Zac Bowden

Zac Bowden is a Senior Editor at Windows Central. Bringing you exclusive coverage into the world of Windows 10 on PCs, tablets, phones, and more. Also an avid collector of rare Microsoft prototype devices! Keep in touch on Twitter: @zacbowden.

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Project Andromeda: The secret history of Windows on Surface Duo
Andromeda to Epsilon

Project Andromeda: The secret history of Windows on Surface Duo

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Here at Windows Central, we've been following Microsoft's Surface Duo project for quite some time. We first wrote about Microsoft's dual-screen pocket PC efforts under the codename Andromeda in 2017, and I had started hearing about the project a considerable time before then. It was originally going to be a Windows device, and kickstart Microsoft's mobile efforts with a brand new, modern version of Windows built specifically for this new form factor.

Surface Pro X with Microsoft SQ2 and Platinum color option is coming soon
Platinum FTW

Surface Pro X with Microsoft SQ2 and Platinum color option is coming soon

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Microsoft's ARM-powered Surface Pro X is getting a refresh this fall with an updated Microsoft SQ2 processor, the introduction of a "platinum" color option, and new Type Cover colors that bring it in line with the standard Surface Pro color offerings already on the market. The new Surface Pro X won't feature any major design changes, with sources describing the refresh as a minor one.