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"Ears" let you hear your Microsoft Surface speakers better

posted: 06 Apr 2014, 21:15

Having trouble hearing the sound on your Microsoft Surface tablet, even with the volume turned all the way up? A simple accessory called "Ears" can help solve that problem. "Ears" are small silicone pieces that fit over the top...

40% of iPads bought on Black Friday were by Android smartphone owners

40% of iPads bought on Black Friday were by Android smartphone owners

posted: 01 Dec 2013, 23:10

So which devices were in demand on Black Friday? According to a survey of 125,000 shoppers, different variations of the Apple iPad were very much in demand last Friday, along with the Microsoft Surface. At Walmart,...

Microsoft Surface 2 generates more interest than its predecessor did last year

Microsoft Surface 2 generates more interest than its predecessor did last year

posted: 28 Nov 2013, 01:13

Based on Google Trends for Search data relating to the four Microsoft Surface devices that have been released, the Surface 2 is the most searched among the Microsoft Surface RT, Microsoft Surface Pro, Microsoft...

Microsoft makes fix available for those Microsoft Surface RT slates bricked by RT 8.1 update

Microsoft makes fix available for those Microsoft Surface RT slates bricked by RT 8.1 update

posted: 21 Oct 2013, 14:48

Is there anything more disappointing than an update that bricks your device? A few owners of the Microsoft Surface RT got to know that feeling the other day when their tablet was bricked...

NBC's Parks and Rec filled with Microsoft phones and tablets

NBC's Parks and Rec filled with Microsoft phones and tablets

posted: 05 Oct 2013, 14:17

Microsoft and Nokia are not shy in getting product placements for Windows Phone powered Nokia Lumia handsets; we have seen these devices appear on music videos for Jennifer Lopez, Kelly Clarkson and others. We also have seen...

New Microsoft Surface RT ad has Siri asking

New Microsoft Surface RT ad has Siri asking "Am I still pretty?"

posted: 08 Sep 2013, 18:41

An ad that is in rotation during some NFL games on Sunday, shows a re-match between the Microsoft Surface RT and the Apple iPad 4. "Oh no, here we go again,"cries Siri and right off the bat, the iPad's lack of a kick stand...

88 Microsoft Surface RT tablets combined creating a digital piano of monstrous size

88 Microsoft Surface RT tablets combined creating a digital piano of monstrous size

posted: 21 Aug 2013, 08:54

The Windows RT based Surface tablet isn't selling all that well, so Microsoft probably has enough of them lying around. Or at least enough to create this gigantic digital "piano", which you're about...

Investors suing Microsoft over

Investors suing Microsoft over "false and misleading" Surface RT info

posted: 13 Aug 2013, 15:32

At this point, it's no secret that the Surface RT tablet has been a mess for Microsoft. Sales have been bad, and Microsoft ended up having to take a $900 million write-off on its earnings because of Surface RT inventory...

New Microsoft Surface RT ad takes shots at the 4th generation Apple iPad

New Microsoft Surface RT ad takes shots at the 4th generation Apple iPad

posted: 09 Aug 2013, 01:26

We've seen Microsoft take on the Apple iPad with a side-by-side comparison ad against the Windows 8 powered ASUS VivoTab Smart; we watched as the Redmond based software giant used the same tactic matching the Apple...

Microsoft Surface RT and Microsoft Surface Pro both surface in Taiwan

Microsoft Surface RT and Microsoft Surface Pro both surface in Taiwan

posted: 05 Aug 2013, 00:50

The Microsoft Surface RT and Microsoft Surface Pro tablets have both launched in Taiwan; both tablets offer a 10.6 inch screen. The Surface RT uses an OS that is similar to that of a traditional tablet like the Apple...

Microsoft Surface tablets sold merely 1.7 million units in 8 months since launch

Microsoft Surface tablets sold merely 1.7 million units in 8 months since launch

posted: 31 Jul 2013, 06:50

The Microsoft Surface family of tablets launched as a clear iPad/Android rival, but it has obviously failed to meet sales targets and the Surface RT is on a fire-sale right now…

Ballmer: Microsoft testing next-gen Surface tablet

Ballmer: Microsoft testing next-gen Surface tablet

posted: 26 Jul 2013, 12:05

The Microsoft Surface tablets were not a success for the Redmond based company; in fact, the software giant ended up taking a $900 million write off in the second quarter to write-off inventory of Surface RT tablets shortly after knocking...

Microsoft shares plunge over 11% after Microsoft Surface RT inventory write-down, earnings shortfall

Microsoft shares plunge over 11% after Microsoft Surface RT inventory write-down, earnings shortfall

posted: 20 Jul 2013, 03:43

Shares of Microsoft plunged 11.4% on Friday, closing down $4.04 to $31.40; for Microsoft, it was the sharpest one-day decline of the company's shares in 11 years and came after...

Price cut for Microsoft Surface RT might not lead to a jump in sales

Price cut for Microsoft Surface RT might not lead to a jump in sales

posted: 17 Jul 2013, 15:32

Last weekend, we told you that Microsoft had put into effect a price cut for the Microsoft Surface RT tablet; the new prices tag the 32GB model at $349 (a 30% discount) and the 64GB version at $449. Will this help the...

Microsoft cuts Surface RT price today, you can get it for $349

Microsoft cuts Surface RT price today, you can get it for $349

posted: 15 Jul 2013, 06:41

Microsoft has now officially cut the price of its Surface RT tablet down to $349 for the basic version and it’s a great deal on a product that has gotten mixed review partly because of its high price…

Microsoft Surface RT price cuts now in effect at the Microsoft Store, 32GB tablet now $349

Microsoft Surface RT price cuts now in effect at the Microsoft Store, 32GB tablet now $349

posted: 14 Jul 2013, 13:15

Last week, we passed along a rumor that the Microsoft Surface RT was going to be the beneficiary of a price cut at the Microsoft Store; the sale price is not in effect at the Microsoft Store's...

Microsoft cutting Surface RT prices, base model will soon be $349

Microsoft cutting Surface RT prices, base model will soon be $349

posted: 11 Jul 2013, 18:42

If you're one of the few people who has really been wanting to pick up a Microsoft Surface RT tablet, but you thought the price was a bit too high, you are in luck. Microsoft will soon be cutting the cost of the Surface...

Microsoft road map shows changes on the surface

Microsoft road map shows changes on the surface

posted: 10 Jul 2013, 16:36

Every year, Microsoft holds its Worldwide Partner Conference, basically a way for executives in Redmond to get out and meet and greet the company's partners; during the keynote address delivered by Microsoft COO Kevin Turner, a roadmap in the...

Next Microsoft Surface RT to feature a Snapdragon chip

Next Microsoft Surface RT to feature a Snapdragon chip

posted: 19 Jun 2013, 04:30

Microsoft is already selling off its Surface RT by the bunch, discounting it to $199 to educational institutions, but that does not mean the end for the tablet…

Microsoft Surface RT 32 GB to be offered at cost to schools and universities later this month

Microsoft Surface RT 32 GB to be offered at cost to schools and universities later this month

posted: 18 Jun 2013, 01:39

Microsoft is allegedly prepping to give the Surface RT tablet to schools and universities for $199. That is for the 32 GB version of the ARM-based Windows RT slate, and is surely aimed...

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