Windows 8 Allegedly to Debut in October

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 in 2012.” Source: Bloomberg Did you like this? Share it: Read More

What PC World Thinks They Know About Upcoming Windows 8 Tablets

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 apps. Late 2012 is all we have for a launch date. Via PC World Did you like this? Share it: Read More

AaM Claims Low Cost Nexus Tablet

Android and Me is claiming to have gotten wind of a low cost Nexus tablet. It would appear that perhaps Google is ceding the premium tablet market to the iPad, and would appear to be aiming for the Kindle Fire. If true, Google may just be starting small to put in place the manufacturing, distribution, and support before going big. Via Android and Me Did you like this? Share it: Read More