Microsoft Surface Newsroom: What Others Are Saying

What Others Are Saying

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Is the Best Everything Device Ever Made
May 30, 2014
Pete Pachal, Mashable
“There is no PC like the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. The big, glossy slab is unmistakably a tablet, but when you snap in the optional-but-not-really-optional keyboard, you’ve got a fully-powered PC in your hands. Or rather, lap. I don’t know if a single machine will ever satisfy all our digital needs, but when it comes to device unity, the Surface Pro 3 is simply the best product ever made.”

Panay: Surface Pro 3 stacks up well against iPad, MacBook Air
May 22, 2014
Eli Blumenthal, USA Today
“USA TODAY’s Ed Baig met up with Panos Panay, Vice President of the Surface division at Microsoft, to discuss the new device, its target market, recent reports of a smaller tablet, the company’s rivalry with Apple and more.”

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3
May 21, 2014
Lance Ulanoff, Mashable
“Perhaps it’s a laptop in tablet’s clothing. But whatever the Surface Pro 3 is or isn’t, it’s an intriguing new product entry with a few intriguing features you may have missed.”

Surface Pro 3 Aims to Replace Laptops: 12-inch Screen, 9.1mm thin
May 20, 2014
Mark Spoonauer, LAPTOP
“Microsoft wants to replace your laptop with the new Surface Pro 3, which sports a large 12-inch display yet is only 9.1 mm thin. The Surface Pro 3 is also light given its bigger canvas, weighing 1.8 pounds.”

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Could Be a Laptop Killer
May 20, 2014
Samantha Murphy, Mashable
“Microsoft unveiled its third-generation Surface Pro 3 device at an event in New York City on Tuesday, with a larger surface area than its previous model but weighing even lighter than a MacBook Air.”

Hands-on with Surface Pro 3: Microsoft’s hybrid tablet isn’t so crazy anymore
May 20, 2014
Devindra Hardawar, VentureBeat
“Microsoft’s quest to create ‘one device to rule them all’ may have finally succeeded.”

Surface Pro 3 Hands On: A Laptop Replacement That Just Might Work
May 20, 2014
Eric Limer, Gizmodo
“The Surface Pro has never been a bad idea. One device that’s both your laptop and your tablet!”

3 reasons the Surface Pro 3 looks like a winner
May 20, 2014
Preston Gralla, Computerworld
“Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 may do the impossible… Here are three reasons it looks like a winner and could save the line.”

Microsoft Goes Big With Surface Pro 3
May 20, 2014
Michael Endler, InformationWeek
“Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 offers a big 12-inch screen, lighter weight, more power, and a flashy pen experience.”

Hands-on with Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3
May 20, 2014
Dana Wollman, Engadget
“The new Surface Pro 3 isn’t the smallest tablet Microsoft has made — in fact, it’s the biggest, with a 12-inch, 2,160 x 1,440 screen. But if you think it’s just a blown-up version of the old model, you’d be wrong.”

Five reasons to upgrade from a Microsoft Surface Pro to a Surface Pro 3
May 21, 2014
Matthew Miller, ZDNet
“Microsoft announced their new Surface Pro 3 lineup yesterday and you can now pre-order one of the five available models. My Surface Pro is my primary computer, but it is now time to upgrade.”

First Look: Surface Pro 3 tablet targets laptops
May 20, 2014
Edward Baig, USA Today
“Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 3 tablet at an event in New York on Tuesday, saying the goal of the device is to “take away the conflict” between owning a laptop and a tablet.”

Why Microsoft couldn’t fully realize its Surface vision until Surface Pro 3
May 21, 2014
Brad Chacos, PCWorld
“The Surface Pro 3 is clearly the Surface that Panay and his crew has dreamed of building ever since Microsoft decided to leap feet-first into the mobile hardware game.”

The New Surface Could Be the Tablet Microsoft Has Been Trying to Create Since 1990
May 20, 2014
Harry McCracken, Time
“The vision has remained remarkably consistent. Is the technology finally ready?”

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3: The Tablet That Could Finally Get You To Ditch Paper
May 21, 2014
Adrian Covert, Fast Company
“We were once promised that we could abandon our sketchbooks and notepads for tablets, but it never happened. Enter the Surface Pro 3.”

Microsoft Hawks Surface Pro 3 As Tablet To Replace PC
May 20, 2014
Julianne Pepitone, NBC News Online
“Microsoft wants its products to be accessible to all people in all environments — and the new Surface Pro 3 tablet is the first device meant to embrace this new philosophy.”

Microsoft Surface Pro 3’s keyboard cover gets even better
May 20, 2014
Xiomara Blanco, CNET News
“The subtle Surface Pro 3 design tweaks affect the tablet’s user experience in a few major ways.”

A Walk Through The Surface Pro 3, Microsoft’s Ultralight Laplet
May 20, 2014
John Biggs, TechCrunch
“I’m really pleased with the Surface. This is Microsoft’s Platonic ideal for what an 8.1 tablet should be, and I think it succeeds in creating a device that balances size, weight, power and power consumption.”

Surface Pro 3: 12-inch 3:2 screen, starts at $799, preorders start May 21 (hands-on)
May 20, 2014
Dan Ackerman, CNET News
“Tablets are great for consuming entertainment and media, while laptops and other full PCs are required to actually create those works, or so the conventional wisdom goes.”

Microsoft Finally Gets the Tablet Right
May 21, 2014
Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg News
 “Microsoft Corp.’s Surface Pro 3 isn’t just another new tablet. It is also an impressive demonstration of the value of perseverance and part of a contrarian strategy that may yet pay off.”

Surface Pro 2 Is a Workhorse PC Like No Other
Oct. 21, 2013
Pete Pachal, Mashable
“This is a tablet with the heart of a PC and its brain in the cloud.”

Microsoft Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2
Oct. 21, 2013
Mathew Honan, Wired
“Overall, these are just really well-built devices. Solid. Light. Responsive.”

Microsoft Surface 2 a worthy iPad rival
Oct. 21, 2013
Jeremy A. Kaplan,
“The new Surface 2 from Microsoft is a wonderful piece of hardware. It’s beautifully made and blazingly fast, portable yet powerful, interactive and entertaining all at once.”

Microsoft Surface 2 Review
Oct. 21, 2013
Anand Shimpi, AnandTech
“With its new commitment to being a devices & services company, Microsoft now joins the ranks of Apple and Google in shipping platforms with annual updates to hardware and software.”

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Review
Oct. 21, 2013
Anand Shimpi, AnandTech
“Surface Pro 2 is compatible with all of the new dock accessories, including the new touch and type covers.”

Field Testing Microsoft’s New Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 Tablet Hybrids
Oct. 21, 2013
Alex Wilhelm, TechCrunch
“Microsoft has two new Surface tablets that are currently up for preorder, as well as a crop of refreshed accessories.”

Microsoft’s Power Cover has built-in battery for Surface tablets
Sept. 23, 2013
Dann Berg/The Verge

Microsoft tweaks its tablet lineup with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2
Sept. 23, 2013
Wilson Rothman/

Microsoft reveals Surface Music Cover, refined touch and type covers
Sept. 23, 2013
Anthony Tosie/Neowin

Everything you need to know about Microsoft’s New Surfaces
Sept. 23, 2013
Alexandra Chang/Wired

Microsoft reveals Surface Music Cover, gives DJs more musical tools
Sept. 23, 2013
Michael Gorman/Engadget

Surface 2 declassified: How Microsoft made Surface into the tablet the world said it wanted
Sept. 23, 2013
Tim Stevens/CNET

Meet Microsoft’s Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2
Sept. 23, 2013
Alex Wilhelm/TechCrunch

The Right Tablet for you
May 17, 2013
Amy Schlinger/Men’s Fitness

Surface Pro: Three months in, here’s what I’ve learned
May 17, 2013
Simon Bisson/ZDNet

Tethering a DSLR Camera to a Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet With a USB Cable
May 06, 2013
Grant Friedman/Photo Tuts

Unboxing the New Surface RT Tablet from Microsoft
April 25, 2013
Suzette Valle/Mamarazzi Knows Best

From Surface Keyboards To Teddy Bear Robots, Microsoft’s Mad Scientist Develops The Art Of Innovation
April 01, 2013
David Zax/Fast Company

Surface Pro: Ready for Business
March 14, 2013
Samara Lynn/PC Magazine

It’s a Tablet. No, It’s a PC. Surface Pro Is Both.
Feb. 06, 2013
David Pogue/New York Times

The Microsoft Surface Pro Proves That the PC Is Back
Feb. 05, 2013
John Biggs/TechCrunch

Microsoft Surface Pro Review
Feb. 05, 2013
Anand Lal Shimpi/AnandTech

Microsoft Surface Pro: Finally, a Worthy Flagship for Windows 8
Feb. 05, 2013
Pete Pachal/Mashable

Microsoft Surface: From Idea to Pro
Feb. 05, 2013
Frederic Lardinois/TechCrunch

At $1,018*, The Surface Pro Is Priced Just Right
Jan. 23, 2013
Matt Burns/TechCrunch

Microsoft Surface Pro: The Movie
Jan. 23, 2013
Brooke Crothers/CNET

Microsoft to Ship Surface Windows 8 Pro Tablet on Feb. 9
Jan. 22, 2013
Agam Shah/CIO

Surface RT Expands to 13 More Countries With New Touch Cover Designs on February 9th
Jan. 22, 2013
Tom Warren/The Verge

Microsoft Blazes Trail to Next PC
Jan. 19, 2013
Brooke Crothers/CNET

Microsoft Surface with Windows RT: A Tablet That Really Works
Jan. 15, 2013
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Microsoft’s Surface Pro Tablet Changes the Game
Jan. 10, 2013
David Pogue/New York Times

Surface Pro: An In-Depth Look at Microsoft’s Super Tablet
Jan. 09, 2013
Tom Warren/The Verge

Toyota Racing Development puts Microsoft Surface in the NASCAR pit lane
Dec. 17, 2012
Tim Stevens/Engadget

Microsoft Surface Tablet Makes Oprah’s List of ‘Favorite Things’
Nov. 02, 2012
Chloe Albanesius/PCMag

More apps are available at launch for Microsoft Surface than seen for iOS and Android
Oct. 28, 2012
Matthew Miller/ZDNet
“…many of the apps I use on Windows Phone, iOS, and Android are indeed available and the hardware really does rock!”

Microsoft Kicks Off Windows 8, Surface
Oct. 25, 2012
Hayley Tsukayama/Washington Post
“Over 1,000 PCs have been certified for the launch — many with touchscreens. Sinofsky said that Microsoft’s reach and deep bench of developers allow the company to have a large number of apps at launch and will be able to fill out the store quickly.”

Microsoft Surface RT tablet pricing official; starting at $499 for 32GB model sans Touch Cover
Oct. 16, 2012
Alex Wilhelm/TNW

Beneath the Surface: Inventing the tablet that reinvents Microsoft
Oct. 16, 2012
Zach Epstein/BGR

Inside Surface: Microsoft’s Insane Quest for Gadget Perfection
Oct. 16, 2012
Sam Biddle/Gizmodo

Surface RT: Pricing details, spec updates, and impromptu Touch Cover testing
Oct. 16, 2012
Jon Phillips/PCWorld

Grinding It Out: See Steven Sinofsky Turn Surface Into a Skateboard
Oct. 16, 2012
Ina Fried/All Things D

Microsoft Surface tablet priced at $499
Oct. 16, 2012
Salvador Rodriguez/Los Angeles Times

As Surface Goes on Sale, Microsoft Seeks to Reinvent the Tablet
Oct. 16, 2012
Mat Honan/Wired

What Is the Microsoft Surface Tablet?
June 18, 2012
Sam Biddle/Gizmodo

Microsoft one ups other tablet ‘smart’ covers with Surface’s Touch Cover and Type Cover
June 18, 2012
Terrence O’Brien/Engadget

Microsoft Reveals A Family of Super-Thin Tablets Called Surface
June 18, 2012
Jon Mitchell/Read Write Web

Microsoft Surface Is Hiding a Pressure-Sensitive Keyboard and Built-In Kickstand
June 18, 2012
Adrian Covert/Gizmodo

Hello, Surface. 4 Standout Features of Microsoft’s New Tablet
June 18, 2012
Kelly Schwarze/GeekSugar

The Microsoft Surface, A 10.6-inch Windows 8 Tablet From Microsoft
June 18, 2012
Matt Burns/TechCrunch

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