Microsoft Surface

Former Apple Retail Chief Ron Johnson says Microsoft’s Surface is a great product

Former Apple Retail Chief Ron Johnson says Microsoft’s Surface is a great product

Microsoft released the first version of Surface in 2012 with the vision that the future of computing would be on a tablet-laptop hybrid device. The vision itself sounded great, but Microsoft didn’t get the execution right at first.

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 ads poke fun at MacBook Air

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 ads poke fun at MacBook Air

Microsoft has aggressively marketed its Surface tablet lineup against the iPad in the past, but its latest advertising campaign targets the MacBook Air. 

Microsoft will give you $650 to trade your MacBook Air for a Surface Pro 3

Microsoft will give you $650 to trade your MacBook Air for a Surface Pro 3

Microsoft has now opened up a promotion that offers you, the trust owner of a MacBook Air laptop, up to $650 in trade-in credit towards their own tablet-laptop hybrid — the Surface Pro 3.

Microsoft announces Surface Pro 3 with 12-inch display to take on iPad and MacBook Air

Microsoft announces Surface Pro 3 with 12-inch display to take on iPad and MacBook Air

At a press event in New York this morning, Microsoft announced Surface Pro 3, the latest product in Microsoft’s line of computers that bridge the gap between tablets and laptops. The Surface Pro 3 is thinner, faster, lighter, bigger and Microsoft says “This is the tablet that can replace your laptop.”

New Samsung Galaxy Pro Series ad makes fun of iPad, Surface and Kindle

New Samsung Galaxy Pro Series ad makes fun of iPad, Surface and Kindle

Samsung has just released a new ad for its Galaxy Pro series of tablets.

We’re used to Samsung poking fun at Apple products, but in the new ad, the South Korean company targets not only Apple’s iPad, but also Microsoft Surface and Amazon’s Kindle.

Delta abandons the iPad, replaces it with the Surface 2 for its pilots

Delta abandons the iPad, replaces it with the Surface 2 for its pilots

Delta is dropping its iPad trial and issuing Surface 2 tablets to its pilots. These tablets will become the cornerstone of the company’s new electronic flight bag (EFB) and will replace the heavy paper-bound versions. Though Microsoft is playing up this deal, this transition was not as smooth as it appears on the surface, says a report in AppleInsider.

Microsoft announces Surface 2, Surface Pro 2

Microsoft announces Surface 2, Surface Pro 2

After an initial, unsuccessful attempt at taking on Apple’s iPad, Microsoft’s giving its Surface tablets another chance with an updated lineup that features improved internals, better software and a higher-resolution display.

Microsoft continues to poke fun at iPad in the latest Surface RT ad

Microsoft continues to poke fun at iPad in the latest Surface RT ad

Microsoft continues to poke fun at Apple’s iPad, despite the embarrassing $150 price cut it had to make to sell its Surface RT tablet.

The new Windows 8: Surface RT vs. iPad ad highlights the size difference, and then goes on to highlight some of the shortcomings on the iPad compared to Surface RT such as the lack of an integrated kickstand, the TouchType keyboard accessory and a USB port.

Microsoft continues to attack iPad in the latest Surface RT ad

Microsoft continues to attack iPad in the latest Surface RT ad

Microsoft continues to poke fun at Apple’s iPad, despite the embarrassing $150 price cut it had to make to sell its Surface RT tablet.

The new Windows 8: Surface RT vs. iPad ad makes use of Siri’s voiceover to highlight some of the shortcomings on the iPad compared to Surface RT such as the lack of an integrated kick stand, a USB port, and the TouchType keyboard accessory.

Microsoft can laugh at the iPad, but these Surface price cuts tell you all you need to know

Microsoft can laugh at the iPad, but these Surface price cuts tell you all you need to know

Microsoft’s been running some anti-iPad ads that are so terrible they’re not even worth wasting your time watching. They basically highlight the fact that Windows 8 and Windows RT, two operating systems no one wants, are more versatile than iOS. Ummm, sure, whatever.