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Grab a new Microsoft Surface Go as low as $349 for Black Friday

Looks good, feels good, and the price is good.

The new Microsoft Surface Go is down to $ 349 on Amazon. This version of the Surface Go is only a couple months old and has never gone on sale before. This is its first real discount.

Get an upgraded Surface Go for $ 499. It’s also on sale for the first time, down from a street price around $ 550. You can find both this deal and  [Read More…]

Are Microsoft’s Surface Headphones worth the price?

Best answer: Surface Headphones are pricey, but worth it since you’re getting more than just a pair of headphones. Plus, they compare well against the other popular choices.

Microsoft: Surface Headphones ($ 350)

Headphones with added smarts and features.

The thing with the Surface Headphones is that you’re not just buying another pair of headphones. You’re buying smart headphones with Microsoft’s assistant Cortana built right in, along with some other nifty features like touch controls on  [Read More…]

Google Pixel Slate hands-on: Chrome OS built to take on the Surface

The hardware is gorgeous, but Google has something to prove in the software.

Google threw a little shade at “laptops trying to act like tablets” as it announced its latest convertible two-in-one device, the Pixel Slate. Google doesn’t want to call this new device a laptop, or a tablet (though it’s listed in the “tablets” section on the Google Store), but something new altogether — a convergent device that splits the difference, without compromising.

In reality the  [Read More…]

Surface Go vs. Chromebooks: Which should you buy?

Chromebooks are taking over, and Microsoft’s new Surface Go aims to halt that.

When a company makes a computer “for schools” these days, what that really means is that product is positioned to compete with Chromebooks.

Google’s lightweight OS and the inexpensive hardware it tends to live in has been largely responsible for the first reals signs of growth the standard PC market has seen over the last two years, due in no small part to the  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s Surface Go can learn from past Chromebook blunders

There are plenty of bad ideas and bad implementations in the Chromebook world, and Microsoft should be looking at all of them.

Have you checked out the Surface Go? If you haven’t, it’s Microsoft’s latest answer to the iPad and Chromebooks and while it’s not yet available, it’s already doing a lot of things right.

We’re going to talk a bit about it here today, not because I’m interested in using one, but because it’s a smart  [Read More…]

Surface Go vs. Chromebook: Which is better for you?

Chromebooks are more than likely enough for your school needs.

Microsoft’s Surface Go is going to be available soon, and it’s an intriguing device: $ 400 gets you a well-built tablet with full Windows. You can use any piece of Windows software built in the last twenty years, or stick to the store and web for an easier experience. Microsoft is positioning this as the perfect device for students, schools, and businesses.

But Chromebooks may be a  [Read More…]

The $50 Logitech MX Anywhere 2S wireless mouse covers multiple screens from any surface

An improvement of a classic design.

The Logitech MX Anywhere 2S wireless mouse is down to $ 49.99 on Amazon. This is a match for its lowest price ever and $ 15 off its regular price. It only hit this price once before back in very early May. The price is only good on the Black version as the other colors are selling for around $ 80.

The original MX Anywhere was one of Logitech’s best mice.  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s sale on the Surface Laptop covers every color and every configuration

Blue, Gold, Platinum, or Burgundy.

The Microsoft Surface Laptop in Cobalt Blue with a Core i5, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD is down to $ 999 on Amazon and the Microsoft Store. It also comes in a variety of colors, including Graphite Gold, Burgundy, and Platinum. I just went with Cobalt Blue because I like it the most. This laptop is normally $ 1,100 on Amazon and as much as $ 1,300 at Microsoft.

This is part  [Read More…]

Google Play has changed its ranking algorithms to surface high-performance apps

There’s more to an app than just its features and price.

How stable an app is, how well it performs, and its consistency are just as important to the app experience as anything else — and Google knows it. That’s why it has announced today that Google Play has changed its ranking algorithms to surface apps that exhibit the best performance, lowest number of crashes, and the highest stability, rather than just the most installs or highest ratings.

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First pictures of dual-camera Bluboo D1 surface

One of the emerging trends in smartphones for 2017 is the inclusion of multiple cameras on the back side of phones. Heck, some are even set to come with dual setups on the front, too. One model set to feature two rear and two front-facing shooters, the Bluboo D1, has started to make a little […]