Apr 16


Since Apple’s latest smart watch rumors over the past few months, a number of other companies such as Samsung and Google have also reportedly been working on their own projects involving watches and other wearable devices. Now The Wall Street Journal indicates that Microsoft is also exploring the possibility of a smart watch. » Microsoft Looking To Join the Smart Watch Race

Jan 23


Microsoft has just announced that the Surface Windows 8 Pro will be available for purchase on Feb. 9, 2013, in the United States and Canada at all Microsoft retail stores and starts at US$899. The Surface Windows 8 Pro will be available for $899 for the 64GB model and $999 for the 128GB model. » Microsoft Surface Pro To Be Released February 9 From $899

Nov 27

Microsoft already created a view different TV ads for tablet “Surface”, but now Microsoft has stepped up its game with a better television commercial seen above. It kinda looks familiar. Apple has used a similar concept involving jumping iPods in on of their commercials. » Groove: Microsoft Surface New TV Ad

Oct 22


On Google’s Android Event, that takes place on October 29 in New York (same day as the Microsoft event), a 32GB version of the seven-inch Nexus 7 tablet will be announced and the long-expected cellular version of the device. But The Next Web reports that Google has also been working with Samsung to launch a 10-inch tablet. This 10-inch tablet “Codename Manta” runs Google’s new Android 4.2 and will offer a 2560×1600 pixel (16:10) resolution, which we believe will offer around 300 pixels per inch (PPI) compared to the new iPad’s 264 PPI. » October 29 Google Event: New 7-Inch Nexus and 10-Inch Nexus To Compete With The iPad

Jun 21

On Monday, Microsoft held a secret press event in Los Angeles where it announced a new family of tablets under the name Surface. Along with Surface, the event revealed a branding shift for Microsoft, one that values the unity of hardware and software, and the idolization of aesthetics. Something about it felt familiar… » Microsoft Surface vs. Apple iPad Press Event

Jun 18


Microsoft’s major announcement has just been unveiled at a press event in Los Angeles: a Surface tablet. This looks like real competition for the iPad if you ask me. “Microsoft’s Steven Sinofsky took to the stage to describe the hardware of Microsoft’s Surface tablet. There will be two options for Microsoft’s Surface PC, one powered by Intel’s 22nm Ivy Bridge chips running Windows 8, and another Surface powered by an ARM chipset and Windows RT. The Windows RT version is just 9.3mm thin, weighs 1.5lbs, includes a built-in kickstand, and is the first PC with a vapor-deposited (PVD) magnesium case, according to Microsoft. It will ship in 32GB or 64GB versions, complete with a 10.6-inch ClearType HD display.” More info and teaser video after the break. » 10.6-inch Microsoft Surface Tablets “With Windows 8″ Announced

Mar 01

Microsoft issued the Windows 8 Consumer Preview that everyone to download and try. Demonstrating the operating systems ability to scale from the smartphone screen all the way to high-end PCs and beyond. Windows 8 is capable of detecting up to 100 simultaneous touch events or 10 simultaneous users. Jensen Harris from Windows User Experience gives a demo of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview that you can see after the break. (above you can see a sneak peak). » Windows 8 Consumer Preview

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