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Surface Book

Surface Book Vs. MacBook Pro Benchmark

Just how fast is the Surface Book compared to the MacBook Pro?

October 23rd, 2015

Microsoft wants you to think its new Surface Book absolutely smokes Apple’s MacBook Pro in terms of performance — but does it? You won’t be surprised to learn that this question simply isn’t easy to answer given all the variables that pop up when running performance tests for both laptops. PCWorld gave it a shot, however, and …

Surface Book Price Cut

The Surface Book you actually want is now even cheaper

October 23rd, 2015

Remember when Microsoft said on stage that the Surface Book is twice as fast as the MacBook Pro and suggested the entry-level price will get you that crazy performance? It turned out that the Surface Book capable of outperforming Apple’s MacBook Pro was $300 more expensive than the Surface Book’s $1,499 base price, because you need a discrete …

Surface Book Design Review

The tiny Surface Book design secrets Microsoft didn’t talk about

October 22nd, 2015

The Surface Book laptop was probably Microsoft’s most interesting announcement from its Windows 10 event. It’s a device that’s been highly praised in reviews, though people don’t like what Microsoft has done with the price. While many reviews go into the overall experience with the device, both in laptop and tablet modes, there’s one hands-on experience …

MacBook Pro Surface Book Price

Why is it so hard for Microsoft’s Surface Book to compete with Apple?

October 19th, 2015

When thinking about Apple computers, many buyers worry about the expensive price tags. Whether it’s the new 12-inch Retina MacBook or a MacBook Pro, Apple sets prices that aren’t necessarily within reach for many users. However, over the years, Apple has not increased prices for some of them and even slashed entry costs for other …

Microsoft Surface Book

Every version of the Surface Book sold out on Microsoft’s online store

October 14th, 2015

With Satya Nadella now steering the ship up in Redmond, Microsoft has actually become an exciting company to keep an eye on. This was plainly evident last week when Microsoft introduced a slew of new hardware products, including new Lumia devices, a new version of the Microsoft Band, and a new Surface Pro tablet. Not bad, but …

Surface Book Battery Life Tablet Mode

How long does the Surface Book’s battery last in tablet mode?

October 8th, 2015

Microsoft said during its massive Windows 10 hardware event earlier this week that the “ultimate” Surface Book laptop will last 12 hours on a single charge. But that’s in laptop mode when the tablet part is attached to the keyboard dock. The more important question is how much battery life you’d get in tablet mode when it’s …