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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review By Mike Lowe

Microsoft Surface is one of those products lines that's neither quite here nor there. But the Surface Pro 3 looks to change that, by refreshing the range in a new, larger 12-inch model that Microsoft has referred to as a "laptop killer".Cleaner cut marketing... Read more

Surface Pro 3: Play time with Microsoft's laptop killer
Surface Pro 3: Play time with Microsoft's laptop killer By Chris Hall

It was clear with the launch of the Surface Pro 3 that Microsoft had someone in its sights: Apple.The MacBook Air and the iPad took the full broadside as Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 3, the device that it thinks can replace both, offering a full... Read more

Microsoft Surface 2 4G review
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface 2 4G review By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 review
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface Pro 2 review By Mike Lowe

The original Microsoft Surface Pro - the "is it a tablet, is it a laptop replacement, and will we argue about this forever?" device - was sort of great and sort of not all at once. It found itself jostling between techie genres, almost trying to establish... Read more

Surface 2 accessories: Hands-on with the latest extras
Surface 2 accessories: Hands-on with the latest extras By Elyse Betters

Microsoft today unveiled two new Surface models, updating the company's own hardware tablet. The Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2 are open for preorder now and will be available from October.Alongside the new devices, Microsoft unveiled a range of accessories... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 pictures and hands-on
Microsoft Surface Pro 2 pictures and hands-on By Elyse Betters

During Microsoft's Surface announcement event in New York, Pocket-lint managed to get some brief playtime with both the new tablets. The Surface Pro 2 is the more professional version, with Microsoft taking aim at the laptop market, so these are our initial... Read more

Microsoft Surface 2 pictures and hands-on
Microsoft Surface 2 pictures and hands-on By Elyse Betters

We are live at Microsoft's Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 event, and we've just been able to briefly dabble with both Windows 8.1 tablets. You can find out our initial impressions elsewhere, but for now we're focusing on the consumer-centric of the two devices.The... Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro review
4.0 stars Microsoft Surface Pro review By Mike Lowe

It's been almost a week since the Microsoft Surface Pro landed in the Lint's UK offices, during which time it's seen non-stop use. We've been eager to see if Microsoft - the very creator of the Windows 8 Pro operating system - can set the bar to new heights... Read more

Microsoft Surface skateboard pictures and eyes-on
Microsoft Surface skateboard pictures and eyes-on By Ian Morris

Microsoft has a lot of faith in its Surface, and how tough it is. To prove the point, the company claims that you can drop it in 72 separate ways, and it won't break. This strength, apparently, comes from the construction process. It uses Gorilla Glass... Read more

Hands-on: Surface for Windows RT review
Hands-on: Surface for Windows RT review By Chris Holmes

Microsoft has announced that it is going into the tablet hardware business with the new Surface for Windows RT and Surface for Windows 8 Pro tablets. Pocket-lint was at the launch event to get the nitty-gritty. Microsoft’s first tablet PC is crammed... Read more

Microsoft Surface with PixelSense pictures and hands-on
Microsoft Surface with PixelSense pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

Microsoft Surface, in its initial version one form, was more an experiment than anything else. Designed as an interactive display that could be incorporated into things like coffee tables, it definitely was an exciting concept.The software has now re-surfaced,... Read more