October Tablet Launch Smackdown – Apple vs Microsoft vs Google vs Amazon

October is now lined up to become a potential convergence month in tablet launches from the largest names in the industry, as Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon could all launch new tablets in October. It’s been years since we had the largest tablet brands launch major tablets within days and weeks of each other. Some of the tablet launches are assured already, while the other tablet launches are still not … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro On Sale With $200 – $300 Off For Intel Core i5 And i7 Models

Microsoft Surface Pro On Sale With $200 - $300 Off For Intel Core i5 And i7 Models

Currently there’s a summer sale on the Windows 10 Pro 2-in-1 tablet Microsoft Surface Pro and with this Surface sale the discounts applies to both the Intel Core i5 and the Intel Core i7 models in the USA and in Canada. That cuts the price of the Intel Core i7 Surface Pro model the most with up to $300 off its regular price, though we are still dealing with a … more…

Surface Go Now Taking Pre-Orders Ahead Of August 2 Release – And How Does This Tablet Compare To Others?

Microsoft Surface Go was unveiled earlier today, and has just started taking pre-orders from Microsoft Store. The Surface Go release date is July 2, so it’s time to look at how Microsoft’s new entry level Surface compares to other tablets in this category: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/surface/ We will be looking at comparisons and benchmark scores, and the details. Microsoft Surface Go is the successor to the Surface 3, but on a comparative … more…

Microsoft Surface Go Announced – 10-Inch Windows 2-In-1 Tablet With Optional 4G

Surface Go

The Microsoft Surface Go was announced today, as a 10-inch Windows 10 2-in-1 tablet that succeeds the Surface 3. The Surface Go release date is August 2 from $399, but it will start taking pre-orders later today: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/surface-go/ Let’s begin with the main specs. This is a 10-inch tablet with a new 1800 x 1200 resolution with 217 ppi and 3:2 screen ratio, powered by Intel Pentium Gold 4415Y processor … more…

Surface Pro 4th Of July Sale – i5, 128GB, 8GB RAM,+ Platinum Signature Type Cover For $799

Microsoft actually has a Windows 10 tablet sale today on 4th of July, with a Surface Pro bundle where the grey Platinum Signature Type Cover is included: https://www.microsoft.com/us//surface-pro-platinum-signature-type-cover-bundle-july-4th/ This is for the Surface Pro 5 with Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and 128GB storage and the keyboard cover for $799, which normally would set us back $1159 in total before today’s celebration discount. Other Surface Pro 5 specs includes … more…

Microsoft Portable Computing Device Model Number 1824 FCC Approved

Microsoft Surface Model Number 1824

What could be the next Microsoft Surface tablet, 2-in-1, or laptop have been approved by the FCC under the description portable computing device, with Microsoft’s internal model number 1824. Microsoft is always very good at hiding just enough specs to make out for sure what device it is in advance, so we can’t tell for sure what Surface computer this is yet, but at least it shouldn’t be the new … more…

Foldable Microsoft Tablet Phone Described In Alleged Leaked Microsoft Email

The Verge says it has seen a leaked email from Microsoft, detailing what we can call either the foldable Microsoft tablet phone, or a Microsoft pocketable Surface. When I first read about this yesterday, I didn’t think any more of it, because there isn’t anything new in the story. It can’t confirm the size, what it’s intended for, what specs it will have, what sort of chipset it will run, … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro Now $599 On Sale With $200 Off

Microsoft Surface Pro Sale June 2018

None of the usual channels have picked up any signs that Microsoft is about to launch a new Surface Pro soon, although Microsoft is the best computer company at keeping these details to themselves too, so you never know. The code names for what is believed to belong to several new Surface devices have surface online and been speculated around for the last few weeks, but little if any of … more…

Xbox Sales (+355 Games) And Amazon Fire Tablet Sales For Father’s Day Until June 16/17

June Xbox Sales

For Father’s Day 2018, Amazon have initiated sales campaigns on all the Fire tablets, which now starts at $39 until June 16. This Father’s Day sale also extends to Kindle ereaders as well as other Amazon devices like smart speakers and TV devices. So for the next few days, the 7-inch Fire costs $39, the 8-inch Fire HD 8 costs $59, and the pretty good 10.1-inch Fire HD 10 costs … more…

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…