I hear from a lot of folks who want to find that one hybrid tablet system that can be their only computer. I think most of these people are on a quixotic search.
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Microsoft has yet more updated guidance for those in search of the elusive 128 GB models of its Surface Pro tablet/PC hybrids.
The search giant could generate around 10 percent of its 2012 revenue in the coming financial year from tablet users alone, according to new research.
Microsoft is seeking user-experience feedback from those who've bought Surface RT tablet/PCs.
The search giant has finally built a 10-inch Android device of its very own to compete directly with Apple's flagship tablet.
The app, similar to those available for iOS and the BlackBerry OS, lets users search online without needing to fire up a browser. However, it will not work on Windows RT-based systems such as the Surface tablet that will go on sale this Friday.
The company is serving up some of its latest Android functionality to all smartphone and tablet users via the mobile web, by delivering 'cards' derived from its Knowledge Graph semantic search framework
The Handwrite setting on iOS and Android devices allows input for Google search terms by writing anywhere on the phone/tablet screen. Google has entered the input by handwriting arena, albeit in a limited fashion, ahead of the release of Windows 8 with its similar function.
The next version of Android, which will debut on Google's own Nexus 7 tablet, promises better voice-driven search to take on Apple's Siri, as well as a personal assistant tool and key features for developers
The Farmer update will incorporate user feedback to help weed out low-quality content in search, the web giant has said
Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci resigned and Chairman J.T. Wang will take over as interim chief. Lanci apparently disagreed with Acer's board about the development and future of the company.
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CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi talks with senior writer Ina Fried about Bill Gates' imminent departure from Microsoft. He's technically leaving the company as a full-time employee, but Fried explains why Gates will still be involved with pet projects like search and the Tablet PC.
Google is largely built on the suggestions of users -- almost every one of their products has an associated "discussion" group, and you will find many of the features added (or removed) to products come from there. Blogs are one of the ways they get feedback on new features too -- and it wasn't more apparent than when Google started promoting their own services within search results.
Yahoo's new search technology received positive feedback after its deployment in the US this week. The new YST, which allows a more comprehensive and relevant search experience for its users, is expected to continue on a worldwide basis in the next couple of weeks.
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