Wine to Bring Desktop Microsoft Office Suite to Android Tablets

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For those looking to be a little bit more productive on their Android tablets, there is good news in that Wine is coming to Android. This would allow native Windows apps that do not have a mobile counterpart yet–like Microsoft Office, for example–to operate on another operating system without even requiring a Windows license or […]

Surface Pro Demo Units Popping Up at Retail Stores

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Microsoft is preparing to launch its Surface Pro tablet, which runs Windows 8 Professional and Intel’s core processors, and demo units of the Windows slate has been seen at various retail locations. It’s unclear which retail locations are showcasing the demo units in advance of consumer availability of these slates on February 9. Engadget is […]

Microsoft Testing Outlook RT Client, But Will It Ever Arrive on Surface RT?

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Microsoft is said to have already begun testing of a more feature-rich Office RT mail client that’s designed for the Windows RT ecosystem built around ARM Holdings’ processors. The Office RT software is reported to have already been completely developed and testing has already started, but there are still lingering questions about the software giant’s […]

Samsung ATIV Tab: No One Knows What Windows RT in the U.S.

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Samsung made some news at the Consumer Electronics Show by announcing it won’t be releasing one of its previously announced products, at least in the U.S. market. According to the South Korean tech giant, the Windows RT-powered ATIV Tab won’t be headed to the U.S. market because it’s confusing and the average consumer doesn’t understand […]

UltraHD Panasonic 20-Inch Windows 8 Tablet Hands-On

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UltraHD, more colloquially referred to as 4K, displays are the meme of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show much like how 3D displays were a large theme a few years ago. And It’s good to see that UltraHD will be migrating from both large HDTVs to smaller monitors and tablets, and Panasonic was on hand to […]

Panasonic Windows 8 Toughpad Offers Enterprise-Grade Security

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At the Consumer Electronics Show, Panasonic introduced a ruggedized enterprise class Windows Phone 8 Touchpad FZ-A1 tablet. With the power of Windows 8 under its belt, the Touchpad would be a great fit for enterprises that require security and the rugged form factor of the Toughpad. According to Panasonic, the Toughpad family is designed to meet […]

Panasonic Debuts 4K Tablet Prototype

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With the 2013 CES show a steady trend up to this point has been primarily focused on tablets. While there have been a lot of Windows 8 tablets, and assorted Android tablets, the new Panasonic 20″ tablet prototype is in a league of its own with an UltraHD resolution display. The announced prototype is a […]

Mobile Tech Predictions for 2013: Warner’s Take

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Trying to predict what is going to happen in mobile tech during 2013 is like trying to sharpen the edge of Occam’s Razor in one of those knife sharpeners that come with an electric can opener. While it would be nice to have some simple explanations for what we’ll see and hear throughout the year, […]

HTC HD2 Hacked to Run Windows RT, Becomes a Microsoft Phablet

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The long in the tooth HTC HD2 is one of those aging handsets that keeps getting new life breathed into it via hackers and developers. Released originally as a Microsoft Windows Mobile device, the HTC HD2 was considered a stop gap for HTC and Microsoft in a bid to stay competitive with the iPhone as […]

Nokia’s Windows RT Surface-Competitor to Have Battery Keyboard Cover, Built-In 3G/4G

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According to newly leaked details about Nokia‘s forthcoming Windows RT tablet, which is slated for an announcement on February 2013 at the Mobile World Congress trade show, the device will have a battery-powered keyboard cover, fast charging capabilities, and built-in mobile broadband connectivity to connect to 3G/4G networks. The Verge is reporting that U.S. carrier partner […]

Nokia to Unveil Windows RT Slate at Mobile World Congress?

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Nokia may be working on yet another Microsoft-based product outside of its Windows Phone Lumia lineup. This time, the Finnish smartphone-maker may be prepping a tablet based on Microsoft’s Windows RT operating system that may be taking center stage at a launch event in February at the Mobile World Congress trade show. This isn’t the […]

HTC to Launch Windows RT Tablets in 2013 With Voice Calling

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Contrary to earlier statements, HTC may be headed back into the tablet game, only this time with Microsoft’s Windows RT operating system rather than Google’s Android OS. Though this would mark the first time that HTC would be using Windows RT, the smartphone-maker is no stranger to Microsoft’s larger desktop OS having dabbled with a […]

Grading My 2012 Predictions

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Things moved quickly on some fronts in the mobile tech world in 2012. On some fronts, not quickly enough. And there were even a few areas where things seemed to be stagnant. We had successes, we had failures and we had just about everything in between. Apple, Google, and Microsoft dominated the mobile tech news, […]

ESPN To Gain Xbox SmartGlass App Integration This Month

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The ESPN app on Xbox 360 will gain support for the Xbox SmartGlass app at the end of this month, according to a report from The Verge. Microsoft and ESPN showed off the new version of the Xbox SmartGlass app today, along with the new improvements. When the update comes to users later this month they can […]

HP Elitebook Revolve: A Windows 8 Tablet with a Twist

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While convertible hybrid tablets with keyboard docks are quickly becoming en vogue, HP’s Elitebook Revolve is a modern twist on an old favorite: the HP 2730p tablet PC. The Elitebook Revolve carries a design that’s more akin to the old popular tablet PCs of yore, but with striking modern lines and a lightweight ultrabook finish, […]

Android Apps to Run on Windows RT With BlueStacks?

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It looks like for those who are complaining about the dearth of apps available for the Windows RT, one hopeful solution would be BlueStacks, which may create an engine to allow Android apps to run on Microsoft’s tablet platform. According to a comment on the company’s form by employee Deepak Sharma, it looks like the […]

Samsung Roadmap Rumors: Project J, New Note, 13-Inch Tablet

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Samsung may have a few interesting devices on tap for 2013 and according to a leak, it looks like Samsung is aggressively planning to attack various form factors for mobile computing. There are three devices that were tipped in a recent rumor list posted on SamMobile, and those devices span a flagship Galaxy S smartphone, a […]

Microsoft Preparing Windows Blue For Yearly Windows Upgrades

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Microsoft plans to release low-cost yearly updates of Windows with the next version carrying the name Windows Blue according to a report from The Verge. The new version of Windows will ship next year for a low cost, or it could even be free to speed up adoption. Windows Blue, due out in mid-2013 will […]

Microsoft to Support Surface RT Tablet Hardware for 4.5 Years!

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In an update to its support site, Microsoft has detailed its support policy for the new Surface tablet that runs the company’s consumer-oriented Windows RT operating system. According to Microsoft, the Surface RT will receive ‘mainstream’ support until the end date of April 11, 2017, or roughly 4.5 years since the device debuted. The company […]