Latest Microsoft laptop buyer's guides

Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft announced the successor to the Surface Pro 4, the Surface Pro, at an event in May, while Apple announced updated specs for it's iPad Pro 12.9 device at its developer conference in June.Both devices are similar in size, designed to work with... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro vs Huawei MateBook E vs Samsung Galaxy Book: Battle of the 2-in-1s
Microsoft Surface Pro vs Huawei MateBook E vs Samsung Galaxy Book: Battle of the 2-in-1s By Chris Hall

If there's one category that's heating up, it's the 2-in-1 category. Small format notebooks have largely stepped aside for tablets with a lot more power, while weak tablets seem to have given up completely; it's the age of the Pro tablet and there's a... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) vs Surface Laptop vs Surface Book: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) vs Surface Laptop vs Surface Book: What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

It's been a busy month for Microsoft. A couple weeks after announcing the new Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S, it has announced the successor to the Surface Pro 4. But instead of being named Surface Pro 5, it's just called Surface Pro. So, how does it... Read more

Microsoft Surface Laptop vs Apple MacBook (2016) vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Laptop vs Apple MacBook (2016) vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference? By Elyse Betters

Microsoft has introduced a new Surface-branded device - and it runs a new version of Windows 10.Called Surface Laptop, it's a premium device designed to rival the 12-inch MacBook. So, with that in mind, we pitted the Surface Laptop against the MacBook... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference? By Chris Hall

The gauntlet has been thrown down. Microsoft has updated its top-spec Surface Book, while Apple has updated its MacBook Pro, putting in a new Touch Bar feature.These two laptops square up, both pushing innovative features, trying to pull you to Windows... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) vs Surface Book (2015) vs Surface Pro 4: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) vs Surface Book (2015) vs Surface Pro 4: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Microsoft announced a couple of new devices to its mobile computing portfolio in 2015 with the launch of the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book. One year on and a new device has joined the party in the form of the Surface Book with Performance Base,... Read more

Microsoft Surface Studio vs Apple iMac: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Studio vs Apple iMac: What's the difference? By Chris Hall

If there's one message we're getting from companies, it's that designing your own hardware and pairing it with your own software is the way to go. Apple has long known this and doesn't do anything else, we've seen Google embrace this through Pixel devices... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display: What's the difference? By Luke Edwards

Microsoft says that its first ever laptop, the Surface Book, is the most powerful 13-inch laptop ever made. Apple may have something to say about that.The Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display is the company's most powerful laptop creation, aimed at power... Read more