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A $400 Surface Might Just Do the Trick A $400 Surface Might Just Do the Trick

Microsoft’s Surface line of Windows 10 PCs have mostly been marketed as premium devices. But according to a new Bloomberg report, the company is planning to bring back a good ol’ fashioned cheap Surface, most likely to get in on some of that sweet sweet iPad money Apple’s been raking in (or to give us something to buy…

Microsoft's Big Ideas Are Awesome, But When Does Reality Catch Up With the Tech? Microsoft's Big Ideas Are Awesome, But When Does Reality Catch Up With the Tech?

Today, Microsoft announced the Surface Hub 2, and like many of the company’s previous Surface products, it offers a tantalizing view into a future filled with glorious touchscreen devices and effortless workplace collaboration. It looks totally sweet, and I’d love to have one on my wall at home right now. But after…

Microsoft Finally Agrees to Replace Surface Pro 4s With Horrible Screen Flickering That Can't Be Patched Microsoft Finally Agrees to Replace Surface Pro 4s With Horrible Screen Flickering That Can't Be Patched

Microsoft has finally called a mulligan and will just replace Surface Pro 4 models that are experiencing screen flickering that makes the tablet-laptop hybrids unusable, Ars Technica reported.

Finally, a Chrome Tablet Worth Getting Excited About Finally, a Chrome Tablet Worth Getting Excited About

Companies keep trying to make tablets for education happen. Two weeks ago, Acer announced the $329 Chromebook Tab 10, a confusingly named slate running Chrome OS that was designed with students and teachers in mind. Then Apple followed that up with a revamped iPad featuring some new education apps and Apple Pencil…

Windows VP Terry Myerson Out as Major Shakeup Hits Microsoft Windows VP Terry Myerson Out as Major Shakeup Hits Microsoft

After 21 years leading the server, Exchange, and most recently the Windows and Devices teams, longtime vice president Terry Myerson is leaving Microsoft as the company pursues a major restructuring of its entire business.

Microsoft Is Going to Stop Cramming Windows 10S Down People’s Throats Microsoft Is Going to Stop Cramming Windows 10S Down People’s Throats

When Microsoft introduced Windows 10S last year, I was deeply concerned. If you didn’t think too hard about it, it kind of sounded like a good idea: a lightweight version of regular Windows 10, designed for systems without a ton horsepower, and a potentially competitive alternative to affordable Chromebooks, which…

Microsoft Is Finally Selling a Super Cheap Surface Laptop, and It Almost Feels Like a Bargain Microsoft Is Finally Selling a Super Cheap Surface Laptop, and It Almost Feels Like a Bargain

Today, as noted by Windows Central, Microsoft launched a cheaper version of its gorgeous Surface Laptop. This new version will retail for $800—a full $200 less than the previously cheapest Surface Laptop. If you’ve wanted a full-blown, lower-cost computing experience in the Surface ecosystem then this is the machine…

Oh No, Is Microsoft Going to Make Another Damn Dual-Screen Gadget? Oh No, Is Microsoft Going to Make Another Damn Dual-Screen Gadget?

Maybe it’s the Courier part two, a new member of the Surface family, or the long-rumored Surface phone, but whatever is being shown in a recently discovered patent filing by Microsoft looks pretty interesting.

Microsoft Made Pricey New Surface Books, Including a Giant One—They Seem Nice! Microsoft Made Pricey New Surface Books, Including a Giant One—They Seem Nice!

Microsoft is finally dragging its ambitious Surface Book line into the present day, refining the striking design and making this a laptop you can covet for reasons besides that funky hinge.

Microsoft Exec Insists Surface Products Don't Suck in Leaked Memo Microsoft Exec Insists Surface Products Don't Suck in Leaked Memo

Microsoft is in full-on damage control mode after Consumer Reports removed its recommendation of Surface laptop and tablet products last week. According to a purportedly leaked internal memo, the company acknowledges the issues that its Surface products have had, but executives say the main criticisms have been…

Surface Studio: The Basics Surface Studio: The Basics

Microsoft showed off its new Surface Studio all-in-one on Wednesday. More than just an iMac rip-off, the Surface Studio is focused squarely at artists and creative professionals.

Surface Studio Hands On: Touched For the Very First Time Surface Studio Hands On: Touched For the Very First Time

The new Surface Studio is Microsoft’s incredibly over-designed play at capturing the creative class that has been increasingly left behind by mainstream manufacturers (ahem Apple). Its design definitely borrows from the core look behind the iMac, except that it’s also got a touch display, and a hinge that allows it to…

Only the Coolest Stuff From Microsoft's October Live Event Only the Coolest Stuff From Microsoft's October Live Event

Microsoft just wrapped up its October event, and as we expected, it wasn’t wall-to-wall hardware announcements like last year. Nothing from Lumia land. Radio silence on the Band front.

Microsoft Juices Its Surface Book With More Power and 16-Hour Battery Life Microsoft Juices Its Surface Book With More Power and 16-Hour Battery Life

Microsoft blew our minds last year when it announced the Surface Book—and its crazy detachable display. This year, the company’s refreshing the product, and claims it has stuffed two times as much processing power and 30 percent more battery life in the exact same design.

Microsoft's Beautiful Surface Studio Is Coming to Kill the Desktop PC as We Know It Microsoft's Beautiful Surface Studio Is Coming to Kill the Desktop PC as We Know It

Desktop computers have come in two flavors for the last few years: boxes you plug into your monitor or TV, and all-in-one devices like Apple’s popular iMac line. Microsoft’s newly announced Surface Studio is the latter kind of desktop, but with a giant touchscreen and pen input too. It’s also the first desktop…

Our Microsoft Event Liveblog Is Right Here Our Microsoft Event Liveblog Is Right Here

It’s time to hear what Microsoft’s army of engineers and designers has in mind for the future of Windows 10. We’re expecting a few very exciting announcements from today’s fancy New York event, including a new all-in-one Surface PC.

What to Expect From Microsoft's October 26th Event What to Expect From Microsoft's October 26th Event

Microsoft’s fall press event in New York City is almost upon us, and that means there are plenty of rumored Windows 10 hardware and software updates to be excited about. The company announced the event in a blog post on the Windows Experience site earlier this month, with very few details aside from the place, date,…

Are We Set to Get a New Microsoft Surface Device Soon? Are We Set to Get a New Microsoft Surface Device Soon?

According to a recent Twitter user’s visit to the Microsoft offices in Redmond, Washington, the company may be planning to release new devices in its Surface line.

Huawei Made Yet Another Surface Tablet Ripoff Huawei Made Yet Another Surface Tablet Ripoff

Last year saw some high-profile Surface tablet ripoffs, so it’s only logical that the trend will continue in 2016.

Microsoft Surface Book Review: So Good, I Might Switch Back to Windows Microsoft Surface Book Review: So Good, I Might Switch Back to Windows

Here’s a crazy one. In the progression of gadgets to crawl from the primordial pool, Microsoft’s ambitious Surface Book feels like a punctuation mark. It’s a turn from the expected, and for me at least, it’s a computer so enticing, and habit changing, that I’m thinking—Hey, what about Windows?

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