Microsoft Working On ‘Sweeping Visual Rejuvenation of Windows’

Microsoft is planning to implement a “sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows” in an effort to make the operating system (OS) more relevant than ever.

Microsoft Designing ARM Chip For Azure and Surface

Microsoft is reportedly developing its own line of ARM-based chips for use in Azure servers and, possibly, Surface devices.

Microsoft May Have Been Right About Thunderbolt Amid Security Concerns

A researcher has discovered seven critical security vulnerabilities with Thunderbolt that impact Windows, Linux and, to a lesser extent, macOS.

Microsoft Blames Security For Lack of Thunderbolt, Removable RAM on Surface Devices

Microsoft has blamed an unlikely target for Surface devices not having Thunderbolt ports or removable RAM: security.

Microsoft and NFL Expand Partnership, Focus on Surface and Teams

Microsoft and the NFL have announced an expansion of their partnership aimed at helping the league improve its efficiency, collaboration and communication.

Microsoft Reorganization Combines Windows Client and Surface Teams

ZDNet is reporting that Microsoft has reorganized, combining its Windows Client and Surface teams, effective February 25. The new team will be called Windows + Devices and will report to Chief Product Officer Panos Panay. The move formalizes a workflow…

Microsoft Spent Four Times More Promoting The Surface Than Apple Did The iPad

According to MSPoweruser, Microsoft has spent four times promoting the Surface than Apple has the iPad. Since the iPad’s release in 2010, Apple has dominated the tablet market. In spite of that, Microsoft has been trying to make inroads in…

Microsoft Announces Dual-Screen Surface Duo—Powered by Android!

Those who have been around tech for more than a decade remember the “good old days” when Microsoft was ruthlessly protective of its intellectual property, its platforms, its ecosystem. In fact, it was so protective that it was eventually sued…

CNN Talking Heads Use Product-Placed Surface Tablets As iPad Stands

Once again, Microsoft is having a hard time controlling the variables of its product placement. You may have been watching CNN’s election coverage last night. If so, you may have seen a bunch of shiny, new Microsoft Surface Pro 3…

NFL Announcers Keep Calling Microsoft’s Product-Placed Surface Tablets ‘iPads’

Oftentimes, a brand can become so ubiquitous that people stop thinking of it as a brand of a specific product, and instead begin to associate the brand as inherent to said specific product. You probably do it all the time…

Microsoft Unveils Thin Surface Pro 3

Microsoft introduced the Surface Pro 3 tablet on Tuesday. It’s actually a tablet and laptop in one with multiple processor, RAM and storage options. For those of you who like it thin, it’s 30% thinner than an 11-inch MacBook Air.…

Stephen Elop To Take Over Xbox Division At Microsoft

When rumors of Microsoft’s next CEO began to circulate, Stephen Elop was said to be on the shortlist of candidates. It was reported that his leadership would lead to Microsoft getting rid of numerous businesses that weren’t core to its…

Microsoft Celebrates Tech In Its Super Bowl Ad

Ever since Apple’s infamous 1984 Super Bowl ad, we’ve never really had a good tech-related ad during the game. Microsoft may have finally done it with its latest. On Sunday night, Microsoft aired a Super Bowl ad called “Empowering.” It…

Microsoft Upgrades The Surface Pro 2’s CPU

Late last year, Microsoft revamped its Surface tablet line with the launch of the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. The Surface 2 received the biggest changes, but the Surface Pro 2 also received a slight bump in specs.…

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…

Microsoft To Host Surface 2 Launch Parties Full Of Fun, Contests and Pitbull

Are you already sold on Microsoft’s updated Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets? Are you finding it hard to wait for the devices’ launch on October 21? Well, there’s no easy way to get one early, but Microsoft is…

Microsoft Found Somebody To Buy The Surface 2

Last month, Microsoft revealed the next step in its plan to dethrone the iPad – the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2. Out of the two, the Surface 2 is the most interesting as Microsoft is distancing itself and the…

Surface Pro 2 Tablet: Does Microsoft Get It?

The race is on in Technologyland, with the new realease of the Kindle Fire HDX, the iPad Mini 2, and the Microsoft Surface Pro during the fall. Who will take home the trophy for best tablet? Well, I wouldn’t bet…

Surface Team Is Working On Multiple Tablet Sizes

One of the most persistent rumors regarding Microsoft’s Surface tablets is that the company would be making a 7-incher. That turned out to not be the case when the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 were revealed last week as…

Report: New Surface Tablets Won’t Help Microsoft

One week ago, Microsoft announced its updated Windows tablet lineup, the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. The announcement was greeted with little fanfare, but proved that Microsoft is pushing ahead with its tablet plans, despite the failure of…