Microsoft Surface Touch Cover & Apple’s Smart Cover Patent

Microsoft Surface Touch Cover & Apple’s Smart Cover Patent

Along with the two Surface Tablets, Microsoft also announced an uber-cool Touch/Type cover accessories for the Surface tablets. The Surface Touch Cover will contain an integrated multitouch keyboard and trackpad, and addresses the eternal dilemma of how to type a lot on a touch only device. At just 3mm thickness, it looks attractively sleek and even latches on to the […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface: Windows RT vs Windows Pro [Comparison]

Microsoft Surface: Windows RT vs Windows Pro [Comparison]

Steve Ballmer announced two brand new Microsoft Surface tablets at an event in Los Angeles today. The first tablet, Microsoft Surface for Windows RT, runs the Windows 8 RT operating system and based on the ARM based CPU. The second tablet is Microsoft Surface for Windows Pro, which runs Windows 8 Pro OS and based on the Intel based CPU. […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface Tablets with Windows 8 Announced

Microsoft Surface Tablets with Windows 8 Announced

Just like we expected, Microsoft has just unveiled their self-branded range of Windows 8 tablets, named Microsoft Surface. Two models were announced today, and both of them boast of a 10.6″ HD screen, comes with a built-in kickstand, (an optional?) detachable magnetic multi-touch keyboard with trackpad, and run the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. The whole affair was a well-kept […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Announcing Self-Branded Windows 8 Tablet [Reports]

Microsoft Announcing Self-Branded Windows 8 Tablet [Reports]

Earlier today, Microsoft sent out a mysterious invite to the press fraternity for an event in Los Angeles scheduled for Monday, June 18th 2012. The invite just says “expect a Major Microsoft announcement” without revealing much details. But this report from TheWrap quotes a Microsoft insider saying Microsoft would introduce a Microsoft-manufactured tablet at the event, marking a foray into […]

     
 
 

Apple Sourcing Maps Data from Microsoft (Bing Maps)

Apple Sourcing Maps Data from Microsoft (Bing Maps)

Apple announced iOS 6 at WWDC yesterday and with that they announced a brand new Maps application which replaces Google Maps as the default Maps app on all iOS devices. The all-new Maps application is built from the ground up by Apple, and features turn-by-turn navigation & anonymous, real-time, crowd-sourced traffic data. Apple also announced that they are teaming up […]

     
 
 

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Launch: The End of 2012?

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Launch: The End of 2012?

In the beginning of modern tech, there was Microsoft and from its stronghold, the people looked at the rest of the world with pride. Then, Nokia appeared. More recently, Apple, Samsung and others seems to have engraved their names in the mobile industry. The entry of such players on the market as LG, and more recently HTC, ZTE and Huawei […]

     
 
 

Windows 8, Intel-based Tablets to be Launched in November

Windows 8, Intel-based Tablets to be Launched in November

Windows 8 tablets are one step closer to becoming a reality and the competition they are going to provide will  spice up the current tablet market. Even if the demand for the well known iPad doesn’t seem to experience a decrease, there is a demand out there for a more adaptable and powerful gadget. Intel Tablets With Windows 8 to […]

     
 
 

Can Windows Phone Survive Against iOS, Android?

Can Windows Phone Survive Against iOS, Android?

We’ve been accustomed to hear only Apple in the news and how the company is breaking every record in the book so far, but Windows Phone is out there in the world as well, and comes packed with a variety of very interesting features. So, why aren’t people more readily embracing the new evolution? Is loyalty part of the problem? […]

     
 
 

Google Needs 2 Different Chrome OS to Fight Apple And Microsoft

Google Needs 2 Different Chrome OS to Fight Apple And Microsoft

This week, we finally got the new Chrome OS update, the Aura user interface that was quite a shock for many of us who tested it. Users who rush to install the brand new release are in for a little surprise: Chrome OS seems to have morphed into a desktop-like operating system, slowly, unseemingly sailing away from the cloud OS […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Lifebrowser Keeps Track of Your Digital Life

Microsoft Lifebrowser Keeps Track of Your Digital Life

The Microsoft research team just uncovered an intriguing project called Lifebrowser. In these times of serious privacy concerns, I wonder whether this product will see the sunlight without any debates around it. Lifebrowser is somewhat similar to the Facebook’s Timeline, but much more complex. Microsoft Develops a Lifebrowser That Would Keep Track of Your Digital Life Eric Horvitz, the scientist who […]