Surface Book is obviously an impressive device, but as I've pointed out, no customers were asking for an expensive, detachable laptop.
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Surface Book with Performance Base redefines what it means to be a high-end Surface Book, edging the product into mobile workstation territory.
If you own a Surface Book or Surface Pro 4, it's time to head over to Windows Update and see what's happening: Microsoft has issued new firmware updates for both machines.
Microsoft has been doing the Crazy Eddie thing with Surface since 2017 began. And now certain Surface Book and Surface Pro models are on sale again.
Moving Surface Book with Performance Base between docked and mobile usage is easier and more seamless than before. But there's still so much work to do here.
While most will not purchase Surface Book with Performance Base for gaming, this capability is indeed among the several major advantages it has over its predecessors.
Surface Book with Performance Base is billed as the most powerful Surface Book yet, thanks to its pumped-up GPU. I finally have one in for review.
With just a few tweaks, Microsoft can make its nearly-perfect Surface Book flawless. So here's what I'm hoping to see in the next version.
In the coming weeks, I will finally get to evaluate Microsoft's new high-end Surface Book offering, called Surface Book with Performance Base.
Microsoft never releases hard numbers for Surface sales but I wonder if we can calculate sales figures for Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book.
Today and tomorrow only, Microsoft is offering over $400 off high-end, non-Performance Base models. Now is absolutely the time to buy.
Microsoft claimed today that November was the "best month ever" for consumer Surface sales. Thanks Apple?
The base model Surface Book is now on sale for $1250 at the Microsoft Store, a savings of $250. That's a great price, and it changes the value equation somewhat.
Surface Book owners can look forward to a new set of firmware updates in Windows Update today. But there's no explanation about what's being fixed.
Microsoft's Surface Book with Performance Base and Surface Dial are now available for purchase. But Surface Dial is already sold out.