Monthly Archives: July 2012

Microsoft Surface tablets vs iPad: iPad being challenged by Windows 8 tabs

Microsoft Surface tablets are set to challenge Apple iPad. Windows 8 tablets are going to pose tough challenge against Apple tablets We have finally received the exact release date of Windows 8. The new version of the software is to

Microsoft Surface tablet appears on Amazon Germany

Several variants of Microsoft Surface tablet have been seen on Amazon’s Germany site. Meanwhile people are calling it a true iPad killer Windows Surface Tablets seems to be making faster headway to launch than previously anticipated. Though the Redmond based

Google Nexus 7 & Microsoft Surface: where will the tablets be sold?

Steve Ballmer indicates Surface will be sold directly by Microsoft, while the Nexus 7 pops up for preorder at EBGames.   When Microsoft lifted the lid on its Surface tablets a few weeks ago it didn’t really touch on how

Microsoft Surface Tablet Could Hurt iPad, iPhone Even Apple TV Sales

The Microsoft Surface tablet has the potential to cut into sales of Apple iPads, iPhones and even Apple’s rumored TV—if the tablet is all that Microsoft says it is. Unfortunately, no one will know if that’s the case for some time.

Microsoft gave its longtime hardware partners a poke in the eye when

it introduced two

Microsoft’s Surface – easier to repair than a MacBook Pro?

Increasingly, iPads, Mac notebooks and high end smartphones are turning into sealed units with few or no user-serviceable parts (for example, iFixit called the MacBook Pro with retina display “the least repairable laptop we’ve ever taken apart”).

It’s nothing new; getting into the original Mac required a large gadget called the case-cracking tool to lever apart the seam of the case, as well as a set of Torx screwdrivers

How Microsoft can convince me to ditch my iPad

By Patrick Gray

With the recent announcement by Microsoft of its own tablet hardware, I find myself in a similar position as many iPad owners — that is, wondering if I’ll ditch my Apple iPad for a Microsoft Surface tablet once they’re released. While there are still many questions around the Surface series of devices, here’s what Microsoft will need to provide for me to ditch my iPad for their newest

Microsoft trumps Apple

Surface ad enjoys top June shares

Microsoft’s advert for its highly-anticipated Surface tablet was the most shared video campaign in June.

The ad lasts just over a minute, and features shots of the device on a white table in a brightly lit room. Despite the fact that the product only arrived in the second half of the month, it



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