Dell has a new tablet coming out this month using Intel’s new Broadwell-based processor. The Venue 11 Pro can be used like a laptop, like Microsoft’s Surface Pro, thanks to a variety of docks and keyboard covers.
Microsoft’s price cuts for Surface products are permanent, indicating a likely hardware refresh soon. If you don’t mind this generation of chips, there are some good deals to be had on Surface and other Windows 8 tablets now.
The cost-cutting for Surface products continues. Following a price drop on the Surface RT and Surface Pro computers, Microsoft’s Touch Cover for both products will reportedly cost $79.99 on August 30; a $40 savings.
I had high hopes for Windows RT but the apps I want aren’t supported. Windows 8 on Atom chips offers similar battery life and better app compatibility so why go RT? Right now there’s only one reason.
Matt drove for miles to three difference stores, but persistance pays off as he purchases a 128 GB Surface Pro. Hear about that and both hosts final thoughts on the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone.
Microsoft’s Surface Pro is now on sale, starting at $899. Early reviews are mixed with the word “compromise” appearing quite often amid the good, the bad, and the ugly.
While few devices actually provide the advertised amount of storage capacity, Microsoft’s Surface Pro is a hog: The 64 GB model comes with only 23 GB available to the user.
Looking for a Windows 8 slate on the cheap? Dell removed the active digitizer and swappable battery from its Latitude 10 tablet for an Essentials model that starts at $499. Aimed at educators and students, the tablet is much less than Microsoft’s $899 Surface Pro.
One look at the new Asus VivoTab Smart Tablet and you’ll swear you saw it before. It looks just like Microsoft’s Surface products. It blends some of the best features of Surface RT and Surface Pro, however; priced right, it could be a big seller.
After a few weeks of use, Matt’s Surface RT has replaced an iPad for most purposes. But what bought the Surface Pro: a compelling package or a let down? Hear about portable speakers from both hosts and learn more about the very connected Chevy Volt.