Microsoft 2017 Tablet Articles

Popular Microsoft Articles for 2017

Best Tablet for College: 2-in-1 Detachables, Convertibles, and More

Not too long ago, students wanted a laptop to do their homework on. Then tablets came along, and now an iPad or 2-in-1 is just as likely to be on[...]

How To Choose the Best Tablet Screen Size

When choosing a tablet, deciding on the right screen size is critical. The decision to go small, medium, or large depends on what you want to use the tablet for,[...]

How to Choose a Tablet Operating System

Before picking out a tablet, you first need to decide what OS you'd prefer: iOS, Android, or Windows. We take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of each.

Best Tablet Deals 2017: iPad Pro, Surface Pro, & More

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and retailers like Target and Amazon are offering deals on a variety of tablets, hoping to lure in customers who want new[...]

How to Choose Whether to Get a Physical Keyboard for Your Tablet

Even those who love their tablet should consider whether they could make it better by adding an external keyboard. Almost any slate can be made into a 2-in-1 with the[...]

Brydge 12.3 Keyboard for Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Pro 3 Hands On

Brydge just announced that it's making a high-end keyboard for Microsoft's Surface Pro models. We went hands-on with the Brydge 12.3 at CES 2017.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5: What the Rumors Say

The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 2-in-1 is expected to have faster processors, a better screen, more RAM, and an updated version of Windows. But, it might not be available as[...]

Microsoft’s Latest Surface Pro Tablet/Laptop Launched Today

This is the debut day for the fifth-generation Surface Pro 2-in-1. It sports the latest Intel processor, LTE, and 13 hours of battery life, but isn't bundles with an active[...]

Wacom Bamboo Ink Review: Active Pen for Windows

The Wacom Bamboo Ink is a pressure-sensitive stylus compatible with a range of Windows tablets and 2-in-1s because it supports two rival active pen standards.

Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Now Available… Sort Of

The wait for a version of the Surface Pro with built-in 4G LTE is nearly over. Microsoft has begun offering this model to business customers, with retail availability possibly coming[...]

Four of the Top Five Tablet Makers Enjoyed Strong Growth Last Quarter

Almost off of the biggest tablet makers saw increases in Q3 2017, with Apple, Amazon, and Huawei even enjoying double-digit growth.

Larger, Faster Microsoft Surface Book 2 Hits Store Shelves

The second-generation Surface Book 2-in-1 will sport the latest Intel “Kaby Lake” Core processors, and be available with a larger touchscreen. This laptop/tablet will be a premium device with a[...]

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Review: Great for Work and Home

Although the name implies it's just for consumers and artists, Microsoft's Fall Creators Update also includes many new features for businesspeople too. Should you install it now? Find out here.

Windows 10 Creators Update: New Features, New Problems

A look at the new Windows 10 Creators Update, which will improve the overall user experience, but some changes also bring up new concerns.

Why 2-in-1 Notebooks Aren’t Great Tablet Replacements

In this comparison of tablets vs. convertibles, we consider the advantages and disadvantages of convertible notebooks over tablets with add-on keyboards.

Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) vs. Apple 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2017)

Apple and Microsoft each offer a powerful tablet with keyboard combo. We compare the Surface Pro vs. iPad Pro to help buyers decide which 2-in-1 is best for them.

Best Tablet Keyboards of 2017

Tablets are already functional as simple slates, but add on a keyboard and an iPad or Windows tablet becomes as useful as a laptop. To save you time and money,[...]

Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Use a Tablet as a Laptop

Should your next computer be a tablet with a keyboard? We debate tablets vs. notebooks, examining the pros and cons of sleek 2-in-1s against trusty laptops.

Microsoft’s Panos Panay Promises “Meaningful Change” in Surface Pro Next

Microsoft's VP of Devices may have indicated that the wait for the Surface Pro 5 will be longer than some people hope, as it's not just an incremental upgrade.

Brydge 12.3 Review: Turn a Surface Pro into a Surface Book

The Brydge 12.3 converts a Microsoft Surface Pro into a traditional clamshell laptop shape. In addition, one version adds 128 GB of storage.