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Microsoft unveils Surface Power Cover and Surface Docking Station

Surface Power Cover

During the Microsoft Surface press event today in New York City, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Power Cover. “It clicks right in, it forms like a book. It looks beautiful and it’s wrapped in fabric.”

Microsoft’s Panos Panay took the stage and unveiled the Power Cover. He revealed that the Power Cover adds a 30wh battery to your device. You can now use your device all day long and the Power Cover is wrapped in a nice fabric.

Microsoft also unveiled the Docking Station, which features 3x USB 2.0 ports, 1x USB 3.0 ports, a Mini DisplayPort, Ethernet, Audio in/out, and power. Panay even joked about all the Apple MacBooks in use by tech journalists during the event saying, “I cannot believe how many I’m seeing [PCs] that are not as fast as Surface Pro 2.”

“When we talk about having the full power of a PC in a tablet form factor. We’re really proud of this, it’s really cool,” Panay added. The Docking Station and Power Cover will both be available in 2014.

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