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Get $150 off a top-notch 2-in-1 laptop — the Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Get $150 off a top-notch 2-in-1 laptop — the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 If the latter more accurately describes your lifestyle, consider the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, currently available for $650 — a $150 discount — at Best Buy.A robust PC, the Surface Pro 4 is the latest model of the series and comes packed with some noteworthy improvements.

Snap off or flip around? Microsoft Surface Book vs. HP Spectre x360 15-inch

Snap off or flip around? Microsoft Surface Book vs. HP Spectre x360 15-inch Today, the two most common types of Windows 10 2-in-1s are tablets with detachable keyboards like Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4, and more standard notebooks with screens that swivel 360 degrees into tablet mode.Although it’s an innovative — and somewhat complex — approach to the notebook-oriented 2-in-1, the Surface Book provides the same basic benefits as more common flip-around 2-in-1s like HP’s new Spectre x360 15.

MacBook Pro vs. Surface Book vs. Razer Blade: What’s best for video editing?

MacBook Pro vs. Surface Book vs. Razer Blade: What’s best for video editing? Razer’s Blade has been revised a few times, and packs in the latest gaming hardware — a good look for video editing.Finally, Microsoft’s Surface Book with Performance Base has splashed onto the scene, offering up competitive performance and a versatile form factor.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5: The rumors are mounting, but details remain scarce

Microsoft Surface Pro 5: The rumors are mounting, but details remain scarce Many people expected Microsoft to introduce the Surface Pro 5 successor in October.A recent report allegedly identified Taiwanese company Pegatron Technology as one of the manufacturers of the Surface Pro 5, with a first quarter release estimate.

Microsoft adds Wake functionality on LAN support to its Surface line

Microsoft adds Wake functionality on LAN support to its Surface line This functionality is already being rolled out, but users will need to download and install a driver in order to use it.The post on Microsoft’s TechNet blog announcing the new feature confirms compatibility with Wake on LAN functionality offered by separate software packages.

Microsoft launches less expensive flagship Surface Book without an Nvidia GPU

Microsoft launches less expensive flagship Surface Book without an Nvidia GPU ”) Now, Microsoft has tweaked its SKUs and, in the process, given its top-end systems a modest price cut.While all Surface Books come with a keyboard, Microsoft’s highest-end models have all shipped with a discrete GPU.

Base Surface Pro 4s no longer come with Surface Pen — but it’s a better deal

Base Surface Pro 4s no longer come with Surface Pen — but it’s a better deal The cheapest Surface Pro 4 without the Surface Pen is $100 cheaper than when it came with one, and you can always buy the pen separately for just $60.When we took a look at the Surface Pro 4 back in mid-2016, we called it the best 2-in-1 PC we’d ever tested.

Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 driver updates improve speed and stability

Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 driver updates improve speed and stability If you own one of Microsoft’s Surface devices, then you’re likely accustomed to waiting patiently for new driver and firmware updates that might solve a problem or two.On Wednesday, Microsoft issued the March 2017 update for both the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 and provided the details in a TechNet blog post rather than the usual Surface update pages.

Google’s Jamboard to begin competing with Microsoft’s Surface Hub in May

Google’s Jamboard to begin competing with Microsoft’s Surface Hub in May The Surface Hub has sold more units than Microsoft expected, and Google decided to jump into that market with its own whimsically named Jamboard announced in October 2016.The Jamboard was expected to cost $6,000 for a 55-inch model when it shipped sometime in 2017.

Latest Microsoft Surface Book rumor says it won’t be a 2-in-1 machine

Latest Microsoft Surface Book rumor says it won’t be a 2-in-1 machine One of the more pressing questions in PCs right now is what’s coming next in Microsoft’s Surface line.The Surface Studio was added in October 2016, and the Surface Book received its Performance Base refresh.

Porsche Design has sent its Book One detachable 2-in-1 to FCC for certification

Porsche Design has sent its Book One detachable 2-in-1 to FCC for certification It’s an expensive design that’s rumored to revert to a traditional notebook in its next iteration.The Book One is an expensive detachable in the same vein as today’s Surface Book , and it was just submitted to the Federal Communications Commission for certification, as Liliputing reports.

Microsoft makes the Mac-to-Surface data migration easier with its free new tool

Microsoft makes the Mac-to-Surface data migration easier with its free new tool Prior to offering the new migration tool, Microsoft provided lengthy, step-by-step instructions on how to move photos, files, and mail from a Mac to its family of Surface-branded products.More: With Windows 10 Creators Update around the corner, Microsoft keeps fixing bugs Microsoft’s new tool is the company’s latest move to lure customers away from Apple.

Latest AdDuplex data highlights a vibrant Windows 10 ecosystem

Latest AdDuplex data highlights a vibrant Windows 10 ecosystem The latest AdDuplex data, which assesses the machines that run Windows phone and Windows 10 apps utilizing that company’s ad network, provides some additional detail on how the Windows 10 market is shaking out.Specific emphasis was placed on how quickly users are upgrading their Windows 10 machines and which PCs are dominating the ecosystem.

Microsoft Surface could be used by NFL referees to judge replays

Microsoft Surface could be used by NFL referees to judge replays One of Microsoft’s most visible marketing initiatives for its Surface Pro line of Windows 10 2-in-1s has been a partnership with the NFL.Every year, iconic blue Surface Pro machines are featured on the sideline and in the replay booth at NFL games.

Asus Transformer Pro T304 is a Surface Pro 4 look-alike that can be ordered today

Asus Transformer Pro T304 is a Surface Pro 4 look-alike that can be ordered today There’s no OEM that has embraced this more than Asus, which with its Transformer Pro line has created nearly identical copies of Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4.The latest model is the Asus Transformer Pro T304, which from a distance is nearly indistinguishable from Microsoft’s version.

Microsoft may not offer new Surface Book and Pro machines this spring after all

Microsoft may not offer new Surface Book and Pro machines this spring after all Industry pundits have predicted for quite some time now that Microsoft would be introducing new Surface Book and Surface Pro models sometime this spring.In fact, many have expected a spring hardware event in the same vein as Microsoft’s October events where machines like the Surface Book and Surface Studio were introduced.

Microsoft patent is for a 2-in-1 featuring multiples displays with hidden borders

Microsoft patent is for a 2-in-1 featuring multiples displays with hidden borders There’s a great deal of uncertainty around Microsoft’s plans for its next Surface devices.The Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 replacements appear to be delayed, and the much-rumored Surface Phone remains something of a unicorn.