Microsoft Store July Sales On Tablets, 2-in-1, Computers, Gear, Xbox, Accessories

More and more sales campaigns are launching online now towards the middle of July for retailers to stand a chance against Amazon’s Prime Day next week. We’ve mentioned Lenovo’s July sales already (which started today), but Microsoft Store too is among the other major retailers holding sales now through the middle of July. The width of sales from Microsoft Store range from sales and bundles on Surface deals and Surface … more…

Microsoft Experimenting With AMD And Qualcomm Chipsets In Surface Devices Says Insiders

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Qualcomm AMD 2019

PCworld has picked up an interesting story, this time by Brad Sams on Petri, where he claims insider info on the CPU’s of the next Surface Pro 7 this fall. According to his insider sources in Redmond, Microsoft just like Apple is in a frustrating relationship with chipmaker Intel, so Microsoft have been looking for alternative chips from both AMD and Qualcomm, and it’s even said that Microsoft is already … more…

New Wacom Bamboo Ink Plus Stylus For Windows Tablets Announced Today

Wacom announced a brand new digitizer or stylus for Windows 10 tablets and other Windows devices with a touchscreen today, and it’s called Wacom Bamboo Ink Plus. It’s launching between June/July for $99 says Wacom today. The new Wacom Bamboo Ink Plus stylus is an evolution of the Bamboo Ink Smart Stylus, but it has been reworked both inside and outside, so that it’s now new features and specs, it’s … more…

Dual-Screen Microsoft Surface Centaurus Project Said To Be Previewed To Microsoft’s Hardware Team

A possibly interesting story to follow was published by Tom Warren in The Verge yesterday, who have talked to sources familiar with Microsoft’s future plans, and they were allegedly told that a dual-screen tablet device of sorts has been seen internally at Microsoft. More specifically it says that personell from Microsoft’s hardware team have lined up to get their hands on this dual-screen computer, referred to internally as the Microsoft … more…

Most Popular Windows Apps In May

The COMPUTEX trade show in Taiwan is just around the corner, which means that we will soon see the launch of the first Windows devices from the so-called Project Athena by Intel. These Intel alternatives to Qualcomm’s “always-on” ARM devices will attract some more Windows users for a while. So before then, here’s a rundown of the 10 most downloaded newer Windows apps now in May that includes both the … more…

Surface Book 2 Intel Core i5-8350U Launched In The US Today

Surface Book 2 Intel Core i5-8350U US Buy Launch Order

WinFuture reported in the beginning of March that the Windows flagship tablet Surface Book 2 was about to get a processor upgrade for the i5 version, and today Microsoft launched the new Surface Book 2 version: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/surface-book-2/ This upgrade is from the 7th gen. dual-core Intel Core i5-7300U processor, to the new 8th gen. quad-core Intel Core i5-8350U processor that can boost performance by up to 100% at the most. … more…

Microsoft Surface Pro 6 Intel Core i5 Model To Be Offered With 16GB

Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Microsoft announced today that starting later in March in USA and Canada, they will start to offer the same maximum 16GB RAM on the Intel Core i5 model of Surface Pro 6 as they offer on the Intel Core i7 model. The company says that the offer is introduced after customers had told Microsoft that they needed this option too. The 16GB RAM introduction will extend to the Intel Core … more…

Microsoft Classroom Pen vs Lenovo’s Pencil-On-Display

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When Microsoft announced the Microsoft Classroom Pen for Surface tablets at the BETT education fare in London this week, they said they would announce more details on Friday. Well that didn’t happen. But after researching the school geared pen that will only be sold in 20-packs to schools anyway (at least to begin with) there isn’t really anything more to say about the pen either. But the Microsoft For Education … more…

Microsoft Previews New Classroom Pen Digitizer

Microsoft Classroom Pen

During the education fair BETT in the UK these days, Microsoft have used it as an opportunity to preview a new digitizer aimed at the education market called the Microsoft Classroom Pen. Microsoft didn’t want to reveal all the details today, and says instead that they will announce more details on the coming Friday. What have learned though, is that the Microsoft Classroom Pen is designed for K-8 students and … more…

Microsoft Surface Go On Sale Through Black Friday Week To November 24

Microsoft Surface Go Black Friday Sale

Microsoft have announced an official sale on their brand new Surface Go through Black Friday week, starting with $50 off their smallest 10-inch Windows 10 2-in-1 tablet in a tablet deal that lasts until November 24th. The Microsoft Surface Go Black Friday deal is available from Microsoft’s own official Microsoft Store from $349, or from Amazon where the higher configuration models are also on sale with $50 off, and also … more…

Most Popular Paid Windows Apps In November

With Microsoft now having its widest range of tablets and computers ever, it has sent the signal to developers that Microsoft is seriously committed to Windows 10 tablets and computers ahead. The word is that this signal has started to affect the development of new good productivity apps, so that’s interesting to hear. So a look at the 10 most popular Windows apps for November (that we haven’t mentioned before) … more…

Mid-November Windows 10 2-In-1 Tablet And Computer Sales

Every year it’s getting harder and harder for consumers to keep track of when Black Friday sales are supposed to peak as the companies change their strategies every year. Some of the largest retailers even started select Black Friday sales the 2nd week of November already. With some of the Black Friday price announcements in tablets and computers out of the way by now, here’s a breakdown of the current … more…

Surface Go 4G LTE Now Taking Orders – Release November 20

Microsoft promised a cellular version in July and now the Surface Go 4G LTE have started taking preorders before it’s released next week on November 20 in the US and Canada: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/surface/ The price of Surface Go LTE is $679, but then it also has 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. The processor is still the same dual-core 2.3 GHz Intel Pentium Gold Processor 4415Y processor though. Main specs … more…

Microsoft Store Now Enables Digital Gifting On All Apps, Games, And In-App Items

Microsoft App Gifts

Microsoft started enabling digital gifting of games and content from Microsoft Store in May, but now Microsoft have enabled digital gifting of all types of apps and also in-app buys like avatar items. The gifting process is pretty straightforward, though there are two limitations to be aware of. To buy an app as a gift, a giver goes into the Microsoft app store either through Windows, Xbox, or through the … more…

Surface Pro From $649 As New Surface Pro 6 Is Added To All Stores

The new Surface Pro 6 was unveiled this week with new processors and new color options. SP6 will be launched on October 16, and from the official Microsoft Store the only processor options are 8th gen. Intel Core i5 or i7 processors which gives us a entry level price of $899 on the new Surface Pro 6. However, it is possible to get a Surface Pro cheaper than that. Best … more…