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Is your Surface Pro a bit full? Slot in an SD card, it's not from Apple

Is your Surface Pro a bit full? Slot in an SD card, it's not from Apple | Microsoft | Scoop.it

It's being widely reported that the Surface Pro arrives with a lot of its onboard storage already full up: but this is a foolish criticism to focus on.

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"iPad a bit full? Bad luck, buy a new one" ...

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Microsoft-Intel Push to Rival Apple in Tablets Sputtering

Microsoft-Intel Push to Rival Apple in Tablets Sputtering | Microsoft | Scoop.it
A push by Microsoft Corp. and Intel
Corp. to combat Apple Inc.’s iPad in the $63.2 billion tablet market is getting off to a slow start.
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Mixed signals here ...

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Microsoft Surface With Windows RT vs. Apple iPad: Specs Compared

Microsoft Surface With Windows RT vs. Apple iPad: Specs Compared | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Will the new Surface tablet finally be Microsoft's iPad-killer? We stack up the numbers to see.

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With Tablet, Microsoft Takes Aim at Hardware Missteps

With Tablet, Microsoft Takes Aim at Hardware Missteps | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft’s plan to create its own tablet is the most striking evidence yet of the friction with its partners on the hardware side of the PC business.

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Microsoft Blesses OnLive Windows-On-iPad: One Catch

Microsoft Blesses OnLive Windows-On-iPad: One Catch | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Upstart service that brings virtual Windows desktop to iPad gets approval from Microsoft, at a price. It has swapped Windows 7 for Windows Server 2008, a change users say stinks.

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How to Get Windows on the iPad (With Microsoft’s Blessing)

How to Get Windows on the iPad (With Microsoft’s Blessing) | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Nivio offers an internet service — the nDesktop — that streams Windows onto all sorts of machines, including Macs, PCs, and Google Chromebooks as well as the same devices targeted by the OnLive Desktop: iPads and Android tablets.

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Microsoft Office for iPad sounds a lot like Office for WOA tablets

Microsoft Office for iPad sounds a lot like Office for WOA tablets | Microsoft | Scoop.it

If the Daily.com is right, Microsoft’s Office for iPad could be launching well ahead of Office for Windows 8 on ARM tablets.

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Running Windows on an Apple iPad

Running Windows on an Apple iPad | Microsoft | Scoop.it

I love the convenience of the iPad but there are times when I miss Windows apps. It is not just for work; there is nothing on the iPad to rival Jack Bridge, for example.

The solution is to run Windows on the iPad via remote desktop.

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Secret behind Microsoft iPad apps

Secret behind Microsoft iPad apps | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft is releasing one iPad app after another, and hopes we don’t figure out why it is doing so.

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Microsoft plans to get its Office software suite on the iPad

Microsoft plans to get its Office software suite on the iPad | Microsoft | Scoop.it

According to sources, Microsoft is actively working on adapting its popular software suite for Apple’s tablet.

With the iPad making up over 80 percent of the tablet market and millions of people worldwide using Office, that could mean big bucks for the tech giant based in Redmond, Wash.

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Apple iPad not replacing laptops, Microsoft Surface can: SAP

Apple iPad not replacing laptops, Microsoft Surface can: SAP | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Microsoft is expected this month to roll out a "Surface Pro" tablet compatible with legacy PC software developed over decades.
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Five Ways the Surface RT Beats the iPad

Five Ways the Surface RT Beats the iPad | Microsoft | Scoop.it
I've had a month to play with the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT tablet. Microsoft faces a serious challenge to compete against devices like the Apple iPad, Google Nexus 10, Kindle Fire HD 8.9, and other full-size tablets.
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Balanced article by Tony Bradley. But Surface Pro (due in January) will be a better fit for business use ...

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Windows 8 UI ported to iOS, hell freezes over

Windows 8 UI ported to iOS, hell freezes over | Microsoft | Scoop.it

If you are using an iPhone and have been salivating over Windows 8, go ahead and jailbreak your device then make the jump to see a new dream board theme in action that replicates Windows 8.

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Microsoft Surface: iPad knockoff for enterprise? That works

Microsoft Surface: iPad knockoff for enterprise? That works | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Cynics may mock the Microsoft Surface as an iPad knockoff, but it has enough going for it to turn the heads of a lot of business customers.

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Microsoft Takes OnLive to Task for Offering Free Windows, Office to iPad Users

Microsoft Takes OnLive to Task for Offering Free Windows, Office to iPad Users | Microsoft | Scoop.it

While we debate whether Microsoft port its Office productivity suite to the iPad and Android-based tablets, a third-party has done just that, offering both to consumers for free.

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Microsoft Disputes Report of Office for iPad

Microsoft Disputes Report of Office for iPad | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft may well be working on a version of Office for iPad, but it’s not the one detailed in a report today from The Daily. Nor will it soon be submitted to Apple for approval.

“The Daily story is based on inaccurate rumors and speculation,” says Microsoft spokesman Frank Shaw.

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Microsoft's Killer Tablet Opportunity

Microsoft's Killer Tablet Opportunity | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Forget about outdoing Apple's iPad and give us the features that finally improve the way we work. Here are three features the iPad lacks -- and almost certainly will continue to lack for quite some time -- that fit the bill.

 

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Microsoft Designs Bluetooth Keyboard for Tablets

Microsoft Designs Bluetooth Keyboard for Tablets | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft's Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 5000 is designed to be used with Apple's two iPad tablets, numerous Android devices and Microsoft Windows.

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Microsoft Office Coming to iPad in 2012

Microsoft Office Coming to iPad in 2012 | Microsoft | Scoop.it

 

The news about Microsoft porting its Office suite to iOS, to run on Apple's iPad is creating quite a buzz these days.

This comes at a time when the world is looking forward to the launch of the iPad 3 in the spring of 2012.

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Is Microsoft Running Out of Time for Tablets?

Is Microsoft Running Out of Time for Tablets? | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The window of opportunity for Microsoft to come out with a Windows tablet that successfully challenges the iPad is closing, according to a report from Forrester Research to be published Tuesday.

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