The newest Surface tablet from Microsoft is the best 2-in-1 I've used.
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In the Windows Phone world this week was a leak of a reported Nokia smartwatch, another leak of the Windows 10 Mobile release date, and that the platform has a drop in US share.
When Acer debuted its $199 Chromebook it was unusual as it included a hard drive instead of flash storage. The new refreshed model still has the HDD, but doubles the memory and offers increased battery life for a higher price tag.
Windows Phone 8 looks to be the most innovative version of the OS to date. It is uniquely poised to make a dent in both the consumer space and the enterprise. What it needs is lots of apps.
Microsoft is entering the hardware market with its own Surface tablets. Some are wondering why the company didn't rely on its hardware partner, Nokia, to build the Surface together. Simple, it's a branding thing.
Microsoft has primed the pump to make a play into PC hardware with the Surface line. It's time to leave the partners behind and make a Microsoft line of PCs, notebooks and desktops.
Since the announcement of the Surface tablets by Microsoft I have spent hours in conversations with folks interested in them. Surprisingly, few plan on getting the Windows RT version, which is the mobile version of Windows 8.
The upcoming Surface tablets have Windows inside, and that makes them a perfect fit for healthcare providers looking to upgrade their medical practices.
Microsoft supporters felt the company did not desert existing Windows Phone buyers by leaving them in the lurch without the ability to upgrade to Windows Phone 8. According to Microsoft they are wrong.
Microsoft is showing off the new home screen in Windows Phone 7.8, the last major version for all Windows Phones in customers' hands currently.