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Windows RT jailbroken to run ARM-based desktop apps

Windows RT jailbroken to run ARM-based desktop apps | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft's Windows RT operating system has finally been jailbroken. Security researcher clrokr claims to have developed a way to allow desktop applications to run on Microsoft's ARM-based OS.

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Here comes Microsoft Surface Pro, 64 bits and all

Here comes Microsoft Surface Pro, 64 bits and all | Microsoft | Scoop.it

The Windows 8 Pro version of Microsoft's Surface tablet is just around the corner. Here's what to expect.

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Looks like a very good option for business users, but let's wait for a hands-on review...

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Microsoft's Surface challenge: Proving it's a premium product worth a premium price

Microsoft's Surface challenge: Proving it's a premium product worth a premium price | Microsoft | Scoop.it

I think there's a market for premium, differentiated PC/tablet hybrids that aren't trying to compete primarily on price. I'm hoping Microsoft's Surface proves this category exists.

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The great Windows tablet keyboard crapshoot

The great Windows tablet keyboard crapshoot | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Detachable keyboards have been done already with Android slates, but that hasn’t stopped the idea being well reheated for Windows 8 and RT models.

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Dell promises plenty of Windows 8 devices to compete with Surface

Dell promises plenty of Windows 8 devices to compete with Surface | Microsoft | Scoop.it

"You'll see new Windows 8 ultrabooks, all-in-one tablets and converged devices in the fourth quarter and headed into next year."

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Skype for Windows 8 leaked, shows off Microsoft's tablet interface

Skype for Windows 8 leaked, shows off Microsoft's tablet interface | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft appears to be readying a new version of Skype that's designed for the new Windows 8 interface. An image of the Skype Metro style app leaked to Twitter this week, showing how Microsoft has optimized its voice and video calling service for upcoming Windows 8 and Windows RT tablets.

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Surface to arrive with Windows 8 on 10/26, says Microsoft

Surface to arrive with Windows 8 on 10/26, says Microsoft | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft's Surface tablet will land on the same date as Windows 8. A lot is riding on Windows 8 and Surface, as Microsoft makes clear in its annual report.


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Five unique features which may lead to Surface's success

Five unique features which may lead to Surface's success | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Many are wondering whether Microsoft's Surface tablet is the next big thing or simply just another alternative tablet to use, so we've decided to discuss five unique features which stand out.

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Microsoft's Surface event video now live

Microsoft's Surface event video now live | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft announced one of its more significant hardware products today, a Surface tablet running on Windows 8 or Windows RT.

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Acer unveils 10.1-inch Iconia W510 Windows 8 convertible tablet

Acer unveils 10.1-inch Iconia W510 Windows 8 convertible tablet | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Acer has just unveiled its Windows 8 lineup at Computex, among them the seriously attractive 10.1-inch Iconia W510 tablet.

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Internet Explorer 10 will Ship with Adobe Flash

Internet Explorer 10 will Ship with Adobe Flash | Microsoft | Scoop.it

By making Flash a part of IE 10, Microsoft can ensure the code meets its own standards for reliability, compatibility, security, and, probably most important, performance.

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The problem with Microsoft trying to be Apple

The problem with Microsoft trying to be Apple | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft is aiming to do something wildly different to beat Apple. At the same time, Microsoft is also trying to copy a very successful business model to be Apple.

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Intel working with 10 vendors on Windows 8 tablets

Intel working with 10 vendors on Windows 8 tablets | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Intel is working with 10 undisclosed Chinese and global vendors to design Windows 8 tablets using the its chips, a senior company executive said Wednesday.

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BYOD on Windows 8: Syncing your desktop and data across multiple devices

BYOD on Windows 8: Syncing your desktop and data across multiple devices | Microsoft | Scoop.it
Using Windows 8 across a number of devices and struggling to synchronise your work and files? Then check out this guide.
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Windows 8 tablets delayed for release: Microsoft won’t approve Intel tablets

Windows 8 tablets delayed for release: Microsoft won’t approve Intel tablets | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft’s dream of challenging Apple’s iPad got a little dimmer today as Intel’s delivery of a critical patch for computer battery life management software has been delayed.

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Windows 8 hardware explosion – Comparing the devices

Windows 8 hardware explosion – Comparing the devices | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Here is a (hopefully) handy table that compares all the current Windows 8 hardware we know about (along with the latest gen iPad for comparison).

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Samsung to reveal Windows 8 transforming tablet at IFA 2012

Samsung to reveal Windows 8 transforming tablet at IFA 2012 | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Samsung has been teasing its transforming Windows 8 tablet recently, and it appears the company has set a date for its unveiling.

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Microsoft to build more than 3 million Surface tablets, says IDC

Microsoft to build more than 3 million Surface tablets, says IDC | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Redmond is getting set to build millions of Surface tablets, an IDC analyst tells CNET. And the price? Only Microsoft knows but IDC has some thoughts on the subject.

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Microsoft Cites Windows RT Ecosystem Success, Despite Partner Grumbling

Microsoft Cites Windows RT Ecosystem Success, Despite Partner Grumbling | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft today announced success in creating a single Windows RT operating system release that supports multiple system-on-chip platforms.

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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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Is Microsoft launching its own tablet?

Is Microsoft launching its own tablet? | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Microsoft has a mysterious and somewhat secretive event planned for Monday, and tonight rumors about just what the company will be announcing are starting to fly.

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Windows 8 80 inch tablet in Steve Ballmer's office, says report

Windows 8 80 inch tablet in Steve Ballmer's office, says report | Microsoft | Scoop.it

A new report claims that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer currently has an 80 inch touch screen that has Windows 8 installed and the product is apparently something that will go on sale at some point.

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This is Dell's Windows 8 tablet

This is Dell's Windows 8 tablet | Microsoft | Scoop.it

If you have been wondering what Dell was cooking up for its Windows 8 tablet, we have a leaked slide that will fill that void. The tablet should land this November and Dell is playing hardball.

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Windows 8 on tablet: hands on

Windows 8 on tablet: hands on | Microsoft | Scoop.it

Windows 8 is the first OS that Microsoft has designed with touch control in mind. We see how it measures up on a tablet.

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