Lilbits (9-04-2013): Next-gen Microsoft Surface details leaked… or made up?

Microsoft introduced the original Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets about a year ago when the company launched Windows 8. With Windows 8.1 coming in October, and with most consumer electronics companies habitually releasing new models every year, it seems likely that new models are on the way. Reports from multiple sources (including Neowin, TabletGuide.nl, […]

Deals of the Day (9-2-2013)

Microsoft recently dropped prices for the Surface RT tablet and its optional Touch Cover with a built-in keyboard. Now the company’s running a sale that lowers the price even further. You can pick up the Surface RT plus a Touch Cover for $399 and up. While Windows RT might not be the most versatile operating […]

Lilbits (8-27-2013): Is Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer being forced out?

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will step down within the next 12 months and hand over the reigns of a new CEO. When the news was announced on Friday, Ballmer and company made it sound like a peaceful transition that would allow someone new to oversee the next stages in the company’s transition from makers of […]

Microsoft Surface Touch Cover price cut coming soon?

Microsoft has lowered the price of the Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets in recent months. Now it looks like the Surface Touch Cover could be next in light for a price cut. WP Central reports that Microsoft will drop the price of a Touch Cover from $120 to $80 starting August 30th. The Touch […]

Microsoft to reward schools with free Surface RT tablets for using Bing search

Microsoft’s got a search engine called Bing. You may not have heard of it, since Google gets most of the attention in the search market. But Microsoft would really like to get a few more people using Bing — and the company’s willing to give away free hardware and even forego some profit in order […]