5 great things in tech today: Surface Go, Galaxy S10 Plus and YouTube news

Surface Go

We've got plenty of top-tier tech news for you today, courtesy of our friends at TechRadar: there's a record-breaking camera from Nikon, a new, cheaper, iPad-challenging Surface tablet from Microsoft, news on upcoming hardware from Samsung, and more besides.

1. Microsoft's new, smaller, cheaper Surface Go is official

Microsoft has officially unveiled its new Surface, the Surface Go. Cheaper, lighter and smaller than existing Surface tablets, it has a 10-inch screen and a starting price of $399 (about £300) – it also has budget specs inside, though is still capable of running Windows 10. Pre-orders open in the next day or two, and all the information you need is below.

2. The Galaxy S10 Plus might feature five cameras

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The Galaxy S10 might not be out until next year, but the leaks are steadily trickling in, and the latest report from Asian suggests the Plus edition of the phone will feature a triple-lens camera on the rear and a dual-lens camera on the front – five in total. That should mean plenty of clever camera trickery is possible, but we've got a few months to wait yet.

3. The Nikon P1000 covers your close-ups with a 125x zoom

Nikon P1000

The Nikon P1000

If you need to get really close to the action on your next photography shoot, may we recommend the Nikon P1000? It boasts a record-breaking 125x optical zoom, a telephoto reach of 3000mm. There's some smart anti-shake technology built into the unit too, to keep your shots steady, and the camera is on sale from September for £999/$999.95.

4. The logo for the new Samsung Galaxy Watch leaks out

Samsung smartwatch

What's next for Samsung smartwatches?

Speaking of upcoming Samsung products, as we were just a moment ago, we're expecting to see a new smartwatch in the next couple of months. Now Samsung has officially submitted the Galaxy Watch name to the Korean Intellectual Property Office, which is about as big a hint as you're going to get about what the device will be called.

5. YouTube is making a serious investment in news



Can you trust the information you get over the web? YouTube wants to help promote legitimate journalism to the tune of $25 million (about £19 million), the video-sharing site just announced: that cash is going to go towards employing experts to commission news features, and to help train up and assist news organisations all across the world.