With the Surface with Windows 8 Pro prepared for launch, all eyes have been on Microsoft’s new device, as it has often been deemed as the perfect mix between a laptop and a tablet.
On Monday for example, the Surface Pro official made it to Microsoft Stores, allowing those interested to simply pay a visit to the official stores and get the tablet for a spin.
Microsoft revealed on Tuesday that people were finally getting used to Windows 8, while a company official explained in an interview that nobody in the Redmond campus was actually concerned about the new operating system’s sales performance.
The software giant revealed during the same day that almost everyone found the desktop in the first day with Windows 8, while more rumors regarding a 7-inch Windows 8 tablet reached our ears (and eyes).
After a long AMA session on Reddit, the Surface team revealed on Thursday that the Surface Pro wouldn’t be restricted to Windows 8, so it might also be able to run Ubuntu and other operating systems.
Microsoft officially canceled the Surface Pro launch in NYC due to heavy snow on Friday, while news regarding several Windows Blue updates emerged in the morning. Microsoft announced that it would fix a total of 57 bugs on Patch Tuesday, while the SkyDrive team revealed that more than 1 billion documents were now saved on the cloud-based storage platform.
Finally, Microsoft rolled out the Surface with Windows 8 Pro on Saturday, while also announcing a launch party for those living in Las Vegas. Windows Vista turned six, while a former employee claimed that Microsoft might actually become a killer for the PC industry with so many Surface tablets.