It’s Here! The Windows 8 Release Preview Arrives

It’s Here! The Windows 8 Release Preview Arrives

In what quickly became the worst-case secret in tech history, Microsoft is today delivering the Windows 8 Release Preview, the final major pre-release milestone of its next operating system for personal computing devices. The Windows 8 Release Preview comes just three months after the previous milestone, the Consumer Preview. And as expected, it’s a heck of a...

Microsoft aims to make iPad an underdog with Windows 8

Will Windows 8 tablets hurt iPad market share? (Credit: Brooke Crothers) Microsoft reportedly hopes to push Apple’s worldwide iPad market share under 50 percent by the middle of 2013 with Windows 8-based tablets , Digitimes reports today, citing unnamed sources. Microsoft is currently helping its many third-party vendors, including Dell, HP, and Acer, get...

Hulu Plus Arrives on Seven Android Tablets. With a Brand New Style.

Hulu Plus Arrives on Seven Android Tablets. With a Brand New Style.

March 29th, 2012 by Rajiv Makhijani and Zachary Pinter Software Developers Today marks a very special day for us at Hulu. From the beginning, our focus has been to bring the world’s most beloved TV shows and movies to entertainment fans whenever they want, wherever they want. This not only means launching Hulu Plus on every device in the market, but also doing...

A looming clash between Intel Corp. (INTC)and Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) will take center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show

A looming clash between Intel Corp. (INTC)and Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) will take center stage at the Consumer Electronics Show next week in Las Vegas, with both chipmakers seeking to control the future of mobile devices. Qualcomm Chief Executive Officer Paul Jacobs will demonstrate notebook computers based on his company’s chips on Jan. 10, highlighting a push into...

Microsoft posts record quarter but says tablets have “cannibalized” netbooks

Enterprise customers are flocking to Windows, Office, SQL Server but PC sales are weak By Julie Bort, Network World October 20, 2011 07:38 PM ET Despite weak consumer demand for PCs, Microsoft posted record first quarter revenue of $17.37 billion for the period that ended Sept. 30. This beat analysts’ reported expectations of $17.2 billion. Revenue...

By Exiting, Slow-Moving HP Will Help Reshape the PC Market

Paul Thurrott – Windows IT Pro – InstantDoc ID #140290 When IBM announced its intention to abandon the PC market in 2004, it was big news on a number of levels, not the least of which was that IBM had created this very market. Not on purpose, of course. But by using off-the-shelf hardware for its PCs and licensing third-party software, IBM...