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.
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.
The day has come. It’s Surface Duo launch day! If you’re one of the lucky ones to have gotten your device already, I’ve put together this compilation of how-to’s and tips to help get you up and running and making the most of your Surface Duo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If your Surface Duo isn’t performing as expected, or if you plan on giving away or selling your device, it would be a good idea to perform a factory reset to restore Surface Duo to its original settings.
Restoring is fairly easy process, but there are a few things you need to do and keep in mind prior to performing a factory reset. Read on to learn more.
The Surface Duo is an unusual device, and as such comes with unusual ways on of doing everyday things, like answering phone calls.
Thankfully, unusual does not mean complicated, and in the case of Surface Duo, answering phone calls unusually is still relatively intuitive. Here’s how.