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Surface usage continues to climb, no thanks to Surface 2

A new report by Chitika Insights shows Microsoft's Surface line continuing to grow, but be sure to have the right perspective when you look more closely at the numbers.

Deals revealed for Surface, Windows 8 laptop holiday sales

Microsoft is whacking prices on Black Friday for its first generation Surface Windows RT tablets as well as for Windows 8 laptops and Xbox consoles.

Microsoft Surface 2 gets its own battery-boosting update

The promised Surface 2 update lists a half-dozen changes for the Windows RT-based tablet, including improved battery life.

Tested: Surface Pro 2's battery update (might) let you squeeze in one more 'Shark Tank'

Microsoft has released a firmware update to boost the Surface Pro 2's endurance, but the improvements vary greatly depending on what you're doing.

Surface Pro 2 firmware update packs a big battery boost

Subpar endurance is the Surface Pro 2's biggest Achilles Heel—or at least it was before an update boasting beefy battery life improvements hit the airwaves.

Surface Pro 2 review: This is the Windows tablet you're looking for

Take a Haswell CPU and better integrated graphics. Add improved Touch and Type Covers. Suddenly, Microsoft's next-gen tablet is the best hybrid around.

Clockwise Podcast: Completely ludicrous

Surface 2, Google smartwatch, Motorola's wacky phone blocks, and the fearsome Net power of your photos. Jason Snell and Dan Moren plus guests Jon Phillips and Brad Chacos discuss.

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Surface 2 review: Cautious upgrades don't help a tablet in desperate need of relevance

Microsoft needed to bring the razzle-dazzle. Instead we got a 40-degree angle and higher resolution screen.

Rapid Review: Microsoft Surface 2

Microsoft's second attempt at an entry-level Surface tablet includes negligible spec bumps, and not much more.

Surface Pro 2 docking station now available -- or it was

A few docking stations for Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 have made it into the wild -- but don't expect to find any more.

Record first-quarter sales for Microsoft, but Windows OEM revenue falls

Microsoft saw record first-quarter revenues in the first quarter after drastically reorganizing its reporting structure. But excluding sales of Windows Pro, OEM Windows sales dropped 22 percent.