Jul 10, 5:49 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Corazon Victorino 07/10/18 AT 5:01 AM Microsoft has launched its new low-cost personal computing device, called Microsoft Surface Go. While it is a direct rival to Apple’s cheapest iPad tablets, it is best described as a toned-down version of the Surface Pro. Just how toned-down? Find out below. The most obvious difference between the devices is pricing. As a low-cost tablet, the Surface Go is retailing for just $399 (starting price). On the other hand, the refreshed Surface Pro starts at $799. The huge gap is best felt in the processing powers of the two. The Surface Go has a slower Intel Corp. processor, according to Bloomberg.The entry-level model of the Surface Pro comes with a Kaby Lake Intel Core m3 CPU that’s paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD storage. Contrariwise, the Surface Go is powered by Intel’s Premium Gold 4415Y … [Read more...] about Microsoft Surface Go Tablet Vs. Surface Pro: Comparison Of Specs, Features
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Microsoft has a new and affordable tablet in town: welcome the Microsoft Surface Go, a 10-inch tablet with the Windows experience on board, support for a pen, a neat adjustable hinge and a few other extras.So... should you buy this new Surface? When faced with this question, most people will have to make the choice between the new Surface Go and the other big name in tablets: the Apple iPad.In order to compare the new Surface Go to the iPad, let's first take a look at the families of Surface devices and iPads to understand which iPad should we compare it to.Microsoft's lineup of Surface devices:Surface Book: a 2-in-1 with detachable tablet mode, prices from $1,200Surface Laptop: a traditional Windows laptop made by Microsoft, prices from $800Surface Pro: a 12.3-inch tablet with attachable keyboard cover, support for Intel Core i series chips, prices from $800Surface Go: a 10-inch tablet with a lower-power processor, but still running full Windows, prices from $400Apple's iPad … [Read more...] about Microsoft Surface Go vs Apple iPad: comparison
New Surface devices will be arriving at some point, but for now Microsoft offers four Surface device families within its portfolio comprising the Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Book and Surface Studio. The latest to launch is the Surface Book 2, the updated version of the Surface Book, which comes in 13 and 15-inch versions. Each Surface has a touchscreen, but only three of them are "mobile", as one of them is an eye-catching all-in-one that sits on a desk and one of them runs a sandboxed version of Windows known as Windows 10 S.Confused about which one might be the one for you? No worries. It's not as complicated as it first seems and to help you figure out the differences between them all and work out which is the best for your requirements, we've compared each of the four Surface device families spec-by-spec to give you a better idea of which is best for you.Quick summaryThe Surface Pro is the cheapest Surface device overall. It's a Windows 10 Pro PC that also offers … [Read more...] about Which is the best Microsoft Surface device for you?
BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureMillennial MoneyOpinionSportsLuxury Newsletter Signup Technology By Mike Brown @mikearildbrown 11/25/15 AT 8:07 AM Black Friday is almost here, and retailers have unveiled their biggest offerings. Those looking to get a Microsoft Surface are in luck, as there are big savings to be had on products in the company's 2-in-1 hybrid laptop/tablet line.It's worth looking at the older Surface Pro models, even though the Pro 4 and Surface Book are on stores' shelves now. The Pro 3 is still a fine machine by today's standards, and every Surface model supports Microsoft excellent pen capabilities. It may not be as fast as the newer models or even as speedy, but it satisfies the need for a 2-in-1 hybrid.Another option to bear in mind is the Surface 3. Compared with the Surface Pro 3, the Surface 3 is smaller, lighter and cheaper. It's not exactly the same design, lacking the highly adjustable stand of its bigger brother, but … [Read more...] about Black Friday 2015 Deals: The Best Microsoft Surface Bargains Revealed
For the past week or so, I’ve been using a computer to work from a train, at a park, and in a coffee shop. That’s all pretty normal, but what’s been unique about this past week is I haven’t had to connect to Wi-Fi or bother setting up a hot spot on my phone once, thanks to this computer’s built-in LTE connection. Wherever I’ve gone, the internet has followed. Finding a laptop that has both a built-in cellular connection and a modern design and feature set (aka something you actually want to use every day) hasn’t been easy. Every PC or laptop with a cellular connection has been for the business crowd, with clunky designs and outdated features. The other main option has been an iPad Pro with LTE, something that may not meet your actual computing needs. But laptops with LTE are poised to become a serious thing this year, as devices running Qualcomm’s Always Connected PC platform are expected to hit shelves any week now. Until they arrive, we … [Read more...] about Microsoft Surface Pro LTE review: the true mobile computer is here