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

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

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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.

Watch this: We break down Microsoft's new Surface laptop, headphones (The 3:59, Ep. 468)

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