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Microsoft held an event today to announce a refresh to its Surface family of hardware devices. While the company didn't announce anything close to a Courier-like dual-screen mobile device, it did announce updates to its Surface Laptop and Surface Pro. Starting off with the Surface Laptop 2, Microsoft has upgraded the internals with Intel's 8th generation Core processors. In addition, you're no longer relegated to 4GB of RAM on base system; that has now been doubled to 8GB, with top SKUs getting 16GB. The Surface Laptop 2 is now up to 85 percent faster than the first-generation device.  The updated Surface Laptop 2 may have gained some firepower under the hood, but we can't say the same... Read more...
When the Surface Studio was first announced nearly two years ago, it was praised for its innovative design and space age Surface Dial accessory. However, the all-in-one PC was also widely criticized for the fact that it featured Intel Skylake processors at time when Kaby Lake parts were commonplace. In addition, Microsoft also relied on older NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900 Series GPUs. For a device that retailed for $3,000+, this was a tough pill to swallow for some in what was supposed to be a high-end professional computer. Microsoft will hold an event on October 2nd where it is widely expected to launch a refresh of several key Surface hardware products. One of the devices... Read more...