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

Lumia 2520 Review: Not Much More Than a Pretty Face

Up until now, pretty much your only option for a Windows RT tablet was the Surface 2. But now Nokia is giving you another choice, in the form of the Lumia 2520, a colorful line of tablets that look even larger versions of its rainbow phones. » 11/21/13 12:00am 11/21/13 12:00am

Surface 2 Review: One Step Forward, Two Steps Behind

The Surface RT was Microsoft's brassy if ultimately flawed attempt to do a cannonball into the placid, iPad and Kindle-dominated tablet pool. It didn't quite work out. With the Surface 2, Microsoft is taking the opportunity to say "No guys, but really," with a blistering, scary sort of confidence. » 10/21/13 12:00am 10/21/13 12:00am

iFontMaker: Make Your Own Font When Nothing Else Will Do

While designers may suffer this the most, pretty much anyone who's typed anything, well, ever has struggled to find the perfect font to suit their means. Normally, you'd be forced to settle for something that only approximates your vision, but rarely will you find exactly what exists so clearly in your imagination,… » 5/07/13 6:00pm 5/07/13 6:00pm

Microsoft Surface RT Review: This Is Technological Heartbreak

Surface was the single biggest genuine tech surprise of the year so far. Microsoft tantalized us with a tablet that made the iPad look stale. Its snap-on keyboard made all laptops look immediately old fashioned. And it promised The Future of Computers. » 10/23/12 9:01pm 10/23/12 9:01pm

Rumor: Samsung Will Announce a New 10-Inch Windows RT Tablet

The Verge is reporting that Samsung could announce a new Windows RT tablet, dubbed the ATIV Tab, as early as today at IFA 2012. In addition to only being 8.9 millimeters thick, the rumored device would have a 10.1-inch screen, 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, and a 5-megapixel rear camera. Additionally, the tablet would… » 8/29/12 12:10pm 8/29/12 12:10pm

Windows Surface RT Tablets To Be Lighter and Thinner Than the iPad

Microsoft's new Surface tablets were announced with a whole bunch of hype, but the specs pf the things have been practically non-existent. Now, some details have come out about the Surface RT tablets, revealing that they'll not only be thinner and lighter than the iPad, but also play HD video for 13 consecutive hours. » 8/13/12 5:20pm 8/13/12 5:20pm

Hands On With Microsoft Surface for Windows RT

Microsoft's event today was long on promise and short on specs. RAM? We dunno. Processor speed? We dunno. Price? We dunno. Release date? We dunno. But even a very brief hands-on made something abundantly clear: It's a super solid device and if Microsoft can deliver what it demoed, the iPad finally has a real competitor … » 6/18/12 11:23pm 6/18/12 11:23pm