Surface 2 a great tablet, mediocre laptop replacement: reviewers

With Microsoft Corp. launching two new Surface tablets in the last week or so, it’s easy to get confused with the difference between the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. However, reviews

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 28th, 2013 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Microsoft Surface 2

Microsoft's flagship hardware for Windows 8 is here. Microsoft broke into the tablet market one year ago with the Surface. Now its sequel is here with the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Judging Microsoft Surface 2 beyond its cover: 3 problems

You can't fault Microsoft Corp. for creating hype around the launch of its second-generation of tablet hardware since entering the market one year ago. A Toronto-based unveiling event put the tablets and accessories

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

New Microsoft Surface tablets available for pre-order Tuesday

Microsoft today announced the second generation of its Surface tablets, the Surface 2. Available starting October 22, the devices include full 1080p video, speedier processors, more memory, and increased battery life. The Surface

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Lynn Greiner


Microsoft Surface 2 likely to see better distribution at launch

Microsoft Corp. is readying for a wider distribution of its Surface 2 tablet at launch than its first Surface tablet that was only available to buy directly from Microsoft for months after launch,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Top features to try in Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview

Windows 8 Enterprise users can now download a preview version of the first major update for Microsoft Corp.'s touch screen-friendly user interface. The general availability for the patch is expected in October. Aside

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Will Windows RT go the way of the Zune?

How small is Windows RT’s market share? Blink and you could miss it. Windows RT is the “light” version of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 OS, designed to operate on less powerful devices such

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft Surface Pro: best to wait for second generation product?

The Microsoft Surface Pro launched this month, bringing the premium version of Microsoft’s first PC hardware effort to the market. Where the Surface RT ran a lightweight version of Windows 8 that didn’t

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Asus VivoTab RT

If you're interested in a new Windows tablet that's not the Surface, check out the Asus VivoTab RT.Asus honed its tablet hardware with its Android line before Windows 8 came along. That experience

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Souped-up Microsoft Surface Pro tablet coming in January

It won't be available in time for Christmas, but not too long into the new year users will be able to purchase the Surface Pro tablet from Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).According to a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 29th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

Battle of the tablets: can Surface win over iPad fans?

With all of the big launch events behind us, the battle of the tablets has now begun in earnest.Apple’s iPad received an upgrade to the fourth-generation version in late October, alongside the release

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2012 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Microsoft Surface

The Microsoft Surface tablet is now available widely at retailers in Canada following the launch of Windows 8. We got a hands on demo of the device at Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 launch

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2012 Brian Jackson

Microsoft Surface hardware hurt by lacking Windows RT: reviewers

The Microsoft Surface tablet is great, many reviewers agree, but its weakest aspect is in the new operating system that Microsoft also launched today.The first release of Surface runs on Windows RT, a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff