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Microsoft Surface Tablet 8

The release of the Microsoft Surface tablet in October brought a wave of mixed feelings about the software company's foray into the tablet world. With so many other companies vying for the top position, and armed with powerful devices, many felt that Microsoft was coming up short with the Surface tablet. It wasn't even so much about what the tablet itself contained, but rather the operating system that it was running off of WindowsRT  is the ARM version of the Windows OS, and thought it specifically designed for special devices such as tablets, many felt that the limitations were outdoing the advantages. Overall, the perspective of Windows RT is that it was unnecessary and somewhat inferior to the developments with in the tech industry, even from Microsoft themselves. With that, the Microsoft Surface tablet featuring the Windows 8 operating system will be released towards the beginning of January of 2013. This newer, fresher version of Surface is already winning ove

The New Microsoft Surface Tablet

Microsoft, not typically in the hardware business, made a major announcement in late June. It's called "Surface" and it's a 10.6" tablet computer set to tip the world of portable computing on its ear. Billed as a hybrid, Surface is a powerful tablet offering a couple of different configurations, a two keyboard options that will make this latest offering a true productivity tool. The entry level Surface offers 32GB and 64GB memory options, ARM chipset, and will run the Windows RT operating system. At a mere 9mm thick, and weighing just 1.5 pounds, this version is a truly powerful and desirable tablet. The second option will be powered by the Intel Ivy chipset, will run the Windows 8 Pro operating system, and will offer 64GB or a whopping 128GB of memory. This version also includes a USB 3.0 port for ultrafast connectivity to external devices, including storage and Blu-ray drives. It will also come standard with its own "pen" for writing