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Microsoft’s Surface line is coming into its own by borrowing from the best

Microsoft CVP Yusuf Mehdi isn’t shy about mentioning the competition. As we discuss the company’s recent launch of Windows 10 S, he refers to the pared down operating system as a “Chromebook

Weeks after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft announces its new Surface Pro laptop replacement

Microsoft says it didn’t mean to do a “head fake” when it told the press that this week’s big event in Shanghai wouldn’t center around the launch of the Surface Pro 5. Sure, the company was

Crunch Report | Microsoft’s New Laptop Surfaces

Microsoft's new Surface laptop gets released and it costs $999.00, YouTube gets a new redesign with support for dark mode, Facebook denies allegation of gender bias and a beekeeper builds a deep learn

We don’t need more Surface clones

When Microsoft launched the Surface line back in 2012, its combination of a tablet and keyboard cover (married with a smart kickstand), was innovative. With it, Microsoft surely hoped to kickstart a b

Microsoft had the best month for consumer Surface sales, partially credits MacBook ‘disappointment’

According to Microsoft, November marked the company’s best month for consumer Surface sales by volume (a list that excludes Surface Hub electronic whiteboard). The ever-growing line’s pre-holiday

Microsoft offers Apple users $650 off to trade a MacBook for a Surface

The new Surface Book got lost in the shuffle this week. Understandably so. It did, after all, get third billing at Microsoft’s own event in New York this week, owing to the flashiness of the Surface

Microsoft shows off a new $100 input method with the Surface Dial

Okay, this is cool. Microsoft kind of powered past the Surface Dial in all of the pomp and circumstance around the new Creators Update version of Windows 10 and the Surface Studio all in one, but the

Watch Microsoft’s Surface PC event live right here

Today’s Microsoft event is kicking off bright and early — particularly for those in the company’s home timezone, where things start in earnest at 7 AM PT. Of course, we’ll be live at the pres

Microsoft’s Surface business skyrockets as the iPad’s slows

Microsoft saw revenue from its Surface line jump 38% over last year’s total, according to its most recent financial report. Released today, the report states that Surface revenue hit $926 millio

Microsoft will introduce a new Surface device on October 26

On the 26th day of the 10th month of the year, Microsoft will be showcasing some big Windows 10 news at an event in New York City. The company just sent out invites, and while they don’t reveal a h

Microsoft teases what looks like a black Surface Book 2

Generally, you don’t see the first spy shots of a new device coming from the company itself, but Microsoft isn’t really following all that many of the rules with its Surface lineup of hous

Microsoft debuts “Surface as a Service” program aimed at getting devices into the enterprise

Microsoft announced this morning a new program aimed at expanding Surface’s footprint in the enterprise, dubbed “Surface as a Service.” The initiative will allow businesses to lease

Microsoft’s new Surface keyboard has aesthetic and sensory qualities unlike anything you’ve ever experienced

I like the Microsoft Surface, but you know what has been missing all this time? Keyboard covers that have "a blend of technology and style", combining "Italian luxury, a Finnish minimalistic design ae

Windows Phone Is An Ex-Platform

Microsoft announced its Q2 2016 results yesterday, reporting strong performance for its cloud business and leading to a stock bump in the wake of the news. Its Surface tablet hardware business also pe

Surface And Lumia Clock Record Numbers For Microsoft During Holiday Season

In its most recent quarter, Microsoft sold 10.5 million Lumia handsets, and the Surface line generated $1.1 billion in revenue. Both figures are all-time highs. Microsoft did break out total phone re

Microsoft Gets In The Holiday Spirit With Latest Apple-Bashing Ad

Microsoft is up to its old tricks again, and just in time for the holidays. The latest ad out of Redmond pits its Surface Pro 3 against the MacBook Air, and with all the holiday cheer and spirit you'd

Should Microsoft Build Hardware?

So what’s this new Microsoft strategy you’ve been hearing about? According to CEO Satya Nadella, the company is three things: Office 365, Windows and Azure. "That's it," the executive recently

Surface Revenue, Redux

In about an hour, Microsoft will release the results of its most recent quarter, the first quarter of its fiscal 2015. The company is expected to report revenue of $22 billion, and earnings per share

The Surface 2 Slow Fade

The 64GB SKU of the Surface 2 is sold out on Microsoft's website, and, according to a sales person that Neowin spoke to, it likely won't be restocked. The sales rep said the company is looking to get

Microsoft Promises More Surface Pro 3 Inventory Amid Tight International Supply

I really need to learn how to bet. Today in a blog post, Microsoft’s Brian Hall promised that Microsoft will get more Surface Pro 3 inventory to the parts of the world where supply of the device
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