Don't-Miss Stories

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.

Upgrades get easier as Walmart launches tablet trade-in program

With hot new phones and tablets hitting the market at a breakneck pace, frequent upgrading can become a cost-prohibitive endeavor. Today, Walmart is taking some of the sting out of that process by adding tablet computers to its in-store trade-in program.

Surface Pro 2 teardown shows Microsoft's tablet is still nearly impossible to repair

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.

Samsung signs long-term deal with Gorilla Glass maker Corning

Samsung believes that Corning’s technologies will become increasingly important to the consumer electronics industry and it wanted ensure access to those, said the company CEO.

on techhive.com

Tim Cook and new iPads

The Windows world already has a few iPad Airs of its own

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.

Nokia Lumia 2520 vs Microsoft's Surface 2: Spec showdown

Two roughly $500 Windows RT tablets with optional keyboard accessories enter the ring. THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE! ...or is there room for peaceful coexistence?

From Windows 8.1 to Surface 2 and beyond: What Microsoft's ecosystem needs to thrive

When Microsoft asks you to open your wallet for a Surface 2 or a new Windows PC, it's really asking for a larger commitment. Here's how Microsoft's latest products ask you to buy into Microsoft itself.

Microsoft ships Surface 2 tablets to lukewarm reviews

Microsoft launched its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets at midnight Tuesday morning. Early reviews of the tablet were favorable, though not overly enthusiastic.

The other tablet: How the Surface 2 beats the iPad

Apple's iPad may be more well-rounded, but the Surface 2 and Windows RT 8.1 win screens-down for Office-centric productivity.

windows phone 8

Microsoft is thinking big with its Windows Phone OS update

Microsoft's new update for Windows Phone 8 added support for larger phones and higher-resolution screens, a move analysts hoped would soon put the operating system onto small-sized tablets, a market Microsoft and its hardware partners have largely ignored.