Microsoft SkyDrive’s ‘Secret Sauce’ Makes it Storage-Friendly

SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 has a secret weapon no one’s talked very much about. It’s actually pretty amazing, in that small sort of way that doesn’t change much, but still manages to completely alter how you use something. In fact, it might just make SkyDrive the best cloud service around. If you install Dropbox, SkyDrive, … Continue reading

Microsoft Offers Price Breaks

Microsoft Corp. has recently been offering price breaks on its Windows 8 and Office software to help spur the development of small, touch-enabled laptop computers, people familiar with the situation said. The Microsoft discounts are particularly tailored for portables with small displays that would likely appear this fall, these people said. Read the rest of … Continue reading

Bill Gates and his 82-inch Perceptive Pixel Windows 8 tablet

The original Microsoft Surface was supposed to be a table-like PC that multiple users could collaborate on together. It may have taken them a little while, but Microsoft’s designers eventually figured out this wasn’t the best idea. With that realization the Surface was re-imagined into the recently released tablet PCs known as the Surface RT … Continue reading

Microsoft launching Surface Pro tablet on February 9, starting at $1090.95 with keyboard and mouse

“Surface Windows 8 Pro will be available for purchase on Feb. 9 in the U.S and Canada starting at $899 for the 64-gigabyte version,” AppleInsider reports. “The Surface Pro comes with a Surface Pen and is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor.” “Microsoft will also launch new Surface accessories in markets where the tablet … Continue reading

Design guru Nielsen: Windows 8 a ‘misguided’ product; UI ‘smothers usability’

“User interface design guru Jakob Nielsen is none too pleased with what he’s found in Windows 8, which he calls a ‘misguided’ product,” Don Reisinger reports for CNET. “Nielsen, who has spent much of his career analyzing all kinds of user interfaces, including most notably Flash software for Web animation, says that the new Windows … Continue reading

Acer delays Windows RT devices, wants to see how Surface goes over

While a number of PC OEMs have begun taking pre-orders for Windows RT tablets and convertibles, it looks like Acer has decided to sit out the first (and perhaps second round of launches. Dell, Samsung, Asus, and Microsoft will all begin shipping their models over the next couple weeks. Acer isn’t the first company to … Continue reading

Microsoft reveals its own Windows 8 tablet

Hassle-free this is mystical, last-minute media occasion in La, Ms just simply verified it’ll provide a Microsoft-branded Windows 8 RT device below the Surface area marker. Calculating simply Nine.3mm dense, the Surface pertaining to Windows RT is built around the fished, all-magnesium VaporMg situation in which weighs just under 1.Three weight, having an NVIDIA-made Provide … Continue reading

Concept Samsung Galaxy One: Tablet PC Windows 8