Surface Pro X (2020) SQ2 Model Shows Incremental Boost In Benchmark Performance So Far

The chipset upgraded Microsoft Surface Pro X was released yesterday, two weeks after the Surface Pro X SQ2 unveiling on October 1. And we now have an average of benchmarks for it that gives us the first clues as to what to expect from it. So far, the differences between the 2019 model with the SQ1 processor and the new 2020 model with the SQ2 processor are showing up as … more…

New Microsoft Tablet And PC Accessories For 2020-2021 Model Year Launched This Week

As is usually the case with Microsoft every autumn, whenever they launch new tablets and computers, they usually launch new computer accessories too. And this week was no different. So when Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro X SQ2 and Surface Laptop Go, they also launched five new PC accessories, which we’ll take a quick look at here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/collections/keyboardsmiceandstyluses The new Microsoft Number Pad (codename Kenmore), is a small wireless Bluetooth … more…

12.4-Inch Surface Laptop Go Unveiled – Small, Cute, And Functional. Do Rivals Offer More Bang For The Bucks?

Microsoft announced their smallest Windows laptop yet today with the 12.4-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop Go. This is a brand new laptop with touchscreen from Microsoft, that will launch in three configurations, starting from $549. The release date is October 13 in the US: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/surface-laptop-go There are three hardware configurations, but all of them center around the same 10th generation Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor that started rolling out last fall. The … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro X SQ2 (2020) Top Model Unveiled – To Sell Alongside SQ1 (2019) Version

Microsoft did a brief presentation of the new Microsoft Surface Pro X SQ2 2-in-1 Windows tablet today, which will be sold alongside the SQ1 version from 2019, with the SQ moniker indicating the processor. Microsoft Surface Pro X SQ2 (2020) is taking orders from today and will be released in the US on October 13th, with the price starting at $1499: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/surface-pro-x The Surface Pro X 2019 model with 8GB … more…

x64 Emulation Starting Rollout In November For Qualcomm Powered Windows Tablets

The chief product officer for Microsoft, Panos Panay, announced today that Microsoft will be rolling out x64 emulation to the Windows Insider Program this November. This will help the few Windows on ARM tablets that are on the market these days, though there are very few right now since all computer manufacturers have waited for improved app compatibility before they would launch second or third generation Windows on ARM devices, … more…

Microsoft Surface Fall Event Tipped To September 30 / October 1

Microsoft Surface Fall Event 2020

The annual fall event from Microsoft’s Surface division is now tipped to be either September 30 or October 1 by longtime Windows tipster WalkingCat on Twitter. Surface event = Oct. 1 or Sep. 30, not sure about the timezone stuff 😅 — WalkingCat (@_h0x0d_) September 18, 2020 The usual Windows leakers do not know of any updates to the Surface Pro 7 or Surface Laptop 3, so a Surface Pro … more…

Surface Pro X II Tablet With New Processor And Platinum Color Option In The Works

Surface Pro X 2020

A nice leak by Zac Bowden of Windows Central today reveals that the Microsoft Surface Pro II is in the works with a new processor and a new color option. Microsoft typically launches new Surface products around October, so the timing is right for a new 2-in-1 tablet from Microsoft. The new Surface Pro X is reported to get an upgraded chipset featuring the new Microsoft SQ2 processor, a Platinum … more…

More New 2020 Surface Devices In Productions According To Insiders

New Surface Tablets 2020

So far in 2020 we’ve seen Microsoft launch three new Surface computers. These are the Surface Go 2, the Surface Book 3, and ongoing right now the dual-screen Surface Duo as well. Surface computers have been known to sell very well in 2020, which has led the supply chain to increase production. But now for the first time, supply chain insiders who spoke to journalists in Digitimes have said that … more…

Eye Contact Feature Avilable For Surface Pro X Owners – Makes Gazing Into The Screen Look Like You Are Making Eye Contact

Microsoft have announced the Eye Contact feature for the Surface Pro X, which is a feature that makes looking into the screen during video calls look like you are looking into a camera on the middle of the screen instead, thereby giving the impression that you are actually looking into the eyes of the person you are talking to at the other end. So far, Eye Contact is only launched … more…

Dual-Screen Surface Duo To Launch On September 10

Microsoft announced the availability of their first dual-screen foldable smartphone called Surface Duo today. It was previewed last fall, but it wasn’t ready for launch until now. It’s taking pre-orders from $1399 for a 128GB version and will be released in the US September 10: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/surface/devices/surface-duo The Surface Duo specs are decent when viewed as a split 8.1-inch tablet, but the specs are way behind the curve when viewed as … more…

Kensington MagPro Elite Magnetic Privacy Screen For Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Launching

Kensington MagPro Elite Magnetic Privacy Screen Surface Pro 7

After a decade of tablet launches, the majority of the tablets that have been launched have featured IPS panels. These are displays that makes it possible to view the screen from all sorts of angles without experiencing any form of visual distortion. In some cases that may be something of a drawback, at least if you are using your tablet computer in public and you don’t want people around you … more…

Apple Still The Most Popular Tablet Brand In Q2 2020

Bestselling tablet brands 2020

A study on the tablet sales for Q2 2020 by Canalys, says that Apple still sold the most tablets way ahead of their rivals in the previous quarter. By their measure, total tablet sales for all brands saw an increase of 26% in Q2, with Apple shipping 14.249 million iPads, Samsung shipping 7.024 million Galaxy Tab tablets with Android, Huawei shipping 4.77 million tablets with various operating systems, Amazon shipping … more…

Surface Pro X Rugged Case ‘Kensington Blackbelt 2nd Degree’ Launching June 23rd

Surface Pro X Rugged Case - Kensington Black Belt 2nd Degree

It’s been a few weeks since the Windows 10 tablet Surface Pro X launched to say the least. But now a custom Surface Pro X rugged case will launch for it, as the Kensington Blackbelt 2nd Degree series of rugged tablet cases will launch for the Surface Pro X to on June 23rd: https://www.amazon.com/Kensington-Blackbelt-Degree-Surface-K97324WW/ Kensington has a line of rugged tablet cases mainly for Surface tablets, as Kensington is a … more…

Surface Book 3 Benchmarks After Launch – The World’s Most Powerful Tablet Computer In 2020

The upgraded Surface Book 3 13.5 and 15 were released in the first markets yesterday, and as the 2-in-1 tablets are shipping out the first customers, it is giving us an average on benchmark scores that are worth checking out. The new Surface Book 3 has mainly gone through a modernization upgrade, without being completely reworked. The hinge and lock mechanism were redesigned a little to make it snappier in … more…

Surface Duo Specs Leaked

Surface Duo

Microsoft previewed the upcoming dual-screen smartphone Surface Duo during their October 2 event last year, but didn’t disclose too much in way of specs back then, other than the foldable dual-screen phone featuring two 5.6-inch displays, and that it would be launched with Android and feature support the Surface Pen. But now Windows Central believes the specs are pretty much certain. Based on their Surface Duo leaks, it will feature … more…