Is Microsoft hurting USB-C?


Microsoft’s new lineup of Surface devices looks pretty impressive. The key specs of the Surface Pro 6 convertible and Surface Laptop 2 — mainly performance and battery life — got really nice boosts, and both models now come in a Batman-worthy matte black finish. Plus the only-creatives-need-apply Surface Studio got an improved screen and better graphics support.

Apart from the surprise introduction of the Surface Headphones, though, Microsoft’s Surface design story is very much the same. None of the form factors have evolved at all, and almost all of the new models lack a feature that the Surface line has resisted for a while: USB-C. Read more…

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