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Next Surface RT To Be Called Surface 2 [Rumor] Next Surface RT To Be Called Surface 2 [Rumor]

It’s fair at this point to say the Surface RT was a failure. Microsoft’s first attempt at a tablet was designed well enough, but the limited Surface RT OS just wasn’t as desirable as the full Windows 8 experience available …

Microsoft Offering Excess Surfaces to Schools Through Bing Microsoft Offering Excess Surfaces to Schools Through Bing

As the price cuts for both the Surface RT and the Surface Pro indicate, the Surface hasn’t challenged the iPad in the way Microsoft hoped it would. In fact, Microsoft announced a $900 million inventory adjustment charge for the millions …

Touchscreen Notebooks Reportedly Languishing Touchscreen Notebooks Reportedly Languishing
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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 …

Asus Drops Support For Windows RT Asus Drops Support For Windows RT

Windows RT has not been all that successful since it first launched late last year alongside Windows 8. The new operating system was billed as a slimmed down version of Windows 8 for tablets that run on ARM-based chips and …

Microsoft Drops The Surface Pro Price By $100 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 …

Microsoft Cuts Surface RT’s Price To $349 Microsoft Cuts Surface RT’s Price To $349
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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 …

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