6
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: Unboxing Microsoft Surface

About Video Transcript

First Look: Unboxing Microsoft Surface

2:08 /

CNET Senior Editor Eric Franklin gets beneath the surface of the box that encloses Microsoft Surface.

-Hey guys, Eric Franklin here and today I??m doing an unboxing of the Microsoft Surface. There are 3 versions of the surface. There is a 32 gigabyte version that comes just with the tablet. There??s the 32-gigabyte version that comes with the touch cover and at 64 gigabyte version that also comes with a touch cover. This is that version right here, so we are gonna get right into it and open this Soccer Up. Alright. So, we??ll take out e-tablet box and see. The surface on it has a little bit of tape at the bottom and peel that back and it gave you play-by-play commentary. There you go. It??s nice a little blue here. Powered up by [unk]. Yes. I stand correctly. And here??s the tablet. Wrap in plastic. I don??t need that anymore and what??s this, instruction book. It seems to be there maybe something underneath there. Yup that??s all. So they got the tablet. They have the power adaptor. Now, I was gonna power this on and I??m pressing this button. I cannot see a surface. Please wait. Hopefully, I don??t have to wait too long and while that??s happening. Take out the touch cover and attach it to the-- Oh, there it is. It is that satisfying scrunched sound that if you??re seeing the Surface commercial, you??ve heard connect the power. I think the power is-- Yup. There is a power over here. Not that I have anything to plug this into. I??m going to connect it just for visual purposes and there it is. Surface is there. It??s-- There is a touch cover. There??s the tablet, the kickstand right there. There we go. And there??s a metro interface. There should be a first look video and as well as a full review on the site right now. So, check it out. Once again, I??m Eric Franklin and this has been an unboxing of the Microsoft Surface.

New releases

Use your dSLR as a PC webcam
1:15 December 17, 2014
Lexy Savvides shows you a simple way to turn your Canon or Nikon dSLR into a PC webcam.
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 102: No offline Netflix, giving holiday GIFs, eating cricket cookies and more
24:44 December 17, 2014
On today's show, Ashley and Khail discuss a car concept that would eliminate blind spots for drivers, explain how you can create a...
Play video
Sennheiser Urbanite: An on-ear headphone with a retro-hip design and "now" sound
1:03 December 17, 2014
The $200 Urbanite has an eye-catching look and plump bass geared toward younger listeners.
Play video
Samsung Gear VR turns a Note 4 into stunning virtual reality headset
3:28 December 17, 2014
Are you VR-curious? Samsung's "Innovator Edition" headset accessory for the Galaxy Note 4 does a seriously impressive job of putting...
Play video
Brew espresso drinks fast and with some flavor
2:18 December 17, 2014
The $100 Nescafe Dolce Gusto Mini Me creates fancy espresso-style drinks in a flash.
Play video
The 404 Show 1,596: It's the end of an era with Steve Guttenberg (podcast)
36:33 December 17, 2014
Today's the last video episode of The 404. Ever. To help us say goodbye to our video feed, Steve Guttenberg joins us to discuss his...
Play video
Withings Activité, the high-end watch with smart fitness hiding inside
2:24 December 17, 2014
Meet the stealth fitness tracker: Swiss-designed and elegant, the expensive Activité is a Bluetooth-syncing pedometer and sleep tracker...
Play video
BlackBerry Classic tempts hardcore fans with keyboard
2:58 December 17, 2014
A new BlackBerry arrives with signature features, Sony's ready to show off a new take on smartglasses, and TAG Heuer goes after the...
Play video