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Microsoft joins the political fray, offering tech support for both US Democratic and Republican Conventions

Microsoft joins the political fray, offering tech support for both US Democratic and Republican Conventions In an effort to help voters make the right choice this year, Microsoft will provide tech support for both the US Democratic and Republican Conventions.The ability to see polling results in real time will allow voters at both conventions view election results accurately and securely.

The future of the Surface Phone is not looking good

The future of the Surface Phone is not looking good However, there has, for some time, been the idea that Microsoft may have one last chance: the Surface Phone.The idea behind the Surface Phone is simple: Make a high-powered phone which runs Windows 10 and sell it to businesses and people who rely on Microsoft’s software.

What do Microsoft's latest mobile layoffs mean for the Surface phone?

What do Microsoft's latest mobile layoffs mean for the Surface phone? As a result, I declared Windows Phone (and by extension Windows 10 Mobile) all but dead.As weak as Windows phone is now, Microsoft can't just drop it entirely, or its whole platform will collapse.

Microsoft confirms Surface 3 production will end this year, has no public plans for a follow-up

Of the three non-Pro Surface tablets, the Surface 3 was by far the best-received of the bunch, which makes Microsoft’s cancellation with no word of a successor a bit of a surprise.You can say good-bye to x86 2-in-1’s at $400 – $500 price points if OEMs have to move to Core M processors.

Report: Microsoft's Surface All-in-One is real, and headed for the living room

Report: Microsoft's Surface All-in-One is real, and headed for the living room We reported yesterday that suppliers were hinting at a possible Microsoft Surface All-in-One (AIO) device coming some time in the future.We can also add to the original report that the company is positioning the Surface AIO for the living room.

Microsoft (MSFT) news recap: UK investment, new Microsoft UK CEO, all-new Insider MVP Program and more

Microsoft (MSFT) news recap: UK investment, new Microsoft UK CEO, all-new Insider MVP Program and more She’ll be heading up Microsoft UK from November 1st, 2016, replacing current CEO, Michel Van Der Bel.While we’re on the topic of staff changes, Microsoft has announced a new Corporate Vice President (CVP) for its Worldwide Partner Group.

Microsoft may target the iMac with new all-in-one Surface PC

Microsoft may target the iMac with new all-in-one Surface PC When Microsoft announced its original Surface and Surface Pro four years ago, the company was diving into uncharted waters with a new, ARM-based iteration of its operating system and a higher-end x86 PC hardware packed into a tablet form factor.Now there are rumors that Microsoft will unveil a new, all-in-one Surface to take on the iMac, possibly alongside some type of Surface Phone.

Microsoft will fix Surface Pro 3 systems with badly deteriorating battery life

Microsoft will fix Surface Pro 3 systems with badly deteriorating battery life If you’ve got a Surface Pro 3 with battery life problems, you may be in luck.The problem occurs in Surface Pro 3 devices with batteries manufactured by Simplo, according to ZDNet.

Microsoft highlights how one attorney uses his Surface Pro 4 to practice both law and art

Microsoft highlights how one attorney uses his Surface Pro 4 to practice both law and art Take, for instance, attorney Doug Passon who uses his Surface Pro 4 help power his many creative, productive outlets.The folks over at Surface Product management are reaching out and highlighting real-life Surface users and came across Passon and his multi-faceted lifestyle being powered by a Surface.

Microsoft breaks its word to Surface Pro 3 buyers, won’t repair defective batteries at previously promised price

Microsoft breaks its word to Surface Pro 3 buyers, won’t repair defective batteries at previously promised price When Microsoft launched the Surface Pro 3, it was fairly proud of the hardware.” If the battery failed, Pinay promised, Microsoft would replace it if the failure occurred during the warranty period.

Microsoft unveils new Core i7 Surface Book, all-in-one Surface Studio PC

Microsoft unveils new Core i7 Surface Book, all-in-one Surface Studio PC Last year, Microsoft made a splash with its Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.To-date, all of the Surface hardware has been focused on the laptop and ultraportable market (well, assuming you don’t count the original Microsoft Surface).

Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers

Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry In the five years since Steve Jobs died, I’ve generally resisted the urge to compare his tenure at Apple with Tim Cook’s.The late-2013 revised Mac Pro kicked off the trend.

Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn't come cheap

Surface Book review roundup: great GPU performance and battery life, but it doesn't come cheap For the record: The Surface Book With Performance Base uses a Core i7-6600U with a 2.The general review consensus on the Surface Book With Performance Base is that this update dramatically improves GPU performance, but offers comparatively little improvement in CPU performance.

Microsoft Surface Studio review round-up: Creatives love it

Microsoft Surface Studio review round-up: Creatives love it Reviews of Microsoft’s Surface Studio popped up today, and the general consensus from the Internet is that this is one sharp piece of hardware.The Surface Studio is being universally acclaimed as an impressive piece of technology, but not necessarily one with universal appeal.

New teardown reveals Surface Studio packs ARM CPU core, upgradable storage

New teardown reveals Surface Studio packs ARM CPU core, upgradable storage iFixit’s recent teardown of the Surface Studio found some expected downsides, but a few intriguing details and user-friendly options as well.The cooling solution appears quite robust — Microsoft is using a multi-heatpipe system with dual fans, one for the CPU and one for the GPU.