After its first Surface product line failed to gain a foothold in the tablet market, Microsoft is trying again. The company announced new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets and accessories at an event in New York City today, many of which had been expected.

Microsoft has had a lot of company-related drama lately, with CEO Steve Ballmer announcing his impending retirement and the purchase of Nokia's phone division. Whether the new tablet hardware Microsoft announced today fares any better among consumers than its first attempts remains to be seen, but it's clear the company isn't giving up on tablets without a fight. Follow all the latest news and announcements from Microsoft's Surface 2 event in our Storystream below.