The lack of a storage compartment for the stylus bundled with the Surface line has long been lamented by users and reviewers alike. A new patent shows Microsoft is considering new solutions.
Microsoft is holding its annual Future Decoded event in London next month, and the company has confirmed that Panos Panay will hold a keynote at the event, possibly to announce a new Surface device.
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The latest data shows a big increase in the proportion of PCs on the Windows 10 Creators Update over the last month, and a huge rise in the number of Surface Pro 3s running that version of the OS.
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When Consumer Reports concluded that the Surface line of products was not reliable enough to be recommended for daily use, Microsoft decided to defend its products in a recent blog post.
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After today's announcement by Consumer Reports that all Surface devices would lose their 'recommended' status, Microsoft released a statement advocating for the high quality of its devices.
Consumer Reports says around 25% of Surface owners will experience "problems by the end of the second year of ownership". The poor reliability of Surface devices means CR no longer recommends them.
While the tablet market continued to shrink in Q2, the rate of its recession has slowed according to the latest shipment data from IDC. Some manufacturers also managed to increase their market share.
An official compliance document spotted on Microsoft's servers includes a reference to an unannounced 'iPad Touch Cover', with the model number 1719 - but there's still a lot we don't yet know.
Microsoft has announced Surface Plus, offering consumers and organizations a range of financing options to buy Surface devices, along with the ability to regularly upgrade to newer Surface hardware.
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"Part educator, part detective, part doctor, the Surface Diagnostic Toolkit guides you through repairs and hardware diagnostics to quickly and efficiently uncover and resolve issues on your device."
With the digital revolution in full swing, hospitals have started rolling out iPads to their patients as a measure to increase productivity and as a way to give more data access to its patients.
Microsoft is working on a Surface connector for its future products that will fit into a USB-C port but will still feature magnets. Due to the reduced size needed, it will only support USB 2.0 speeds.
There was a wave of excitement for the new colors of Microsoft's Surface Pen but when they never materialized for purchase, consumers were a bit confused. Luckily, Microsoft has now chimed in.
Microsoft is offering a Surface Pro 4 bundle with a type cover, a big discount on the Surface Book and price cuts on various Xbox One S bundles that will run from July 7 through September 17.
Microsoft has announced the release of version 1.5 of the UWP Community Tooolkit - a project that enables developers to collaborate and contribute new capabilities on top of the Windows 10 SDK.
A major supplier for Microsoft's Surface line has broken its silence on how well the groundbreaking product line is selling, and according to them, it might not be as well as you think.
It was only this morning that images of the Surface Mini were released, now a new image has appeared, showing it off in red, and also offering a glimpse at a protective cover for the device.
Since 2013, there have been many rumors about a Microsoft's cancelled Surface Mini tablet. Now, the device has finally emerged in a set of images, making its first unofficial appearance.
Apple debuted its new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, but it looks like Microsoft isn't phased one bit. Microsoft's GM for Surface states that the product is an example of Apple following, not leading.
Microsoft has finally announced the date at which the Surface Studio will be available in new markets. Starting June 15, you'll be able to grab the Studio in the UK, Austria, France, China, and more.
Microsoft announced a new Surface Pro today, and while it still doesn't include USB Type-C, the company will be introducing a dongle later this year that adds the port to Surface devices.
Some may be expecting the fifth generation of the Surface Pro to be unveiled at either Microsoft's Build conference or its May 23 event. Panos Panay, VP of Surface however, says there is no Pro 5.
Microsoft held an event today, where the company finally announced a clamshell device, appropriately called the Surface Laptop. We went hands on with the device and here are our first impressions.
Microsoft is holding an event in New York City today, where it is expected to launch the Surface Laptop. However, the device's images have already leaked online along with some of its specifications.
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Microsoft's spring event has its own codename - 'Bespin', after the fictional Star Wars planet, home to Cloud City - and Windows 10 Cloud is likely to be the key focus... perhaps with a device or two.
Details have emerged of Microsoft's plans for its Surface Pro 5 tablet - but it sounds like the company is aiming for evolution, rather than a revolutionary redesign for its next-gen model.
Microsoft came top in the JD Power 2017 survey, due to the design and build of its tablets, the selection of accessories available, the range of ports on its devices, storage options, and more.
A new patent from Microsoft has surfaced online, which indicates that the company is considering dual display devices. One display would be emissive while the other would be made from e-paper.
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The department which oversees around 20,000 schools in England, and houses over 5,000 employees, will soon be rolling out either a Surface Pro 4 or a Surface Book for each of its workers.
ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley claims that Microsoft may not be releasing the successor to Surface Book at its upcoming Spring event. However, a new device may be in the works for the Redmond corporation.
If you've ever wondered what was inside the secretive Building 87 at Microsoft campus, look no further, as some of its secrets have been revealed including its anechoic chamber and Edison Labs.
Microsoft has quietly released a new 'Mac to Surface Assistant', designed to make it easier for users to abandon their Apple devices, and move their documents, photos, movies and music to a Surface.
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