All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘surface’

Microsoft May Be Working On A 7-Inch Surface Tablet [Rumor]

The 7-inch tablet is the new 10-inch tablet. Consumers have stopped wanting the best instead opting for the cheapest, which explains why the Nexus 7 and iPad Mini are so popular. It would seems that Microsoft is finally catching on. The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is now in the planning stages of a 7-inch Surface tablet. The interesting …

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Still Can’t Find A Surface Pro? Check Back Again Later This Week

The Surface Pro is selling out pretty much everywhere. Consumers hoping to grab Microsoft’s latest tablet/laptop hybrids have been met with disappointment after stores across the nation sold out almost immediately. Now Microsoft is working to get more stock into stores by the end of the week, but you still might not get one. In a quick post from the …

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Microsoft Surface Pro May Cause Spontaneous Office Dance Offs

The Surface RT’s ad campaign was defined by one thing – synchronized dancing. It was a little strange considering the ad didn’t even tell the consumer what Surface was or what it could do. It just showed a lot of hip youngsters (and a sweet, old couple) getting down with their new tablet/PC hybrid. People must have liked the ad …

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Microsoft Defends Surface Pro’s $900 Price Tag

The Surface Pro will be launching on February 9 for $900. That’s only for the 64GB version as the 128GB model will go for $1,000. It costs even more when you throw in the touch or typepad, and other accessories. Isn’t this all a little too much? Tami Reller, Windows Finance and Marketing Chief, doesn’t think so. In fact, she …

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Surface Pro Goes On Sale February 9, Available Online And In Stores

Despite Microsoft’s best attempts at spin, all reports point to the Surface RT being kind of a failure as far as tablets are concerned. Fans will still defend the device, however, and tell us to wait until the Surface Pro launches. The mythical Windows 8 device will show ’em all they say. Well, it will have its chance to show …

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Surface Pro Will Reportedly Launch In Late January

In late November, Microsoft announced that the Surface Pro would cost $899 for the base model at launch. When exactly would the device launch? The company wouldn’t say, but reports from its retail outlets this week indicate that the device is launching by the end of the month. CNET reports that Microsoft Store salespeople have pegged the Surface Pro for …

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Former Windows Boss Steven Sinofsky Will Be An “Executive In Residence” At Harvard

Last month, Microsoft and Windows boss Steven Sinofsky parted ways. The split appeared amicable on the surface, but other reports suggested otherwise. That’s all behind us though and Sinofsky is focusing on the next chapter in his life. Sinofsky announced on Twitter this afternoon that he will be heading to Harvard Business School in the spring semester to teach. He’s …

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Ballmer Could Be Out Of A Job If Windows 8 Fails

Is Windows 8 a bust? It’s far too early to tell, but some analysts are already predicting some pretty major changes at Microsoft if the company can’t turn its latest operating system into a hit. In fact, the company’s CEO may be in trouble. The success of Windows 8, at least according to analysts, is being pegged on its adoption …

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Microsoft Is Finally Expanding Surface RT Availability To Retailers

An analyst with Detwiler Fenton said last week that Microsoft’s Surface wasn’t doing so well. The analyst attributed the lack of success to two causes – limited distribution and a high price. Microsoft hasn’t fixed the price yet, but it is fixing its distribution issues as soon as next week. Microsoft announced today that it plans to make its Surface …

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Microsoft’s Surface Is Dead Last In Tablet Web Traffic Generation

It’s been speculated that Microsoft’s Surface tablet may not be doing that well. There’s not been any solid numbers yet from Redmond, but a new report out of Chitika seemingly confirms the speculation. Chitika Insights published a report this morning that looks into how much Web traffic Google’s and Microsoft’s tablets generate. It’s important to note first off that Microsoft …

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Microsoft’s Surface Might Not Be Doing So Well

Microsoft’s Surface tablet started out pretty strong. The base model sold out in the first day of pre-orders. After that, Steve Ballmer said sales were off to a “modest” start. Modest apparently means abysmal according to a report from one analyst. Forbes reports that Detwiler Fenton, a Boston-based brokerage firm, published a note this morning that said Microsoft’s Surface tablet …

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Surface With Windows 8 Pro Starts At $899

The Microsoft Surface RT is a “modest” success. That’s the official line from Microsoft, but it doesn’t seem like many people are talking about the company’s first foray into tablet hardware. That may be because most are waiting for the souped up Windows 8 Pro Surface coming out in January, but the price may just convince people to look elsewhere …

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