The Best Windows Tablet Display Doesn't Come From Microsoft

A new generation of Windows tablets has arrived with the launch of the Microsoft Surface 2, their second generation tablet, and the Nokia Lumia 2520, Nokia's first ever tablet. With virtually identical functionality and OS software, it is the quality and performance of their displays that really differentiates the… » 12/10/13 11:50am 12/10/13 11:50am

Surface Pro 2 Review: A Little Bit Better, But So Much the Same

The original Surface Pro was many things, but chief among them was strange. Not only did it deftly—if not quite perfectly—straddle the line between tablet and laptop, but it also straddled the line between futurist ideal and problematic product. This time around the Surface Pro 2 is packing plenty of practical… » 10/21/13 12:00am 10/21/13 12:00am

Microsoft Is Making New Surface Tablets in All Kinds of Aspect Ratios

Microsoft's line of Surface tablets aren't bad products—they're just not compelling enough to break through with an audience outside of Windows fanboys. With a bit of experimentation, though, Surface could find its niche. And it seems like that's exactly what Microsoft has in mind. » 10/01/13 1:54pm 10/01/13 1:54pm

Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Hands On: The Same (In a Good Way)

The first thing to notice about the actual Surface tablets is how similar they are both to each other and to last year's models. Aside from the Surface 2's eye-catching coat of white, the tablets both feel almost physically identical to their predecessors. That's a good thing; the well-angled bezels and overall… » 9/23/13 12:17pm 9/23/13 12:17pm

Report: Microsoft Working on Translucent Aluminum Smartwatch

An iWatch may still be a distant dream, but at least Microsoft fans have a glimmer of hope. According to "sources familiar with Micosoft's Surface plans," a translucent, aluminum smart watch could soon be hugging wrists everywhere. » 7/15/13 9:19am 7/15/13 9:19am

The Surface Type and Touch Covers Are Getting More Functional

If you looked at the Microsoft Surface Type and Touch Cover keyboards and wanted more keys, you'll be getting them. Well, sort of. Microsoft is updating the keyboard to add the ability to toggle between what the keys on the top row do. It's a little bit confusing but if you love your function keys, you'll definitely… » 6/05/13 3:30am 6/05/13 3:30am

Haha, Microsoft Uses Siri to Make Fun of the iPad in a Commercial

Microsoft, which has been trying to force Windows Phone into the Android and iPhone conversation in its recent commercials, is going head on against Apple in its latest spot. That's not surprising (as Samsung loves to pick at Cupertino all the time), but what's hilarious is that Microsoft is using Apple's own Siri to… » 5/22/13 8:55pm 5/22/13 8:55pm

The NFL Is Going to Be Using Microsoft Surface on the Sideline

If you're a fan of the NFL, you'd know that players and coaches stare at printed pictures of replays and call plays from laminated sheets of paper. Yes, even now. No more though, the NFL just announced a partnership with Microsoft that'll let coaches and officials use Microsoft Surface on the sidelines instead. » 5/21/13 9:53pm 5/21/13 9:53pm