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Microsoft starts selling a $799 Surface Laptop

Here’s a pretty good way to help spark sales in the post-holiday doldrums of early February. This week, Microsoft rolled a handful of new configurations that drop the entry level pricing on a few of

Microsoft launches Windows 10 on ARM, with HP and ASUS promising 20+ hours of battery life

Windows laptops and tablets have traditionally run on X86 processors from the likes of Intel and AMD. Microsoft experimented with using ARM-based processors when it launched the Surface RT and Windows

Microsoft’s Panos Panay discusses the past and future of Surface

In the earliest days of the Surface, it was hard to shake the notion that the line was something of a reference design for Windows 8. Things have evolved quite a bit. The line has grown to include two

Consumer Reports pulls Microsoft Surface recommendation, citing high breakage rates

The Surface line has been a surprising hit for Microsoft in recent years. What many regarded as little more than proof of concept for Windows 10 has become a leader in the two-in-one tablet category i

Microsoft’s slow creep back into mobile

Despite an early lead with Windows Mobile and Windows CE -- and spending billions on Nokia’s mobile business -- Microsoft has been on its heels in the mobile device market since the one-two punch of

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

Windows 10 and 10 S options are coming for the Surface Laptop and Surface Pro

Three weeks to the day after launching the Surface Laptop, Microsoft is back with the latest version of its laptop replacement, the Surface Pro. The company says it eliminated the numbering scheme to

New technique turns anything into a touch sensor

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have created a new way to turn almost any surface into a touchpad with just a little conductive spray paint. The system, called Electrick, uses a technique ca

Microsoft’s Surface event and Apple’s Mac event preview: Listen to TCBC 7 with Romain Dillet

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Hands-on with the Surface Dial

Easily the surprise hit of today’s big Window 10 event in New York City today, the Surface Dial is the new input device that none of us knew we needed. The $100 peripheral is, as “a completely new

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

Bill Belichick is done using the NFL’s Microsoft Surface tablet he hates so much

Update: The NFL and Microsoft both issued statements to TechCrunch, which are at the bottom of the post. Bill Belichick, head coach of the New England Patriots, really hates the Microsoft Surface tabl

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’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

Review: Google’s High-End Pixel C Tablet

Until now, the Pixel brand was all about Chrome OS laptops. But in September, the company surprised us all when it announced its Surface competitor, the 10.2-inch Pixel C Android tablet with its optio

Don’t Buy Into Acer’s LEGO-Like Modular Computer

Acer just debuted this adorable computer. Called the Revo, it’s tiny and modular and cute and a waste of your money. The thought process is that owners can easily upgrade their systems with diff

Microsoft Surface Off To A Slow Start In Tablet Web Traffic Share, But Could Catch Nexus Family In Time

Microsoft's Surface is a bit slow out the starting gate according to tablet web traffic share numbers from mobile advertising network Chitika, which measures tens of millions of impressions coming fro

An iPad Lover’s Take On The Surface With Windows RT

When I saw the <a target="_blank" href="">initial wave</a> of Surface reviews hit, I started pinging some folks to see if I could get my hands on one to revi

Oprah Tweets Her Love For Microsoft Surface Using An iPad

Oprah hasn't been shy about her love for the <a href="">MS Surface</a>. In early November, she claimed that it was <a href="https://b

Microsoft Surface Sales “Starting Modestly”, Says Ballmer; Won’t Give Exact Sales Figures (Updated)

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has told a French newspaper that sales of Redmond's shiny new Windows 8 tablet PC, Surface, have gotten off to a modest start. Talking to French daily Le Parisien, publishe
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