In addition, the choice to omit a Thunderbolt 3 from the Surface Pro would be regarded as a awful move from Microsoft because apart from the spec bump, there was nothing different being marketed about the 2-in-1.
We can't say we've personally observed any problems, but that's what makes data sets like Consumer Reports' so useful.
What's hugely important to point out here is that Consumer Reports' retraction of its recommendation appears entirely dependent upon subscriber survey answers. The company's best bet would likely be to mass survey its customers itself and counter with its own findings if they happen to be any better.
Microsoft also pointed out that the Surface Pro, for example, received high performance and versatility marks in Consumer Reports' laptop lab evaluations.
Microsoft is new to the hardware business and has generally been met with favorable reviews of its laptops from consumers and pundits in the industry.
This motion includes both the brand new Surface Pro and Surface Laptop devices launched mere months ago.
Microsoft disputed the study, saying the company's return and support rates differ significantly from the Consumer Reports study. There are millions of these folks, and many of them supply us with information on hundreds of thousands of individual products, including everything from pickup trucks to washing machines. It appears that they have briefed a few news outlets, and Microsoft, ahead of publication.
This week, however, the magazine changed its mind, pulling its recommendation for the Microsoft Surface Laptop (128 GB and 256 GB versions) and the Microsoft Surface Book (128 GB and 512 GB versions).
Fox has said it will continue to investigate the story and provide updates as warranted but has not yet said it was wrong. He added, "As Ed himself has noted, he has never met the president and the White House had nothing to do with his story".
Lows through this period will be in the upper 60s/ low 70s with partly cloudy conditions and lingering rain chances. Friday , a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 p.m., then showers likely and possibly a storm after 2 p.m.
Mueller's lawyer, Gabriel McFarland, has argued in previous hearings that he could be the victim of mistaken identity. Swift and Mueller are both expected to testify, along with Mueller's former boss and members of Swift's entourage.
Onomah is eligible for this weekend's Sky Bet Championship opener against Hull City after training with his new team-mates. Tottenham midfielder Joshua Onomah has joined Championship club Aston Villa on loan.
Finally, the trailer of Aamir Khan and Zaira Wasim starrer upcoming Bollywood flick ' Secret Supertsar' is out. Aamir plays a cameo in the film as a judge on a popular singing reality show who mentors Zaira's character.
They were spotted by police taking snaps of each other outside Berlin's Reichstag , the seat of the lower house of Parliament. The Reichstag , outside which the Chinese tourists posed, is also a touchy subject in German history.
A share of Mazda might also prevent incursions in the future by tech companies, said one industry analyst on Friday. Mazda lacks any USA factories, which exposes one of Japan's smallest carmakers to both trade and currency risk.
Carter's lawyer, Joseph Cataldo , argued Roy was determined to kill himself and nothing Carter did could change that. Carter's father said his daughter made "a tragic mistake", and is asking for probation and continued counseling.
Tillerson emerged from the meeting an hour after it started without taking questions or giving remarks to reporters. Lavrov said Moscow is ready for normalized relations if the United States "pulls back from confrontation".
In the four games with Wilfork, New England allowed 105 rushing yards per game; in the 12 games without him, it gave up 178.8. Listed (generously) at 325 pounds, Wilfork was incredibly nimble and athletic for a man his size, which surprised many.
Meanwhile, Asian shares gained after positive economic data from around the globe boosted risk appetite. The gauge had risen 205.06 points in the previous session to close at an all-time high of 32,514.94.
Bank of England slashes its growth forecast (again)
THE BANK of England has revised down growth forecasts for the United Kingdom as it held interest rates yet again this month. The currency had risen to an 11-month high after the MPC's previous meeting, when three policymakers voted to raise rates.
BOE to hold interest rates at 0.25%
Policymakers agreed however to increase cheap lending for retail banks before the expiry of the Term Funding Scheme next February. The fall in the value of the pound has caused inflation to spike - it is expected to peak at 3 per cent in the autumn.
7 earthquakes hit Oklahoma City area in 3 days
The USGS said the natural disaster was "widely felt" in Edmond and northern Oklahoma City, which is located about 15 miles away. The wells lie within a 10-mile radius of the seismic activity and target the sponge-like Arbuckle formation.
Teen jumps from plane onto SFO tarmac
SFO spokesperson Doug Yakel confirmed that no runways were affected and there was no operational impact from the incident . A passenger has opened an aeroplane door and jumped out prior to the plane arriving at the terminal in San Francisco .
Councils tasked with devising anti-diesel pollution plans
There are now over four-thousand electric vehicles on New Zealand roads , with those numbers set to increase in the coming years. Sales of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned from 2040 as part of an ongoing effort to improve the UK's air quality.