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Microsoft Andromeda ‘pocketable’ Surface unveiled in leaked email

Details of a new Surface device from Microsoft has reportedly been leaked in an email obtained by The Verge. Codenamed Andromeda, the tablet is said to include a dual display that can be folded up, making it a ‘pocketable’ Surface device. The publication says that Microsoft believes Andromeda will create …

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Microsoft responds to Consumer Reports’ Surface issues

Microsoft has rubbished claims that its Surface devices are susceptible to breaking after two years. Yesterday, a surprise report was published by Consumer Reports, with the non-profit consumer awareness site removing its ‘recommended’ tag from four of Microsoft’s laptops, "citing poor predicted reliability in comparison with most other brands". According to …

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Microsoft manager claims Apple copied its 2-in-1… but how does the iPad Pro compare?

Microsoft Surface general manager Ryan Gavin has had a dig at rivals Apple for copying its flagship products. Stirring the pot, Gavin accused Apple of copying the Surface in its designs for the iPad Pro. "We have been learning and perfecting our products in the 2-in-1 category for years now, …

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Beneath the Surface – interview with Microsoft’s Robert Epstein

Microsoft has been king of the desktop since the beginning of (PC) time, now the firm is ramping up its mobile presence. Jonathan Easton speaks to product manager Robert Epstein about Surface and making Windows work no matter how you use it. What was the thinking behind Surface and getting …

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Microsoft’s ‘best’ Surface Book comes to UK five months after launch

As the old adage goes: it’s better late than never. A stonking five months after its release Stateside, Microsoft’s Surface Book with Performance Base is finally going on sale in the UK. Why exactly it has taken so long to cross the pond is anyone’s guess… but the wait is …

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Microsoft launches new, less expensive Surface Book

Microsoft introduced the Surface Book 2-in-1 back in 2015 and updated the range in November of the following year by adding a GTX 965M option to the dock. Now in March 2017, Microsoft has given the high-end systems a price cut and introduced another option in the process.  Surface Book comes …

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Microsoft raises Surface prices because of Brexit

Microsoft has announced an increase in pricing for its Surface and Surface Book computers in the UK by more than £400 for some models as a result of post-Brexit sterling valuation drops.  This is not an unprecedented move as the likes of Sonos, Apple and HP have all raised prices …

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Microsoft Surface project leader hints that Dial is just the start

Quietly coming out of last week’s Microsoft Surface event was the new wheel-like Surface Dial, but Panos Panay, head of Microsoft’s decice business has hinted that the Dial is just the start. Speaking to CNET, Panay, who was directly responsible for launching the Surface, suggested that the $99 peripheral is …

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Microsoft gets creative to beat Apple

Yesterday at its Surface press event, Microsoft showed off a whole host of new stuff. From diving more into the applications of HoloLens, to the introduction of sub-$300 VR headsets in collaboration with various partners including HP, Dell and Acer, a new desktop PC and even a refreshed version of …

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What to expect from Microsoft’s Surface PC event

Microsoft is taking to New York City tomorrow to host a special press event. Microsoft held a similar event this time last year, but this year’s show is expected to feature less hardware and focus more on 3D and creativity tools. So what are we expecting? Surface all-in-one PC While …

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