Tag Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft planning 7 inch Surface

Microsoft Surface tablet Microsoft has a more compact version of its Surface tablet, a 7 inch slate, in the pipeline according to the latest speculation. There had been talk previously that the next Surface.. more
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Hotmail and Outlook issue resolved

Outlook com If you’re a Microsoft webmail user, you may have noticed a problem with your email account this morning – but that issue has now apparently been resolved. Bugbears first popped up.. more
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Microsoft continues to struggle with Windows 8

Windows 8 Preview Windows 8 adoption figures from last month, compiled by Net Applications, don’t paint a pretty picture for Microsoft. In fact, adoption slowed again over February – Net Applications pegs Windows 8.. more
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Windows Phone gains ground in UK

It seems that Windows Phone is finally carving out some serious market share in the UK (and Europe), while Android growth is slowing, according to the latest research from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Android is still top of most of the major global smartphone markets, of.. more
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Windows Phone 7.8 to launch January 31st

Microsoft has revealed the release date of Windows Phone 7.8 as the end of January, although the revelation didn’t come through its official News Centre channel. Rather, the Colombian division of Microsoft let the mobile cat out of the bag on its Facebook page, which.. more
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Surface Pro is out in US on February 9th

Microsoft has announced that the Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet hybrid will be released on February 9th in the US and Canada. Hopefully it will be out in the UK on the same day, or soon after, but there’s no confirmation of that yet. Over.. more
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Microsoft Office coming to iOS?

The latest iOS-related rumour is that Microsoft is planning to port its Office productivity suite over to Apple’s mobile platform. In fact, this speculation has been around for a while, but a new report from the Verge underlines it in fairly certain terms. That would.. more
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Microsoft to expand Surface outlets

Microsoft has decided it will make the Surface laptop/tablet hybrid available to buy at stores other than its own dedicated outlets. This is in the US, where Microsoft has in excess of 60 Apple-style shops, where the Surface is currently sold exclusively. In just a.. more
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Microsoft launches Socl beta site

Microsoft has flipped the switch on the Socl beta, with the social media website now live for anyone on the net to visit. Microsoft announced the fact over on the Microsoft Research Fuse Labs blog (spotted by Engadget). Fuse Labs posted: “We appreciate your continued.. more
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Next-gen Surface RT to be 8.9 inch model?

The Surface might only just be out – the RT (ARM-powered) version that is, the Surface Pro is coming next month – but already there’s talk of the Surface 2. And apparently the next-gen hybrid tablet/laptop will come in different sizes, to better differentiate the.. more
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