Microsoft doesn't think Windows is important anymore

The Verge“The operating system is no longer the most important layer for us,” was the message from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella yesterday. Microsoft had a big day for Surface, introducing new hardware for the holiday season and teasing dual-screen devices like the ...

October 3rd 2019


Microsoft's new dual-screen computer is the company's most important product in years

CNBCIf the Surface Neo works — and that's a huge caveat because Microsoft wouldn't let me touch the prototype Wednesday — it will give us a brand new kind of computer, the same way the Surface introduced new two-in-ones when it was first announced in 2012.

October 3rd 2019


Surface Laptop 3 is Microsoft's most powerful laptop yet, and it charges fast, too

CNETMicrosoft announced the new Surface Laptop 3 on Wednesday at its Surface event in New York. Like the Surface Laptop 2, the Laptop 3 is a 13.5-inch clamshell touchscreen laptop, but will now also come in a larger 15-inch size. They'll also be the first ...

October 3rd 2019


A first look at Surface Duo, Microsoft's foldable Android phone

The VergeMicrosoft surprised us all with the Surface Duo this week. It's the long-awaited Surface phone that has been rumored for years, and in a further surprise, it's running Google's Android operating system. It's designed to be the smaller sibling to the Surface Neo, ...

October 3rd 2019


Microsoft's new hardware strategy should worry Apple and Intel

ZDNetThere was a lot to digest at yesterday's Microsoft Surface event. Some stuff was predictable, such as the updates to the existing Surface line, while others, such as Microsoft's new dual-screen Android smartphone and Arm-powered Surface Pro X, came as a ...

October 3rd 2019


Microsoft announces dual-screen Surface Neo, coming next holiday

The VergeMore than 10 years after reports that Microsoft was working on a dual-screen device, the company has made it official. At its fall hardware keynote, the company unveiled the Surface Neo. It runs a new version of Windows called Windows 10X, but it won't be ...

October 3rd 2019


Yes, the Microsoft phone is really happening: Introducing the Surface Duo

CNETMicrosoft is making an Android phone. And it has two screens. The Windows software maker showed off its device, called the Surface Duo, at an event in New York on Wednesday. The company said the two screens (a slightly different design than Samsung's ...

October 3rd 2019


Hands-on with Microsoft's barrage of new Surface devices

Ars TechnicaMicrosoft on Wednesday unveiled a slew of laptops and tablets for its Surface line of Windows computers and related accessories. The announcements include the Surface Pro 7, the latest iteration of the company's popular line of 2-in-1 tablets; the Surface ...

October 3rd 2019


Microsoft's future is built on Google's code

The VergeAsked for comment on Microsoft's upcoming dual-screen, Android-powered Surface Duo smartphone, here's what we got from a Google spokesperson: “We are excited to welcome Microsoft to the Android ecosystem. We look forward to working together to ...

October 3rd 2019


Microsoft introduces Windows 10X for dual-screen devices

TechCrunchAt its annual Surface hardware event in New York, Microsoft today announced the expected set of updates to its existing hardware lineup. The biggest surprise, though, was surely the announcement of the company's dual-screen Surface Neo, which will go on ...

October 3rd 2019


Microsoft's two-screen laptop won't succeed on its own — software makers will have to jump on board

CNBCThe catch is, it's not clear if all popular Windows apps will work the same way as the ones Microsoft demonstrated on stage. For that to happen, software makers will have to put some effort in -- and there's no guarantee they'll do so unless the product takes off, ...

October 3rd 2019