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Reports: Power Cover to add battery boost to Surface tablets

Taking a cue from convertible tablets, the Surface Power Cover keyboard will include a battery to give users a bit more time before the tablet runs out of juice.

Reports: Surface 2 will get a Haswell upgrade

Two reports Wednesday claim that the next generation of the Microsoft Surface tablet will receive a upgrade with Intel's Haswell processor, plus more RAM.

Why Surface won't be submerged by Microsoft's Nokia acquisition

No, Surface isn't going away, and the Nokia acquisition may actually be a good thing for the fledgling hardware brand.

Should your next PC be a Surface Pro?

Microsoft made the $100 discount permanent, and slashed some money off the cost of the Touch keyboard, so is a Surface Pro a good investment for your next PC.

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Microsoft's Surface slates get permanent price drops, cheaper Touch Covers

No matter whether the cost reductions come as compensation for lackluster sales or to clear the way for a new generation of tablets, Microsoft's Surface slates just received a permanent price reduction.

Surface RT usage skyrockets after steep price cuts

The Surface RT may not be selling as well as Microsoft hoped, but recent price cuts have created a BIG spike in usage, AdDuplex says.

Microsoft to sell struggling Surface tablets to business customers outside the U.S.

The move builds on a similar effort Microsoft launched in July to tap distributors and resellers to push Surface tablets to U.S. businesses.

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Microsoft's Surface RT snafu prompts shareholder suit

A group of disgruntled shareholders--or lawyers--has filed a class-action suit against Microsoft that claims the company misled investors over the state of its Surface RT tablet.

Windows tablets gain market, but Surface still struggles

Windows' share of the tablet market grew slightly in the second quarter, as shipments also ticked up in the face of a slow-down by tablets overall, researcher IDC said.

Microsoft continues to miss the point with Surface pricing

Microsoft cut the price of some Surface Pro models, but not enough to make a difference.