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Microsoft unveils Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

As expected, Microsoft on Monday took the wraps off of its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets. Unlike last year’s LA-based launch of the original Surface, this New York-based event was a little more subdued. That makes sense: After a $900 million inventory write-off of the Surface RT, Microsoft needs to get serious about selling its new tablets as viable competitors in a crowded market.The new Surface 2 is a second-generation Windows RT device, though Microsoft has dropped the ‘RT’ moniker in the tablet’s name. It’s been upgraded with a Tegra 4 chip to run three to four times faster than the original, and the tablet’s 10.6-inch screen now features

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23 Sep
Kevin C. Tofel @KevinCTofel
RT @gigaom: Microsoft unveils Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 http://t.co/gpMkUPhNCs Me: nice improvements but are they enough?