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Surface is a brand created by Microsoft for their touch-enabled computing products. Originally used for a large tablet-like computer, Surface is currently used for Microsoft's line of tablet, comprised of the Surface for Windows 8 RT and Surface Pro. Surface RT runs on ARM processors and is powered by a Tegra 3 SoC. On the contrary, Surface Pro runs on X86 hardware provided by either Intel or AMD, depending on the OEMs. Read our full review of the Microsoft Surface RT tablet and Surface Pro Review

Surface Update Fixes WiFi Issues

12/11/2012, It is Patch Tuesday, and Microsoft has kept to their promise by rolling out a bunch of new software patches for different software and hardware products. These releases will not only include security updates for Windows RT, but Windows 8 and Internet...

Surface Tablet Expansion To Major Retailers Confirmed

12/11/2012, Folks interested in buying Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet, but are simply discouraged due to its lack of availability elsewhere will be happy to hear that the Windows 8 tablet is finally hitting retailers, as early as tomorrow. Office supply chain...

Microsoft Surface Expanding To Major Retailers Soon [Rumor]

12/07/2012, Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet proved to be a success in terms of hardware and design, but one major setback is its availability. As you know, Microsoft is only the sole seller of the tablet via its own retail stores, which is probably around 20 in...

Surface KB 2756872 Update Appears

11/27/2012, If you happen to own the Microsoft Surface, then you might have noticed that there is a spanking new update for your tablet device – the KB 2756872 update. Well, those who have a keen eye for detail will be pleased to know that the KB 2756872 is...

Apple Sold 11 iPads Per Hour During Black Friday, Says Report

11/26/2012, Steve Ballmer was right when he said that the current Surface tablet sales were modest. At least that was proven by Gene Munster and his team at Piper Jaffray, who conducted a survey during Black Friday. The team spent around eight hours on Friday last...

Surface tablet poses no competition to us, says HP exec

11/15/2012, Slow and kludgey, or unpolished in layman’s terms. Those were the words Todd Bradley, the head of HP’s PC business, used to describe Microsoft’s Surface tablet. In an interview with IDG Enterprise, Bradley had this to say about Surface:...

Surface is the most popular Windows 8/ RT device, says report

11/14/2012, If you’e wondering what’s the hottest Windows 8 and Windows RT device right now, AdDuplex thinks it has the answer. AdDuplex, a cross-platform advertisement network for Windows developers, recently published a report detailing the stats of its...

What If Windows 8 Was Mounted Like The Original Surface?

11/06/2012, The tablet known as Microsoft Surface wasn’t the first computer that Microsoft called “Surface.” Way back in the heady days of 2010, Microsoft demoed a multi-touch table called Surface, but the project never made it all the way to...

Xbox Surface gaming tablet reportedly in the works [Rumor]

11/06/2012, Just as we thought that the Surface RT was enough, The Verge is reporting that Microsoft is also working on a 7-inch Xbox Surface. Yes, you got that right. Multiple sources who are familiar with Microsoft’s plans reportedly told the publication that...

Microsoft Surface tablet tested as a voting device in Virginia

11/05/2012, The 2012 U.S. elections is just around the corner. As Americans gear up to vote for their own chosen candidates, Geek Wire is reporting that a Microsoft Surface tablet is now being tested as a balloting device for the state and national elections in...

Microsoft’s Surface Costs $266 More Than Its Parts Added Up

11/05/2012, Those teardown-and-cost-estimation whizzes over at iSuppli have torn apart Microsoft’s new hero device, and it looks like Microsoft has baked in a healthy profit margin into ever Surface sold. The least expensive Surface starts at $500 and comes...

Microsoft Surface pre-orders canceled?

10/29/2012, We are currently hammering away at our Microsoft Surface tablet review, but we do feel for some of the folks out there who reported that the pre-orders which they have placed for the Surface tablet? Those have apparently been canceled by Microsoft,...