At a mysterious event in Los Angeles, Microsoft launched the new Surface, but instead of a table-sized device the company unveiled a 10.6-inch tablet running Windows 8. In addition to the new software and hardware, Microsoft showed off a handful of new accessories, including 3mm-thick cases with multitouch or tactile keyboards. To see everything as it happened, you can read through our liveblog, or check out all the news below.
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Microsoft finally names its Surface price
Microsoft appears to have created a street art ad campaign in New York for its upcoming Surface tablet.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer believes the company may well a few million Surface tablets over the next 12 months.
Windows hardware partners are keeping mum on their true thoughts about the Microsoft Surface, while conflicting stories have emerged about how far in advance they were told about Redmond's plans — if it all.
Microsoft starts to tell a new story with the Surface.
Unusually for a Microsoft product launch, we've been left with plenty of unanswered questions after yesterday's Surface tablet announcement, and some extra intrigue has been added this morning by a keen-eyed Engadget reader.