New Surface Book 2 13.5 Taking Pre-Orders For November 16 Release

Surface Book 2 13.5

The new 13.5-inch and 15-inch Surface Book 2 started taking pre-orders at the start of the weekend, not just from the official Microsoft Store but from Amazon as well. The 13.5-inch Surface Book 2 will be released between next Thursday and Friday, on November 16-17: Microsoft Store: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/d/surface-book-2/8MCPZJJCC98C/2LCR Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Surface-Book-Intel-Core/dp/B076J91H91/ The 15-inch Surface Book 2 with 3240 x 2160 resolution will be released with 256GB and 512GB of November 30, … more…

New Microsoft Tablet To Launch In First Half Of 2018

Microsoft Tablets 2018

A new report on tablets from Digitimes today have just revealed that a new unheard of tablet from Microsoft will be launched in the first half of 2018. The sources behind the new leak are industry sources says journalists Sammi Huang and Willis Ke at Digitimes. The question then becomes what size tablet we shold expect from Microsoft next year? The new Surface Book 2 will be released next week, … more…

CrossOver Chrome OS Beta Partially Enables Windows Apps On Chromebooks

The Chromebook app CrossOver Chrome OS in beta, was officially launched for regular download on Google Play yesterday, and it is one of these software that enables you to run apps from a different OS than the one you are running on your computer. And in this case, to run Windows apps on a Chromebook. But like with all of these software, it has its limitations, and definitely doesn’t cover … more…

Foldable Microsoft Tablet In The Works – Possible 2018 To 2019 Launch

Zac Bowden published another good article today writing on behalf of Windows Central, where he claims that the patents Microsoft have filed for foldable mobile devices, are more than just patents that secures rights for Microsoft, and that Microsoft is indeed working towards a foldable tablet or foldable phone that could launch as early as 2018, quoting insider sources. Though Bowden is the first person to caution that 2018 may … more…

Microsoft Surface Book 2 Announced – As 13.5-Inch And 15-Inch 2-In-1 Tablets

Microsoft finally announced the new Microsoft Surface Book 2 today, just in time for Christmas. But best of all, we also got more choice, with Microsoft launching not just a new 13.5-inch Microsoft Surface Book 2, but also a brand new 15-inch Microsoft Surface Book 2 as well, still in detachable tablet form. Microsoft Surface Book 2 will be released on November 16 in the US, and will start taking … more…

Windows 10 Chief Joe Belfiore Says Development Of Windows 10 Mobile Is No Focus

Windows 10 chief Joe Belfiore have been unusually talkative about Windows 10 Mobile today, the Windows 10 version for smartphones. But even so he has mainly said what is already known, although he did add some more reasoning on Twitter today too. When asked if it was time for a user to leave W10M, Belfiore answered that it depends on who you are, since many companies still deploy WP10 phones … more…

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…