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…

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…

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…

Tablets Top Holiday Buying Survey, But Not the iPad Mini [Infographic]

The results of a new Tech Bargains survey were released today, and they show that Apple may not be the big winner in the mini-tablet market this holiday season. The survey shows that 53% of consumers will spend more than…

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Price Ball-Parked by Ballmer

This weekend The Seattle Times published an interview with Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in which he discusses the future of Microsoft, especially regarding Windows 8. In the course of the interview, Ballmer gives a ball-park estimate for how much Microsoft’s…

New Windows Tablets Will Have To Prove Their Merit Against Surface

New Windows tablets are an interesting proposition. The current tablets that sport Windows 7 are not exactly the greatest thing ever and the costs are too high to justify a purchase. With Surface, Microsoft is issuing a challenge to both…

Microsoft Surface Will Launch At The Magic Price Of $199 [Rumor]

Every industry has a magic price. It changes with the industry as fads come and go, but it usually stays around the same spot for most of the time. Until Amazon launched the Kindle Fire at $199, it was unheard…

Job Posting Points To Microsoft Already Working On Surface Successor

We’re still a few months out from the launch of Windows 8 and Microsoft’s Surface tablet. Microsoft is most likely finalizing details on the tablet, including the elusive price. Some job postings that appeared on Microsoft’s career Web site seem…

Microsoft Surface Launches With Windows 8 On October 26

During the Microsoft Surface event back in June, Microsoft said that the Windows RT version of the device would launch alongside Windows 8. Now that we know Windows 8 will be launching on October 26, does that claim still hold…

Microsoft Surface’s $1,000 Price Tag Was All A Ruse

Windows fans were concerned when news came out that a Swedish retailer was listing the Microsoft Surface at $1,000. The price was too steep for what was essentially an iPad in terms of performance and it made us question whether…