Microsoft Launches a New Assault on Apple: Surface Laptop

· John Martellaro · News

Microsoft Surface Laptop

On May 2nd, Microsoft presented its latest product in the Surface family, the Surface Laptop. This is a pure laptop, in the style of Apple’s MacBook line, and has a 13.5-inch display. Notable is the low weight, 2256 x 1504 display, fabric keyboard, four available colors, Windows 10 S and a claimed 14 hour battery life.

Microsoft gets Serious About the Education Market - TMO Daily Observations 2017-05-02

· Jeff Gamet · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Microsoft wants a bigger piece of the education market, and the company’s just announced new products mean the game is on for Apple and Google, too. Dave Hamilton and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet look at Microsoft’s new education strategy and what it means for the fight to win students.

Apple Tops Laptop Mag's Tech Support List Again

· Jeff Gamet · News

Apple gets top score in Laptop Mag's customer service report

If you’re looking for the best laptop tech support around, call Apple. That’s what Laptop Mag says for three years running in its Tech Support Showdown.

Apple Puts Non-Retina MacBook Pro on Death Row

· Jeff Gamet · News

MacBook Pro and tombstone

Apple’s 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro looks to be close to end of life because the company is pulling it from retail displays, and it’s unavailable in some locations. Once the 13-incher is gone, the MacBook Air will be the only non-Retina laptop Apple sells, and none of its computers will ship with an internal optical drive.