Microsoft is hosting an event in New York City, where it is expected to launch one, if not two, new variants of its Surface tablet. Speculations have shifted from a smaller 7.5-inch Windows RT tablet to compete with the iPad to the Surface Pro 3 with a larger 12-inch display. Also Read - Microsoft launches a Minesweeper inspired Christmas special sweaterAlso Read - After Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Dorsey; will Mark Zuckerberg be next to leave his company?
So far, the Surface hasn’t really set the market on fire with Microsoft burning cash on the product. Tonight’s event will set the tone about how serious the new Microsoft under Nadella is about the Surface business and whether it continues to look at the Surface as an iPad competitor or as an evolution of the PC in the post-PC era. Also Read - WhatsApp new Desktop app gets the first beta update: Here's what's new
Microsoft will be live streaming the Surface press conference here. It starts at 8:30PM IST tonight.