[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120717_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] If you were skeptical about the existence of the “tablet wars” before, there is no denying they are in full swing now. It’s widely agreed that Apple’s iPad trumps its competition but don’t count out Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Google’s Nexus 7. The Nexus 7 just became Continue Reading →
Bill Gates
Microsoft may be going it alone in making its first tablet but company chairman and founder Bill Gates says that Windows PC original equipment manufacturers shouldn’t feel spurned. As Julie Bort of Business Insider notes, Gates was interviewed by PBS’s Charlie Rose on Monday night and was asked about the advantages of a software company Continue Reading →
Microsoft Surface
Microsoft’s Windows RT Surface tablet is expected to have a price tag of at least $600, according to a report from DigiTimes. Citing unnamed sources, DigiTimes also reported that the Windows 8 Pro Surface would be priced at $800 or more, making it significantly more expensive than any other big-name tablet currently on the market. Continue Reading →
Microsoft Surface
It’s sacrilege to some Apple fanboys. It’s also something none of Apple’s competitors have been able to claim since that “magical” day in early 2010. But when Microsoft unveiled the Surface tablet (actually a pair of them) Monday, the software company clearly had one ultimate goal: to make a tablet that’s better than the iPad. Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120619_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] At long last, Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer announced a Microsoft branded, Windows 8 tablet called the Microsoft Surface.  It’s a 10.6 inch, tablet with a removable battery and it weighs only 1 ½ pounds.  The Microsoft Surface is obviously designed as direct competition for the Apple’s iPad.  Continue Reading →
Microsoft Surface
In its biggest-ever push into the hardware business, Microsoft on Monday unveiled a tablet computer called Surface that is designed to challenge Apple’s iPad. At an event here, the company showed off the device, which is about the same weight and thickness as an iPad, with a 10.6-inch screen. The tablet has a built-in “kickstand” Continue Reading →