Latest Microsoft laptop reviews

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 initial review: More power and a new 15-inch version, too
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 initial review: More power and a new 15-inch version, too By Dan Grabham

The Surface Laptop 3 15 is a proper MacBook Pro rival and a top addition to the Surface family.... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro X initial review: The Surface Pro reborn
Microsoft Surface Pro X initial review: The Surface Pro reborn By Dan Grabham

Surface Pro X is a superb design that breathes new life into traditional Surface devices.... Read more

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: Windows 10 perfection, bar one irritation...
4.5 stars Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 review: Windows 10 perfection, bar one irritation... By Dan Grabham

The Surface Laptop sequel is one of the best premium ultraportable Windows 10 devices available, except for its older ports lacking future-proofing.... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) review: Every bit the pro, but battery life is still a blow
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) review: Every bit the pro, but battery life is still a blow By Mike Lowe

Say hello to the Microsoft Surface 5. Ok, ok, so it's "the new Microsoft Surface Pro", rather than adopting the generational number format in its name.... Read more

Microsoft Surface Go review: The ultraportable laptop alternative
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface Go review: The ultraportable laptop alternative By Dan Grabham

The Surface Go is a super portable 2-in-1 that's great as a second go-anywhere laptop.... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book 2 (13.5-inch) review: It's still super sleek, it's still super expensive
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface Book 2 (13.5-inch) review: It's still super sleek, it's still super expensive By Mike Lowe

The original Microsoft Surface Book was one heavyweight (literally) laptop-meets-2-in-1 that, ultimately, was designed for professionals seeking desktop-grade... Read more

Microsoft Surface Laptop review: Much more than an elite Chromebook competitor
4.5 stars Microsoft Surface Laptop review: Much more than an elite Chromebook competitor By Mike Lowe

Microsoft's hardware division has gone from strength to strength over the last few years: from the Surface Pro, which has defined the high-end 2-in-1 space... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016): Not an overhaul, but certainly more oomph
Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016): Not an overhaul, but certainly more oomph By Christopher Picaro

Microsoft made a new Surface Book. And it looks a lot like last year's model.The company introduced a refreshed Surface Book i7 during its hardware event... Read more

Microsoft Surface Studio: A stunning all-in-one PC that doubles as a drafting table
Microsoft Surface Studio: A stunning all-in-one PC that doubles as a drafting table By Christopher Picaro

Microsoft is taking a page out of Apple's playbook by catering to creators.People in illustrating, graphic design, and other related artsy fields have... Read more

Microsoft Surface Book review: One for the books
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface Book review: One for the books By Mike Lowe

After picking up the Microsoft Surface Book for review, the bag in which it was placed promptly ripped through at the handles as we wandered down the street.... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: Brilliant, bar battery life
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface Pro 4 review: Brilliant, bar battery life By Mike Lowe

Microsoft is probably smiling gleefully: it's got the upper hand on Apple, with the Surface Pro 4 really shaking its tail-feather at the iPad Pro.For the... Read more

Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence By Mike Lowe

Microsoft is a software company at heart, which has seen the Windows operating system maker not always taking like a duck to water when it comes to hardware.... Read more

Microsoft Surface 3: 10.8-inch HD screen, full Windows 8.1, 50% cheaper than the Pro 3 (hands-on)
Microsoft Surface 3: 10.8-inch HD screen, full Windows 8.1, 50% cheaper than the Pro 3 (hands-on) By Mike Lowe

We've been following Microsoft Surface - the laptop-meets-tablet hybrid device - since its conception, cumulating in the Surface Pro 3 towards the end... Read more

Hands-on: Microsoft Surface Pro review
Hands-on: Microsoft Surface Pro review By Mike Lowe

Finally, it's here: Microsoft Surface Pro has landed in the UK and Pocket-lint has got hold of the 128GB version of the tablet PC. Many months later than... Read more

Microsoft LifeCam Studio
4.0 stars Microsoft LifeCam Studio By Ian Morris

A 1080p webcam sounds a little ridiculous doesn't it. But of course, webcams aren't just for video calls, they're for recording your thoughts to YouTube,... Read more

Microsoft Surface RT
4.5 stars Microsoft Surface RT By Ian Morris

In many ways, Microsoft is typical of a massive company. It's visibly slow to react to things, and it takes a very long time for the firm to manoeuvre.... Read more

Microsoft Wedge Touch mouse
4.0 stars Microsoft Wedge Touch mouse By Ian Morris

With our Windows 8 review taking up so much of our time, it seemed only sensible to test Microsoft's newest OS with some of its new hardware. The Wedge... Read more

Microsoft Touch Mouse
2.5 stars Microsoft Touch Mouse By Ian Morris

There can be no doubt that Microsoft produces some of the nicest pointing devices we've ever used. And the company has innovated constantly, bringing our... Read more

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse
4.0 stars Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse By Libby Plummer

Any consumer tech company worth its salt knows that it's all about touch-operation nowadays and that's why Apple unveiled its Magic Trackpad back in the... Read more

Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 webcam
3.5 stars Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 webcam By Ben Crompton

It was a stroke of luck that the Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 dropped through onto the doormat of Pocket-lint Towers, just as the Chat Roulette phenomenon... Read more

Microsoft Arc keyboard
3.5 stars Microsoft Arc keyboard By Stuart Miles

Microsoft's Arc keyboard takes a very different approach to typing than your regular bog-standard offering. But does that mean that it's a better, more... Read more

Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000
4.5 stars Microsoft Mobile Mouse 4000 By Duncan Geere

While there are plenty of wireless notebook mice around, that hasn't stopped manufacturers attempting to try and innovate. Microsoft's latest attempt is... Read more

Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000
4.0 stars Microsoft Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000 By Lars-Göran Nilsson

The Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000 is the first Windows 7 compatible desktop solution from Microsoft to feature the new "Taskbar Favourites" buttons along... Read more

Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 webcam
3.5 stars Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 webcam By Chris Hall

Microsoft have been fairly consistent with their hardware accessories of late, producing peripherals that are well built is not terribly exciting in terms... Read more

Microsoft LifeCam Show webcam
3.5 stars Microsoft LifeCam Show webcam By Chris Hall

You might question the value of an external webcam as integrated solutions seem to be increasingly common, both on notebooks and now on monitors too. Microsoft... Read more

Microsoft Explorer Mouse
3.5 stars Microsoft Explorer Mouse By Stuart Miles

Another Microsoft product another use of the explorer moniker. But is this finally a product from Microsoft really worth the "Explorer" name? We get clicking... Read more

Microsoft Arc Mouse
4.0 stars Microsoft Arc Mouse By Stuart Miles

Looking more like an alien spaceship than a mouse, the new Microsoft device is a bit more sci-fi looking over your average pointer, but is it brilliant... Read more

Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 v2
3.5 stars Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 v2 By Stuart Miles

We would forgive you for thinking that you've got a sense of déjà-vu when clicking to read this review, for Microsoft has launched a number of mice with... Read more

Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 7000
4.0 stars Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 7000 By Stuart Miles

If you spend plenty of time at your desk then you need a good mouse. You might be able to get them for a couple of quid, but a good mouse is like a good... Read more

Microsoft Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse 7000
4.0 stars Microsoft Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse 7000 By Chris Hall

Sometimes it is too easy to overlook Microsoft as an peripheral supplier. We look at their Wireless Notebook Laser Mouse 7000. Starting with the wireless... Read more

Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000  webcam
3.5 stars Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 webcam By Mike Browne

When it comes to holding a video conference or simply chatting with friends over MSN, a webcam can really enhance the experience. The Microsoft LifeCam... Read more

Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000 keyboard and mouse
2.5 stars Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop 8000 keyboard and mouse By Davey Winder

The Microsoft Entertainment Desktop 8000 costs twice as much as the previous 7000 version, but what does the extra 1000 give you? We get typing to find... Read more

Microsoft Lifecam VX-7000 webcam
3.5 stars Microsoft Lifecam VX-7000 webcam By Verity Burns

Microsoft's Lifecam VX-7000 is a 2 megapixel webcam designed for use with either your desktop computer or laptop but does it offer you good video conferencing?... Read more

Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000
4.0 stars Microsoft Bluetooth Notebook Mouse 5000 By Stuart Miles

Microsoft has created a new Bluetooth-enabled mouse for laptop users, but is it small, compact and easy to use? We get clicking to find out. Like other... Read more

Microsoft Mobile Memory Mouse 8000 - First Look
Microsoft Mobile Memory Mouse 8000 - First Look By Stuart Miles

Microsoft, celebrating 25 years of making hardware for your computer, want to rejoice with the launch of what it claims is yet another cutting edge mouse.... Read more

Microsoft Remote Keyboard for Windows XP Media Center Edition
2.0 stars Microsoft Remote Keyboard for Windows XP Media Center Edition By Davey Winder

There are two things we don't like about Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE): obviously one is that Microsoft can't spell "centre" properly, the other... Read more

Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 6000
4.0 stars Microsoft Wireless Laser Mouse 6000 By Stuart Miles

Optical is so last year darling - well that’s what Microsoft and Logitech want us to hear when we start talking about mouse technology. Both have launched... Read more

Microsoft Optical Desktop with Fingerprint Reader
3.5 stars Microsoft Optical Desktop with Fingerprint Reader By Dan Leonard

With security becoming an ever greater concern, Microsoft has turned to fingerprint recognition to protect your files on your computer, but rather than... Read more

Microsoft Optical Cordless Mouse
4.0 stars Microsoft Optical Cordless Mouse By Dan Leonard

Offering wireless convenience without the clutter of cables, or the hassle of a recharging station, this battery operated USB mouse gives up to 6 months... Read more