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Microsoft Surface 2 4G review
4 out of 5

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... >>

Asus pulling support for Windows RT tablets

Asus pulling support for Windows RT tablets

By 9 August 2013

Asus has said that it is pulling support for Microsoft's Surface RT platform after poor sales. "It's not only our opinion, the industry sentiment is also that Windows RT has not been successful," said Jerry Shen, Asus CEO, talking to The Wall Street Journal.... >>

Windows 8.1 preview: Installed, explored and tested

Windows 8.1 preview: Installed, explored and tested

By 29 June 2013

We were pretty harsh about Windows 8 until we reviewed it. The problem for us, was that the user interface was just too much of a departure. Reviews are different from opinion though, and using the OS on a desktop computer made us realise that, as an... >>

Microsoft Surface 2? Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 coming to Windows 8.1 RT

Microsoft Surface 2? Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 coming to Windows 8.1 RT

By 4 June 2013

Qualcomm is promising Snapdragon 800 processors for Windows 8.1 RT tablets before the year is out.  The company says it has expanded its Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors portfolio to include support for Microsoft Windows RT 8.1, meaning we could see... >>

Windows Blue will bring Start Screen sync between PCs

Windows Blue will bring Start Screen sync between PCs

By 27 March 2013

Microsoft's Windows Blue update for Windows 8, due out later this year, will add the much-needed feature of being able to sync the Start Screen between different PCs. Syncing will also go a step further with tabs for Internet Explorer 11.  The new syncing... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro UK launch due soon... Finally!

Microsoft Surface Pro UK launch due soon... Finally!

By 1 March 2013

Microsoft has announced further availability for both its Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets, beginning in late March.  Most notably, the Surface Pro will go beyond the US and Canada, into the UK, Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong... >>

Microsoft pushes update for Surface RT with performance improvements

Microsoft pushes update for Surface RT with performance improvements

By 13 February 2013

Microsoft has announced that it has begun rolling out an update for the Surface RT to address several bugs.  The update, available now, includes increased Wi-Fi reliability and driver updates to improve overall Windows 8 performance, volume, and power... >>

Microsoft: Surface Pro selling out at many retail outlets on launch day

Microsoft: Surface Pro selling out at many retail outlets on launch day

By 9 February 2013

After a bevy of reviews earlier in the week, Microsoft's Surface Pro running Windows 8 went on sale on Saturday in the United States and Canada. The 64GB model starts at $899, with the 128GB model reaching $999.  A few hours after launch in retail stores... >>

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11  review
3.5 out of 5

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 review

By 27 December 2012

The explosion of Windows 8 devices has seen manufacturers delivering all kinds of laptops with plenty of different takes on touchscreen integration. We've seen dual screens, tablets with removable keyboard docks, rotating screens and - in the case of... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Netflix review (Windows 8)

APP OF THE DAY: Netflix review (Windows 8)

By 9 November 2012

When Microsoft launched Windows 8 in New York last month the firm told Pocket-lint that it was being careful to get good apps in the store. It went on to tell us that that the apps you have when you launch are crucial to the success of your ecosystem.... >>