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The Surface Mini Was Real, But It Ran Windows RT

How do you get so close to releasing an interesting technology product, cancel it, and pretend it never existed? Microsoft’s Surface Mini was real, and one person thinks it was actually better than the Surface 2.


Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 Goes On Sale In Australia On 28 August

If you’ve been waiting for the Surface Pro 3 to hit Australia, you don’t have to wait too much longer. Microsoft has announced that the new best Windows tablet will be in local stores come August 28.


Microsoft Is Hinting At A New 'Small' Surface Tablet

Briefly: Microsoft has a “small gathering” for its Surface tablets planned for New York City on May 20th — read between the lines, and it looks like a reduced-size Surface is on the way. An 8-inch tablet would make the Surface even more portable, and give the reigning champion iPad Mini even more competition.


The Best Windows Tablet Display Doesn't Come From Microsoft

A new generation of Windows tablets has arrived with the launch of the Microsoft Surface 2, their second generation tablet, and the Nokia Lumia 2520, Nokia’s first ever tablet. With virtually identical functionality and OS software, it is the quality and performance of their displays that really differentiates the tablets.


Surface 2 Review: One Step Forward, Two Steps Behind

The Surface RT was Microsoft’s brassy if ultimately flawed to drop a cannonball in the placid, iPad and Kindle-dominated tablet pool. It didn’t quite work out. With the Surface 2, Microsoft is taking the opportunity to say “No guys, but really,” with a blistering, scary sort of confidence.


Microsoft Will Announce The Surface 2 On September 23

Microsoft just sent out invitations for an event in New York City on Monday, September 23, two weeks from today. It will be showing off the new Surface, which is to say it’s going to be showing us the future of Microsoft.


7 Worst Battery Life-Guzzling Gadgets

There is a disturbing trend in the gadget world, and it’s that laptop, tablet and phone makers aren’t taking battery life seriously enough. Yes, having touch on a Windows 8 notebook is great, but not if the computer lasts an hour and a half less than one without that capability. And what good is a smartphone with an HD display and superfast processor if you have to plug it in around lunchtime?


The Oprah Benchmarks Are In For Microsoft Surface

Microsoft Surface has just received its most important endorsement—a spot on Oprah’s Favourite Things 2012. Here’s Oprah’s>stellar review:


Inside Surface: Microsoft's Insane Quest For Gadget Perfection

Surface, the sorta-tablet-sorta-laptop that shouts the future, goes on sale today. We got to peek (and touch, a little bit!) behind the scenes, with access to Microsoft’s secret labs never granted to anyone else before. So, should you buy a Surface? Very possibly — the thing seems pretty fantastic.


Watch Giz Editor Luke Hopewell Talk iPad Mini On Ten Breakfast

The iPad Mini. Does it exist? Are we really going to see it on October 23, and if so, what’s it likely to be sporting? Gizmodo Australia’s fearless editor Luke Hopewell went down to Ten Breakfast this morning to talk all things tablet.


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