Tag: Microsoft Surface

Cheaper Microsoft Surface Tablet To Challenge Apple's $329 iPad: Report

Microsoft is reportedly working on a redesigned Surface line, aiming to launch smaller and cheaper tablets in the second half of this year. The new Surface tablets will purportedly compete against Apple's $329 iPad.

Microsoft May 19, 2018

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella To iPad Users: ‘Get A Real Computer’

While on tour to promote his new book, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took some time to make fun of Apple. After seeing a couple of people with iPads, he chuckled and told them to get a real computer.

Microsoft November 13, 2017

Microsoft To Unveil New Surface Hardware On Oct. 31, Surface Phone Unlikely

Microsoft will unveil at least one new Surface product at its Future Decoded event in London, happening Oct. 31 to Nov. 1. However, it’s not going to be the Surface Phone.

Microsoft September 7, 2017

Microsoft Surface Device Return Rates Revealed In Leaked Memo: How Will Microsoft Bounce Back From Consumer Reports Recommendation Withdrawal?

A leaked internal memo revealed the return rates for five Microsoft Surface devices, with the Surface Book as the worst offender. How will Microsoft bounce back from the withdrawal of Consumer Reports' recommendation?

Microsoft August 15, 2017

Microsoft Blamed Intel For Surface Reliability Issues, But The Real Problem Lies Within

Microsoft blamed Intel for the reliability issues on its Surface devices that caused the withdrawal of Consumer Reports' recommendation. However, the real problem could very well be within the company itself.

Computers August 13, 2017

Consumer Reports Withdraws Microsoft Surface Recommendation: 25 Percent Of Owners Will Experience Problems Two Years After Purchase

Consumer Reports withdrew its recommendation for several Microsoft Surface devices, namely the 128 GB and 512 GB Surface Book and the 128 GB and 256 GB Surface Laptop. Should owners of these laptop and tablets panic?

Microsoft August 11, 2017

Leak: Photos Of Microsoft's Canceled Surface Mini Show What Could Have Been

Exclusive images of the canceled Surface Mini have now leaked for the first time, showing the 8-inch tablet that looks like a Moleskine notebook. Could Microsoft release another version, one with upgraded internals?

Microsoft July 2, 2017

Microsoft's Surface Laptop Can't Replace Chromebooks, So What Is It For?

Microsoft recently outed a brand-new machine called the Surface Laptop to outpunch Chromebooks. But at its steep price, it’s unclear if it’ll ever accomplish such a goal.

Computers May 4, 2017

Microsoft's Q3 FY17 Earnings Report Shows Azure, Office, And Windows Revenues Go Up, While Surface Goes Down

Microsoft has now released its earnings report for Q3 2017. The results suggest that while the company is successful in its Intelligent Cloud business, it needs to brush up on its Surface efforts.

Microsoft April 28, 2017

Surface Pro 5: Here Are Upcoming Improvements You Didn't See In Surface Pro 4

Microsoft is expected to launch the Surface Pro 5 with a faster processor and better battery life. Take a look at the improvements of the Surface Pro 5 that you didn't see in the Surface Pro 4.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 22, 2017

Best Microsoft Products Of 2016: Windows 10, Surface Pro 4 Tablet And More

Microsoft has had its share of ups and downs this year. While the company has had a long history of struggle with its smartphone devices, its Surface Studio served as a shining beacon to a lackluster year of mediocre computers.

Computers December 31, 2016

Shots Fired: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Pokes Fun At Apple's iPad Pro For Being Too Similar To Surface

Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive, isn't letting Apple's chief executive Tim Cook slip with his infamous 'toaster and refrigerator' analogy for hybrids. In a recent interview, Nadella poked fun at Apple for essentially eating its own words.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 22, 2016

Microsoft Black Friday 2016 Deals Revealed: $429 Off Surface Pro 4, $400 Off Surface Book, Lumia BOGO And More

Microsoft has revealed its Black Friday 2016 deals, offering steep discounts on a number of Surface devices, Windows 10 PCs, Xbox One consoles, games, Xbox Live Gold subscriptions, Office Home and more. Check out what's in store.

Microsoft November 14, 2016

Microsoft Unveils The Surface Studio, Its $2,999 Ultra-Thin PC That Transforms From A Desktop Into A Tablet-Like Creative Space

Microsoft announced the expansion of its Surface lineup to now include a desktop PC, the Surface Studio that retails for $2,999 when it becomes available for the holidays.

Computers October 26, 2016

Microsoft's Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14951 Introduces Stencils, Adds Ink Improvements And More

The Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14951 introduces new updates and improvements to previously launched features, including a possible iPhone Live Photos rival. They are first released to Fast ring testers.

Microsoft October 20, 2016

Bill Belichick Bashes Microsoft Surface Tablets On NFL Sidelines: 'They're Just Too Undependable'

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had enough of Microsoft's Surface tablets malfunctioning on the NFL sidelines. In a five-minute rant, Belichick bashes the tablets' issues, arguing that they're 'just too undependable.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 19, 2016

Microsoft Redesigning Paint Tool For Windows 10: 3D Support, Interface Designed For Touch And Pen

Leaked preview videos show a rare and big update coming to Windows Paint. The application is said to be undergoing massive overhaul and will introduce changes such as 3D tools.

Microsoft October 8, 2016

Microsoft Surface Keyboard, Mouse Get Leaked: Surface All-In-One PC Coming Soon?

Recent FCC filings saw two new devices by Microsoft, purported to be the Surface-branded keyboard and mouse. It is speculated that both these devices will accompany a rumored all-in-one PC that Microsoft is set to announce by the end of October.

Computers October 7, 2016

Microsoft Surface Membership Makes Devices Available With Monthly Installments For Small Businesses: Here's The Deal

Microsoft wants to expand its presence in the enterprise sector, and small businesses are next on its list. The company rolled out a Surface Membership Plan that allows tiny ventures to get monthly installment plans for the tablet PCs.

Microsoft June 8, 2016

Microsoft Surface Phone Rumor Roundup: Possible Release Date, Specs And More

Microsoft will not let its smartphone business go to waste, and is preparing to release a Surface Phone next year. The device will come in multiple variants, all of which are equipped with killer specs and productivity features.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 22, 2016

Windows Tablets Grabbed 11 Percent Market Share In 2015, Mainly Biting From Apple's Share

The tablet market as a whole suffered an all-time loss in 2015. Microsoft, however, with Windows 10 installed on crossover tablets, was the clear winner last year, and it even stole some market share from the iPad as well.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 10, 2016

Apple iPad Is Still King Of The Tablet World: iPad Pro Outsells Microsoft Surface

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro from Apple has surpassed sales of the Microsoft Surface line-up which is composed of the Surface Pro 4, Surface Book and Surface 3. iPad Pro accounted for 2 million unit sales compared to the 1.6 million notched up by the Microsoft offerings.

Business February 2, 2016

Microsoft Stocks Jump As Cloud Computing, Surface Divisions Continue To Grow

Microsoft released its earnings report for the second quarter of its 2016 financial year, posting revenue of $25.7 billion. The company was driven by strong performance from its cloud computing and Surface business units.

Business January 30, 2016

Microsoft Denies Surface Tablet Failure On Patriots' Sideline During AFC Title Game

The company's corporate vice president of Windows and devices group claims Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver had a network issue Sunday, but that the Surface Pro 3s were fine and have never had a single failure in two years in the NFL.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2016

Patriots' Surface Tablet Conks Out In The Middle Of Championship Game, Microsoft Blames The Network

New England Patriots' Microsoft Surface tablets stopped working during the AFC title match. Here's what Microsoft has to say about the problem.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2016

Toshiba Unveils 12-Inch DynaPad With Wacom Active ElectroStatics TruPen To Rival Microsoft Surface

Toshiba unveiled its new dynaPad, a lighter and thinner rival to Microsoft's Surface Pro 4. This Windows 10 hybrid is slated to land in the United States and Europe next year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 14, 2015

Everything Microsoft Announced At Today's Windows 10 Event: The Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950, And More

Microsoft revealed its first-ever laptop, new smartphones, tablets and more during its live Windows 10 event in New York City on Tuesday.

October 6, 2015

Surface Book, 'The Ultimate Laptop,' Premieres At Microsoft Live Event

Microsoft calls Microsoft Surface Book 'the ultimate laptop,' all based around Microsoft's sole idea: 'what if we could do for laptops what we did for tablets?'

Computers October 6, 2015

Lenovo Ideapad Miix 700 Gunning for Microsoft Surface Pro: Specs, Price, Availability

Lenovo announced its latest products for IFA 2015, including a new Idepad Miix 700 convertible tablet that clearly has Microsoft's Surface line in sight. The new Lenovo 2-in-1 will launch in November in various configurations, with a $699 starting price.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 3, 2015

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Reportedly To Get 4K Display, USB Type-C And Skylake Processor

The rumor mill is busy churning out speculations on the features of the new Microsoft Surface Pro 4, which may launch as soon as October.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 12, 2015

Save $100 To $150 On Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Models On Microsoft Store And Best Buy

Want a Surface Pro 3? Get the best deals on Microsoft's latest convertible tablet from the Microsoft Store and Best Buy.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 17, 2015

It is Microsoft Surface on NFL sidelines. Coaches, players, broadcasters must forget iPad

Microsoft paid $400 million to have NFL teams use its Surface Pro 3 tablet on the sidelines during games. However, some people still refer to the tablets as 'iPads.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 16, 2014

Steve Ballmer wants to clip Los Angeles Clippers' wings: No more iPads

Former Microsoft CEO and now owner of LA Clippers Steve Ballmer doesn't want to see Apple devices on the court. He's telling his team to ditch the iPads.

Gadgets September 29, 2014

Microsoft zings Apple in ads as tablet rivalry heats up

Microsoft's newest tablet/laptop hybrid, the Surface Pro 3, is being touted as an Apple MacBook Air killer in a series of ads. Can it vanquish the MacBook Air's popularity? Yes and no, depending on a buyer's priorities.

Computers August 11, 2014

Surface Pro 3 variants popping up on shelves

Microsoft offers a wider range of power options for its Surface Pro 3 series. An i3 and two i7 variants will join a lineup that previously only offered Intel i5 processors.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 1, 2014

Yes, we killed the Surface Mini: Microsoft officially admits in earnings report

Microsoft confirmed that it has pulled the plug on the Surface Mini, which would have been a 7-inch version of the hybrid Surface devices. It was supposed to have been announced alongside the Surface Pro 3 in May.

Computers July 23, 2014

Microsoft looking for Android Office tablet app beta testers

Microsoft Office for Android tablet is coming. Microsoft is seeking all concerned citizens to come to the aid of their tablets by volunteering as beta testers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 2, 2014

Is Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 the killer of Apple's iPad and MacBook Air?

Microsoft has unleashed what it calls a substitute for laptops. Will the Surface Pro 3 make iDevice lovers jump ship and give up their iPad and MacBook Air.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 27, 2014

Microsoft Surface Mini unveil? Invite for NYC 'small gathering' on May 20 hints

Microsoft is set to launch the Surface Mini in New York on May 20, technology journalists believe. The last time it held a Surface event was to unveil the Surface 2 in the Big Apple as well.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 7, 2014

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