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Microsoft's cryptic Oct. 2 invite has Surface anniversary tie-in

Looks like we'll get new Surface devices in October.

Microsoft invitation for October 2, 2019, event.

Microsoft wants your attention on the first Wednesday in October. 


Last month, Microsoft sent out invites to a Surface event set for Oct. 2 in New York City. That's exactly one year after the company's last Surface event, where it updated its line of Surface PCs and launched its first high-end noise-canceling headphones.

The Microsoft invite didn't offer many clues on what to expect from the event. Beyond the date and location, there was a stylized version of the Windows logo. TechCrunch suggested the logo could be subtly alluding to convertible form factors. Microsoft is rumored to be working on a dual-screen Surface device


A slightly different version of the event invite, which Microsoft sent Thursday


New invites that Microsoft sent Thursday include a different version of the Windows logo, but no new details on what to expect at the event. 

Last year at its October event, Microsoft unveiled a new Surface Pro 6 tablet, Surface Laptop 2 and Surface Studio 2 all-in-one desktop PC. The company also surprised many with its entry into the world of high-end headphones with the Surface Headphones. It also unveiled a slew of new features for Windows and Office 365.

We'll have to wait a few more weeks to see what we get this year.

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Originally published Aug. 27.
Update, Sept. 12: Adds image from new invite.