The original Surface Book was a gorgeous, engineering marvel that fell short in my eyes in one particular way. So how does the Surface Book 2 fare? Last year I wrote about how I moved from a Surface Book to a Razer Blade 14, despite being, for the most part, completely happy with the Surface Book. Show More Summary
Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Book 2 is one of the finest laptops on the market today, but that doesn't mean it stands without some stiff competition. Dell's XPS 15, also a fine device with impressive hardware inside, comes at a significantly lower price but without a few of the key features that make the Surface Book 2 the special device it is. Show More Summary
I recently got a updated laptop for work, a 15" Surface Book 2. It's quickly become my go-to machine, and I'm often finding myself using it more than my main desktop machine. I considered myself reasonably familiar with the Surface product...Show More Summary
Reading from the Voice Media empire: Hours after the Deputy Heath Gumm, the name and a past booking photo of arrested suspect Dreion Martise Dearing began to surface in local and national media reports. But in the wake of a tweet asking several outlets to remove the mug shot or any reference to Dearing, Sheriff Mike McIntosh essentially castigated the press for [...]Show More Summary
Microsoft yesterday released new driver and firmware updates for Surface Pro (Model 1796), Surface Pro with LTE Advanced (Model 1807) and Surface Book devices with Windows 10 Version 1703 (Creators Update) or above. These firmware updates improve system stability and on Surface Book devices provide improved battery reliability. Show More Summary
The updates bring a small handful of stability fixes to the two Surface devices. Both the original Surface Book and the new Surface Pro are getting some fresh firmware updates today....
//--> It was the original Surface Book launch event in 2015 that sealed my love for Microsoft's homegrown line of laptop/tablet hybrids. The company's earlier convertibles had certainly piqued my interest, but the Book, with its detachable...Show More Summary
Microsoft's Surface family has grown rapidly in recent years, with a range of devices now on the market. While the traditional Surface Pro remains a staple of the premium hardware line, the Surface, Surface Book and Surface Laptop all...Show More Summary
I am a Surface user who prefers the Laptop over the popular Book 2. Here's why. Microsoft's original Surface efforts were unique and exciting. I started with a Surface RT and eventually upgraded to the Surface 3 a few years later. On...Show More Summary
A new report from Thurrott lays out the kind of hardware Microsoft will be expecting its OEMs to focus in 2018. Modern premium. – This will be premium hardware like the Surface Book 2 and Dell XPS 13 which compete with Apple’s MacBook Pro. Show More Summary
When it launched late last year, Microsoft's flagship Surface Book 2 started at $1,499. That might not raise any eyebrows among people who have bought a MacBook before, but Windows laptops don't normally command that kind of premium,...Show More Summary
Microsoft today introduced cheaper variants of its Surface Laptop and Surface Book 2, making both products a little more accessible at the expense of power. The Surface Laptop now starts at $799. The entry-level configuration has pretty meager specs by modern standards: an Intel core m3, 4GB of RAM, and 128 GB of storage. Show More Summary
Microsoft quietly introduced new low-end models of its Surface Book 2 and Surface Laptop this week.
Big boost to affordability, but many will struggle with a 4GB/128GB machine.
Microsoft has lowered the bar to entry for picking up a Surface Book 2, thanks to a new $1,199 model with lower storage. Hot on the heels of introducing a new, entry-level Surface Laptop model with a lower price tag today, Microsoft is doing the same for the Surface Book 2....
Earlier today, we reported about new entry-level Surface Laptop model. In addition to that, Microsoft has now started selling new entry-level Surface Book model. Unlike the new Surface Laptop model, Microsoft has not changed the processor of the new entry-level model, instead they have reduced the SSD storage to 128GB from 256GB. Show More Summary
The smartphone community has been waiting for the release of the Galaxy X for a very long time. Samsung has teased concepts of a foldable handset for years now, but despite all the patents, rumors, and constant leaks, the South Korean...Show More Summary
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Surface Book 2 availability, the future of Cortana, the possibility of dual-screen laptops and more! We're back with another exciting episode of the Window Central Podcast. This week,...Show More Summary
I have used a MacBook Pro as my main computing machine for the past five years, and switched to Microsoft's new Surface Book 2 for a week to see how the transition was. The hardware is fantastic — but you need some time to adjust and...Show More Summary