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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

Microsoft Rolls Out Surface Pro 3 To 25 New Markets

In keeping with prior expectations, Microsoft is currently in the process of rolling out its Surface Pro 3 tablet-hybrid to 25 new markets over the next 24 hours. With the 25 new markets all live, Sur

Microsoft Promises Fix For Surface Pro 3 Overheating Issue

The issue that is causing some Surface Pro 3 devices to restart and tell users that they are overheating is an error, according to Microsoft. The company has promised a fix in short order. Microsof

Microsoft Cuts The Price Of The Surface 2 By $100

Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface 2 tablet hybrid by $100, leaving the consumer-facing device with a price tag as low as $349. That price, however, doesn’t include a keyboard attachmen

Microsoft Updates Windows 8.1 And Surface Tablets

It's a big day in the Windows world, with Microsoft rolling out a grip of security patches, updates for Surface tablets, and new capabilities for Windows 8.1 as part of its August update. Regarding

Microsoft Goes After The Ubiquitous MacBook To Boost Surface Brand Recognition

Microsoft billed the Surface Pro 3 as the device that can replace multiple pieces of Apple kit, including the MacBook and the iPad. Its latest ad spots for its Windows 8 marquee device target the MacB

Microsoft’s Surface And The Fine Line Between Investment And Loss

There’s been quite a bit of interesting financial commentary on Microsoft‘s Surface line of tablet-hybrids published recently. The Surface project loses money. Understanding the magnitude

NFL Will Let Teams Use Microsoft Surface Tablets On The Sidelines During Games

In the first instance of tablets and mobile computing devices being used on the sidelines of NFL games, <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/surface/">Microsoft Surface tablets</a> will be used by

How Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Stacks Up A Month Later

Microsoft has a new Surface tablet/PC hybrid, and it’s a departure from their first- and second-generation versions of the Surface line, with an all-new design and a bigger, better display. The

Microsoft Reports $23.38B FQ4 Revenue Including $2B In Phone Top Line, Misses With EPS Of $0.55

Today after the bell Microsoft reported its fiscal fourth quarter performance, including revenue for the period of $23.38 billion and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had expected the company to

A Microsoft Surface Revenue Bet

After the introduction of the Surface Pro 3, I tweeted that I thought it would do pretty well in the market. I should have clarified that I meant that in the context of prior Surface sales, but I can'

Microsoft Does Us A Solid By Accidentally Confirming That The Surface Mini Is Real

Microsoft declined to comment. Earlier today, a manual published to help users dig into their new Surface Pro 3 devices contained multiple mentions of the currently Super Secret Surface Mini. Oops. Su

Microsoft Cuts The Price Of Its Now-Dated Surface Pro 2 Tablet Hybrid

Here's a non-surprise: Microsoft is discounting its line of Surface Pro 2 tablets by $100 to $200, configuration depending. When Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 3, a device that has received stron
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