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Deals of the Day (9-25-2017)

One of these days Microsoft is going to launch a new version of its Surface Book 2-in-1 laptop. But until that day comes, the list price for a model with a Core i5 Skylake processor is still $1499 and up, although you can often find models on sale for less. But right now eBay seller […]

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Deals of the Day (11-11-2016)

There’s no such thing as Black Friday in China, so a number of years ago retailers in that country decided to turn a makeshift holiday called Singles Day on November 11th, (11/11, get it?) into a big sales holiday. This year I noticed a number of US retailers getting in on the action: HP has […]

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Microsoft unveils Surface Book i7 with longer battery life, better graphics

Microsoft is launching an updated Surface Book 2-in-1 laptop. It’s called the Surface Book i7 and the company says it offers twice the graphics performance available from the original model… but it also offers 30 percent longer battery life. In order to pack more power into the 13.5 inch laptop, Microsoft’s Panos Panay says the […]

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Deals of the Day (7-04-2016)

The Surface Book is the first laptop made by Microsoft… and it’s also a tablet thanks to a detachable 13.5 inch, 3000 x 2000 pixel display. The Surface Book isn’t cheap though: prices start at $1499 for a model with a Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. But right now you can […]

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Surface Book, Surface Pro 4 now available with 16GB RAM, 1TB storage

Microsoft has launched new premium models of its latest tablet and first notebook. The Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now both available with up to 1TB of storage and up to 16GB of RAM. Both computers feature Intel Core i7 Skylake processors. These options don’t come cheap: a Surface Pro 4 with Core […]

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Microsoft Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now available

Microsoft’s first laptop and the company’s fourth Surface Pro tablet are now available for purchase. The company started taking pre-orders for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 earlier this month, and now Microsoft says limited quantities will be in stock at Microsoft Stores including the company’s new flagship store on 5th Avenue in New York. The Surface […]

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Microsoft Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 reviews are in… and they’re mostly positive

Microsoft has always positioned the Surface Pro line of products as tablets that can replace your laptop. These days people are finally starting to believe that’s true: last year’s Surface Pro 3 had powerful hardware, strong software, and a decent hinge and optional keyboard dock that truly allowed you to use the notebook like either a tablet […]

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Surface Book is Microsoft’s first laptop (but it’s also a tablet)

Microsoft has been making tablets and smartphones for a few years, but now the company has introduced its first laptop. The Surface Book is a 13.5 inch notebook with a touchscreen display, an Intel Skylake processor, NVIDIA GeForce graphics, and up to 12 hours of battery life. Prices start at $1499, and the Surface Book […]

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Rumor: Microsoft to launch 3 new Surface tablets in 2013

Microsoft’s second Surface tablet hasn’t even hit the streets yet. But there’s already a rumor going around that the company is working on three new tablets which could launch in 2013. Long-time Microsoft leak source MS_Nerd posted some details on a Twitter account (which is private). But the folks at Digital Trends have posted most […]