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Microsoft is preparing to announce details of a worldwide voluntary recall affecting AC power cables sold with its Surface Pro, Pro 2, and Pro 3 tablets before July 2015, due to an overheating risk.
A new patent filing suggests that Microsoft may be planning to create a new Surface Pen that recharges via a magnetic dock, which could be integrated into future Surface devices.
While Microsoft was happy to talk up productivity on Apple's iPad Pro at the device's launch, it still believes its Surface Pro 4 is superior, as it's "a full PC, running full apps."
The latest update for the Surface App for Windows has introduced greater flexibility in customizing the actions associated with various button inputs, when using Microsoft's Surface Pen.
As part of its recycling program, Microsoft is currently offering up to $800 upon trading in an old Surface device towards buying a new one. The promo is available until the 7th of November.
While Dell and HP have succumbed to the immense popularity of Microsoft's Surface line, Lenovo still sees Microsoft as a competitor and refused to start reselling the device.
At it's October event, Microsoft refreshed the Surface Pro to its fourth iteration. How does the first successful 2-in-1 compare with the devices it has inspired from Apple and Lenovo? Let's find out.
After a long wait and much fanfare, Microsoft has finally revealed the Surface Pro 4, with an all-new Skylake processor, up to 16GB of RAM and a revised Pen and Type Cover.
Under the new 'Surface Enterprise Initiative', HP, Dell, Accenture and others will sell and support Microsoft's Surface Pro tablets, and other Windows 10 devices and services, to enterprise customers.
The Miix 700 is the latest two-in-one to come from Lenovo, featuring a Core M7, 8 GB of RAM and a design that is all but an imitation of the Surface Pro.
A new rumor claims that Samsung could be looking to launch a 12-inch Windows 10 tablet soon. The device could feature a Super AMOLED display with 3840×2400 resolution and 4 GB of RAM.
A recent rumour is claiming that Microsoft will hold a major launch event for almost all of its major first party hardware - the Surface Pro 4, the Lumia 950 and 950 XL and the Band 2 - in October.
Following the departure of Stephen Elop as head of Devices, Vice President of the Surface line, Panos Panay, is poised to take over the engineering efforts for all of Microsoft's premium hardware.
Imitation is the best form of flattery and it seems that Logitech liked Microsoft's Surface so much that it just couldn't resist turning the iPad into one.
Microsoft has released new firmware for all three Surface Pro devices, which improves things like Wi-Fi and BT connectivity, graphics stability and performance, Miracast, and other minor issues.
The Surface Pro 3 has been on-sale for six months now which means it is time to take a look back at the highs and lows of the tablet since its launch.
According to inside sources, LG is looking to launch a new tablet that will double as a laptop thanks to a detachable keyboard. Essentially LG wants to compete with Microsoft's Surface lineup.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has provided a statement via the company's official Surface blog saying it's committed to the tablet line. The blog post also positions the tablet as an enterprise device.
The Surface RT, Surface Pro and Surface Pro 3 all received firmware updates today as part of Patch Tuesday. Improvements for Ethernet, WiFi and the front-facing LifeCam were amongst the updates.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 will arrive in 25 more markets on August 28th. The device has already gone up for pre-order on each market's Microsoft Surface Pro websites with delivery due on launch day.
The NFL kicks off the pre-season today with the Buffalo Bills facing off against the New York Giants. Microsoft Surface tablets will be used by both teams, but there's some restrictions on them.
Some of us take it for granted, but technology can genuinely help to improve quality of life. For one man, paralysed from the neck down, a Surface Pro and Xbox One have given him the freedom to more.
In a detailed blog post on the Windows blog, Microsoft, has provided information about a new tool called Sleep Study useful for diagnosing battery drain when the tablet is put to sleep.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has received iFixit's teardown treatment, with the website giving the tablet a 1 out of 10 "repairability" rating, the same score as the Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2.
The placement of the Windows button on the Surface Pro 3 causes interference with the placement of the palm for right-handed artists when drawing on the device, Penny Arcade's illustrator has found.
Watch Microsoft's Surface event live right here after the jump. The event is expected to unveil the company's smaller Surface tablet and possibly a new, larger Surface Pro tablet.
Ahead of tomorrow's Surface event, we take a look at what the current Windows 8 tablet market looks like. There's no doubt that Microsoft hopes this picture will change in the very near future.
A page on Microsoft Support has apprenelty confirmed that a Surface Pro 3 is coming, possibly alongside a Surface Mini. The Pro 3 would include Intel's latest Haswell processors amongst other updates.
Microsoft has decided not to release new firmware updates for its Surface tablets for a second straight month on "Patch Tuesday", one week before the rumored reveal of new Surface products.
Microsoft has announced that owners of the Surface Pro or Pro 2 can now label it either as a PC or as a tablet for the purposes of their Office 365 subscription.
Microsoft decided not to release new firmware updates for any of its Surface tablets for April in favor of letting the devices download the new Windows 8.1 Update.
Microsoft is offering the original Touch Cover with any Surface tablet purchsed through its online store by Saturday, including the recently released Surface 2 with LTE on AT&T.
Microsoft has revealed the details of the latest firmware updates for the Surface 2, Pro and Pro 2 tablets, which should be available via automatic download later today.
Microsoft has finally started taking pre-orders for the long awaited Surface Power Cover accessory for the price of $199.99, with shipments expected to begin on March 19th.
It's been over five months since Microsoft announced plans to release the Surface Power Cover sometime in "early 2014" but the company has issued no further updates on its availability since then.
Microsoft has released new firmware updates for three of its four Surface tablets today, offering mostly bug fixes for the products but leaving out the older Surface RT.
Best Buy has reduced the cost of the 128GB version of a new Surface Pro tablet from Microsoft down to just $499, but the $400 price cut only lasts until Saturday.
This weekend, Microsoft is joining in the Super Bowl XLVIII fray as a way to help promote their Xbox One console with free rides in Manhattan along with a NFL Shop deal for Surface Pro and Pro 2.
The original Surface Pro is the only one of Microsoft's tablets that received a firmware update today as part of "Patch Tuesday" with Surface Pro 2 owners still waiting for their promised update.
Digital Video Enterprises has announced the DVE Immersion Room, which allows for holographic versions of Windows 8.1 apps to be seen and interacted with in mid-air for conference room use.
A new Indiegogo project for the Surface Pro (and Pro 2) is a case for your tablet that adds multiple USB ports, angles the keyboard, and even includes some memory card readers. Will it reach its goal?
Best Buy and Microsoft are currently holding a sale on the original 128GB Surface Pro tablet, with an online price of just $599, a $300 reduction from its normal cost.
Microsoft will release firmware updates for all four versions of its Surface tablets today, including major downloads for its two newest versions, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.
Microsoft will release new firmware updates for its Surface, Surface 2 and Surface Pro tablets later today as part of Patch Tuesday but the new Surface Pro 2 will not receive an update.
Microsoft said that unit sales of its Surface line of tablets more than doubled in the third quarter of 2013, compared to the previous quarter, most likely due to deep price cuts.
Microsoft has dropped prices across its Surface Pro range by another $100 - for the second time in under three months - with the 64GB model now priced at $699, rising to $999 for the 256GB version.
Retailer Best Buy has launched a new trade-in program that offers people at least $200 in a gift card for their Surface RT or Surface Pro tablets, with a maximum trade in offer of $350.
Resellers in the U.K. have apparently sold out of first-gen Surfaces - although it seems that amounts to sales of just 2,000 of Microsoft's tablets through its reseller partners in the last 3 months.
Microsoft has announced three companies will be providing a number of business-themed accessories for the company's Surface tablets, and also provided an update on its Surface enterprise efforts.