DigiTimes reports today that Samsung is supplying 7.9-inch displays for a Surface tablet Microsoft will release in June. This seems a highly accelerated production schedule given Redmond’s slow roll out of the Surface line so far, but it does have everyone buzzing about a smaller Surface tablet
Microsoft has released firm dates for its Surface with Windows 8 Pro tablet releases in several European countries and Australia. In addition, the device is expected to launch in at least nine more countries this month.
Nuance Communications Inc. has released Dragon Notes for Windows 8 and Windows 7, the latest app in its family of Dragon voice-recognition software. Though designed to take advantage of the touch interface on Windows 8 PCs, this app is not compatible with Windows RT tablets.
At a recent AMD event, AMD UK Retail Business Development Manager Andrew Muscat told T3 he believes hybrids will soon supplant tablets in the marketplace. We see this less as a replacement and more as a conflation of computing forms.
Microsoft is reportedly following up its original investment in Nook Media with an offer to buy the e-reader and its digital properties for $1 billion. If successful, this purchase would increase the content the software giant could make available via Windows 8 devices.
The Microsoft Surface RT tablet is a handy little device for computing on the move, but to fully enjoy the possibilities packed in this slate, you need an AV adapter.
The Windows 8 universe is abuzz with rumors of new tablets from longtime Microsoft partners like Nokia and Acer. Can these offerings challenge the Surface tablet’s reign as the top slate running a Windows operating system (OS) for the first quarter of 2013?
A leak on Amazon and recent comments from the head of Asus suggest that later this year the release of Windows 8.1 will bring full computing capability down to devices priced competitive with current Android offerings. If the world is waiting for a moment when a Windows
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and his team seem unconvinced that a lower price might boost tablet sales. The latest rumors insist new 7.5-inch Surface tablets will start at $399.
Rumors of smaller Surface tablets continue to circulate, and many are eying Microsoft’s Build Developer Conference in June for a possible announcement of the next generation of tablets out of Redmond. While assessments of Microsoft’s success with its first line of personal computers are mixed, sales of