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Microsoft rumoured to be stopping Surface production – though it is probably DigiTimes talking rubbish again

Another day, another completely spurious rumour from Taiwan's DigiTimes. The website is reporting that Microsoft is about to kill off its Surface line of tablets. There are mountains of salt not large enough for our scepticism on this claim. Such a move could conceivably make sense: The first two Surface generations bled money for the…

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James O'MalleyMicrosoft rumoured to be stopping Surface production – though it is probably DigiTimes talking rubbish again

Microsoft Surface RT performance damages company's latest earnings

Microsoft have revealed their fiscal Q4 2013 earnings. And while overall impressive (with the company posting fourth-quarter earnings of $4.97 billion – 59 cents a share – on revenue of $19.9 billion), it also revealed disappointing Surface RT tablet performance…

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Gerald LynchMicrosoft Surface RT performance damages company's latest earnings

Microsoft Surface RT 32GB tablet has just 16GB of spare storage once Windows 8 has had its wicked way

You buy a tablet with 32GB of storage slapped on the box and, with allowance for the operating system, a few built in apps and the slight binary loss of usable storage space, you'd expect to find something at least…

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Gerald LynchMicrosoft Surface RT 32GB tablet has just 16GB of spare storage once Windows 8 has had its wicked way

Surface vs iPad: Microsoft claim Windows 8 tablet's screen offers more detail than Retina Display

Microsoft's Stevie Bathiche, the "co-inventor" of the Surface RT Windows 8 tablet, has taken a Reddit Q and A session to defend the Surface tablet's low-resolution screen, claiming that it in fact offers more detail than the high-resolution Retina display…

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Gerald LynchSurface vs iPad: Microsoft claim Windows 8 tablet's screen offers more detail than Retina Display

Microsoft Surface tablet aggressively priced at $199 (£130), has Nexus 7 in its sights

The gloves are off in the next generation tablet pricing war. Microsoft's Surface tablet, with its nifty ARM-based Windows RT OS and stylish keyboard cover, blew everyones socks off when it came out of nowhere in June. All that was…

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Gerald LynchMicrosoft Surface tablet aggressively priced at $199 (£130), has Nexus 7 in its sights