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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Surface Pro’

Original Surface Pro Price Dropped To $699

Just this week, Microsoft launched the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 in its attempt to revitalize its tablet brand. We won’t know just how well that effort worked out until next quarter, but it looks like Microsoft is trying to clear stock of last year’s models to make room for the new. If you were to check out the …

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Microsoft Announces The Surface Pro 2, Still Costs $899

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched the Surface Pro – a Windows 8 Pro-powered PC shrunk into the body of a tablet. It did well enough for the company, and now it wants to improve upon it even more. At a Surface event this morning, Microsoft unveiled the all new Surface Pro 2. As you would expect, this is mostly an …

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Surface Pro Price Cut Is Now Permanent

The Surface Pro is much too expensive. That’s at least what some consumers think as the tablet isn’t exactly flying off store shelves. In an attempt to remedy that, Microsoft introduced a temporary price cut, but it has apparently proved too popular to discontinue. Neowin reports that Microsoft has opted to keep the Surface Pro’s current price cut permanent after …

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Touchscreen Notebooks Reportedly Languishing

For Microsoft, Windows 8 was supposed to bridge the gap between traditional PCs and the growing tablet market. The operating system was designed to run smoothly on tablets, sporting a tile-based home screen. Microsoft also sold manufacturers on the idea that customers would love the Windows 8 interface so much that they would want touchscreens in both their PC monitors …

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Microsoft Drops The Surface Pro Price By $100

Last month, Microsoft dropped the price of the Surface RT to $349 in an attempt to get people buying Windows RT machines again. After all, the company took a $900 million hit in unsold Surface RT devices in its last quarterly report. By all accounts, the Surface Pro is doing much better, but the $900 tablet could stand to be …

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Microsoft Cuts Surface RT’s Price To $349

Many, including yours truly, thought that Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet was a bit too expensive at $500. That price may have even been the reason why it’s not doing so well. Microsoft is hoping to rectify that with a worldwide price cut. Microsoft revealed today that it has cut the Surface RT’s price by $150. You can now snag a …

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Still Can’t Find A Surface Pro? Check Back Again Later This Week

The Surface Pro is selling out pretty much everywhere. Consumers hoping to grab Microsoft’s latest tablet/laptop hybrids have been met with disappointment after stores across the nation sold out almost immediately. Now Microsoft is working to get more stock into stores by the end of the week, but you still might not get one. In a quick post from the …

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BlueStacks Android Emulation Comes To Surface Pro

The Surface Pro came out over the weekend, and the device is already selling out across retailers. Those who were lucky enough to get one may be disappointed, however, by a lack of apps. That’s where BlueStacks comes in. BlueStacks, the mobile company that brought Android emulation to Windows PCs last year, is now optimizing its Android emulation software for …

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Microsoft Surface Pro May Cause Spontaneous Office Dance Offs

The Surface RT’s ad campaign was defined by one thing – synchronized dancing. It was a little strange considering the ad didn’t even tell the consumer what Surface was or what it could do. It just showed a lot of hip youngsters (and a sweet, old couple) getting down with their new tablet/PC hybrid. People must have liked the ad …

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Microsoft Defends Surface Pro’s $900 Price Tag

The Surface Pro will be launching on February 9 for $900. That’s only for the 64GB version as the 128GB model will go for $1,000. It costs even more when you throw in the touch or typepad, and other accessories. Isn’t this all a little too much? Tami Reller, Windows Finance and Marketing Chief, doesn’t think so. In fact, she …

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Microsoft Opening Five More Retail Stores By Summer

Finding certain Windows devices at traditional retail outlets can be a bit of pain sometimes. Stores like Best Buy or Staples usually only carry one device without a lot of options. Microsoft rectified this problem by opening retail locations across the nation, and is now working on expanding that presence to even more cities. Microsoft announced today that it intends …

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Surface Pro Goes On Sale February 9, Available Online And In Stores

Despite Microsoft’s best attempts at spin, all reports point to the Surface RT being kind of a failure as far as tablets are concerned. Fans will still defend the device, however, and tell us to wait until the Surface Pro launches. The mythical Windows 8 device will show ’em all they say. Well, it will have its chance to show …

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