Microsoft cites security risk to justify absence of Thunderbolt port on Surface devices
Microsoft Surface devices reportedly don’t offer upgradable RAM because the memory stick can be used to access all the data that was loaded into it.
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Microsoft silently adds $1,199 model with 128GB storage to Surface Book 2 lineup
If you badly want the “most powerful Surface ever”, but can’t afford a 13.5-inch Core i5 variant with a 256GB SSD, a new 128 gig Surface Book 2 configuration costs “just” $1,200 in the US.
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Microsoft Surface Book 2 will be expanded to ‘all Surface markets’ through April
The 15-inch Surface Book 2 powerhouse is going up for pre-order in 17 new markets today ahead of an even wider expansion alongside the 13-inch version “through March and April.”
Microsoft Surface Book 2 comes in two sizes, with crazy horsepower in tow and fitting prices
Out of nowhere, the 2-in-1 Microsoft Surface Book 2 has been presented, with 8th Gen Intel Core inside, top-notch graphics options and all-day battery life.
Microsoft firmly ‘stands behind’ the Surface family’s ‘quality and reliability’
The entire Microsoft Surface family of tablets and laptops has been deemed unreliable by Consumer Reports, which Redmond is trying hard to negate.
Consumer Reports retracts recommendations for Microsoft Surface notebooks
The Surface Laptop and Surface Book will both drop CR’s recommended ratings while the Surface Pro is currently not on track to get one.
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Microsoft exec claims iPad Pro family is ‘clear example’ of Apple’s unoriginality
This may just be the most vicious verbal attack on Apple from a Microsoft official in a while, with the iPad Pro essentially called a copycat.
Samsung Galaxy Book enters Windows 10 convertible scene in 10.6 and 12-inch sizes
The new Windows 10-powered Samsung Galaxy Book follows in the footsteps of the TabPro S, rivaling the Surface Pro family in versatility and productivity.
Microsoft follows another round of Surface Pro 4 deals with some rare Surface Book discounts
The fall 2015-released Microsoft Surface Book 2-in-1 laptop, Performance Base not included, can be yours at up to $250 off list until February 25.
Microsoft shaves up to $430 off Surface Pro 4 bundles, $400 off Surface Book for Christmas
It’s not too late for some last-minute holiday gift shopping, with a number of Surface Pro 4/Type Cover combos available at $430 off list from Microsoft.
Microsoft will shave up to $430 off Surface Pro 4, $400 off Surface Book this Black Friday
The Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book have never been as cheap as Microsoft intends to sell them next week directly to US consumers.
Surface Book i7 sales start today from the Microsoft Store
The US and Canada get two versions of a newer Surface Book with a quad-core Intel i7 processor and more battery life. One more is still to come.
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A big week for computers! Both Microsoft and Apple announced refreshed hardware for more powerful portables and we got a first look at the Surface Studio.
That Mac trade-in deal is back at the Microsoft Store
You can trade-in your old Macbook for up to $650 off a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book. The promo was unintentionally leaked on Monday.
Microsoft Surface Studio, Windows 10, & Surface Book Event Highlights (Video)
The Surface Studio represents Microsoft’s new commitment to creative professionals, a population that Apple has wooed for a long time.
With the Microsoft Surface Book i7, the top tier gets a big upgrade
New processor chips and more battery. This Microsoft Surface Book update is simple as that. Thrice as much power as a recent MacBook.
Today’s Microsoft Store Mac trade-in offer for Surface never existed
We were told by a customer service representative that a trade-in offer did happen… in January. But was there one set for this week?
Microsoft IoT in Action event
Microsoft 1Q17 earnings, hardware on target
Hardware is not Microsoft’s leading foot this time around. In fact, the company’s all in the clouds and enterprise this quarter.
Don’t rule out Surface Pro 5 or Surface Book 2 announcements later this month
They may not change much about their predecessors, but Kaby Lake-powered Surface Book 2 and Pro 5 versions are likely “being talked about.”
Entry-level Surface Pro 4 available for $750 ($150 off list) from Microsoft today only
The rarely discounted Intel Core m3 configuration of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 convertible tablet goes 150 bucks off list today only to $750.
Rumor: No Surface Book 2 or Pro 5 coming this fall, no Surface Phone… ever?
Word around the water cooler now is Microsoft only plans to unveil Surface all-in-one PCs this fall, with the Surface Phone possibly canceled altogether.
Microsoft may have just started building up the Surface Book 2 (or at least its hinge)
While tipsters previously claimed the Surface Book 2 was slated for a spring 2017 launch, Microsoft likely just offered a sneak peek at the new hinge.
Get back to school with a Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book at $300 off
Some Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 models are now some $300 off if you make sure you let Microsoft know that you’re a student or a parent of one.
Surface Book 2 hinge will hopefully be gapless
Fold it up and it will not look too bad. That is what’s being said about the Surface Book 2, which is expected to be released sometime next year.