Microsoft Cutting Costs of Windows RT to Compete with the iPad

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Microsoft may be preparing to lower the cost its hardware partners pay to ship devices running Windows 8 in an effort to better compete with the tablet offerings of other companies. According to Bloomberg, sources they spoke with indicate that Microsoft is preparing to significantly lower the price companies like Dell, Lenovo and HP pay […]

The Three New Flavors of Windows 8: Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows RT

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Microsoft has been known–and mocked–in the past for its numerous and often times confusing variants and versions of its Windows release, encompassing students, home users, professionals, corporate users, and enterprises. With Windows 8, the company is simplifying its releases, taking its Windows 8 release down to just three variants to address various users. For the […]

Windows 8 on ARM Shows Weakness, Not Strength

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No support for current Windows applications. Office is still desktop-only. Windows on ARM (WOA) is a compromised “no-compromise experience” at a time when Microsoft needs to show more strength.

Asus Confirms 4 New Tablets

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After the release of the highly anticipated and controversial Transformer Prime, Asus has confirmed that there will be at least four new tablets coming in 2012, and many, if not all, of those may be previewed come the start of this coming week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The GottaBeMobile and Notebooks.com […]

Microsoft: Intel’s Windows 8 Statements Were Wrong

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After Intel had released claims that there will be four different variations of the forthcoming desktop-class Windows 8 operating system for ARM devices, and that the apps on the ARM variants aren’t compatible with each other, Microsoft is saying that its traditional x86 partner is wrong, though the Redmond, Washington software giant did not give […]