This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
First Look: Surface Remix Project shows a different way to Click In
About Video Transcript

First Look: Surface Remix Project shows a different way to Click In

1:02 /

With the Surface Remix Project, Microsoft wants you to rethink what it means for a tablet to be productive.

Hi, everybody. It's Tim Stevens with CNET here at the Microsoft Surface 2 event. The company just unveiled 2 new tablets, the whole smooth new keyboard but one of the most interesting things was the Surface Remix Project. This is a new type of Touch Cover that will attach on to your Surface Pro 2 or Surface 2 or even the [unk] Surfaces and basically give you a simplified set of DJ-like controls. There's a grid of 16 [unk] to turn on and turn off tracks, three volume controls and play and pause controls as well. The idea is that you can do simple DJ controls, but really the bigger idea is that Microsoft is trying to push forward new usage for their Surface tablets. It showed a short video as students kind of coming up with new and interesting things where you could do different type coverage, for keyboards, for playing the piano on that sort of thing. So it's exciting to think about what Microsoft could do in the future and this is just the first step. Again, it's called the Microsoft Surface Remix Project. And they say it's gonna be available on the 22nd along with the new Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. Again this is Tim with CNET talking about the Microsoft Surface Remix Project.

New releases

Google's Android 5.0 Lollipop OS...
1:02 October 21, 2014
The refreshed mobile OS features prioritized notifications on the lock screen, a self-service guest mode,...
Play video
Google supersizes its marquee phone...
1:32 October 21, 2014
Running the brand new Android 5.0 Lollipop, the 5.96-inch Nexus 6 is equipped with a 13-megapixel camera,...
Play video
The hoverboard is now real and...
1:35 October 21, 2014
Always wanted a hoverboard like the one Marty McFly rode in "Back to the Future II"? All you need is $10,000....
Play video
Taking a spin on a real-life h...
2:54 October 21, 2014
Inventor Greg Henderson shows off the Hendo hoverboard, which uses "magnetic field architecture" to levitate...
Play video
iPad Mini 3 in-depth: last year's...
2:05 October 21, 2014
We loved the iPad Mini in Retina guise last year, but this year hardly anything has changed, making it a harder...
Play video
iPad Air 2 in-depth: the iPad Air...
3:05 October 21, 2014
New fast processor, better cameras, Touch ID, and it's even thinner: see what makes this year's iPad even...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 072: Real-world...
23:47 October 21, 2014
On today's show, we discuss go karts that remind us a little too much of Mario Kart, an art installation that...
Play video
Carve a pumpkin using free online...
2:25 October 21, 2014
CNET's Dan Graziano uses free online templates to master his pumpkin-carving skills.
Play video