The good news is that Microsoft is finally planning to launch low-priced Windows 10 tablets under the Surface brand. What's more, these new tablets will feature USB-C connectivity instead of Micro-USB, something the Surface 3 featured instead of Microsoft's proprietary charging port.
The tablets are expected to be about 20 percent lighter than the high-end models, but will have around four hours fewer of battery life.
Back in 2012, Microsoft did offer a lower-cost tablet called the Surface RT, but it didn't hit with consumers.
Applesold about 44 million iPads that generated nearly $20 billion in revenue during the past four quarters.
One of my contacts said Microsoft has been working on a low-end Surface device that would be priced at $399 without the separately-priced keyboard/cover.
Apple launched a new version of the $329 iPad in March, with a faster processor and Apple Pencil stylus support. Microsoft's Surface devices were always meant to be a reference for other manufacturers to follow.
The current professional-oriented Surface Pro lineup starts at $799. Like the Surface Pro, these models won't be bundled with the company's keyboard cover. Interestingly, the tablet will be priced around $400. The company is planning on releasing a revamped iPad Pro this year with iPhone X features such as facial recognition, Bloomberg News reported last year.
Intel will be reportedly supplying processors and graphics cards for the rumoured Surface Tablet, and we wouldn't see Windows 10 on ARM in this device. Microsoft is said to be planning 64GB and 128GB models, and all configurations will run Windows 10 Pro. Microsoft officials have maintained the raison-d'etre for Surface is to establish new, untapped computing categories, not simply to make hardware for the sake of making hardware.
Wish you could listen to in-flight TV with your AirPods? We'll be testing AirFly ourselves and will let you know how it performs. AirFly is a tiny gadget from Twelve South that changes that by making any device with a 3.5mm headphone jack AirPods-compatible.
During the cathechesis, the pope explained the significance of the white garment worn when receiving the sacrament. Israel claims that Hamas is spurring the violence and using it for cover for attacks.
The two wrestlers will be facing each other in a singles match for the Raw's Women's Championship on June 17 Rosemont, Illinois. The 31-year-old WWE superstar has been talking about babies for a while - first bringing up the topic on "Ellen" back in 2016.
Telecom operators in the country have kept on refreshing their prepaid plans since the entry of Reliance Jio to the Indian market. The state-run telecom operator, BSNL, recently launched Rs 39 prepaid plan that offers unlimited voice calls to the subscribers.
On Wednesday, February 28 the stock has "Buy" rating by Seaport Global. (NASDAQ:SBLK) earned "Buy" rating by Drewry Financial. Duff Phelps Invest Management Co has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR).
The U.S. dollar rallied against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday to its highest since December, helped by a rise in U.S. Contracts for the S&P 500, Dow Jones and Nasdaq were all directionless as the Stoxx Europe 600 Index drifted.
"They lose all three matches 3-0 & fined R50 000 on each offence", SAFA stated on their official Twitter account at the time. Platinum Stars now have 27 points and will be taking part in the PSL/National First Division promotion-relegation play-offs.
The London to Edinburgh line has been run by a joint venture between Stagecoach and Virgin, for the last three years. It is the third private operator to fail to complete its full term in running services on the route.
As a result, the competition is expected to take away the existing tournaments: the Club World Cup and the Confederations Cup. Liverpool could be set for a £100m boost after the new Club World Cup deal was put on the table.
Pre-orders sold out in advance of the launch and those hoping to buy one in-store were met with long lines and empty shelves . There will be no increase in the NES Classic Edition price for its return, as it will still be sold at $59.99.
DirecTV Now cloud DVR goes live for all customers
The new version of the DirecTV Now app will be available for Android, Amazon Fire TV , and Roku devices in the next few weeks. And users will be able to access their local channels, like ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, when they're away from their home market.
Messi and FC Barcelona heavy-weights in SA
He died in December 2013 at 95, and Barcelona wore black armbands during a Copa del Rey game against Cartagena in his memory. Mandela, who was born on July 18, 1918, served as president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Al Ahly coach resigns after defeat to Uganda's KCCA FC
Swallows have four points, former champions Etoile Sahel of Tunisia three and Zesco United of Zambia and Primeiro one each. In the other Group A match, Tunisian giants Esperance walloped Rollers 4-1 in Rades, inspired by a brace from Anice Badri .
Ex-lawmaker: Naked man tackled on Alaska Airlines flight
Johnny Ellis tweeted about what he saw as the plane was approaching Anchorage, according to the Associated Press . The passenger reportedly removed his clothes and ran the length of the cabin about 20 minutes before landing .
Statoil to become Equinor from May 16
Statoil shares are trading higher Tuesday as the Norwegian energy company prepares to change its 50-year old name. This entails that May 15, 2018 is expected to be the last day of trading on Oslo Børs under the ticker "STL".
Novartis lawyer steps down over Trump lawyer payment
He said the company continued to pay him because it feared litigation over a premature termination of the agreement. He will retire at the start of June, to be replaced by current Novartis ethics chief Shannon Thyme Klinger.
Oil pulls back from multi-year highs on China economy fears
Crude oil production in March was around 3.76 million bpd, flat compared with the average levels in January and February. U.S. shale oil production is expected to rise by about 145,000 bpd to a record 7.18 million bpd in June, the U.S.