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Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 2
Does Microsoft’s answer to the Ultrabook sink or swim as a viable business machine, or is it just a toy?
23 Feb 14
Cyclone lists Microsoft Surface products in All of Government Catalogue
"The inclusion of Microsoft Surface devices further extends the choice of platform, OS and form factor to AoG customers."
19 Feb 14
Record-breaking Microsoft smashes Surface sales
"The investments we are making in devices and services that deliver high-value experiences to our customers, and the work we are doing with our partners, are driving strong results and positioning us well for long-term growth."
24 Jan 14
AMD and BlueStacks Collaboration Brings Full Android OS Experience to Windows PCs
AMD has announced a new milestone in their collaboration with BlueStacks, a joint solution that brings the complete Google Android OS experience to Microsoft Windows- based tablets, 2-in-1s, notebooks and desktops.
08 Jan 14
Synnex rewards customers with Microsoft device bundles
Whether it be a Surface Pro or an Xbox One, three lucky Synnex customers have claimed top entertainment awards this week, thanks to their commitment to Microsoft's hardware and software.
18 Dec 13
Surface 2: Go leaner and meaner this Xmas…
Thinner, faster, and lighter than before. Surface 2 is always on, and ready to go when you are.
16 Dec 13
Defiant Ballmer defends Microsoft's hardware venture
CEO Steve Ballmer has defended Microsoft's move into the hardware market, defiantly holding up a tablet in yet another emotional Redmond farewell.
21 Nov 13
Surface boost for schools as Microsoft selects Expert Educator candidates
Recognising both educators and schools as global leaders in using technology to transform education, Microsoft New Zealand announces Expert Educators and Mentor Schools.
11 Nov 13
Hands on with Microsoft’s Surface 2
Although it has been a few months since the Surface Pro was released (end of May to be exact), Microsoft has not wasted any time by creating a new addition to the Surface family.
06 Nov 13
Auckland schools get tech boost
Two of New Zealand’s most tech-savvy schools, both in Auckland, have been awarded classroom sets of Microsoft Surface RTs as recognition of their leadership in digital learning.
30 Oct 13
Apple's Cook takes swipe at "confused" Microsoft
"Our competition is confused. They’re turning tablets into PCs and PCs into tablets. Who knows what they’re going to do next?"
26 Oct 13
Microsoft: Did you enjoy Apple’s distorted iPad event...?
Seems like the RDF (Reality Distortion Field) typically generated by an Apple event has extended beyond Cupertino...
24 Oct 13
The world welcomes... the “leaner, meaner” Surface 2
Billed as the most productive tablet for personal use, Microsoft's new Surface 2 fuses work with pleasure - as explained in front of a packed media assembly in Auckland last night.
23 Oct 13
Introducing… Microsoft’s Surface Pro 2
The older and wiser brother of the Surface Pro, Microsoft's Surface Pro 2, like its predecessor, has been billed as a true laptop replacement.
22 Oct 13
5, 4, 3, 2,… Microsoft One
While Redmond was sleeping, Microsoft New Zealand was unveiling, launching the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 across the country as the clock struck midnight.
22 Oct 13
Forget Microsoft, we’re selling the Surface 2 early…
Forget Kiwis being first in line for Microsoft's new Surface 2 tablet tomorrow - one British retailer is selling the device early…
21 Oct 13
Hey Meg, how much does HP now love Microsoft?
A long time ago, they used to be friends. But not now - as HP CEO Meg Whitman brands Microsoft as its "outright competitor" after getting close to Google.
14 Oct 13
World's first as Surface family launches in NZ
Kiwis will head the queue to check out Microsoft's new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 this month - in a world's first launch in New Zealand on October 22.
12 Oct 13
Microsoft reports strong Surface successor sales
Less than two weeks after launching the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, Microsoft claims pre-order stock is close to selling out.
04 Oct 13
Ingram Micro secures NZ Surface distribution as Microsoft reveals three resellers
Ingram Micro has been appointed the exclusive distributor for Microsoft's Surface for the commercial market, with three commercial resellers also announced.
02 Oct 13
Behind the scenes with Microsoft's new Surface tablets
Billed as a "year smarter", Microsoft revealed two new additions to the Surface family of tablets this week - introducing the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.
28 Sep 13
Microsoft becomes a “year smarter” with new Surface tablets
Microsoft's Surface family of tablets is growing, with the Redmond giant introducing two new Surface models, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, to the market.
25 Sep 13
NZ TechEd LIVE: Microsoft listened with Windows 8.1
Echoing the Microsoft mantra, New Zealand's Marketing and Operations Director Frazer Scott tells Kiwis the company has listened with Windows 8.1.
11 Sep 13
Microsoft set for Surface 2.0 launch
Invites for the forthcoming Surface 2.0 event in New York have been posted, an event where Microsoft is expected to show off new Surface hardware.
10 Sep 13