New Microsoft Surface In 10-ish Size Windows 10 2-In-1 Category To Launch Between Q3 – Q4 2018

Surface 3 from 2015 now to be succeeded by 2018 Surface 4

Mark Gurman who covers tablets at Bloomberg reported a few hours ago together with Dina Bass, that Microsoft is planning to release a line of new Surface tablets in the price and size categories below the Surface Pro and Surface Book 2, quoting people familiar with the matter. What’s specified for the new Microsoft Surface 3 successor is that it’s a Windows 10 Pro tablet in the 10-inch size category … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Replacements Announced For Owners With Flickering Screens

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

You may have heard complaints from a few unlucky owners of Microsoft Surface Pro 4 over time who have complained about flickering screens, or may even have been one of those owners yourself. Microsoft have tried to address this issue with firmware updates for some time, but this hasn’t eradicated the problem entirely. So yesterday Microsoft announced that all owners of the Surface Pro 4 with a flickering screen will … more…

Microsoft Store Now Enables Gifting Of Digital Copies Of PC Games And Content

Microsoft Store Games Gift Windows PC

Microsoft announced yesterday evening that Microsoft Store has now enabled gifting of digital copies of games too, which will make it possible for parents, friends, or others to buy digital copies of games instead of hardcopies, and thus speed up the delivery to near instant. This has actually become a much needed feature, because 10 years ago, only 20% of games bought were digital copies, while the remaining 80% where … more…

Lots Of Changes And Upgrades Happening To Windows During Spring

A lot of changes to Windows 10 have already been announced during the last couple of weeks, with more to come over the next weeks and months too. Microsoft even announced the new Twitter app for Windows today too, with bookmark-and-read-later features as well as push notifications. The largest change of all though is what happens under the umbrella of the Windows 10 April 2018 update. The update became avilable … more…

All Surface Pro Tablets $200 Off During Easter

Microsoft have just put all Surface Pro models on sale with a significant discount of $200 off on all models, from the Intel Core m3 model to the to of the range Intel Core i7 model with 16GB of RAM: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/d/surface-pro/ This means that the lowest price of the Surface Pro now between March to April is $599, which is a much more reasonable price for this 12.3-inch 2736 x … more…

Adventure Game Sea Of Thieves Released For Windows 10 This Week

The large new action and adventure game Sea Of Thieves was released for Windows 10 this week on March 20 for $59, and with it a few shows and gatherings for fans of the game in Microsoft Store and a few other gaming venues around the world. This games is large enough to get its own worldwide tour, so at some point you are likely to be able to try … more…

All Amazon Fire Tablets 20% Off Today – Surface Pro $200 Off

The days just ahead of the Easter holiday next week is proving to be a time of a lot of tablet deals this year. We mentioned that the time corresponds with the Gearbest 4th anniversary sales, but actually there are several other stores that are having tablet sales right now. These includes Amazon today who’s slashing 20% off all their Fire tablets, meaning that the entry level Fire 7 starts … more…

Windows 10 S To Become A Mode In Future Windows Updates

In case you missed it, Microsoft’s Windows chief Joel Belfiore announced this week that the Windows 10 S will soon be introduced as a mode in future updates of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Pro, in a move that Microsoft believes will help adaptation and also ease the stress and confusion around Windows 10 S. Windows 10 S limits the amount of software or apps you can run, since only … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro 4G LTE Advanced For Consumers Taking Pre-Orders – Release May 1

Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Advanced 2018

Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Advanced for consumers has finally started taking pre-orders in an announcement from Microsoft, who says that the Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Advanced release date is May 1, 2018 in USA: microsoft.com/en-us/store/d/surface-pro/ProLTEpreorder As many of you will recall, Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Advanced first became available for the enterprise sector at the end of December last year, so it has only been the Wi-Fi version of Microsoft … more…

New Patents Suggests Microsoft Is Problem Solving Foldable Tablet Challenges

Microsoft Foldable Tablet

The five main problems with foldable tablet displays are blisters on the flexible display, cracking display folds, the death of pixels on the screen in the fold in particular, discolorization, and displays that starts altering their size after fold and wear through many different temperatures. With the current technologies available there are several ways of solving this, mostly depending on how tight you want the fold between the opposing folding … more…

HP Envy x2 Release March 9 – Windows 10 2-In-1 With 4G, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, UFS Storage, 19 Hour Battery Life, Pen

HP Envy x2 Release Date March 9 2018 - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Windows on ARM Tablet

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 powered version of the HP Envy x2 will be released on March 9, and that it’s now taking pre-orders for 1 cent shy of $1000: http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/hp-envy-x2-12-e011nr This means that the HP Envy x2 will be the first of the Windows 10 S tablets to be released (can be upgraded to Windows 10 Pro for free). Things have not gone well in that past when Microsoft have … more…

$599 Surface Pro Sale On February 19 President’s Day – Xbox, VR, And Computers Also On Sale

In memory of George Washington, the President’s Day is marked today on February 19, which means another annual sale, and today is a good one if you’ve been thinking about buying a Surface Pro, since there’s a Surface Pro sale today only where the Windows 10 tablet can be bought for a record low $599 from Microsoft Store: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/PresidentsDaySale That’s $200 off for all models, from the Intel Core m3 … more…

In Apps This Week: Twitter For Mac And Uber For Windows Both Lose Support

Windows 10 Mobile is a dead end mobile OS, that much is clear considering all the major apps that have lost support on the OS over the last year, but now it looks like the taxi company Uber is not giving support to the Windows 10 platform altogether. Slowly and silently ending support for Windows 10 Mobile OS may make sense, but not for Windows 10 OS considering the number … more…

Cortana Now Works With IFTTT And 7 New Smart Home Companies

Microsoft have announced that as of Friday, Cortana now works with IFTTT as well as smart devices form 7 more smart home companies, including Ecobee, Honeywell Lyric, Honeywell Total Connect Comfort, LIFX, TP-Link Kasa, and Geeni. That’s a pretty good push and one that is necessary for Microsoft Cortana in face of competition form Apple Siri, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and some of the smaller players in the virtual assistant … more…

Valentine’s Day Means Another Surface Pro Sale With Tablet + Keyboard Cover For $699

Surface Pro Sale February 2018 Valentine's Day

What’s good about some of the few seasonal events throughout the year is that regardless of whether or not you celebrate them in any way, they often become opportunities to buy some popular items on sale. And with the Valentine’s Day sale on Amazon’s Fire tablets, Microsoft doesn’t want to do any worse, and have started their own Valentine’s Day sale in Microsoft Store, with their best offer being a … more…