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Microsoft Windows Surface pricing revealed on Swedish retail website - priced to compete?

Microsoft Windows Surface pricing revealed on Swedish retail website - priced to compete?

Swedish website Webhallen.com is listing Microsoft Surface tablet pricing on its site. If these details are correct then pricing would be substantially higher than previously thought. Of particular interest here is the cheapest Arm based WinRT device, a 32GB model, showing up costing around £648.00 or $1000. It had previously been suggested that WinRT tablets would be priced relatively...

robert brand 139
PhoneGap 2.0, the Adobe cross-platform development platform, adds more features as well as other improvements

PhoneGap 2.0, the Adobe cross-platform development platform, adds more features as well as other improvements

We last looked at PhoneGap, the Adobe-owned open source mobile development platform, when version 1.3 arrived which included support for Windows Phone. Adobe has now released 2.0 and further expands on the feature set provided to developers who wish to build apps that can easily be submitted to multiple platform app stores. Using HTML5, CSS and Javascript, PhoneGap allows those who do...

Rich Edmonds 4
Nokia’s cumulative shipments of the Lumia outpaces the iPhone and Samsung…back in 2007

Nokia’s cumulative shipments of the Lumia outpaces the iPhone and Samsung…back in 2007

Nokia has reportedly shipped 6.9 million Lumias Sales numbers and estimates are always a tricky thing, especially when you don’t have concrete numbers to work with. We also tend to boast the good news and downplay the bad so with that caveat we’ll provide you the latest in “market analysis”. Don’t worry, this one is mostly good. Strategy Analytics is making quite the name for themselves...

Daniel Rubino 63
Microsoft News Roundup - Motorola getting banned, Office 2013 has apps and Nokia stock is a go

Microsoft News Roundup - Motorola getting banned, Office 2013 has apps and Nokia stock is a go

Although news on or about Windows Phone may be slow coming out today there’s still plenty going on in the tech world that’s tied to Microsoft with some residual effects for our favorite mobile OS. Instead of spamming our own site with tangential news, we figured we would just summarize in a digest. Cool? Today’s new stories that we've found interesting are the following— Motorola...

Daniel Rubino 6
The competition -  Google's Android 4.1 announcements and a new 7

The competition - Google's Android 4.1 announcements and a new 7" tablet

Android is currently the thorn in everyone's side—from Apple to Microsoft to RIM—the “free” mobile OS is continuing to dominate and today they added just a little bit more. For those who weren’t aware, Google I/O kicked off today. It’s their BUILD, their MIX, their random secret Apple announcement where they show off their big plans for Android over the next few months. Here’s the recap...

Daniel Rubino 129
Xbox Live Companion app updated for iOS, released for Android, holds tight for Windows Phone

Xbox Live Companion app updated for iOS, released for Android, holds tight for Windows Phone

Microsoft has updated the Xbox Live Companion app for iOS and released a version for the Android system. While there was no movement on the Windows Phone version, the iOS update may be a good indicator on what might be in store. The Xbox Live Companion update for iOS takes that app to version 1.5 and adds the following features for the iPhone or iPad. Discover fresh content from the...

George Ponder 64
Google complains about antitrust issues, pointing fingers at Microsoft and Nokia

Google complains about antitrust issues, pointing fingers at Microsoft and Nokia

Just when we thought the patent wars were over, Google has announced yesterday that they've filed an antitrust complaint in Europe, pointing a finger at Nokia and Microsoft regarding patents. The search giant is arguing that both companies are using third-party agencies (which are internally branded "patent trolls") to increase the costs for mobile devices, which would in-turn provide a...

Rich Edmonds 63