Microsoft Surface 3 Launched – Release May 5

Surface 3 tablet and 2-in-1 laptop

The fresh new Microsoft Surface 3 was unveiled today and is available for pre-order too before it is released in a couple of weeks, with the release date set to May 5 for the Wi-Fi models, and June 26 for the 4G LTE models: http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Surface-Tablet-10-8 Microsoft’s Official Surface Store: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/Surface-3/ Microsoft Surface 3 is a 10.8-inch Full HD Windows 10 tablet with built in kickstand, and is significantly lighter than … more…

Microsoft Surface Market Share Increase 60% Based On Web Traffic In One Year

Microsoft Surface Market Share

Chitika have released some new statistics that measure the market share of tablets stacked against one another, but not based on hard-to-come-by sales figures, instead Chitika have relied upon web statistics. And based on Chitika’s ad impressions pr. tablet brand, the leading tablet brand they served ads to in USA and Canada year over year between September 2013 and September 2014, was of course the iPad, with a significant market … more…

Surface Pro 3 Updates Increase Battery Life In Connected Standby

Surface Pro 3

Microsoft started rolling out the latest July update for the new Windows 8.1 tablet Microsoft Surface Pro 3 three days ago, just three weeks after the first firmware update. The most noticeable thing is improved battery life when the tablet is in Connected Standby mode, that is, when it’s running tasks like syncing and checking for messages whilst being idle. Other updates from the new firmware targeted increased system stability, … more…

First Microsoft Surface Mini Called Off Permanently

Microsoft Surface Mini

Just a few days after the Microsoft Surface Mini was confirmed by Microsoft through their Surface Pro 3 user guide, some news reported by Digitimes claims that the first Surface Mini have been permanently called off. The last time we expected to see a launch of Surface Mini was alongside the launch of the new Windows tablet Surface Pro 3. But all we got was the Surface Pro 3 powerhouse, … more…

Microsoft Surface Mini Confirmed But Still Not Coming, Yet

Microsoft Surface Mini

With today’s release of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, it looks like Microsoft may have unwittingly confirmed the existence of the Microsoft Surface Mini as well. Because in the user guide for Microsoft Surface Pro 3, the Microsoft Surface Mini is mentioned four times, mainly alongside the instructions for how to use the Surface Pen. So either quality control at the Surface division is not as it should, or Microsoft … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Pre-Order Kicks Off – Release Begins June 20

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 pre-order kick off began just now at midnight, 12:01 AM EDT, and by the looks of it there’s been quite a lot of eager first buyers who have stayed up late this night to place their order. Microsoft Surface Pro 3 will be released first in US and Canada on June 20, and these were the first countries where orders could be placed to buy … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Complete Specifications & Details From Launch

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft unveiled the most powerful of all tablets today when they announced the new 12-inch 2160 x 1440 Microsoft Surface Pro 3. This Windows 8.1 tablet comes in several options beginning with a Intel Core i3 edition with 4GB of RAM, and goes up to a Intel Core i7 edition with 8GB of RAM. Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is available for order starting Wednesday May 21, at 12:01 AM ET, … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Unveiled

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Microsoft are now unveiling their newest Windows tablet, the brand new Microsoft Surface Pro 3. The Microsoft Pro 3 is a Windows 8.1 Pro tablet at 12 inches. The specifications begins with a quad-core Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor. It has a choice of 4GB/8GB of RAM, and a 12-inch display with a 2160 x 1440 resolution with a 3×2 aspect ratio. The Surface team calls it “pixel free”. Related: – … more…

May 20 Microsoft Surface Event

What have these two people been cooking up together?

Microsoft have sent out invitations to the press the last day, where they invite members of the press to New York for a gathering. (UPDATE: Only the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 was unveiled.) The invitation comes from Microsoft’s Surface division, so at least we know it’s Surface tablet related, and with the Surface 4G LTE model out already, we can only assume that it’s the unveiling of a Microsoft Surface … more…

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Launch Sale & Other Tablet Deals In May

Tablet Deals

With Samsung deciding to launch their new Galaxy Tab 4 line on the International Workers’ Day on May 1, there are tablet deals to be had, and not just on Samsung’s newest tablets either. Both TigerDirect and Amazon started off with a launch sale on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablets, with a release sale that will last through May 7. The cheapest tablet on sale is the Samsung Galaxy … more…

Microsoft Surface Mini Status April 2014

A smaller me? The 10.6-inch Surface in use.

You may remember the rumors surround a hypothetical Microsoft Surface Mini / Surface Book / Surface 7.5 from a while ago. Well, the new rumors that have surfaced lately have been getting narrower. But they are still just rumors. However, they point to a third Surface tablet to appear along its two bigger 10.6-inch siblings. Last year, there were documents pointing to a 7-inch Surface Mini prototype, but that never … more…

Mickey Mouse Ears For Microsoft Surface Increase Volume

Ears for Microsoft Surface Tablets

Do you find the volume on your Microsoft Surface tablet to be too low? Then how to increase the sound level on Microsoft’s Surface tablets? Well you make it look like Mickey Mouse of course! A man called Brandon Schaap have invented these audio reflectors called “Ears for Surface” that you simply slot onto the top of the Surface so that the sound is directed from the speakers towards the … more…

Microsoft Surface 2 4G LTE Launch March 18

Microsoft Surface 2 4G LTE

Microsoft Surface Vice President Panos Pany announced the first cellular version of the Surface tablet today, with the unveiling of Microsoft Surface 2 4G LTE. It will release tomorrow just after midnight as we enter into Tuesday, March 18, with a launch price of $679 for the 64GB model: http://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/pdp/en_US/Surface-2 The Microsoft Surface 2 4G LTE is sold unlocked, though the first 4G LTE “exclusive” is set up for AT&T, … more…

Microsoft Surface Power Cover Release March 19

Microsoft Surface Power Cover keyboard

When Microsoft launched their new Surface 2 tablets last year, a lot of Surface customers held back on the purchase of a keyboard cover because they were waiting for the launch of the Surface Power Cover that would extend battery life by 60%-70%. Now Power Cover is finally due for release on March 19, and it’s up for pre-order on Microsoft Store for $199.99. What are the specs for Microsoft … more…

Where To Get Surface On Sale In December?

Certified Refurbished Microsoft Surface RT

Ever since Microsoft’s huge discount on the Surface RT for Black Friday last week, with a price cut that sent the 32GB version down from $349 to just $199, these tablets have become increasingly more difficult to get hold of. But a lot of people are looking for the original Microsoft Surface now, and here’s where to find them. There are a couple of options. Unfortunately, it is sold out … more…