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New math: Apple spends $23 more than Amazon to build its

New math: Apple spends $23 more than Amazon to build its "mini" tablet, but charges $130 more

posted: 05 Nov 2012, 11:47

Thanks to a number of teardowns, we can now calculate that it costs $23 more for Apple to build the Apple iPad mini than the Amazon Fire HD; when it comes to selling its 7 inch (7.9 actually),...

Microsoft Surface RT teardown reveals $271 worth of components

Microsoft Surface RT teardown reveals $271 worth of components

posted: 05 Nov 2012, 04:53

We already know what kind of hardware makes the Windows RT Microsoft Surface tablet tick as the device has already been given the teardown treatment. This time, however, we are being given an estimate as to how much are all...

Oprah adds the Microsoft Surface RT to her

Oprah adds the Microsoft Surface RT to her "Favorite Things 2012" list

posted: 05 Nov 2012, 03:03

Judging by Oprah's Favorite Things 2012 list, she's not much of a geek, but apparently Microsoft's Surface RT tablet has made a great impression on her, as it is one of the very few gadgets to make it into the list...

Wu: Apple iPad mini will take business from Windows 8 this holiday season

Wu: Apple iPad mini will take business from Windows 8 this holiday season

posted: 03 Nov 2012, 00:58

Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu says that the newly released Apple iPad mini will be taking business away from Windows 8 devices this holiday season; Wu sees Apple's competition to be Microsoft Surface tablets and...

Amazon mistakenly lists Microsoft Surface Touch Cover on sale for only $19.99

Amazon mistakenly lists Microsoft Surface Touch Cover on sale for only $19.99

posted: 02 Nov 2012, 18:33

Normally priced at $119.99, online retailer Amazon has the Touch Cover for the Microsoft Surface on sale for $19.99 in what seems to be a typographical error; the cover connects to the tablet using a magnetic...

Microsoft Surface tablet gets the teardown treatment, repairability score below average

Microsoft Surface tablet gets the teardown treatment, repairability score below average

posted: 29 Oct 2012, 08:35

If there's one thing that can get a nerd's glasses steamy, that would be a thorough teardown of a hot gadget exposing its meticulously crafted and precisely laid out innards. And well, what do...

Steve Ballmer makes the case for the Surface: it's reimagination of computing, not a

Steve Ballmer makes the case for the Surface: it's reimagination of computing, not a "compromise"

posted: 29 Oct 2012, 06:48

Apple's CEO Tim Cook took to the airwaves during the conference call with investors last week, noting that the Surface tablet concept is a "confused and compromised" product, and you...

Microsoft Surface product announcement is auto-tuned for laughs

Microsoft Surface product announcement is auto-tuned for laughs

posted: 29 Oct 2012, 01:09

There might not have been anything funny about Microsoft's launch of its Microsoft Surface tablet. but auto-tune it and it becomes hilarious; if you want to see Steve Ballmer like you've never seen him before, check out the...

Microsoft opens Microsoft Surface Experience Centers in Australia and Europe

Microsoft opens Microsoft Surface Experience Centers in Australia and Europe

posted: 28 Oct 2012, 02:00

Microsoft has started opening the Microsoft Surface Experience Centers in Europe and will be opening them up throughout the world; the Centers will allow visitors to test out the Redmond based software giant's...

Watch a Chinese granny trying to stop Microsoft’s Surface launch event

Watch a Chinese granny trying to stop Microsoft’s Surface launch event

posted: 26 Oct 2012, 06:10

Yesterday, Microsoft officially launched Windows 8 and its Surface tablet with huge events across the globe. How did it go?…

Cook off: Apple CEO insults the Microsoft Surface tablet calling it

Cook off: Apple CEO insults the Microsoft Surface tablet calling it "confusing" and "comprimised"

posted: 25 Oct 2012, 18:05

Apple is on the attack and CEO Tim Cook is aiming right at the new Microsoft Surface tablet on the eve of its launch; the Apple executive called the slate "confusing" among other names...

Live: Microsoft revealing more Surface details

Live: Microsoft revealing more Surface details

posted: 25 Oct 2012, 12:21

Right after introducing us to its new OS, Windows 8, Microsoft is broadcasting a special webcast in order to inform us of some additional details regarding its Surface tablet...

Behind the scenes of that cool Microsoft Surface ad

Behind the scenes of that cool Microsoft Surface ad

posted: 25 Oct 2012, 12:03

By now, you have probably seen the ad for the Microsoft Surface tablet featuring a bunch of dancing kids at a school with the device's clicking sound prominently featured in the ad;a video has been released showing how the ad took shape...

Multiple User Accounts make the Microsoft Surface RT perfect for the family

Multiple User Accounts make the Microsoft Surface RT perfect for the family

posted: 25 Oct 2012, 01:24

By allowing multipleusers of the Microsoft Surface RT tablet to enter their own personal settings, install their own apps, have their own bookmarks, one Surface RT tablet can serve a number of masters which...

Microsoft Surface first reviews recap: the reaction is a mixed bag

Microsoft Surface first reviews recap: the reaction is a mixed bag

posted: 24 Oct 2012, 04:22

The Microsoft Surface reviews are out. This is a monumental moment for Microsoft as the company is making a PC of its own for the first time…

Microsoft Surface tablet survives a 30-inch drop test while shooting video

Microsoft Surface tablet survives a 30-inch drop test while shooting video

posted: 22 Oct 2012, 04:09

After seeing it being ridden as a skateboard, we are already convinced that the Microsoft Surface RT tablet is a pretty durable device. Its magnesium frame is not only lightweight, but also capable of withstanding...

Microsoft Surface RT pre-sales red hot; shipping dates pushed back

Microsoft Surface RT pre-sales red hot; shipping dates pushed back

posted: 20 Oct 2012, 01:38

Since the Microsoft Surface RT was opened up for pre-orders on October 16th, shipping dates have been pushed back in some caases by as much as three weeks; thus far it seems that buyers are going after the 32GB model...

Surface tablets can be reserved in official Microsoft stores

Surface tablets can be reserved in official Microsoft stores

posted: 19 Oct 2012, 06:32

Waiting for the Windows RT powered Microsoft Surface to be released? Well, it might be a bit late to pre-order one online and expect it to arrive on time as the basic $499 model now ships in 3 weeks. However, it might be possible...

Here’s why there is no 16GB Microsoft Surface: Windows RT with Office is nearly 12x bigger than iOS

Here’s why there is no 16GB Microsoft Surface: Windows RT with Office is nearly 12x bigger than iOS

posted: 17 Oct 2012, 09:09

The Microsoft Surface is already up for pre-order and prices are in line with those for the iPad starting at $499 for a 32GB model without the Touch Cover…

$499 Microsoft Surface tablet already in short supply

$499 Microsoft Surface tablet already in short supply

posted: 17 Oct 2012, 08:21

The Windows RT model of the Microsoft Surface tablet was put up for pre-order yesterday, but it already appears to be in short supply. Or at least the $499 model is, according to the Microsoft Store online...

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