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3 years ago

Surface 2 is selling like "hotcakes" - best time to jump into Windows 8 is now

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3 years ago

Microsoft: Surface devices with multiple aspect ratios coming soon. Surface 2 with LTE on AT&T and Vodafone

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Last week, Microsoft announced the Surface 2, Surface Pro 2, and a handful of accessories for the Surface family of devices. After the announcement, Surface boss Panos Panay did an AMA on Reddit where he and the team answered hundreds of questions. One thing we learned from the AMA was that an LTE version of the Surface 2 is planned for early next year.

Now we’ve got more details on which network you’ll be using it on.

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3 years ago

Reserve your Surface 2 or Surface Pro 2 for free at your local Microsoft Store

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Microsoft announced the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 last week at an event in New York City. The two devices, along with their new accessories, are due out on October 22th. Pre-orders started last Tuesday online and in-person. If you wanted to pre-order online you’d have to pay the full price of the device or accessory. However, if you did the pre-order in person at your local Microsoft Store you had to put at least $50 down to reserve your device.

Starting today, you can reserve your Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 without paying until you pick it up.

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3 years ago

Microsoft asks students to imagine the limit of Surface - we learn there is none

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Earlier this week, Microsoft introduced the next generation of their Surface tablet hybrid. The Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2 were announced alongside, the Surface Music Cover, a new “blade” which allows users to easily remix music on a special touch sensitive cover. The venture has shown us that Surface has many capabilities beyond a typical keyboard and the Surface team headed to the Art Center College of Design to find out exactly how far Surface can go.

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3 years ago

Meet Panos Panay and see the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 at your local Microsoft Store

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Yesterday Microsoft officially announced and detailed the upcoming Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. They also revealed over half a dozen new accessories for the Surface family and all those new gadgets went on pre-order this morning. Surface boss Panos Panay also did an AMA on Reddit yesterday where he and the Surface team answered hundreds of questions. If he didn’t answer one of yours, you might be able to ask him in person at your local Microsoft Store.

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3 years ago

Microsoft's "On The Whiteboard" takes us behind the scenes at Microsoft's Surface Launch Event

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This week’s episode of "On The Whiteboard" gives us an up-close look at yesterday’s Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 launch event. Editor Pamela Woon has made her stop in New York City to speak with Brian Hall, General Manager of Marketing For Surface, and get the “inside scoop” on the company’s latest tablet devices.

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3 years ago

Reminder: You can now pre-order your Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

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Yesterday was a big day for Microsoft, unveiling their follow ups to last year’s Surface tablets. The Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 look to shake things up by building off of a solid foundation started in 2012, now powered by Windows 8.1.

While both devices remain at the same price points, the have improved substantially. The Surface 2 is now lighter, thinner and sports a 1080P display while the Surface Pro 2 has upgrade graphics, processor, better display, higher quality speakers and more than double the battery life.

That’s in addition to the newly re-worked kickstand, power connector and all the other refinements added to the updated Surface series (plus all of those accessories).

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3 years ago

Read this: Answers about the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, including LTE version

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3 years ago

Here is the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 pricing and worldwide availability

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Earlier this morning Microsoft shared details for the next generation of Surface products. They announced the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. There were also a new accessories for both old and new Surfaces. They shared a lot of details, but some information was left out. Right now on Reddit, there’s a Q&A with the Surface team where we learned more about pricing and worldwide availability. Details below.

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3 years ago

You can now watch the entirety of Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 event online

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Earlier this morning Microsoft announced the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 at a press event in New York City. It was an invite only event with no live stream, so a lot of us lived vicariously through various live streams and press releases. Microsoft has now put the video of the event online for those not able to attend in person. Check it out below.

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3 years ago

Meet the Surface Music Kit and Microsoft’s new blade concept for the Surface family

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Earlier, Microsoft finally announced the second generation of the Surface family. We’ve got the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2, both of which come with a handful of new accessories. One of those is super niche, but beyond cool. The Music Kit for Surface brings out your inner DJ with a really creative keyboard. What's more, Microsoft is also doing a contest to kick things off.

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3 years ago

Microsoft announces new accessories for the Surface family

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3 years ago

Surface Pro could be getting a docking station soon

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Microsoft is in the midst of a companywide re-organization to become a “devices and services” entity. One of those new divisions is the Devices and Studios, which is responsible for the Surface, Xbox, and more within Microsoft. It’s currently led by Julie Larson-Green, but will see Stephen Elop take the reins when Nokia’s Devices and Services division joins that section of Microsoft.

The Devices and Studios division in Microsoft has a few more tricks up its sleeve for the Surface RT and Surface Pro. We’ve had hints of a battery extension for the Surface Pro in the past, but now Paul Thurrott has a few more details on what we can expect with future accessories.

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3 years ago

New "Power Cover" to be released for Microsoft's Surface tablets

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3 years ago

Microsoft's Surface 2 details begin to emerge

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