Surface Laptop Go Review Roundup

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Today is launch day for the all-new Surface Laptop Go, as well as the (new) Surface Pro X.

The Surface Laptop Go is a new entry in the Surface lineup, and the third device to use the ‘Go’ brand, a brand Microsoft used in the past on the Surface Go and Surface Go 2. All of these devices are budget-friendly and targeted mainly as a device for kids to use at school.

So how does the Surface Laptop Go stack up? And what compromises did Microsoft make to bring the price down to start at only $549? Hear it from the reviewers in this review roundup!

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This Surface Watch concept would be the perfect Surface Duo companion

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Surface Duo launched with incredible praise for its build quality and hardware, externally at least. Internally, Microsoft’s first foldable features last years specifications and misses out on a few key features, such as wireless charging, 5G, and NFC. Additionally, while it has a “peak mode” to quickly glance at notifications, it requires you to slightly open the device to view them, which is still somewhat of an inconvenience.

Many of these inconveniences, particularly the lack of NFC and quick access to notifications could be offset to a smartwatch, and that’s where this Surface Watch concept by Reiten Cheng comes in.

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A technical look inside the Microsoft Surface Duo

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Surface Duo is here, the reviews are out, and people have finally gotten their hands on Microsoft’s first dual-screen device. While the reception to the software was mixed as some bugs have yet to be ironed out, the hardware was heavily praised.

To better understand just how much effort and attention to detail went into building the hardware of Surface Duo, here’s a technical look inside the device and everything that makes it feel so premium in the hand.

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Surface Duo Review Roundup: Watch them here.

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The day has finally come. It’s Surface Duo launch day! The hype has been at an all-time high and now, and the moment of truth has arrived.

Surface Duo has been in the hands of reviewers for about 3 weeks, and they’ve been putting the device thought its paces. While unable to review the software, they could talk about the hardware, which they’ve had nothing but praise for.

Now, the embargo on the software has lifted and reviewers are free to critique and discuss every aspect of Surface Duo. Watch them do so in the video reviews below.

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How to link Surface Duo to the Your Phone app on Windows 10

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Surface Duo works great as a mobile computing device of its own, but it works even better when paired with your Windows 10 PC.

The Your Phone app on Windows 10 allows users to bring their mobile experiences to the PC, making it much more seamless to do things like answer calls, send text messages, check notifications, access your mobile camera roll, and even mirroring your mobile phone screen to your PC.

Here’s how to get it all set up.

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How to pair an Xbox or PlayStation controller with Surface Duo

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Just because Surface Duo was designed to get you to work hard, doesn’t mean you can’t play hard on it too. And if you want to play hard, you’ll probably want to connect a controller to your Surface Duo.

Having a controller connected will allow you to set Surface Duo down, get comfortable, and play your favorite games in a more familiar manner. Here’s how.

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You’ve just unboxed your new Surface Duo. Here’s how to get it set up

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If you’ve been keeping track of what happened since Microsoft first announced Surface Duo back in October 2019, I’m sure you’ll agree that its been quite a ride. With an endless stream of teases from Microsoft executives to reports of an early release.

That all behind us now. You have your Surface Duo, and are ready to get productive. Here’s how to set up your Surface Duo for the first time.

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A list of apps that have been optimized for Surface Duo [Updated]

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As Microsoft prepares to launch the Surface Duo, the company has been preparing its apps to deliver a useful and productive dual-screen experience.

By default, all apps can span across both screens regardless of whether they’ve been optimized for dual-screen devices or not, but their content will simply expand rather than adapt to both screens.

Apps that have been optimized, however, are updated to recognize that they are running on a device with two screens and therefore display different or complimentary content on each screen.

I’ve compiled this list of apps that have been optimized and updated for dual-screen experiences.

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How to become an Insider on Surface Duo

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The Insider program that Microsoft has been running for a years now across Windows, Xbox, and Office has allowed enthusiasts to try out the latest and greatest features before they hit the mainstream audience.

As a Surface Duo owner, you might be wondering if it were possible to become an Insider on this Surface device as well. The answer is yes, you can! Kinda. Here’s how.

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