Cancelled Microsoft Surface Mini Specs And Images Posted By Evleaks

The Microsoft Surface Mini was cancelled in 2014, but since then we have still had specs, comments, and images about it leaked unofficially. And now Evan Blass of Evleaks have posted 3 new press images of a red Surface Mini along with the purported specs for the two versions of it. The main flaw with it would have been the Windows RT, and it also seemed underpowered considering that it … more…

iPad Touch Cover Keyboard – By Microsoft?

iPad Touch Cover by Microsoft

It’s been a couple of years since we wrote about Microsoft’s Touch Covers, since these thin alcantara/leather like keyboards for the Surface tablets were discontinued by the time the Surface Pro 3 came along, where the main keyboard since then have been the Type Cover. But now computer journalist Roland Quandt have just discovered that Microsoft have on record a keyboard called “iPad Touch Cover” with Microsoft’s model number 1719. … more…

August Brings With It Back-To-School Deals, Sales On Windows 10 Home/Pro/S Devices, And 0% Interest Payment Plans On Surface Devices

A couple of back-to-school deals were announced today by various retailers since today is the first day of August 2017. And in addition to deals and sales, Microsoft also announced their Surface Plus program for anyone who wants to buy a Surface device through 0% interest monthly payments. If we start with Microsoft’s offer, their financing comes in two versions. One for businesses called Surface Plus for Business, and another … more…

Microsoft Modern Keyboard with Fingerprint ID Released

The Microsoft Modern Keyboard that leaked during the start of 2017, was finally released this week, and while it looks similar to some of the recent keyboards from Microsoft that were released for the Surface Studio PC, this new Microsoft Modern Keyboard also has a fingerprint reader: https://www.microsoft.com/accessories/en-us/products/keyboards/microsoft-modern-keyboard The fingerprint reader looks like any other key, and it’s located to the right of the Alt key, close to the space … more…

Microsoft Surface Mini Images Leaked By Windows Central

Microsoft Surface Mini

Microsoft was working on their smallest Surface tablet ever up to 2014, but it was never launched, despite a few leaks in advance and afterward. Surface chief at Microsoft, Panos Panay later admitted the existence of the Surface Mini, but didn’t really reveal many details about it. But yesterday, Zac Bowden at Windows Central leaked the exclusive pictures of the Surface Mini, while also announcing the purported specs. It had … more…

The New Surface Pro Unveiled Today – aka Surface Pro 5 – Release June 15

New Surface Pro

Panos Panay unveiled the New Surface Pro today in Shanghai. Instead of being called Microsoft Surface Pro 5, it is simply called “The New Surface Pro” even though it is the successor to the Surface Pro 4 that was announced on October 6, 2015. The New Surface Pro has a global June 15 release date and is in store from today of, taking pre-orders ahead of launch. Official Microsoft Store: … more…

Surface Pro 5 Aka ‘Upgraded Surface Pro’ Leak Ahead Of May 23 Unveiling

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 - 2017-2018 Model Kaby Lake

Microsoft devices chief Panos Panay announced on May 5 after the Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S event that the next major Microsoft press event he would attend, was in Shanghai on May 23. Now Evan Blass have leaked a few pictures of the Surface Pro 5, or simply the upgraded “Surface Pro 4 refresh” as it is believed to be. https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/devices/surface-pro/overview (UPDATE: New Surface Pro now unveiled) The new … more…

Microsoft Home Hub Leaks Hints Of More Cortana Based Features On Windows 10 Devices In 2017 – In Face Of Competition With Amazon’s Alexa Based Smart Home Devices

Just as the new Alexa powered Amazon Echo Show was unveiled today, news about Microsoft’s own step up in the same field was leaked through The Verge. It’s thought of as an evolution of Cortana, and is currently referred to as Microsoft Home Hub, which distinguishes it well from the Surface Hub, a more business geared collaboration hub for large organizations and businesses. The Microsoft Home Hub is built more … more…

Harman Kardon Invoke With Cortana To Launch In Fall 2017

Cortana Speakers

Microsoft and Harman Kardon jointly announced today that the stand-alone Cortana voice asistant “speaker” Harman Kardon Invoke will be launched in the fall 2017. By design, Harman Kardon Invoke already looks very similar to the competitors, especially Amazon’s Alexa. But it is supposed to be a really good speaker too, a 360 speaker that can fill a small room, so it’s more than just a talkative Cortana. I don’t know … more…

Microsoft Event May 2nd – MicrosoftEDU Launch Of Windows 10 S And Surface Laptop

Buy Surface Laptop

Microsoft held its May event today, which had been dubbed with the hashtag #MicrosoftEDU for a month, and with good reason, since the first 65 minutes of the event today was used to place Microsoft firmly in the middle of the education market in the US. Windows 10 S After a 10 minute introduction speech by Satya Nadella about children, students, the future and technology, the new school oriented OS … more…

Top 10 Popular New Windows 10 Apps In April

Surface tablets were surveyed as topping customer satisfaction among tablets in 2017, ahead of Apple’s iPads even. And with Windows 10 being a great OS on tablets, here is a look at the top 10 popular new Windows 10 apps of April. Gangstar New Orleans: Open World Sure, even on Windows 10 computers and tablets, games still have a tendency to become the most popular app, in this case a … more…

Microsoft Event In New York On May 2

Microsoft Event May 2 2017

Microsoft have announced that it will hold a Microsoft event in New York on May 2, followed by the hashtag #MicrosoftEDU. So what to expect? (UPDATED: See update on the Microsoft Surface Laptop launch.) For us tablet computer geeks, there have been leaks and rumors on the new Surface Book, Surface Pro 5, and other devices for a long time actually. But the first clues may actually come from Microsoft … more…

Spring Sale From Microsoft Store On 2-In-1’s, Surface, Laptops, Xbox, Accessories, Apps, Games, Music, And Movies

Spring Sale Microsoft Store

Microsoft Store announced a spring sale today for several countries, including USA, Canada, China, Germany, France, Italy, Norway, Australia, Mexico, and Brazil: https://www.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/cat/Sale/categoryID.69403000 Microsoft’s spring sale lasts until April 17, with discounts on both hardware, software, and media, from 2-in-1’s and bundles for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, laptop sales, Xbox deals, sales on tablet and computer accessories, monitors, AIO’s, apps, games, music, and movies. The 12.5-inch Windows 10 … more…

Microsoft Modern Keyboard Leaked

Microsoft Modern Keyboard

Microsoft has put together a new Bluetooth keyboard called Microsoft Modern Keyboard that should be launched pretty soon, after it was declared certified by the official Bluetooth organization today. Microsoft Modern Keyboard was certified as a Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) device, after the Bluetooth 4.2 standard. This may be the same new wireless Microsoft keyboard that was approved by the FCC earlier in March, and if it is, then it … more…

Rollout Of Windows 10 Creators Update Starts Globally On April 11

Microsoft announced today that the free Windows 10 Creators Update will start to roll out globally on April 11. The Windows 10 Creators Update was unveiled at the October 26 Microsoft event, and have been undergoing testing and previews ever since then. The Creators Update is mainly focused around a few key areas. The first one is improving and adding to 3D user experiences both in gaming, personal creations, and … more…