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.
Microsoft needed to bring the razzle-dazzle. Instead we got a 40-degree angle and higher resolution screen.
Microsoft's second attempt at an entry-level Surface tablet includes negligible spec bumps, and not much more.
A few docking stations for Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 have made it into the wild -- but don't expect to find any more.
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.
Visitors can walk up to the oversized Surface with its 27-foot screen and stomp on the attached jumbo keyboard to interact with apps.
Although Microsoft touts the Surface Pro as a full PC in tablet form, iFixit's teardown clearly shows it's not the kind of PC you can upgrade over time.
Even the first-gen Surface slate is getting a makeover in Microsoft's online store.
As it did after launching the MacBook Air, weight and thickness will be the metrics by which new tablets will be evaluated. But the Windows world fares pretty well here, actually.