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Pre-orders open for the Surface Pro X, Surface Pro 7, and Surface Laptop 3

As promised, Microsoft has started taking pre-orders for three of the new Surface devices unveiled today. In doing so, the company has also revealed some more key specs. The Microsoft Surface Pro 7 tablet is up for pre-order for $749 and up and begins shipping October 22nd. You can also order the new ARM-powered, fanless, and […]

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3, and ARM-based Surface leaked

Microsoft is holding an event on October 2nd, where the company is expected to unveil its next-gen Surface lineup. And if a series of images posted to Twitter by Evan Blass (@evleaks) is anything to go by, it looks like Microsoft is going all-in on USB-C ports this year. It also looks like we’re getting […]

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Gartner: Microsoft is now one of the top 5 PC makers (in the US)

When Microsoft started making its own PCs in 2012, it seemed to go against the software maker’s long history of not competing directly with the companies that license its Windows operating system. For the most part the company’s Surface line of tablets, laptops, and other computers have been niche products, so it hasn’t looked like […]

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Chuwi unveils Surface-inspired SurBook and SurBook mini tablets

Chinese device maker Chuwi recently launched a 13.5 inch tablet with a Microsoft with a Microsoft Surface Book-like display and a 12.3 inch laptop with a Surface Pro 4-like screen. So what’s next? How about two new tablets with distinctly Surface Pro-like designs. Spotted by Notebook Italia at the Hong Kong Global Sources Fair, the […]

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Deals of the Day (10-31-2016)

Microsoft’s newest Surface device may be a $3000 all-in-one desktop aimed at artists and other creative folks, but the company continues to sell more affordable (and portable) options including the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4. And right now there are a couple of deals that let you save $150 or more on select models […]

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Microsoft buys digital pen tech from N-trig, maker of the Surface Pen

There are (at least) two things that set Microsoft’s Surface tablets apart from Apple’s iPads and most Android tablets. First, they run Windows. Second, they can work with an optional Surface Pen which lets you write, draw, or hover over icons, text, or other items as if you were using a mouse. Microsoft designs its […]

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Jide’s Ultra Tablet with Remix OS: A Microsoft Surface Clone with Android

Android tablets are a dime a dozen these days (almost literally… some Android tablets are really cheap), but a startup called Jide hopes its new tablet stands out thanks to a set of premium features designed to help you get work done. The Ultra Tablet runs a custom version of Android called Remix OS which is […]

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Microsoft Surface wireless display dongle might be in the works

Microsoft might be preparing to launch a wireless display dongle. Plug it into your TV’s HDMI port and you can stream content from your tablet, laptop, or phone to the big screen. It’d be sort of like Google’s Chromecast… but probably more limited in scope different (see comments below for discussion on this point). Windows […]

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Microsoft’s $199 Surface Power Cover includes a keyboard and battery

Microsoft is now taking orders for the Surface Power Cover. It’s a keyboard cover for the latest Surface tablets which also includes an integrated battery that can give you up to 70 percent more battery life. First introduced in September, the Surface Power Cover is expected to ship starting March 19th. It’s available for pre-order […]