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Microsoft Surface 2 4G review

By 21 May 2014

Just shy of a year ago the original Surface RT landed in Pocket-lint towers. And we were rather taken with its ambition. A tablet looking to steal the crown from laptops - a great idea. But an idea that, as we were acutely aware then, carried with it... >>

Microsoft Q2 earnings: $6.56bn profit, record $24.52bn revenue, better Surface numbers

Microsoft Q2 earnings: $6.56bn profit, record $24.52bn revenue, better Surface numbers

By 23 January 2014

Microsoft reported its earnings for the fourth quarter on Thursday, revealing the Christmas months yielded a record $24.52 billion in revenue and a $6.56 billion profit for the company. Microsoft handsomely beat analyst expectations, and showed growth... >>

A week in reviews: 21 - 25 October

A week in reviews: 21 - 25 October

By 26 October 2013

This week it's all about computing. Well, largely about computing. We've been treated to the second generation of Microsoft laptop-meets-tablet devices in the shape of the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2, the latter a head-to-head dead ringer against the... >>

Microsoft Surface boss: 'Multiple aspect ratios and sizes' of Surface to come

Microsoft Surface boss: 'Multiple aspect ratios and sizes' of Surface to come

By 1 October 2013

Following rumours of a Surface mini, Microsoft's Panos Panay has confirmed that the Surface will one day be available in multiple aspect ratios and sizes. Panay, the corporate vice president who oversees Microsoft's Surface division, while at a Surface... >>

Microsoft's Surface team now testing translucent aluminium smart watch prototypes?

Microsoft's Surface team now testing translucent aluminium smart watch prototypes?

By 15 July 2013

Reports first suggested in the spring that Microsoft was developing its own smart watch to contend with Apple and other competitors' alleged watch products. Now new information indicates the company's prototypes are a part of the Surface team. The Verge -... >>

Microsoft's WPC roadmap slide reveals Surface RT and Surface Pro updates, new accessories

Microsoft's WPC roadmap slide reveals Surface RT and Surface Pro updates, new accessories

By 10 July 2013

Microsoft entered its new financial year recently and has begun detailing plans for 2013 and FY 2014 at its Worldwide Partner Conference in Texas. The Worldwide Partner Conference, also known as WPC, is an annual conference for Microsoft's partner community.... >>

Microsoft offering free Touch Cover to Surface RT buyers

Microsoft offering free Touch Cover to Surface RT buyers

By 31 May 2013

Microsoft has started offering free Touch or Type covers to those who who pick up a Surface RT in the US or UK. The tablet, which retails for £399, is clearly undergoing a bit of a sales push from Microsoft as it struggles to compete against the likes... >>

Microsoft updates Surface RT speaker with louder volume, Surface Pro with Wi-Fi fix

Microsoft updates Surface RT speaker with louder volume, Surface Pro with Wi-Fi fix

By 14 May 2013

If you find yourself fancying the Surface RT, one issue you might have noticed is the incredibly quiet speaker. This can be problematic if you're engrossed in the plethora of media that's found on the web today. Luckily, Microsoft has your back, as... >>

Microsoft's Bill Gates has harsh words for the iPad: 'A lot of those users are frustrated'

Microsoft's Bill Gates has harsh words for the iPad: 'A lot of those users are frustrated'

By 6 May 2013

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates had harsh words for Apple's iPad during a Monday morning TV interview on CNBC. Speaking about the declining PC market, which reached record lows last quarter, Gates said that tablets were growing in popularity and it was... >>

Microsoft Surface sales reached 900,000  in Q1, joining top 5 tablets

Microsoft Surface sales reached 900,000 in Q1, joining top 5 tablets

By 1 May 2013

Microsoft Surface sales were on the up-and-up during the first quarter of 2013, according to IDC. The research firm found that Microsoft is moving up the ranks as a serious tablet manufacturer, and the Surface Pro and Surface RT tablets combined for a... >>