New Microsoft Surface Pro drops product number

At an event in Shanghai, China, Microsoft Corp. announced the successor to 2016's Surface Pro 4 - the Surface Pro. While the new Surface Pro could be considered the Surface Pro 5, the Redmond, Wash.-based

Published on: May 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Microsoft ups tablet war ante with 12-inch Surface Pro 3

Many thought that Microsoft would be launching a mini version of its Surface tablet this month. The Redmond, Wash-based company went big instead with its new 12-inch Surface Pro 3, which it touts

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Surface Pro 2 may be the laptop replacement you’re looking for

I picked up the original Microsoft Surface RT tablet during the summer and, try as I might, I just couldn’t get it to replace my laptop. However, with the new Surface Pro 2,

Published on: November 26th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft’s new Surface 2 tablets have more power, better kickstand

Microsoft this week announced the second generation of its Surface tablets, the Surface 2. Available starting October 22, the devices include full 1080p video, speedier processors, more memory, and increased battery life. The

Published on: September 24th, 2013 Lynn Greiner


Microsoft supporting select partners for Surface 2 launch

Microsoft Corp. is gearing its device distribution strategy to include its channel partners as a major cog just ahead of the anticipated launch of the Surface 2 tablet, according to one partner. Microsoft

Published on: September 17th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Five Canadian resellers can now sell Microsoft Surface

A long last, Microsoft has brought its Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets to the Canadian channel; well, some of the Canadian channel at least. In a blog post Thursday, Cyril Belikoff, director,

Published on: August 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Select Canadian resellers will sell Surface this fall

HOUSTON – Partners at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference have been lining up for over two hours this week to buy deeply discounted Surface tablets; most will have to wait much longer to actually

Published on: July 8th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft taking Surface direct to businesses in UK: report

Microsoft Corp.’s direct-focused distribution strategy for its Surface tablet has been contentious since the RT version launched last October, causing channel discontent for the normally partner-friendly vendor. And reports out of the UK

Published on: March 20th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Buyers not Surfacing yet for Microsoft’s tablet

According to a report from Bloomberg News, sales of Microsoft Corp.’s Surface tablet, designed to show off the potential of touch and Windows 8, are continuing to disappoint. Citing sources at the Redmond,

Published on: March 15th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft “considering” bringing Surface Pro to reseller channel

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) made a shift in distribution strategy earlier this month when it announced its Surface RT tablet would now be available through select retail channels in Canada, and a company executive confirms

Published on: January 28th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft roundup: Buying Dell, launching Surface Pro, and Ballmer a bully?

It's been an interesting week for software giant Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT). And it's only Tuesday. Topping-off our Microsoft roundup is a report from CNBC that Microsoft may take part in the effort by investment firm Silver Lake

Published on: January 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras