New York - Microsoft is introducing two new Surface
tablet and several accessories, as it tries to boost its tablet business as
sales of traditional desktop and laptop computers decline.
The Surface Pro 2, unveiled on Monday at an event in New
York, is targeted at professionals, who want to full power of laptops in a
The kickstand built into the device is redesigned to make
it easier to use on laps. In the past, it worked best on a flat surface such as
Microsoft says the Pro 2 also offers a 75% improvement in
battery life over the previous model. There's also a new cover accessory that
extends battery life even further.
Microsoft didn't immediately announce a price on Pro 2 or
details on the second model.