Still No Hands On With the Surface

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Not sure how I missed this, but Wired was present at a private RocketSpace event in San Francisco yesterday. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer spoke to developers about the income potential to them if they develop for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. Ballmer apparently showed off the highly-anticipated upcoming Windows RT Surface tablet. Interestingly, the tablet (along with Windows 8)... Read More

Microsoft Fires Up the Copy Machine Again

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Paul Thurott outlines how the new Windows Store will work in Windows 8. He walks through the types of apps, how they are installed, and how they are uninstalled. Looks like the App Store Apple introduced years ago. Source: Paul Thurott’s Windows Supersite for Windows Did you like this? Share it: Read More

Killer Microsoft/Intel Strategy?

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Tim Bajarin is reporting for Time that Microsoft and Intel have a strategy to topple Apple’s lock on the tablet business, as well as make inroads into the small notebook market where the Macbook Air is exploding. “The secret weapon is a new form factor often referred to as “hybrids.” These are tablets that can be docked into a keyboard, effectively making them either... Read More

Windows Phone to Outsell iPhone in China

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Windows 8 Allegedly to Debut in October

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Bloomberg has heard that Windows 8 will be released in time for the Christmas buying season. Microsoft, “aims to take back sales lost to the iPad and reinvigorate the sluggish PC market,” says Bloomberg. According to Michael Gartenberg of Gartner, Inc., “If they miss the September-October timeframe, they’re going to be stuck without being able to ship anything... Read More

What PC World Thinks They Know About Upcoming Windows 8 Tablets

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Jared Newman has posted a nice roundup of the latest rumors re: Windows 8 tablets. It’s interesting that it appears that Lenovo and Samsung will initially be supporting the Intel SOC; the other tablets appear to be running on ARM. The main difference, of course, seems to be that the ARM tabs will have to run Metro UI-optimized apps, while the Intel SOC will run Metro and x86-nased... Read More

Uh-Oh: WP7 Developers Fearing Platform Flop-Aren’t Getting Paid

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Appleinsider has discovered that many Windows Phone 7 developers are becoming increasingly concerned that the new WP7 mobile OS has flopped. In fact, developers are not getting paid by Microsoft for their apps that have sold on the WP7 app store, and that MS isn’t even providing analytics to the developers, so they have no idea how many times their apps have been purchased/downloaded.... Read More