Buy a Surface Pro with an i5 and get a straight-up $200 discount. How about the i7? You get a free Cortana-powered smart speaker from Harman Kardon.
One of the most extensive, diverse, rich and compelling collections of Black Friday 2017 deals unveiled thus far comes from the US Microsoft Store.
Forget the Surface Pro 5 or Windows phones. Microsoft seems fully committed to make Cortana its next big thing, with public skills and HP devices.
The device would pre-empt sales of Microsoft's new smart speaker, Invoke. The new Echo may bring telephony services within the network of device owners.
Cortana's standalone device is called the Harman Kardon Invoke, discreetly unveiled on the company's official website as a premium Amazon Echo rival.