Despite promising three years of regular updates to Surface Duo, Microsoft so far has been relatively slow with releasing new firmware. While Google Pixel owners are already looking to get the first preview of Android 12, those rocking Surface Duo still wait for Microsoft to ship Android 11. There is no official information on when the new Android version for Surface Duo lands, but rumors say that the first major update will come out this Summer. Continue reading
Microsoft has a massive portfolio of different patents that often reveal some interesting ideas and original takes on regular hardware. WindowsUnited uncovered a patent that describes swappable panels on computers for additional customization. It does not mention specific Surface devices in the description (Microsoft uses a vague "computing devices" moniker), but the patent's images use the Surface Laptop as an example. Continue reading
Microsoft is finally ready to start selling its quirky dual-screen smartphone Surface Duo outside the US. After launching the smartphone in the US only in September 2020, Microsoft will bring Surface Duo to the UK on February 18. Besides the UK, Microsoft intends to start selling this device in France, Germany, and Canada, but it is yet to announce the specific date and price for these countries. Continue reading
Intel has released an update for its GPU drivers, available for Windows 10 version 1709 and above. The DCH driver version 18.104.22.16835 is notable for improvements made to performance and a number of other graphics enhancements that allow smoothly running many games. Continue reading
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has introduced a new 4GB Raspberry Pi 4 option, that is integrated into a compact keyboard. The device comes with an overclocked SoC, along with a big effective heat sink. It is referred as "a faster, cooler 4GB Raspberry Pi 4".
Microsoft today announced the improved Surface Pro X device that comes with better performance and features a new Platinum finish. While most of its specs remain the same, there is a new CPU, and three more colors for its keyboard: Ice Blue, Poppy Red, and Platinum.
Microsoft today introduced a new Surface Laptop Go device, that is an affordable item from the modern Surface family. Its price starts at $549, which is the most cheap option when compared to Microsoft's premium Surface devices. Continue reading
The Surface Duo device is yet another attempt by Microsoft to enter the smartphone market. Surface Duo is the dual-screen, foldable Android device. The device is running a customized Android 10 version with its own Duo UI shell. Continue reading
Microsoft has revealed the Surface Duo's camera app and it features. Not much is known about it, but in a private Q&A livestream held by the Microsoft Store, Microsoft has shared some details about what we can expect from the device's camera. Continue reading