Surface

  • Microsoft’s Surface Pro finally gets an Australian release date and price

    It’s about time! After being announced last year and being launched in North America months ago, Australia has finally got a confirmed release date for the Surface Pro. The Surface Pro tablet will be available for purchase from the Microsoft Online Store, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi stores from...
  • Don’t expect the Surface Pro anytime soon in Australia

    Microsoft’s entry into the tablet market was kicked off last year with the Surface RT. A lot of people held off, with the knowledge that we would see a Surface Pro early this year, complete with legacy desktop app support. Overnight Microsoft announced the online and limited retail availability...
  • Surface coming to JB Hi-Fi and Harvey Norman

    If you wanted to get your grubby mitts on Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet before buying, then there’s some good news. Microsoft today confirmed that it is partnering with Harvey Norman and JB Hi Fi to expand the distribution channel for Surface in Australia. “We’re excited to be working with...
  • Microsoft are building a gaming tablet…?

    Reports straight out of The Verge, who have elected not to disclose sources relating to this matter, are detailing (and practically confirming) that Microsoft is ready to begin building its own gaming tablet. Simply stating that “multiple sources familiar with plans” have been in contact with them, the report...
  • Forget about the Touch Cover on Surface

    The invite only event for journalists not only had a presentation from the head of Microsoft Australia – Pip Marlow, but also provided a chance to get hands-on with some brand new Windows 8 hardware. Those of you who have pre-ordered will be acutely aware that Surface tablets aren’t...
  • GM of Microsoft Surface doing an AMA on Reddit right now

    Well played Microsoft. Having the General Manager, Panos Panay do an ask me anything on Reddit to coincide with pricing, availability and pre-orders is great timing. Currently there’s almost 8,000 users reading and contributing to the Q&A. To bolster the experience on the Microsoft side, there’s also Ricardo Lopez,...
  • Australian Surface price and availability

    While you were fast asleep at 3am this morning, Microsoft released new details about the Surface. Not only did we get information on the Australian availability and pricing, but also announced was a limited number of pre-orders. Those who want to learn more about Surface with Windows RT or...
  • Microsoft making their own tablets, the new Microsoft Surface

    Microsoft’s big announcement today has been kicked off with Steve Ballmer announcing a brand new Microsoft Surface. The 10.6” Tablet will be made by Microsoft who now believes in the Apple way of owning the experience end-to-end. This is sure to alienate hardware partners, but should result in benefits...
  • WP7, Surface and Slate demo shows off the future

    Science fiction has always taught us to think about the possibilities of technology far into the future. In fact, many technological developments have been heavily inspired by what we see in movies, often making that a reality is a a timely and very costly exercise. For consumers, its a...