We may never know the truth behind the chosen “10” nomenclature, but we do know a thing or two about the software that’s set to replace Windows Phone and eventually show up on the Xbox.
So Good, It Skipped Windows 9
Third time's the charm
Is it our technological destiny to want both a tablet and a laptop forever, or can advances in hardware and software, combined with intelligent design, actually unify our professional and personal lives within one screen? Microsoft made its stance on the matter abundantly clear with the launch of the original Surface in the summer of 2012.
Two years later, the third iteration of the Surface is a marvel of engineering honed by experience and proving more than ever that Microsoft’s vision for the future of computing is as real as it gets. Here’s a rundown of the key innovations that make new Surface Pro 3 both a powerful Intel Core laptop and an easy-to-use tablet.
Two of a kind
It was no secret that Microsoft intended to make their new crown jewel Windows 8 operating system equally capable on both desktops as well as their eventual potential replacements — tablets. Few predicted, though, that the house that Bill built would cross the dangerous line from software Czar to hardware vendor with a Microsoft branded…
Peer into the future, without the crystal ball
We kicked off 2012 by visiting not-so-beautiful Las Vegas to attend CES, with the hope of getting a head start on the exciting new products that will launch over the coming year. While we’ll continue to highlight gadgets revealed there on a regular basis, one of the best parts about being on the ground at…