Tag: windows 8

Windows 8 Launch Webcast Live at 1830

So after what seems like an age (well to me anyway) it seems we are here… Come join the webcast now to find what, if anything, new things MS have to offer. View the video by skipping forward to the first blue line on the video below (1.17).

Learn more about Microsoft Surface

Two videos in one day! Boy Microsoft are spoiling us. This one shows the Surface tablet and a few of it’s features. Nothing astounding really but interesting if your like me and you’ve pre-ordered a Surface.

The making of Microsoft Surface

Today we have another video featuring the now up for pre-order Microsoft Surface tablet. This video looks at the making of the device and the choice of materials. It also shows them testing the strength of the device by driving it into a hard surface. Me and a …

Microsoft Surface RT: UK, US and European Pricing Revealed

Earlier today Microsoft posted the above info to their online store which appears show the pricing for the Surface RT Tablet with and without the touch cover. Pricing starts at $499 for the entry level 32gb without a touch cover. If you want the touch cover its $599 …

The Surface Movement

The release of Microsoft Surface with Windows RT is soon going to be upon us. The upcoming tablet from Microsoft looks amazing and has specs much the same as the other Windows RT tablets coming out around about the same time. So what differentiates it then? Well it …

Bluestacks to come pre-installed on new Windows 8 AMD PCs

We all remember Bluestacks right? They have been around since late 2011 and they make a piece of software to allow normal Windows PCs to run Android apps and games. Sounds great doesn’t it? Yes it sure does, Bluestacks have massive potential to make something brilliant with their …

Surface tablets and Windows Phone – Ballmer talks

CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has been chatting with The Seattle Times and has dished out some expected prices for their very own Surface Tablets. The details are still quite vague, but he did say that the Windows 8 slabs would hopefully reach a “sweet spot” of… Probably …

Windows Phone 8 – The details

So, Joe Belfiore stepped onto the stage today to announce Windows Phone 8. It’s a second “reboot” of the Microsoft mobile strategy following the news that Windows Mobile 6.5 users wouldn’t be able to upgrade to Windows Phone 7. Now, the same is happening yet again, with existing …

MWC – Hands on with the Novero Solana tablet / laptop hybrid

Remember the Solana tablet / laptop combo we mentioned recently? It’s from Novero so we popped along to see them today. The demo unit they showed us is still in the early stages but switches in a similar fashion to the ViewSonic VIewpad we saw last year. As …

Can’t decide between a tablet or a laptop? Step forward Solana

We’ve seen hybrid designs before, and if I’m honest when I first heard about the Solana I thought someone was talking about the hotel in “Benidorm”. Not so, this is the new Android tablet slash Windows 7 laptop from novero. It’s got a 10″ screen and has a …

Are Qualcomm planning gesture control for Windows 8 tablets?

This is just me speculating here. I have pieced together several facts to do with Windows 8 and come to this conclusion. It all starts with a Canadian company called GestureTek who came up with a clever way of tracking movement, using several different sensors and cameras. The …

Windows 8 on show, tablet-centric UI

No, it’s not Windows Phone 8. This is a first look at how Windows 8 might look on future Microsoft-powered tablet devices. Initial impressions are good, with a lot of the interface looking similar to the Windows Phone GUI. The tablet-optimised experience should run existing Windows 7 applications …

Dell 2011 Roadmap revealed – Windows Phone 7, Android and Windows 8

Dell have just experienced a leak of epic proportions. Their 2011 roadmap has just spilled all over the web and includes the Wrigley, Gallo, Sterling and many other strange codenames. Windows 8 is even mentioned here as a supposed OS for their “Peju” device scheduled Q1 / Q2 …