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Microsoft planning go big with rumoured push to produce 3 to 5 million Surface devices

Microsoft planning go big with rumoured push to produce 3 to 5 million Surface devices

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Suppliers in Asia have apparently spilled the beans on Microsoft's production line plans for its coming Surface devices. If the information is to be believed, MS have put in component orders to ensure they are able to produce 3 to 5 million of the devices for the fourth quarter. With such an order Microsoft looks set to go into mass production rather than just produce a limited run as...

Microsoft details features and performance of forthcoming WinRT tablets. Looking good.

Microsoft details features and performance of forthcoming WinRT tablets. Looking good.

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Microsoft has so far been rather coy when it comes to the actual performance characteristics of their forthcoming WinRT tablets. That’s to have been expected due to the new ARM requirements but many have wondered how frugal with battery and weight a Windows RT tablet could really be. Windows on ARM devices are designed to compete with existing tablets currently available in the market....

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

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

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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...

NY Times: On Monday Microsoft will unveil their own tablet, will take on the iPad

NY Times: On Monday Microsoft will unveil their own tablet, will take on the iPad

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We have to admit, we're rather loving this speculation about what Microsoft will unveil on Monday and it finally looks like it's coming into focus. On Monday, June 18th, Microsoft will take the wraps off of their own tablet running Windows 8 (or a variant of), confirming an earlier report. The New York Times is now going on record as having spoken to "people with knowledge of Microsoft’...