Microsoft Surface 2 Review – Past the Surface

Welcome to Twenty First Tech’s Review of the Microsoft Surface 2. Check out what we felt were hits, and what we felt were misses.

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The new touch/type covers might not work with your Surface RT/Pro

Own a first generation Surface RT/Pro and thinking of upgrading to a touch or type cover 2? Well technically speaking, you can do so as long as you have around $200 – Microsoft claims that the new covers are fully compatible with the Surface RT and Surface Pro.

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Should I Upgrade? – Surface 2 vs Surface RT

Welcome to our third article in the series of Should I Upgrade, where we compare devices with their predecessors to see if they are a worthy purchase. Today we look at the Surface RT and Surface 2.

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Revisited and Reviewed: Over a year with the Microsoft Surface RT

Episode 2 of revisited and reviewed. In our first episode we covered the Lumia 1020. This time we take a look at Microsoft’s first generation RT tablet, the Surface RT. And see how it performs as a tablet back then and now.

June, 2012. Microsoft unveils the Surface tablet to lots of fanfare. The device, with its sleek magnesium body and keyboard touch cover, generated a lot of hype in the media. But unfortunately,it was met with much criticism and didn’t sell well. Microsoft even lost $900m on a price write-down.

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Reminder: Surface 2 available for purchase tomorrow (14 March)

Starting tomorrow, Surface 2 will be available for purchase from authorized retailers Challenger, Harvey Norman, and Newstead, along with Touch Cover 2, Type Cover 2, and Arc Touch Mouse Surface Edition.

Available in 32GB and 64GB configurations, Surface 2 builds on the strengths of Surface RT that enables portability and productivity in one sleek device.

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BREAKING: Surface 2 available in Singapore on March 14, throws in 200GB of OneDrive storage

That’s right. The highly anticipated sequel to the Surface family, the Surface 2, will be available in Singapore from March 14. Look past the break for more details and full pricing of the device and accessories.

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Surface 2 to be announced on 23 September in New York

Microsoft has begun firing out invitations for an event which is to be held in New York City on September 23rd. The media have been invited to what we expect to be the unveiling of the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets, running Windows RT and Windows 8.1 respectively.

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