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 […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface Touch Cover & Apple’s Smart Cover Patent

Microsoft Surface Touch Cover & Apple’s Smart Cover Patent

Along with the two Surface Tablets, Microsoft also announced an uber-cool Touch/Type cover accessories for the Surface tablets. The Surface Touch Cover will contain an integrated multitouch keyboard and trackpad, and addresses the eternal dilemma of how to type a lot on a touch only device. At just 3mm thickness, it looks attractively sleek and even latches on to the […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface: Windows RT vs Windows Pro [Comparison]

Microsoft Surface: Windows RT vs Windows Pro [Comparison]

Steve Ballmer announced two brand new Microsoft Surface tablets at an event in Los Angeles today. The first tablet, Microsoft Surface for Windows RT, runs the Windows 8 RT operating system and based on the ARM based CPU. The second tablet is Microsoft Surface for Windows Pro, which runs Windows 8 Pro OS and based on the Intel based CPU. […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface Tablets with Windows 8 Announced

Microsoft Surface Tablets with Windows 8 Announced

Just like we expected, Microsoft has just unveiled their self-branded range of Windows 8 tablets, named Microsoft Surface. Two models were announced today, and both of them boast of a 10.6″ HD screen, comes with a built-in kickstand, (an optional?) detachable magnetic multi-touch keyboard with trackpad, and run the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. The whole affair was a well-kept […]