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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.
Microsoft Surface Pro: Tablet or Laptop?
The Microsoft Surface Pro on paper is a truly great idea, the power of a laptop with the portability and entertainment value of a high spec tablet.
Microsoft Surface availability expands to 17 more markets
First international channel availability of Surface RT and Surface Pro for Microsoft's commercial, education and public sector customers in 17 new markets.
Why Microsoft's numbers don't speak for themselves...
Over 554,000 pizza slices are consumed each year by Microsoft staff on campus, yet no mention of slow Surface sales...
How low can Microsoft go with the Surface Pro?
Following reduced prices on its Surface RT tablets, Microsoft strikes again, slashing the Surface Pro by US$100.
Backtracking Ballmer admits huge Surface RT mistake
Uttering the immortal line… "we built a few more devices than we could sell," Microsoft CEO admits to what everyone has been thinking.
Bad timing Microsoft takes aim at iPad
A whopping US$900m hit on Surface RT sales hasn't stopped Microsoft from launching an "Surface vs. iPad" advert, in what many are calling a case of severe bad timing.
Microsoft takes US$900m Surface hit
Software giant's bet on Surface RT appears to have flopped following a poor fourth quarter showing.
Microsoft slashes Surface RT pricing
Company cuts prices on tablets by as much as 30% in an attempt to boost poor sales and clear existing stock.
Surface Pro coming to Kiwi channel
Microsoft has confirmed that New Zealand is among 28 countries where the Surface Pro will be made available for a select group of resellers to sell direct to customers, by the end of September.
Microsoft announces Surface channel commercial expansion
CEO Steve Ballmer announces business-channel expansion plans in a bid to drive dwindling sales of its Surface tablet.
Review: Microsoft Surface Pro
If you have considered getting a tablet to replace your laptop but are not sure if it will be powerful enough for long periods of use, the Microsoft Surface Pro may be the answer.
The changing face of digital design
Once driven by technology advances, changes in code capability and insights into user behaviour, today current interactions in digital interface design are centred around something rather different: the size of human fingers.
Hands on with Microsoft Surface Pro in NZ
Techday got their hands on the Microsoft Surface Pro, so we checked it out...
Microsoft launches Surface Pro in NZ
"With the grunt and capability of a laptop and the mobility of a tablet", Microsoft’s Surface Pro is now available in New Zealand.
The week’s winner: Nigel and the Microsoft Surface RT
Nigel sells surface, pledges money to kids charity, world peace ensues.
Samsung sticks the boot into Windows 8
Windows 8 "no better than Vista" with demand for Surface "lacklustre."
UPDATED: Nigel’s Surface RT SOLD: Fetches great price, donated to kids charity
Second-hand Surface up for grabs - from Microsoft NZ exec.
Hold the phone, Microsoft’s Surface RT is New Zealand bound
Remember the date March 15. Not March 12, or March 19, pretty sure it's March 15. March 15 right?
Nobody wants the Surface RT, will we care about the Pro?
Oh dear. We’ve held the position that Microsoft is making a big gamble with its barge into the tablet market...
Impending Office release slows Microsoft sales
Software manufacturer reports lowered profit as customers await the new release of Office.
Microsoft grows Surface family
Software giant set to release Surface Windows 8 Pro, but not in New Zealand.
Channel in focus for Microsoft
Internal staffing changes don’t signal a disinvestment in the New Zealand channel, Microsoft’s Chris Ichter tells Heather Wright.
Microsoft increases production after Surface surge
Tablet available at additional retailers as holiday stores expand in the build up to xmas.