Surface tablet’s Touch Cover splits at seam, users gripe

Some folks are now complaining that the Touch Cover peels loose at the edge near where it connects magnetically to Microsoft’s tablet. Microsoft’s Surface Touch Cover could be suffering from a defect, according to several users. Folks over at the Surface Forums are complaining that the Touch Cover splits at a seam near to where it magnetically connects to […]

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Windows 8 reshapes the laptop: Touch models on the rise

Laptops are taking on the attributes of tablets with Windows 8. Acer Aspire V5 is a touch-capable Windows 8 laptop that sells for $699. (Credit: Brooke Crothers) Windows 8 is all about touch. And that means a lot more touch laptops and hybrid devices are popping up at PC stores in the U.S. Microsoft’s brick-and-mortar […]

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Like Apple, Microsoft wants to explain its cool hardware tech

Microsoft is a PC maker now. And it wants you to know about all the cool stuff inside its new device. With the Surface, Microsoft has become a purveyor of cool hardware. And, like Apple, Microsoft wants to explain it you. The newest video (below) illustrates, among other things, how the touch-cover glass and the […]

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