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Just scratching the Surface... of Microsoft's new tablet

Microsoft recently announced a special limited-quantity pre-order for the Surface tablet with Windows RT -- here's a quick round-up of industry news and special offers from Que.

PRESS RELEASE

Microsoft Announces New Surface Details

  • Surface with Windows RT will initially be available in three SKUs: a 32GB version priced at US$499, a 32GB version bundled with a black Touch Cover priced at US$599, and a 64GB version bundled with a black Touch Cover priced at US$699.
  • Surface with Windows RT comes with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT Preview (2) (which includes Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote)

DEVICE PRE-ORDER

Learn more or pre-order a device at Surface.com.

NEW USER RESOURCE

If you're new to Microsoft Surface and its Windows 8 or Windows RT operating system, you're not alone -- everyone is! My Surface gives you all the instant answers you'll need to be more productive and have the most fun possible with your amazing new tablet. Jim Cheshire, a leading expert in explaining new Microsoft technologies, walks readers through tasks with step-by-step instructions. Carefully annotated, full-color screenshots are numbered so you'll never get lost or confused. Learn more.


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