Microsoft has taken the wraps off the Surface 3 tablet, a new lower-end version of its popular Surface Pro 3 tablet.
Microsoft set to buy company that supplied the technology for the stylus used by the Surface Pro 3.
Microsoft has denied that the Surface Pro 3 has a heat problem, though it promised a software fix to address incorrect thermal warning seen by some.
Microsoft on Tuesday took the wraps off the latest iteration of its Surface tablet. If you have not read about it yet, the Surface Pro 3 is a 12-inch device--bigger than its predecessors.
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Microsoft announced yesterday that it's releasing it's Surface Pro and RT tablet sales to 17 more commercial markets, according to PC Mag.
Apple started selling a 128GB version of the iPad tablet this week, just days before the availability of Microsoft's 128GB Surface Pro tomorrow.
Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet looks set to arrive on Feb. 9 in the United States and Canada. Unlike the Windows RT based Surface tablet, the Surface Pro runs the Windows 8 Pro operating system, which means that it is effectively a full-featured PC that will run existing Windows software.
Neil McAllister from The Register has written a thought-provoking critique about why the ARM-based Windows RT tablet from Microsoft was "DOA" or dead on arrival.
Microsoft is now "actively investigating" the Jailbreak tool for Windows RT that surfaced last week, according to a report on The Register, and will take "appropriate action as necessary."