- News tagged "surface"
Monday, 29 Oct 2012
A recent poll conducted by The Associated Press and Gfk suggests Microsoft still has some work to do before their OS makeover captures the hearts of most consumers. The Redmond firm has high hopes Windows 8 would appeal to those looking to embrace the convenience of smartphones and tablets.
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012
Microsoft has unleashed the first advertisement for its yet-to-be-priced Surface tablet, which is slated to go on sale on October 26.
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed just how much you'd need to score a Microsoft Surface tablet - somewhere between US$300 and US$800.
Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012
Acer's CEO JT Wang has criticized Microsoft's intentions to compete in the tablet space their own Surface tablet, insisting that such a move would harm the Microsoft's relations with its manufacturing partners.
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012
Microsoft has confirmed in its annual report, that Windows 8 will be available to the public on the 26th of October, 2012. That will also be the day that consumers will also be able to put their hands on a Surface tablet.
Thursday, 26 Jul 2012
Reports point to Dell as being the next manufacturer to participate in building Windows RT devices. However, recent reports say otherwise, indicating that Dell might be left out of the upcoming Windows RT launch.
A Swedish online tech store, Webhallen, was found to have the retail prices of Windows Surface tablets listed on its site. The prices indicated for the ARM-based Windows RT tablets, are much higher than an iPad with similar specs.
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012
Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will reach RTM stage in the first week of August, and will be generally available to users in October.
Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012
A spec sheet posted online by Microsoft seems to suggest that the Surface tablet for Windows 8 Pro will use a Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 display. What about the Windows RT version?
Microsoft showcased two Windows 8 tablets at a recent press event in Los Angeles - the Surface for Windows 8 Pro, and Surface for Windows RT. Read on to find out how they're not quite alike despite their similar looks.