Steve Ballmer's retirement leaves his still-unnamed successor a busy agenda and battles on many fronts.
Bitcoin. The Surface Pro 2. GIFs! Against all odds, these unknowns and underdogs became leaders of the pack in 2013.
Microsoft withdraws a firmware update to its Surface Pro 2 tablet and will wait until 2014 to issue a fix.
Nokia's Lumia 2520 has the best screen that DisplayMate has ever tested. The Surface 2? Not so much.
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.
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.
The promised Surface 2 update lists a half-dozen changes for the Windows RT-based tablet, including improved battery life.
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.
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.
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.