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Microsoft is digging itself a hole by giving away free Surface Docks

Microsoft is giving away a free Surface Dock with the purchase of a Surface Book 2 or a Surface Laptop. If you have a Surface Book 2 15-inch, however, that free gift might turn you off.
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My Surface Book 2 is sleek, fast, innovative — and I hate it

The Surface Book 2 is a great convertible 2-in-1 notebook with excellent performance, but its many small issues and design limitations have soured my goodwill and left my wallet light.
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The XPS 15 2-in-1 compares well against the Surface Book 2, but is it better?

Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 packs in some serious innovation and firepower, whether that's in graphics performance or the display. Is that enough to win out over Microsoft's premium 2-in-1, the Surface Book 2 15 with its own innovative nature and…
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Microsoft lowers Surface Book 2 and Laptop price of entry

Microsoft has made its Surface Laptop and Surface Book 2 more affordable options, by offering new low-end configurations including an Intel Core m3 Laptop and 128GB Surface Book 2 that drop hundreds off the entry-level prices.
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I tried using the Surface Book 2 as my only PC, and it let me down

Powerful and beautifully engineered, the Surface Book 2 looked like a PC that could serve my every need, replacing multiple systems at once. Instead, it left me annoyed and disappointed.
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Dell's new XPS 15 2-in-1 looks great. But is it better than the Surface Book 2?

The Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 yields huge performance, what with its G-series Intel Core i7 processor and AMD Vega graphics, but is a low price tag enough to challenge the Microsoft Surface Book 2?
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Battle of the high-end laptops: HP Spectre x360 vs. Microsoft Surface Book 2

One of the most intriguing new hardware offerings from HP at this year's CES is its upgraded Spectre x360 laptop. But when you put the 2018 HP Spectre x360 head to head against the Microsoft Surface Book 2, which one comes out on top?
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After a quiet year, is Microsoft ready to wake up, or settle down?

Microsoft took a breather in 2017, shoring up the Surface line, fleshing out Windows 10, and finally bringing Windows Mixed Reality to market. But with everything it’s working on, 2018 could be its biggest year since 2015.
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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 power supply problem isn’t limited to gamers

The Surface Book 2 has a power problem: Play modern games or encode video and you're going to drain the battery or see reduced performance. And it's a problem for anyone who needs to push the CPU or GPU for extended periods of time.
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Battle of the 15-inch 2-in-1s: HP Spectre x360 vs. Microsoft Surface Book 2

When you pit the HP Spectre x360 vs. Microsoft Surface Book 2, which one comes out on top? The 15-inch versions of these 2-in-1s might have quite a price gap, but is the improved hardware worth the extra expense?
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Lay down a sick beat with the best laptops for music production

The best laptops for music production pack a quad-core processor, plenty of RAM, and a portable form-factor. Those requirements mean several options stand out from the pack, and most come from Apple.
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We tested it: The Surface Book 2’s 15-hour battery easily outlasts your workday

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 15-inch has much to recommend it, but battery life is arguably the stand-out feature. Its competition doesn't come close.
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Is the Surface Book 2 a worthy sequel to the original? Here’s how it compares

The Surface Book 2 was finally introduced after months of speculation. We compare the Surface Book 2 vs. Surface Book with Performance Base to see if it's the upgrade that Surface fans have been anxiously awaiting.
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Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 available for pre-order starting November 9

The Microsoft Surface Book 2 is finally coming! Here's all the latest news, including our first hands-on with the device, as well as lots of details on CPU, new features, and more .
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Exclusive: Microsoft devices guru Panos Panay on making devices that sing

At an event for the launch of the new Surface Book 2 and the Fall Creators Update, Digital Trends sat down with the corporate VP of Devices at Microsoft to talk about new products, how device meets design, and what the future holds for…
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Unfortunately, Microsoft did not just tease a black Surface Book 2

Microsoft's official Surface Instagram account posted a teaser image of what appeared to be a black Surface Book 2, but according to Twitter sleuths, appearances can be deceiving.
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Windows 10’s second major ‘Redstone’ update won’t come until spring 2017

Reports suggest that Windows 10's second major update won't arrive until spring 2017, but why? Apparently, to give Microsoft more time with its presumed Surface Pro 5 and Surface Book 2 devices.