Users dying for a $1799 version of the Surface Pro 2 tablet will now have to wait until December to buy one from Microsoft.
But is "Surface 2" really an improvement?
The catch? You'll be paid in store credit.
HP CEO Meg Whitman is just the latest to publicly lament Microsoft's decision to compete against its partners with the Surface tablet.
A pair of the high-end models of the Surface 2 Pro tablets appear to be delayed, a week after Microsoft warns buyers to pre-order.
One tablet to replace them all? That appears to be Microsoft's plan for the Surface Pro 2. With its fast Haswell-class processor, a Power Cover for more juice, and a Docking Station for more expandability, this little tablet could go a long way toward replacing the traditional desktop or laptop.
At a Monday night event at the Microsoft Store in Seattle, Panos Panay -- the Microsoft vice president in charge of the Surface -- suggested that multiple sizes of the company's tablet are in the works.
Amazon's new Kindle Fire HDX, the merits of personal tech support, Steam moves toward releasing its own hardware, and Microsoft introduces the Surface 2.