Surface Tablet

  • Microsoft may unveil 'small' Surface tablet PC on May 20 May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft, reportedly, is working on a smaller version of its Surface tablet PC, which it is likely to unveil at its event on May 20. The company has sent out press invitations to its conference on May 20, with the tagline "Join us for a small gathering." Rumours are...
  • Microsoft posts bigger-than-expected profits, no word on new CEO January 24, 2014

    Seattle: Microsoft 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 lower tax bill. The world's largest software company did not say anything about its five-month...
  • Surface 2: Microsoft likely to launch new Surface tablet today September 23, 2013

    New York: Microsoft Corp. is expected to announce new Surface tablet computers, including a version with a smaller screen to compete with Google's Nexus 7 and Apple's iPad Mini. The company has an announcement event scheduled in New York on Monday.It comes about a month before Microsoft releases an update to...
  • Microsoft shares hit by biggest sell-off since 2009 July 21, 2013

    Bangalore: Microsoft Corp shares fell more than 11 per cent on Friday, their biggest plunge in more than four years, a day after the software company posted dismal quarterly results due to weak demand for its latest Windows system and poor sales of its Surface tablet. The stock's selloff, from five-year...
  • Tablets with Microsoft's Windows RT see slow sales: Report May 2, 2013

    New York: Microsoft is seeing slow sales of a version of Windows designed for thin and light tablets, even as the tablet market as a whole is growing, a research firm reported Wednesday. Researchers at IDC said manufacturers shipped 2,00,000 tablets running Windows RT, the special version of Windows for iPad-style...
  • Microsoft working on a 7-inch Surface tablet: Report April 11, 2013

    Bangalore: Microsoft is developing a new lineup of Surface tablets, including a 7-inch version expected to go into mass production later this year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the company's plans. Microsoft executives felt they needed to keep pace with the growing popularity of smaller tablets like...
  • Microsoft sued over Surface tablet storage November 15, 2012

    Los Angeles: A California lawyer is suing Microsoft, claiming the Surface tablet he bought doesn't have all the storage space the company advertised. Andrew Sokolowski says he bought a Surface with 32 gigabytes of storage last week. But he quickly ran out of space after loading it with music and Microsoft...
  • Defect found in Microsoft Surface tablet Touch Cover November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: One of the major features of Microsoft's Surface tablet, apart from the new operating system, is its key accessory, the Touch Cover, which features an integrated keyboard. However, early adopters of the tablet who have this accessory are facing some issues with the Touch Cover where it splits...
  • Microsoft launches Windows 8, Surface tablet October 26, 2012

    New York: Microsoft launched its new Windows 8 operating system and Surface tablet on Thursday in a bid to revive interest in its flagship product and regain ground lost to Apple and Google in mobile computing. "We've reimagined Windows and we've reimagined the whole PC industry," Microsoft Chief Executive Steve...
  • Microsoft launches Windows 8 in India; upgrade for Rs 1,999 October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Microsoft has announced the availability of its Windows 8 operating system for its customers in India and around the world. Starting Friday, October 26, consumers worldwide will have access to the latest Microsoft OS on a wide range of Windows 8 PCs, ultrabooks, tablets and hybrid devices. Windows 8...
  • iPhone 5 and other upcoming and recent releases September 8, 2012

    New York: It was a big week for gadget announcements as Amazon, Nokia and Motorola all tried to generate interest in their products before Apple's expected announcement of a new iPhone next Wednesday. Amazon announced four new Kindle Fire models and a new line of stand-alone e-readers on Thursday, a day...