“We need to provide students with the tools they will use when they graduate and the skills that will translate in the future as technology continues to evolve, so the Surface 2 and Microsoft software was perfect for us,” said Dr. Bohdan Bilan, CDI College vice president of academics and regulatory affairs.
Wedding planner Ashlee spends a lot of time out and about, testing cakes, scouting wedding venues and constantly communicating with her clients. With her at all times is her Surface 2. “The quickness of opening Surface 2 and getting into the apps” is a huge help, she says.
Businesses like FireLogic, as shown in this video, are increasingly adopting Surface 2 as their go-to device. Updates made as part of the Windows 8.1 RT release are making Surface 2 even more useful for businesses of all missions and sizes.
Beginning Tuesday, March 18, customers can purchase Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE), a 64GB mobile broadband-ready device, for $679 (estimated retail price) in the U.S. at Microsoft retail stores, www.MicrosoftStore.com, and BestBuy.com and all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores.
As the Surface Blog reports, “We’re happy to share that Surface 2 tablets have achieved Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) authorization for Class 1 or 2 EFB needs for all phases of flight … And because this authorization includes all phases of flight, airlines can confidently plan for using Surface 2 tablets as the fully equipped and powerful PCs they are, rather than limit their use to serving just as simple document readers.”
The Grammy Awards are a great place to show how technology can bring fans closer to their favorite musicians. This year, Surface 2 is the official tablet for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards and it powered the Recording Academy’s social feeds to give fans an all-access pass, including behind-the-scenes pictures from the recent nominations show hosted by LL Cool J.