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Microsoft launches Surface Studio: its first all-in-one desktop PC

Microsoft is expanding its Surface line of computers. First there were tablets. Then there was a laptop. Now there’s an all-in-one desktop. It’s called the Surface Studio, and as the name suggests, it’s a high-performance machine designed for “creators,” which makes sense in light of the next version of Windows 10 being called the “Creators […]

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Microsoft Surface keyboard, mouse leaks could point to Surface desktop PC

Rumor has it that Microsoft will expand its Surface line of computers with the launch of an all-in-one desktop PC this month. While Microsoft hasn’t confirmed those rumors yet, we may have an idea of what the computer’s keyboard and mouse look like. A series of leaks are giving us a preview of the upcoming […]

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Report: Microsoft to unveil all-in-one Surface PC in October

Rumor has it that Microsoft will add an all-in-one desktop PC to its Surface line of products. And we may not have long to wait to find out if that rumor is true. ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft will hold a “fall hardware launch in late October,” where the company will unveil a […]

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This is why you don’t see cheap Windows devices with 8GB of RAM (specs for cheap Windows licenses)

Microsoft offers Windows licenses for free to makers of tablets with 9 inch or smaller displays… but the company also offers deep discounts for makers of low-end notebooks, 2-in-1 devices, stick PCs, and all-in-one desktops. So if you’ve ever wondered why all cheap Windows devices seem to have extraordinarily similar specs, here’s the answer: because […]

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Reports: Microsoft working on a Surface all-in-one desktop PC

After decades of making the software that powers most of the world’s personal computers, Microsoft started building its own PCs a few years ago. The Surface line of tablets are positioned as 2-in-1 devices with optional keyboard covers that let you use them like laptops, and digital pens for pressure-sensitive writing and drawing. This year […]

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Closer look at the Alcatel Xess 17 inch Android… thing

The Alcatel Xess is an Android tablet with a big screen. Or maybe it’s an all-in-one computer with a reasonably small screen and Android software. Any way you look at it, the Xess is a device with a 17.3 inch full HD display, a 9,600 mAh battery, and a built-in kickstand and handle. It weighs […]

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Alcatel Xess 17 inch Android all-in-one device launches April 22nd for $499

The Alcatel Xess is an Android device with a 17.3 inch full HD touchscreen display, a 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek processor, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. It’s basically a tablet that’s big enough to use as a TV… or a desktop computer. It runs a custom version of Android called Phoenix OS that […]

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T-Platforms launches a Linux-based, MIPS-powered all-in-one PC (in Russia)

Most modern desktop and notebook computers ship with Intel or AMD processors and Windows or OS X software. A few companies are positioning products with ARM-based chips as desktop computers. But the Tavolga Terminal TB-T22BT is something different. This all-in-one desktop PC has a MIPS-based processor and runs Debian 8 Linux software. The computer is […]

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Alcatel’s Xess 17 inch all-in-one PC runs Phoenix OS (Android fork with multi-window support)

Jide’s Remix OS has been grabbing a lot of attention as an operating system that takes Google Android and turns it into a desktop OS complete with a taskbar and multi-window support. But it’s not the only Android-as-a-desktop-OS option. Recently we took a look at Phoenix OS, which works in a very similar fashion. Now […]

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Microsoft Surface Hub delayed (again), gets a price hike

It’s been 11 months since Microsoft unveiled the Surface Hub, a new big-screen computer designed to hang on a wall. In June the company said you’d be able to buy a Surface Hub in September for $6,999 and up. That didn’t happen. Microsoft had hoped to ship the Surface Hub in January instead. But now the […]