Bigger is better, they say, and a new Surface Pro variant sports both a bigger SSD and a bigger price tag.
Microsoft launches a channel partner program Monday to help drive sales of its Surface tablet to companies, schools, and other organizations.
The Acer Iconia W3 is the first eight-inch Windows tablet we've used. Is it the Windows version of beloved tablets like the Google/Asus Nexus 7? In a way, yes.
Samsung is the hero that Windows 8 tablets need but don't deserve.
A Snapdragon 800 processor could give the Surface RT slate LTE capabilities and a big performance shot in the ARM (get it?), but Windows RT won't shine until some software woes are addressed.
In a bid to encourage educators to adopt its tablet, Microsoft will offer a $199 Surface RT special to K-12 schools.
An analyst estimates Microsoft will price an 8-inch Surface tablet running Windows RT at $349, just 6 percent higher than Apple's iPad Mini but nowhere near the basement $199 of Android rivals.
Over 500 Best Buys will integrate Windows Store-within-a-store boutiques, a partnership arriving as Microsoft shows off the depth of its ecosystem.
Between Outlook, and the rest of the new features with Windows 8.1, Windows RT tablets will be much more attractive to both businesses and consumers.
For those of you pining for Outlook to be added to the Office package on Windows RT, your prayers are answered. Also, the Surface gets better function keys.