Microsoft is altering its Surface RT name to just Surface today. After dropping the RT moniker for its Surface 2 tablet, the software maker is removing the RT branding on the Surface entirely. New product pages for Surface no longer mention Surface RT at all, just as the new Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro tablets start to go on sale in 21 countries today. Microsoft confirmed the name change in a statement to The Verge. "To stay consistent with the naming structure of our new offerings, Surface RT is now referred to as ‘Surface,’" says a Microsoft spokesperson.