Don't-Miss Windows Tablet Stories
If you got cold feet during the Surface Pro 3's holiday sale, Microsoft is giving you a second chance. But is new hardware looming?
Don't worry, the Surface Pro tablet is safe and selling great. But the basic Surface and Surface RT operating system are dead in all but name.
Existing tablets will get full desktop functionality, but new devices under 8-inches will be more like Windows Phone.
With Surface 2 not getting an upgrade to Windows 10, it could be a sign that the tablet is ready to be discontinued
But Windows RT tablets will receive some sort of update with partial Windows 10 functionality.
Watch highlights from Microsoft's event showing off new, consumer-focused features for Windows 10. A fresh Windows 10 Preview build will hit PCs next week and phones in February.
It's no secret that Microsoft is practically giving Windows 8.1 licenses away to tablet vendors, but now we know exactly how much the company makes.
HP, Toshiba and E-Fun are selling Windows tablets for under $100 with 7-inch and 8-inch screens
The new 8-inch tablet costs twice as much as the Toshiba Encore Mini, but it comes with a better screen and double the storage.
This big, 13-inch Windows tablet has a versatile design, but its Android counterpart is the lucky one to get an integrated projector. Lenovo, we're waiting as patiently as we can.
The Windows-based Yoga Tablet 2 is a lot like its Android counterpart, but it runs proper desktop software.
Buyers are snapping up the well-regarded Surface Pro 3 tablet, which has replaced virtually all other versions on Microsoft's website. In the earnings call, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella also talked up the Xbox and Lumia businesses.
While the price is right, it's still unclear what performance the new E FUN Nextbook hybrid Windows tablet will offer, however.
The Surface Pro 3 offers all the advantages of a tablet along with all the performance of a solid notebook. Until I can do better, there's no reason to go back.
Microsoft's Surface Hub app lets you tweak some basic settings on your Surface stylus, but it's a half-baked app at present.