Was the announcement of the Surface Pro 3 too soon?

When Microsoft sent out invites for its Surface event in New York, everyone was expecting it to unveil a Surface Mini; after all the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are only 8 months old, and for those of us living outside the United States (like us here living in Singapore), the Surface 2 is a fairly new product, launching on local shores just a couple of months back on March 14th, while the Surface Pro 2 still isn’t here yet.

To say that the announcement of the Surface Pro 3 was unexpected would be an understatement. So why did they do it? And more importantly, is the Surface Pro 3 too little too soon? Continue reading “Was the announcement of the Surface Pro 3 too soon?”

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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Samsung announces upgraded tablets, gets rid of the menu button

Today at the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) 2014, Samsung announced two new tablets continuing on its Tab and Note line – the Galaxy Tab Pro and the Galaxy Note Pro. While the Galaxy Tab Pro comes with three different real estate options (8.4, 10.1 and 12.2 inches), the Galaxy Note Pro has only one 12.2 inch option.

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Viber arrives on Windows 8

Viber announced today the launch of Viber on Windows 8, bringing the leading messaging and VoIP platform to tablet and desktop devices running the latest Windows OS. The new version has been designed from the ground-up for Windows 8, bringing the app in line with the unique design language of the platform. Continue reading “Viber arrives on Windows 8”