Microsoft’s Surface Pro Windows 8 tablet to sell for $899 and up (coming in January)

Microsoft will begin selling its Surface Pro tablet in January, with a starting price of $899 for a model with 64GB of storage. A 128GB version will run $999. Both tablets will feature Intel Core i5 processors, Windows 8 software, and a Surface pen for writing or drawing with pressure-sensitive input. But if you want […]

$499 Microsoft Surface RT pre-orders sold out? Ship date pushed back to 3 weeks

Microsoft started taking pre-orders for the Surface RT tablet yesterday for $499 and up. Some folks complained that the price was too high. Other folks didn’t… because apparently they were too busy clicking the pre-order button. While the $599 and $699 models still show delivery dates of October 26th, the Microsoft Store now says if […]

Microsoft Surface RT team: Yes, you can type on your lap, use Xbox controllers

The Microsoft Surface team has taken to Reddit to answer questions about the new Surface RT tablet. Microsoft’s first tablet hits the streets October 26th, but it went up for pre-order today for $499 and up. While the tablet’s specs have been available for a while, the folks who built the tablet are telling us […]

Microsoft Surface Windows RT tablet slips through the FCC

The first Microsoft Surface tablet goes on sale at midnight on October 26th, 2012. But if you’re really bored, you can sift through documents related to the tablet that Microsoft has already submitted to the FCC.  They appeared on the FCC website today. While the documents don’t refer to the tablet by name, they describe […]

Microsoft Surface goes on sale at midnight, October 26th… price TBA

Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system goes on sale on October 26th, and so does the company’s first Surface tablet. In fact, The Verge reports that Microsoft will start selling the Surface tablet at midnight on the 26th at select Microsoft Stores and pop-up store locations. What we still don’t know is how much the tablet […]

Microsoft Surface tablet clone runs Android (and Windows 8)

Chinese device makers have a long history of cloning the design of popular products and selling knockoffs at rock bottom prices. Next in line? Microsoft’s upcoming Surface tablet. The Surface is a tablet with a 10.6 inch display, Windows RT or Windows 8 software, and a “smart cover” with a touch-sensitive keyboard built in. Microsoft […]

Could the Microsoft Surface Windows RT tablet launch for $199?

Microsoft will launch its first Windows RT tablet on October 26th. While the company hasn’t had much to say about the price, the company has insisted the first Microsoft Surface tablet would be “competitive” with similar devices with ARM-based processors. Now Engadget reports that “competitive” could mean $199. I’d call that very competitive. Update: Paul Thurrott, […]