Monthly archive August, 2012

Surface Tablet Security Concerns

A Canadian security specialist, Nadim Kobeissi, voiced his concerns this week on Surface Tablet Security concerns -- in particular Windows 8 SmartScreen technology. The Windows 8 Tablets will contain filter technology, which is designed to warn users about downloading malicious software. The SmartScreen technology Read More →

Microsoft Marketing Breaking Bad

It appears the bad-boy marketing team at Microsoft is up to its old tricks again. Then again, it may be just some over zealous tech-geeks. Although the Microsoft Surface tablet is not scheduled to be released until October 26, graffiti street art has already Read More →

Unity and Microsoft Finally Unite

As a gaming platform, the Windows Phone 7 never attracted that much attention, but the Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Tablets have already caught the attention of Unity support. David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies has announced that Unity’s game creation tool will Read More →

Michael Dell: Microsoft May Attain 2% of Surface Tablet PC Sales

Responding to analysts’ inquiries, on a Dell second-quarter earnings conference call, Michael Dell (CEO) and Brian Gladden (CFO) commented on the upcoming Microsoft Surface tablet release. Relatively speaking, neither executive saw Microsoft attaining much market share this year. Gladden also commented on the Read More →

IDC Analyst Estimates 3 Million Surface Tablets in 2012

An IDC analyst reported to CNET recently that Microsoft is gearing up to build millions of Windows 8 Tablets. IDC estimates the company is initially planning to produce over 3 million Windows 8 Tablets and although they have yet to reveal the actual pricing Read More →

Lenovo Executive: Windows RT Tablets Priced $300 to $400

According to a Lenovo executive, Windows RT tablets will start at a price of about $300 when introduced to the market in October. David Schmoock, head of Lenovo’s North American operations, stated in an interview with Bloomberg that the Windows Read More →

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