| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students — a marked contrast to last year's decision to give every pupil an iPad.
Contracts that will come...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Microsoft is taking its third stab at making a tablet with the Surface Pro 3, a gadget it says is capable of replacing consumers' laptops.
The Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant unveiled the Surface Pro 3 earlier this month. Join The Times' Michelle...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Father's Day deal alert!
Save more than $300 on a refurbished 64 GB Microsoft Surface RT selling for just $189 on eBay. Add a red Touch cover for $29.99.
The Microsoft-refurbished 10.6-inch tablet with Wi-Fi comes with a 1-year warranty and is...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Microsoft has plans to promote its Surface tablet device to World Cup aficionados.
The tech giant has struck a deal with news-and-culture outlet Fusion that will place the Surface on set and in the hands of the hosts during "The Soccer Gods," a one-...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Multitaskers, rejoice: Apple is reportedly planning on adding a split-screen feature to the iPad that will allow the tablet to run two apps at the same time.
The Cupertino-based tech company will introduce the feature in iOS 8, the next version of...
| May 16, 2014
| 6:04 AM
When you are Microsoft, you roll in a special way. Which means opening your Aventura Mall store with a $1 million donation for local students and, oh, by the way, a concert by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
Microsoft will open its fifth Florida retail store...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Microsoft has announced it will hold a press event May 20, and it is heavily expected the company will unveil a mini version of its Surface tablet.
The Redmond, Wash., tech giant began sending invitations to media outlets Monday. The event will be...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Microsoft holds just a sliver of the worldwide tablet market. The company is hoping that its new Surface 3 can make the company a major player. Here's the marketing angle: It’s not just a tablet, it can replace your laptop too.
| May 21, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Is Microsoft actually beating its high-tech competitors? That could be the hidden message in the presentation by Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers at a company conference this week.
Chambers, striding into the audience of current and...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Officially, the Microsoft press conference Thursday in San Francisco was intended to take the wraps off the long-awaited version of its Office for iPad.
While it's a big deal, it was also the first public appearance of Satya Nadella since becoming...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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These three hybrid devices are light like a tablet but allow you hassle-free access to traditional Windows programs.
Microsoft Surface Pro 2 ($900 for 64 gigabytes of storage; $120 to $130 for an optional keyboard). The...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Microsoft is still struggling to sell its Surface Pro tablet, as the company has announced it will make permanent the price cuts that were set to expire Thursday.
Earlier this month, the tech giant slashed the price of its Surface Pro model by $100 down...