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Microsoft Surface RT and Microsoft Surface Pro each get their monthly update

Microsoft Surface RT and Microsoft Surface Pro each get their monthly update

posted: 14 May 2013, 16:49

Every month, Microsoft sends out cumulative updates for the Microsoft Surface RT and Microsoft Surface Pro; this means that each month, the update includes the latest changes in addition to all of the previous...

Bill Gates says lack of a physical QWERTY makes the Apple iPad

Bill Gates says lack of a physical QWERTY makes the Apple iPad "frustrating"

posted: 06 May 2013, 11:49

Not quite an impartial observer, Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates told a CNBC audience on Monday that Apple iPad users are frustrated with the device because of the lack of a physical QWERTY keyboard and noted...

Update pushed out for Microsoft Surface tablets

Update pushed out for Microsoft Surface tablets

posted: 09 Apr 2013, 14:55

Microsoft is sending out an update for both the Microsoft Surface RT and the Microsoft Surface Pro and a number of issues have been repaired; besides receiving the update through the air (OTA), you can also try to manually get the update downloaded...

Tablets demand love too! 50,000 apps are now available for the Microsoft Surface tablet

Tablets demand love too! 50,000 apps are now available for the Microsoft Surface tablet

posted: 24 Mar 2013, 11:32

So you think that tablets don't deserve to be loaded up with all of those wonderful apps the same way you load up your handset with them? The Windows Store now has 50,000 apps and during March,...

Report: 1.5 million Microsoft Surface Tablets sold to date

Report: 1.5 million Microsoft Surface Tablets sold to date

posted: 14 Mar 2013, 22:19

We've heard all kind of guesses as to the number of Microsoft Surface tablets that have been sold to date; the latest guess is that 1.5 million units of the tablet have sold with slightly more than 1 million Microsoft Surface-RT...

Microsoft expands availability of Microsoft Surface RT and Microsoft Surface Pro

Microsoft expands availability of Microsoft Surface RT and Microsoft Surface Pro

posted: 02 Mar 2013, 22:25

Microsoft is expanding the availability of its two tablets, with the Microsoft Surface RT soon to be found in Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan, and the Microsoft Surface Pro heading...

Surface RT hacked to run legacy x86 Windows programs

Surface RT hacked to run legacy x86 Windows programs

posted: 22 Feb 2013, 03:08

The entrepreneurial spirit over at XDA-Devs has managed to achieve another miracle - a beta tool has been making the rounds for about a month that lets you run legacy Windows apps on your Microsoft Surface RT tablet, rather than only...

Microsoft offers Surface Complete, a $99 warranty to protect your investment

Microsoft offers Surface Complete, a $99 warranty to protect your investment

posted: 16 Feb 2013, 14:38

With the teardown of the Microsoft Surface Pro showing that the slate is nearly impossible to repair, you might want to consider Microsoft's $99 warranty package for either the Microsoft Surface RT or the...

Update sent out for Microsoft Surface RT users

Update sent out for Microsoft Surface RT users

posted: 12 Feb 2013, 18:54

Just because the Microsoft Surface Pro tablets have been launched, it doesn't mean that the Redmond based manufacturer is giving up on its more traditional tablet, the Microsoft Surface RT; in fact, Microsoft is sending out an update that will...

Custom vinyl stickers for Surface tablets are available at some Microsoft stores

Custom vinyl stickers for Surface tablets are available at some Microsoft stores

posted: 06 Feb 2013, 09:59

The Microsoft Surface tablet has a body made out of magnesium alloy that has proven to be quite durable, but some might find its finish a tad too boring. However, for only $15, one can have their own...

Microsoft Surface RT plagued by

Microsoft Surface RT plagued by "very high" return rates

posted: 31 Jan 2013, 16:58

There has been a pretty wide range of sales estimates when it comes to the Microsoft Surface RT tablet. Some estimates put the numbers as high as 1 million sold, some merely say 900,000 shipped, and some say that it could be as bad...

Microsoft may have sold as few as 230,000 Surface tablets

Microsoft may have sold as few as 230,000 Surface tablets

posted: 28 Jan 2013, 19:50

A couple weeks ago, we heard from UBS analyst Brent Thill that the Microsoft Surface tablet may not have sold as much as expected, so Thill cut his projection to just 1 million Surface tablets sold in the fourth quarter of 2012....

Microsoft Surface RT heading to Costco

Microsoft Surface RT heading to Costco

posted: 26 Jan 2013, 21:30

Costco Wholesale is joining the Microsoft Store, Staples and Best Buy in selling the Microsoft Surface RT tablet; this is the version of the device that is powered by an ARM-supported processor and runs like a traditional tablet such as the Apple iPad...

Analyst: Microsoft Surface sold only 1 million units last quarter

Analyst: Microsoft Surface sold only 1 million units last quarter

posted: 14 Jan 2013, 12:13

UBS analyst Brent Thill sliced his estimate of Microsoft Surface RT tablets sold in the fourth quarter from 2 million to 1 million and the analyst blamed tough competition from the Apple iPad and narrow distribution of...

Windows RT touchscreen responsiveness can be increased with a little tweaking

Windows RT touchscreen responsiveness can be increased with a little tweaking

posted: 14 Jan 2013, 07:15

Microsoft Surface RT owners, here's a neat trick you can try. Apparently, someone has discovered that by tweaking the Windows registry, the responsiveness of the tablet's touchscreen can be increased noticeably....

Teens: Apple iPhone out, Samsung Galaxy S III and Microsoft Surface in

Teens: Apple iPhone out, Samsung Galaxy S III and Microsoft Surface in

posted: 13 Jan 2013, 00:16

It looks like Apple could be losing support of the teens as they have started to turn away from the Apple iPhone and have started to favor the Samsung Galaxy S III and Microsoft Surface Tabletsa; according to a survey...

Jailbroken Microsoft Surface RT gets a taste of an Apple OS from the '90s

Jailbroken Microsoft Surface RT gets a taste of an Apple OS from the '90s

posted: 11 Jan 2013, 07:09

And so, it has begun. Only hours after a hassle-free jailbreak solution was released for Windows RT, people have started experimenting with running unsigned apps on the Microsoft Surface tablet. One of them is...

J.P. Morgan analyst cites weak Microsoft Surface sales in cutting earnings estimates

J.P. Morgan analyst cites weak Microsoft Surface sales in cutting earnings estimates

posted: 04 Jan 2013, 09:56

Citing poor sales of the Microsoft Surface tablet among other things, J.P. Morgan analyst John DiFucci has lowered his estimate of Microsoft's earnings for the current quarter and now expects the...

Microsoft ups Surface RT production and retail presence, brings it to Best Buy and Staples today

Microsoft ups Surface RT production and retail presence, brings it to Best Buy and Staples today

posted: 12 Dec 2012, 02:58

Microsoft's Surface RT has been hard to find and actually handle in a retail location before you pull the buy trigger. You could click the buy button online at Microsoft, or check the...

Web traffic research reveals the Microsoft Surface isn't selling very well

Web traffic research reveals the Microsoft Surface isn't selling very well

posted: 11 Dec 2012, 08:28

Research firm Chitika has come up with a new report that shows just how insignificant the sales of the Microsoft Surface RT have been, at least judging by the web traffic generated by the device...

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