsoft’s Gates Claims Many iPad Users Are Frustrated

Bill Gates

According to Microsoft’s Bill Gates, many of the users who are trying to use the iPad, and tablets like it, are “frustrated.” The former CEO and current chairman of Microsoft laid out the company’s case for its current tablet strategy this morning with CNBC, according to Business Insider. After declaring that it would get harder […]

Microsoft Prepping $400 Surface Tablet With 7.5-Inch Display

3286.Surface_Pro

A new round of rumors suggest that Microsoft may be working on a Surface tablet with a 7.5-inch display and a $400 price tag that would launch in early 2014. The device would be positioned in the same market segment as a 7.9-inch Apple iPad mini, which costs $329 for the base model, as well […]

Microsoft May Debut Second-Generation Surface At Build

Surface Pro Review Roundup

Microsoft may debut its second generation Surface tablet at its Build conference on June 26 if the latest speculations are accurate. DigiTimes cites “sources from the upstream supply chain” that say component suppliers already shipped components for 1 to 1.5 million Intel-based devices. The second generation Surface may only include 7- and 9-inch devices according to the […]

Microsoft Shipped 900,000 Surface Tablets, Claims IDC

surface-rt

According to statistics compiled by market research firm IDC, Microsoft shipped 900,000 of its Surface Family of tablets. The numbers, which were announced today, depict a Microsoft that is slowly beginning to gain market share in the tablet space after years of neglecting the form factor in favor of traditional laptops and desktops. IDC’s report […]