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Hands On: Microsoft Surface For Windows RT

Microsoft’s event today was long on promise and short on specs. RAM? We dunno. Processor speed? We dunno. Price? We dunno. Release date? We dunno. But even a very brief hands-on made something abundantly clear: it’s a super solid device and if Microsoft can deliver what it demoed, the iPad finally has a real competitor and Android has a big problem.


Microsoft Surface Questions That Need Answers

Microsoft threw one hell of a party today; its pair of Microsoft Surface devices could be one of the biggest jumps forward in product design in recent memory. Could, because there’s still so much we don’t know. And Microsoft’s not sharing.


What Is The Microsoft Surface Tablet?

Microsoft doesn’t want to take any chances with Windows 8 — if it’s going to be the best operating system ever, it’s going to need some serious hardware. So Microsoft has built its own tablet. Meet Surface.


Foot Recognition Is The New Face Recognition

The problem with a multi-user tabletop computer is that it’s difficult for the software to keep track of who’s using it. Unless you strap a Kinect sensor to the underside that lets it make note of their footwear choices.


What Microsoft Thinks The Future Will Look Like

Two things. One, we’re going to need a lot of hand sanitiser if Microsoft is right about the all-touch-everything future. Two, I’m surprised how much I like Microsoft’s vision — it’s futuristic, natural and metro-y.


What's New In Microsoft Surface Version Two

In the world of tech, concepts come and go faster than poop through a goose. There are however, some concepts that both innovate and thrill those fortunate enough to experience them.


New York Times Developing The Last Kitchen Table You'll Ever Need

I keep forgetting how wonderful Microsoft’s Surface technology is. Here, the New York Times R&D Lab have taken it, bent it to their will, and created news-centric tabletop interface that you’ll want to play with every morning. Just maybe not eat on.


Harvey Norman To Get Microsoft Surface Photo Kiosks

Still waiting to get your greasy fingers on one of those crazy expensive Surface 2 touch-tables? You probably won’t get to play cool demos like those shown in this video, but you will be able to create and order your own photo book from Fuji Film.


Microsoft Surface 2 Will Cost $US7600

Believe it or not, that’s actually several thousand cheaper than the first iteration of the Surface. This second version is four inches thick and uses Gorilla Glass so it can withstand all manner of finger smears and prods. [ZDNet]


Next-Level Karaoke Bar Has Kinect, Microsoft Surface, 3DTV

I love karaoke, but it amuses me how many joints don’t even have a digital songlist, instead favouring a cheapskate telephone book of songs. Hong Kong’s completely pimped the karaoke bar, with Panasonic’s 103-inch 3DTV, Kinect and Microsoft Surface.