The goal of new EDU strategy is to win back schools across the country. In universities, too, Google has made some headway in recent years with its alternative to Office, now called G Suite.
Chromebooks, rugged laptops that generally cost less than $200, run the browser-like Chrome operating system and easily plug in to Google's range of mostly free-to-use productivity software.
According to The Sun, the interior of the new Surface laptop will be covered in Alcantara suede, a substance known to be extremely grubby. Let us find out.
The new Surface Laptop is the first Surface device without a detachable keyboard.
The Surface Laptop comes with a 13.5-inch PixelSense display with 3:2 aspect ratio and up to 16GB RAM and up to 512GB SSD. The Surface Laptop also comes in four different colors: silver, gold, burgundy and gray.
The headlines will probably be dominated by the Surface Laptop, so that's where we'll begin.
This is what's really going to determine whether or not the Surface Laptop is worth it: The laptop itself looks and feels great, but so do HP's Spectre x360 and Dell's XPS 13, both of which start around the same $US999 (about $A1,300) price point, although Australian pricing hasn't been confirmed yet. The Surface Laptop will be priced at $999, which is approximately Rs 64,000 for the base model with 128 storage, 4GB RAM and a Core i5 processor. The screen is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 coating as well. I personally feel like Microsoft is just trying to act like Apple.
Windows 10S will be available on cheaper computers targeted at elementary schools where teachers want predictable, easy to maintain and quick-booting machines. Or should we say, a deployment platform for Windows Store. To cut the long story short, Windows 10 S and the Surface Laptop which is based on the OS should technically be up and running in a jiffy. Microsoft is offering an upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for the users wanting to install apps outside of the store.
As such it's clear that the MacOS will offer a lot more for demanding users, with a freer and more well-established system.
You won't be charging it over USB-C (there's a familiar Surface charging adapter in the box instead) but you won't need to bring it with you for a day of school - on a full tank, you'll have enough for a full day of classes, and still have power left over for a Netflix box-set binge when you get home.
Redmond says that Windows 10 S is a specific configuration of Windows 10 Pro. Gizmodo reports that a notebook running Windows 10 S will load a user profile 15 seconds faster than it would on the same notebook running Windows 10 Pro. In short, Microsoft's game-changing product is not the laptop but what's inside it. This frustrates me like someone trying to sell me MacBook dongles. $299 for a mixed reality viewer?
When the original Surface was released, users had the choice of a heavier, more powerful and more expensive Surface device or the Surface RT, which ran a limited version of Windows 8. But it's got an fantastic design, he said, adding that Microsoft now has a full stable of PC products in its arsenal. It is also a student-friendly device, flawless for educational purposes.
Duterte said on Monday that his efforts to loosen the alliance were only a response to the drug war criticism. Trump likewise expressed his understanding about the Duterte government's war on illegal drugs.
The second-largest cut, following WWII, cost the country about 2.7% of GDP in the year after it was enacted. But Cole forecasts growth would increase by only half that amount, resulting in ballooning deficits .
Howard to a growing list of players who'll be counted on to help Winston transform the Bucs into consistent winners. Evans joins a safety group that will have a new look in 2017 following the signing of former Dallas defender J.J.
University of Texas student Harrison Brown was killed in the stabbing - he'd only just graduated from high school past year . Another student, Ray Arredondo, said he was walking to his vehicle when a mass of students near the gym started running.
He was all over the Ukrainian and dropped him with a left hook, but Klitschko got up only to take even more punishment. Three-time Formula 1 champion, Lewis Hamilton , congratulated the two fighters but gave Joshua an edge.
Losing Crosby and Sheary - who combined to score 67 goals this season - is a huge blow at an important time in their series. The Capitals can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that one of their best defensive players will not be suspended.
South Korea's Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff said it was monitoring the situation and "firmly maintaining readiness". The Australian government recently said North Korea does not now have nuclear weapons capable of reaching Australia.
Charlotte has not made many public appearances - her first official job was during the royal tour of Canada late a year ago . She's the spitting image of her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, who is Britain's current monarch.
The host then pushed Mr Trump to explain further, but the President cut him off, responding, "You don't have to ask me". DICKERSON: But you stand by that claim about him? PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Because I have my own opinions.
China 'putting pressure' on North Korea
Trump and Xi met last month at the United States president's private club in Florida and have talked several times since. The South Korean navy declined to say when the exercises would be completed.
Rod, Tom Brady and Serena Williams dazzle at 2017 Met Gala
Gayle King talks to Serena Williams , who was more focused on the Australian Open than celebrating her engagement in December. I have said it once and I'll say it again, this world has come so far but yet has so much further to go.
Herbsaint, Shaya and Arnaud's French 75 win James Beard Awards
The other Maine-based finalist for a James Beard Award was passed over by judges at Monday evening's award ceremony in Chicago. It shares a front door with his other renowned restaurant, Frontera Grill, which won the outstanding restaurant award in 2007.
Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted
If the 216,000 jobs created in January are added to the score, the White House could claim 533,000 new jobs. In Trump's case, he's struggled even though both houses of Congress are in the hands of Republicans.
Raptors need to find another level in Milwaukee
DeMar DeRozan was still smoldering from the indignity of being held without a field goal for the first time in his playoff career. What do they get in Game 5? It's debatable, but Casey probably got his first win on Saturday in that head-to-head matchup.
Mitchell Trubisky should get time he needs with Bears
Grossman threw 23 touchdowns and 20 interceptions that year, and Chicago was carried primarily by their stellar defense. Grossman's first three years were marred by injury, and he played in only eight games during that time.
Marshawn Lynch got Charles Woodson's blessing to wear No
Assuming he passes, the Raiders and Seahawks are expected to finalize the swap that would send Lynch to his hometown of Oakland. Sources say Lynch will earn a $9 million base salary, with up to $16.5 million in incentives, as first reported by HuffPost.
Blue Jays limp home to face Rays
Adams will play at first base - not left field - with game 1 hero Matt Carpenter shifting to third, replacing Jedd Gyorko. Grichuk followed with an infield single and scored on Matt Adams' opposite-field double into the left field corner.
Syrian evacuations called off after bus bombing
Later in the day, a bomber blew up an explosive-laden vehicle near the convoy, killing large groups of people, mostly children. The UN Children's Fund has condemned the killing of more than 60 children in a recent Aleppo bomb attack targeting evacuees.