Why the Microsoft Surface tablet could mean trouble for third-party hardware makers

Gerald Lynch Columns & Opinion, Features, Microsoft, Tablet, Tech Digest news, Windows 8 4 Comments

Wow! "Microsoft in cool, exciting product launch shocker!" Microsoft's first foray into own-branded tablet hardware may have been a long time coming (and long overdue in the fight against Apple's mobile dominance), but credit where it's due: the Surface tablet…

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Nokia's CEO Stephen Elop: We explored Android

Gerald Lynch Android, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news, Windows Phone 7 2 Comments

Nokia's Investor Event kicked off in London this morning among the flurry of news surrounding the new partnership between the Finnish handset manufacturer and Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform. Nokia will now officially be using Windows Phone 7 as their…

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HP give up on Windows 7 tablet project

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Hewlett-Packard are thought to have terminated work on the Windows 7 tablet project, just months after it was unveiled by Microsoft with great fanfare at CES 2010. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had spoke highly of the promise of the…

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CES 2010: Final Thoughts

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The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…

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CES 2010: Day 2 Round-Up

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It may have gotten off to a dull start thanks to the lacklustre showing from Microsoft, but CES 2010 today threw up some really nice surprises. Keep an eye out for the Light Blue Optic's Light Touch here in today's…

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CES 2010: Microsoft's Ballmer announces the HP Slate

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A beacon of hope in an otherwise drab Microsoft keynote at this year's CES, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unvilied the HP Slate, a touchscreen tablet PC that the two companies have been working closely together on. "It's a beautiful…

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CES 2010: Project Natal Xbox 360 motion control coming Christmas

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Though Steve Ballmer's Microsoft keynote conference was a little on the dull side, he did reveal a bit of info sure to please gamers the world over. It's official; Project Natal will be hitting your Xbox 360 console by Christmas…

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CES 2010: Day 1 Round-Up

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With CES 2010 now well under way, it can be pretty tough keeping track of all the latest announcements. Here's Tech Digest's round-up of the of best Day 1 at CES 2010 so far, including all the news from the…

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