Microsoft’s Surface line of tablets has a long way to go before it is successful, will the success of Chrome OS powered Chromebooks and other mobile technology prevent that from happening?
The PC ecosystem is being destroyed by the likes of Android and iOS and Microsoft needs a way to prop up the PC so that it doesn’t collapse all together.
Microsoft, after missing their January release date, has announced that the Surface Pro will be launching on February 9th. Pricing starts at $899.
Data from advertising company Chitika indicates that Nexus tablets only account for less than 1% of web traffic. The company actually tried to compare use between Nexus tablets and the Microsoft surface, and the figures barely scratch the surface, so to speak. Traffic from Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 were at 0.91%, while Surface accounted for only 0.13%.
Sometimes I don’t know if to laugh or cry. Microsoft has been responsible in so many ways for shaping the way we work and play, but at the moment it really is struggling to find its feet. The Redmond company has released its ridiculously high pricing for the Intel based Surface tablet with Windows 8 Pro, while at the same time rumors are surfacing (sorry, no pun intended) that Microsoft has ordered a cut in the production of its ARM based Surface RT tablets.
Have you ever wondered just how much support you’re going to get out of Microsoft if you purchased one of their Windows RT-powered Surface tablets? These devices were first launched not more than a full month ago and many people are now curious as to what exactly Microsoft plans on doing with them in terms of support. There haven’t really been many enlightening clues regarding this issue. Until now, that is.
With tablet computers being more powerful than ever before, it looks like they’re about to pass a milestone. Reports are that tablets will pass notebook computers in units shipped in 2013, which will be the first time tablets have outsold computers.
The legal battle between Microsoft and Motorola just had some gasoline added to it after Motorola requested Microsoft give them a share of their new Surface’s profits. Today, in the opening salvo of Motorola’s suit against Microsoft, the phone maker’s lawyers brought up the Microsoft Surface and claimed that the device’s Wi-Fi technology infringes Motorola’s patents.
It’s been a little less than a month since Microsoft launched its Surface tablet, widely regarded as the flagship product for Windows 8. In a recent interview with a French magazine, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed that Surface sales have been “modest”.
Many reviewers noticed that the Microsoft Surface tablet’s performance wasn’t what it was supposed to be considering its fantastic specs. However, those aren’t the only problems the tablet is facing. New reports show that users are having audio stuttering issues and the Touch Cover is splitting.