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iFixit guts the Microsoft Surface Pro

iFixit guts the Microsoft Surface Pro

The gadget destroying geeks over at iFixit have laid their hands on the new Microsoft Surface Pro tablet and ripped it apart. Those of you wanting to see what the gooey insides of Microsoft's new tablet look like, can check it out. There are surprisingly few parts inside of the tablet.

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Microsoft Surface Pro re-stock arriving Saturday

Microsoft Surface Pro re-stock arriving Saturday

In the first several days of the Microsoft Surface Pro's life on the market, it was an extremely successful product, selling out in many locations across the United States and online. This week the head of the Microsoft Surface team Panos Panay spoke up about the stock shortage many areas have been experiencing, assuring them that more units are headed to stores this week, with delivery expected by Saturday. This comes shortly after a series of demands for more units to be placed in stores by customers hoping to get their own brand new Surface Pro in one of the first launch days here in the first half of February.

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PSA: How to free up space on your Microsoft Surface Pro

PSA: How to free up space on your Microsoft Surface Pro

This week we're hearing quite a few responses from the public on their surprise at the amount of actual usable hard drive space on the new Microsoft Surface Pro. While the standard ways to free up the space taken up by apps, photos, and videos that you don't necessarily need, there's also a slightly more dangerous route you might take. One of the largest space-users on the Microsoft Surface Pro (see our full review here) is the Windows 8 on-board recovery partition.

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Microsoft Surface Pro available now in the US and Canada

Microsoft Surface Pro available now in the US and Canada

Right on schedule, Microsoft's Surface Pro is now available to purchase for prospective buyers in the US and Canada. The new tablet was going to be the main event at a special midnight launch event in New York City, but that ended up being cancelled due to the snowstorm. However, the Surface Pro still launched as planned, and consumers can now get their grubby hands on the Surface RT's successor.

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Microsoft Surface Pro vs MacBook Air: a convenience war

Microsoft Surface Pro vs MacBook Air: a convenience war

This week we've gotten our hands on the Microsoft Surface Pro for an extended review, and one of the first things to strike us was the idea that this device might be another competitor for the MacBook Air. With the Surface Pro running Windows 8 and the MacBook Air (the newest model, that is), running OS X, there's some things that simply cannot be compared - some people simply prefer one over the other. When it comes down to the experience and one-on-one comparisons between these two devices, on the other hand, winning features shine through on both devices.

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Microsoft Surface Pro Review

Microsoft Surface Pro Review

Microsoft met some resistance with its first Surface tablet, but that isn't stopping the company from making a second attempt, this time with a full copy of Windows 8. Where the Surface RT left would-be tableteers confused with its partial app support, the Surface Pro is Windows on far more familiar territory: Intel silicon inside, and the full flexibility of a regular PC, simply with a touchscreen up-front. Of course, that also brings with it the same issues that have always plagued Windows-based tablets: battery life, weight, heat, and software usability. Does Microsoft's own-brand slate finally put those criticisms to rest, and is this the tablet you should have in your bag? Read on for our full review.

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