Microsoft Surface: What you need to know

Summary:Considering investing in a Surface tablet PC? Check out this set of our must-read stories.

A Microsoft Surface Pro. Image: Microsoft

Microsoft has today unveiled a new Surface Pro 3 to add to its range of Windows powered tablet PCs, claiming this will be the tablet that can replace your laptop. Here's everything you need to know about the Surface family in one handy list of stories.

The first-gen Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets were released in October 2012 and February 2013 respectively. Their successors, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, arrived in October 2013, but so far adoption remains low. So can a new addition - shipments start next month - encourage take-up in the face of strong competition from Apple's iPad and the many Android tablets available? If you're thinking of investing in a Surface, check out our extensive coverage of Microsoft's tablet so far.

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Topics: Microsoft, Mobility, Tablets, Windows


Steve Ranger is the UK editor-in-chief of ZDNet and TechRepublic, and has been writing about technology, business and culture for more than a decade. Previously he was the editor of

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