Microsoft is Offering up to $650 for Apple MacBook if you Decide to “Trade-up” and buy a Surface Device

Microsoft is Offering up to $650 for Apple MacBook if you Decide to “Trade-up” and buy a Surface Device

The last two days have been busy ones for both Apple and Microsoft. While Apple launched the much-awaited update for their MacBook Pro Microsoft did the same for its Surface. However, Microsoft has now announced that it will be offering $650 off when trading in a MacBook. Well, the offer couldn’t have come at a much better time as Apple […]

     
 
 

Surface Studio: Microsoft Makes the Desktop Cool Again

Surface Studio: Microsoft Makes the Desktop Cool Again    

Microsoft has just unveiled a new All-in-One (AIO) desktop PC in the form of Surface Studio. After the Surface Pro series and the Surface Book that was launched last year, this is the latest hardware series from the company that aims to revolutionise the dying PC market. In fact, it’s their first real attempt at building a desktop of their […]

     
 
 

Microsoft’s Entire Surface Line Outsold by iPad Pro in Q4 2015: IDC

Microsoft’s Entire Surface Line Outsold by iPad Pro in Q4 2015: IDC

Regardless of the mixed reviews and the late launch, Apple’s iPad Pro seems to be doing pretty well in the tablet market at least when compared to Microsoft’s Surface line according to a recent estimate by IDC that points to a rise of the detachable hybrids last quarter. “We believe Apple sold just over two million iPad Pros while Microsoft […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Unveils Surface 2, Persists with Windows RT

Microsoft Unveils Surface 2, Persists with Windows RT

At its special event in New York City, Microsoft has unveiled the next-generation Surface tablets, the Surface Pro 2 and the simply called Surface 2. The Surface Pro 2 did manage to impress me and it confirmed some of my optimistic expectations, especially in terms of battery life, but disappointed when it came to the price. Surface 2’s unveiling also […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface RT Priced at $499 for 32GB, $599 with Touch Cover

Microsoft Surface RT Priced at $499 for 32GB, $599 with Touch Cover

Microsoft has finally revealed the pricing for their Surface RT tablet. It starts at $499 for the 32GB version, but will not come with that ultra-cool Touch cover. Those who want one, would need to pay $100 more (that’s right, $100 for Touch cover). The bigger 64GB version will cost $699 (with Touch cover). It’s been four months since Microsoft […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface TV ad is Cool but Misses the Point [Updated]

Microsoft Surface TV ad is Cool but Misses the Point [Updated]    

You’ve already started seeing plethora of Microsoft & Windows 8 articles on the web (including yours truly) and it will only ramp up from now on, as October 26th is the scheduled launch of Windows 8 & Microsoft Surface. Microsoft has just aired their first Surface ad on US national television, and the mysterious tablet continues to be a mystery. […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface: The Mystery Continues

Microsoft Surface: The Mystery Continues

The mysterious invite sent by Microsoft for a mysterious event in LA earlier this week, resulted in unveiling of a self-branded Windows 8 tablet, the Microsoft Surface. Though Microsoft managed to wow the attendees and other geeks (like me), their non-readiness to let attendees actually use the Surface and Touch Covers, made people ask more questions about a wide variety […]