Microsoft seemingly confirms Surface RT and Surface Pro refresh incoming
10th Jul 2013 | 20:44
New accessories promised too in company presentation
During a session at Microsoft's Worldwide Partners Conference, it displayed a slide entitled "FY2014 Biggest Innovation Year Ever!" which outlined the software giant's plans for the rest of 2013 and beyond.
It also promised new Surface accessories and accessory colours, which could mean new-fangled tablet covers, with recent rumours suggesting future iterations will actually be able to charge the device.
7-incher on the way?
In terms of new Surface devices, Microsoft has recently cleared the way for 7- and 8-inch tablets with Windows 8.1 and it's expected to give consumers a 7-inch option sooner rather than later.
It's also thought that the company may have an Xbox Surface tablet, optimised for Xbox Live gaming, in the works.
Other as-yet-unannounced items within the presentation slide include large meeting functionality and an update to the Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 Skype apps, along with improvements to the Xbox Music service.
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Via The Verge