Nokia's Ex-Chief Stephen Elop Is Now In Charge Of Surface And Xbox At Microsoft

Former Nokia CEO and Vice President of Devices & Services, Stephen Elop, has been quietly hustled out of the Nokia camp to take the reigns at the unified Microsoft Devices & Studios branch, responsible for the software giant’s Xbox, Surface and game development divisions.

46-Inch Touchscreen Coffee Table Anyone? Would You Like That With Windows Or Android?

The day we can all afford — and easily access — tables with built-in touchscreens, the world will be a happier place. Sure, you’ll have to take extra special care of it, lest a wayward coffee spill brings your dreams of touch-based, living room nirvana to a wet, caffeinated end, but think of the board games! One option that brings us closer to a consumer-practical option is Ideum’s tables, powered by Windows 8 (and soon Android).

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 Pro 2 Review: A Little Bit Better, But So Much The Same

The original Surface Pro was many things, but chief among them was strange. Not only did it deftly — if not quite perfectly — straddle the line between tablet and laptop, but it also straddled the line between futurist ideal and problematic product. This time around the Surface Pro 2 is packing plenty of practical improvements, but as a concept it’s still on shaky ground.

Microsoft Is Making New Surface Tablets In All Kinds Of Aspect Ratios

Microsoft’s line of Surface tablets aren’t bad products — they’re just not compelling enough to break through with an audience outside of Windows fanboys. With a bit of experimentation, though, Surface could find its niche. And it seems like that’s exactly what Microsoft has in mind.

Rumour: Microsoft's Smaller Surface Will Likely Have A 7.5-Inch Screen

Rumours have been swirling about a smaller Microsoft Surface to complement the new Surface 2. The latest suggestion is that the device would likely have a 7.5-inch screen.

Surface 2 And Surface Pro 2 Hands-On: The Same (In A Good Way)

The first thing to notice about the actual Surface tablets is how similar they are both to each other and to last year’s models. Aside from the Surface 2′s eye-catching coat of white, the tablets both feel almost physically identical to their predecessors. That’s a good thing; the well-angled bezels and overall high-quality feeling of the hardware was one of our favourite parts about both of the two Surfaces.

Microsoft's Surface Accessories: All-Day Juice, New Colours

Microsoft’s big Surface reveal today is packed with plenty of spec bumps, but its most important improvements might come from its accessories. Especially its new battery-packed Power Cover.

Microsoft's New Surface 2 Tablets: Everything You Need To Know

About this time last year, Microsoft made some major promises about ushering in the future of computing. One year and two Surface tablets, later the future Microsoft’s been dreaming of isn’t quite here. Maybe the second time’s the charm.

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.