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Microsoft cancels Surface Mini media tablet

Microsoft Corp. has reportedly called off its plans to introduce Surface Mini media tablet. The company decided not to enter the market of smaller slates because it is already very crowded. Nonetheless, the software giant may reconsider its plans regarding smaller tablets if market conditions change. Microsoft was expected to …

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Microsoft reveal new ‘Surface’ tablets

Yesterday Microsoft showcased their new tablet which runs on the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. They are diverting resources to mount a viable attack on the Apple and Google machines. Ballmer said the device would offer “Windows without compromise”. The new Microsoft Surface tablet has a built in stand and …

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How Microsoft ‘missed’ the tablet market

If you ever wondered why Microsoft have been so weak in the tablet sector then the the inside story has been published on CNET – it is called ‘The Inside Story of How Microsoft Killed Its Courier Tablet’. It makes for interesting reading. In 2010, Microsoft apparently had two teams …

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Microsoft contemplate releasing Windows 8 tablet PC

Microsoft are said to be debating internally whether they should release a self branded Windows 8 tablet, for release in 2012. Microsoft representatives have not confirmed the rumor but sources close to Texas Instruments say they are involved in the joint design of an upcoming tablet. Apple are currently dominating …

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Microsoft falter – tablet OS delayed until 2012

There is no doubting that in the desktop market, Microsoft have the lions share of sales figures. Sadly, the Redmond OS giant have failed constantly to make an impact in the mobile sector. The latest news just in suggests that Microsoft are delaying their tablet operating system, until 2012. Bloomberg …

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Is Windows 7 ideal for a Tablet? Microsoft think so

CES is a big show for Microsoft as they are said to announce their new software for tablets at the event. Analysts and skeptics however have little faith in the company being able to mount a serious challenge to the Apple iPad. Keith Goddard, CEO of Capital Advisors Inc. said …

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Windows Phone 7 not good enough for tablets?

According to The Register – Microsoft senior product manager Greg Sullivan surprisingly said that Phone 7 looks to be a poor choice for Tablets, prefering to focus on Windows 7 for this medium. “Windows 7 will provide a richer touch and applications experience and will be necessary on tablets.” he …

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