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Windows-related tech we love on Valentine's Day - and tech that broke our hearts

Windows Central 2020-02-13 23:30:00

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Microsoft and Windows-related gear we love on Valentine's Day

Infatuation: Microsoft's Surface Pro X

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— Al Sacco, Future Mobile content director

Windows 10 on ARM

The thinnest and lightest Surface Pro available

Surface Pro X delivers the most exciting design for the Surface Pro yet. For people who need a light, thin, LTE-enabled productivity laptop, the Surface Pro X offers a unique set of features not found anywhere else.

Infatuation: Microsoft Edge

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– Mauro Huculak, contributing how-to writer

A huge improvement

Microsoft's new version of Edge is a complete rebuild with new features, better performance, and cross-platform support. Download today!

Infatuation: Project XCloud

Source: Windows Central

– Jez Corden, Gaming Editor

Strapped In

Take your Xbox One controller on-the-go with ease

This foldable Jovitech controller clip effortlessly mounts any phone safely and securely. Plus, it's conveniently affordable.

Gain Control

An easy essential for Project xCloud testing.

Pick up Microsoft's signature controller in a sleek and simple finish. Official entry-level controllers start cheap when opting for a pure black color.

Infatuation: Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

Source: Microsoft

— Cale Hunt, Windows Central staff writer

An RTS For The Ages

A classic remade properly

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition manages to make the classic RTS feel new while not straying away from what made the game great in the first place.

Infatuation: AMD Ryzen 9

Source: Rich Edmonds / Windows Central

— Rich Edmonds, Windows Central staff reviewer

Ryzen Power

Loving each and every core

Gone are the days of multi-core useless FX processors and here is a processor that offers 12 cores, 24 threads and bags of performance at an aggressive price.

Infatuation: Surface Precision Mouse (DTL)

Source: Windows Central

— Dan Thorp-Lancaster, News Editor

Feels good, man

Ergonomic wonder

If you spend long hours at a desk, the Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse feels great in the hand. Add in that it can be paired with up to three PCs at a time, and you've got a solid performer.

Infatuation: Xbox Game Pass

Source: Windows Central

— Matt Brown, staff writer

Crazy Value

Save on Microsoft's now six-in-one Xbox and PC subscription

$1 $14.99 $13.99 off

Wrapping together Xbox Game Pass for Xbox, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold, this trio of services delivers the full experience in 2019. Microsoft's ongoing promotion cuts three months to $1, including Spotify Premium, Discord Nitro, and EA Access.

Infatuation: HoloLens 2

— Zac Bowden, Senior Windows Editor

Next-gen holograms

HoloLens, but better.

HoloLens 2 takes everything that made the original great and turns it up to 11. With a new carbon fiber body, extra padding, eye tracking, and a wider field of view, the headset should have no problem finding success among developers and firstline workers.

Infatuation: AMD

Source: AMD

— Richard Devine, Reviews editor

Astonishing CPU

The best CPU around

A third-gen six-core Ryzen processor that doesn't cost much more than the older Ryzen 5 2600X, but comes rocking many benefits. This beast is unlocked, comes with a good stock cooler, and even supports PCIe 4.0.