Head of Devices and Services to move into new role as Nokia's former CEO prepares to take control of Xbox, Windows Phone, Surface, and more.
It’s no secret that Microsoft is hurting as the world moves to mobile. Sales of Windows Phones are miniscule compared to the competition, and the Surface is small potatoes compared to the iPad. With Satya Nadella as Microsoft’s new CEO, the company would be smart to start selling a “Nokia X“ phone running on Android. Show More Summary
Back in October 2013, Microsoft launched their brand new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets. Both tablets offered up WiFi connectivity but at the same time, we’re sure that many wouldn’t mind if the tablets came with an LTE option. After all not everywhere provides WiFi and tethering to your phone is a good and quick way to use up your data. Show More Summary
There’s a new Microsoft Surface 2 model on the way and this one will have LTE built in. An FCC filing was spotted by Dave Zatz who tweeted out the news and Engadget was able to dig up the details. The only difference seems to be […]
On their surface Apple's iWork apps — now included with the purchase of new Macs or iOS devices — provide customers with Microsoft Office-like capabilities. Are they a substitute for Office? Maybe for some, but Office's absence on iOS is still a glaring void that needs to be filled. Show More Summary
Between Kinect, Smartglass and the Xbox One controller, there are plenty of ways to control Microsoft's new home entertainment system - but no traditional clicker for media moguls. That might change next month. A pre-order page for an Xbox One...
Earlier this year, Microsoft debuted a new advertisement for its Surface tablets that depicted a young student looking inquisitively at the camera with the caption “Honestly, I need more than just a toy” plastered underneath. The implication...Show More Summary
Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella is under pressure to turn Microsoft around. According to The Washington Post, to "[t]wo influential Microsoft shareholders," this means scuttling the Xbox, Surface, and Bing in order to focus on what...Show More Summary
The new iPad mini with Retina Display is a fantastic tablet but unlike the Microsoft Surface, Apple’s smart cover does not have a built-in keyboard to make it easier for those who type a lot. There are some great tricks for better typing on touchscreens, but it still doesn’t match up to a proper keyboard. Show More Summary
It's the morning after Satya Nadella's first day as Microsoft's CEO. Now that the confetti has cleared, Nadella faces tough choices about the path forward for the company. Two influential Microsoft shareholders have been pushing the Redmond software giant to abandon what they view as non-essential product lines so that Microsoft can focus on its […]
An advantage that tablet magazines have over their paper-based relatives is that they can be updated with new content. So, when our writer Josh Ong spoke to Microsoft about how... Keep reading ?
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, boosted by strong sales of its software and services for businesses, a solid holiday season for its new Xbox game console and Surface tablets, and a slightly...
The company's search for a new CEO is still the dominant narrative surrounding Microsoft. But if you're able to get past the quest to replace Ballmer, you'll find a company that's starting to get something of a second wind in its long life. For one,...
Microsoft's second-generation, ARM-based Surface 2 devices are again available via the Microsoft online store. Those looking for Surface Pro 2s, docking stations or power covers: There's no new word on availability.
Panasonic's new Toughpad 4K UT-MA6 packs an awful lot of power under the hood, and does so without compromising durability. Think of it as a heavily bumped-up Microsoft Surface 2. Pun intended.
NVIDIA's Tegra K1 will likely power Microsoft's new Surface 3 tablets. Here's why one Fool thinks NVIDIA needs much more for its new mobile processor to succeed.
Despite not making any announcements at CES 2014, Microsoft has been unofficially tied to new products that were on display at the trade show, including NVIDIA’s Tegra K1, which will reportedly equip the Surface 3 and AMD’s Mullins processor that’s apparently considered for the rumored Xbox TV. Show More Summary
The new year has started on a surprisingly positive note for Microsoft with evidence its flailing Surface tablets were found under more than a few Christmas trees this year.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 has received a significant upgrade under the table. The new chip is faster by 15-20%, and comes with a set of enterprise features that the old core lacked.
New systems add 300MHz of extra processing power.