Tagged with: Surface

Microsoft Surface Pro Marred By Amount of Unusable Space

Microsoft Surface Pro Marred By Amount of Unusable Space

It’s worse this time. Microsoft was roundly pilloried for low functional storage rates in the Surface RT tablet. It appears that the big sibling to that device, the Surface Pro, suffers from similar woes. The 32 gigabyte Surface RT had 16 gigabytes of free space. The 64 gigabyte Surface RT had 46. In short, for the ...

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming Feb. 9, Starting at $899

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming Feb. 9, Starting at $899

Microsoft announced that its forthcoming Surface Pro tablet hybrid will become generally available in the United States and Canada on February 9th. As you certainly recall, the Surface Pro is a similar piece of hardware to the Surface RT, the largest difference between the two being their operating systems: The Surface RT ...

5 Ways Tablets Are Furthering Small Businesses

5 Ways Tablets Are Furthering Small Businesses

Tablets are an important resource for small businesses. Not only do tablets provide today's small businesses with tools to enhance productivity and efficiency, they also provide an additional way to market their products and services to consumers. Tablets play a critical role in today's modern world and, within a few years, ...

Microsoft Surface Headed to Non-Microsoft Stores Very Soon

Microsoft Surface Headed to Non-Microsoft Stores Very Soon

As rumored last week, Microsoft is expanding distribution of its Surface tablets beyond Microsoft's own brick-and-mortar and online stores, starting as of mid-December. The company also is making some of its holiday popups permanent stores, according to a December 11 announcement. The U.S. and Australia will be first to get ...

iPhone 5 Named TIME Magazine’s Gadget of the Year

iPhone 5 Named TIME Magazine’s Gadget of the Year

TIME magazine published its list of the top 10 gadgets of the year, and the iPhone 5 came out on top. The list also includes other goodies Apple users love, but there were some surprising omissions as well. The magazine praises the iPhone 5 as “melding hardware, software and services so tightly that the seams fade way.” ...

Microsoft’s Surface is Sinking: 7 Ways to Right the Ship

Microsoft’s Surface is Sinking: 7 Ways to Right the Ship

It has a more dynamic interface. It has Office inside. It can run two apps on the same screen. And it has a USB port and a built-in kickstand. The iPad has none of these things, and the Microsoft Surface does. So why does Microsoft's first tablet already seem to be on the ropes? According to one estimate, Microsoft is ...

Five Things Apple Can Learn From Windows 8

Five Things Apple Can Learn From Windows 8

I’ve been using Windows 8 off and on for the past few weeks and, while I agree with many of the sentiments expressed by folks like Chris Pirillo and our own MG Siegler, especially regarding the Surface RT, I still think Microsoft did a good (not excellent) job on Win8. In the immortal words of losing Little League coaches ...

Is Microsoft’s Surface Pro really overpriced? MacBook Air vs. Surface Pro: Tale of the tape

Is Microsoft’s Surface Pro really overpriced? MacBook Air vs. Surface Pro: Tale of the tape

  Microsoft announced pricing for its upcoming Surface Pro tablet last week and tech bloggers’ heads immediately exploded. The Surface Pro — Microsoft’s first own-brand Windows 8 offering — will start at $899 for a unit with 64GB of internal storage. That price includes a stylus, an accessory that will ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 30, 2012

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 30, 2012

A month after releasing its Surface tablet with Windows RT, Microsoft has unveiled the pricing and specs for its more powerful tablet: the Surface with Windows Pro. Available in January, Microsoft’s higher-end tablet will feature Intel Core i5 processors, 4 gigs of RAM, a full 1080p 10.6” screen, a full-size USB 3.0 ...

Microsoft’s Surface Pro will be $899 for 64GB and $999 for 128GB models, available in January

Microsoft’s Surface Pro will be $899 for 64GB and $999 for 128GB models, available in January

Earlier in the year we brought you the news that Microsoft’s Surface Pro pricing would run in the $999 range. Now, Microsoft has confirmed the pricing in a post by Surface GM Panos Panay. The Surface Pro models will come in two flavors, with a 64GB model running $899 and a 128GB model running $999. Both Surface Pro models ...