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Review: New Surface Tablets Make Typing Easy

It almost seems unfair to categorize the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 as tablets. Although they have touch-screen keyboards like regular tablets, they work best when attached to an optional cover with a keyboard on the inside.

CBS Seattle–09/24/2013

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Microsoft Unveils New Surface At NYC Event

Microsoft is introducing new Surface tablet computers and accessories, including a professional model that allows people to use it more like a laptop or a desktop.

CBS Seattle–09/23/2013

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Microsoft Skids On Surface, Earnings Disappoint

Less than a year after Microsoft entered the tablet computer market with the Surface, the cracks are starting to show.

07/18/2013

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Microsoft Increases Surface Tablet Production

Redmond baed Microsoft says it’s increasing production of its Surface tablets and will sell them in more stores. Staples says it will start carrying them starting Wednesday.

12/13/2012

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Coming In 2013: Microsoft Tablet For $899

Redmond based Microsoft’s Surface tablet running a full version of Windows 8 Pro will start selling in January for $899 and up, the company said Thursday. But you’ll have to pay more if you want a keyboard cover and the popular Office suite of software.

11/29/2012

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Lawyer Sues Microsoft Over Surface Tablet Storage

A California lawyer is suing Microsoft, claiming the Surface tablet he bought doesn’t have all the storage space the company advertised.

11/14/2012

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Where Do I Click, Again? A Guide to Microsoft’s Windows 8

With the launch of Windows 8 from Redmond based Microsoft, people are about to discover a computing experience unlike anything they’ve seen before. Here’s a guide to getting past some of the hurdles.

10/26/2012

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Microsoft, Amazon & Nintendo on Holiday High-Tech Wish Lists

It’s high season for consumer electronics. Manufacturers of various gadgets are unveiling their holiday lineups. Seattle-based Amazon and Redmond-based Microsoft and Nintendo are all coming out with new and improved products just before the holidays. There’s probably something high tech on your wish list!

10/22/2012

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Apple Edges Out Microsoft in Introducing New Tablet

Apple Inc. is set to reveal a smaller, cheaper version of the iPad at an event on October 23, just three days before Redmond based Microsoft releases Windows 8 and new Surface tablet, according to reports on Friday.

10/12/2012

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Best New Electronic Gadgets Out this Fall

Attention is turning to Apple this week amid expectations that it’s announcing a new iPhone. Plus, Seattle’s Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of stand-alone e-readers, while Nokia and Motorola unveiled five new smartphones between them. Makers of consumer electronics, including Seattle’s Microsoft, are refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season.

09/10/2012

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