Microsoft’s newest tablets, the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2, are sold out everywhere.
The Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are the second-generation models of Microsoft’s flagship Windows 8 tablets.
The Surface 2 runs a special version of Windows 8 called Windows RT. Windows RT is designed to run on tablets that have ARM processors, the same power-efficient processors Apple uses in its iPads.
However, the Surface RT can only run apps specifically designed for Windows 8.
The Surface Pro 2 is basically a regular laptop crammed into a tablet form factor. It has an Intel processor and the full version of Windows 8, meaning you can run just about any Windows app on it.
The Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 are some of the best Windows machines you can buy. However, they don’t have as many apps as competing Android tablets and the iPad.