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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Job listings point to next-gen Microsoft Surface devices

The first Microsoft Surface tablets are set to hit stores on October 26th. That’s when you’ll be able to buy a model with an ARM-based processor and Windows RT operating system. The tablets have a few innovative features including a case with a multitouch keyboard built in. Later Microsoft will also offer a Windows 8 […]

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Microsoft unveils Surface tablet family with Intel, ARM chips

Microsoft is entering the tablet space with its own line of hardware. Microsoft Surface tablets will come in two versions. There will be Windows RT model with an ARM-based processor for light weight and long battery life, and an Intel powered model with which can run all Windows 8 apps, as well as software designed […]