Microsoft’s Surface is a bit slow out the starting gate according to tablet web traffic share numbers from mobile advertising network Chitika, which measures tens of millions of impressions coming from devices in North America. The MS tablet, which debuted on October 26, has just 0.13 percent of overall web traffic share according to a study conducted between November 12 and 18. → Read More
When I saw the initial wave of Surface reviews hit, I started pinging some folks to see if I could get my hands on one to review as well. I wanted to try out Microsoft’s new device because I like testing all new devices, ensuring that I maintain a good sense of the overall landscape. Plus, I find it fascinating that Microsoft is now doing their own Windows-based hardware. It’s nothing if not… → Read More
The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, John Borthwick, John Taschek, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — found plenty to write home about in Microsoft’s Surface tablets and Windows 8 rewrite of the Windows platform. Coming hard on the WWDC Apple announcements, it’s clear Redmond is stepping up its game.
With Skype and the still-not-closed Yammer acquisitions, Steve Sinofsky is trying to buy his way… → Read More
Wondering how the Microsoft Surface product will be for gaming? Some student was, and he made a video of what he found out. Have a look and see how Portal and Flight Simulator X controls. I’m still not sold, I found using a touchscreen to be a bit tiring, but hopefully you’ll get something out of it. Check out the video after the jump: → Read More
There’s a video up on YouTube right now, and while it’s probably completely fake, it pretends to be a possible product coming from Microsoft. The concept is interesting, but not really feasible (or at least not affordable). → Read More
One more quick video before I head out the door and battle the dumb crowds in dumb New York City. It’s Microsoft Surface, yes, but one where you play Dungeons and Dragons. Now, I’ve never played Dungeons and Dragons so I really have no idea what this guy is talking about, but I can appreciate the tech behind it. → Read More
A couple weeks ago we got an early demo of the Surface SP1 update, and saw that one of the goals of which was to improve Windows-Surface cross-compatibility and encourage developers to make their apps touch-compatible. Looks like that work goes both ways, as it appears that Surface content and functionality is going to be kicking it with Windows 7.
Check out the video inside. Everyone loves… → Read More
Wanna see a Microsoft Surface unboxing? Click through to watch one lucky guy unwrap the $13,500 gadget. These touchscreen tables still fascinate us. Could the Surface be the ultimate gadget? Yeah, probably. → Read More
This isn’t exactly headline news, but along with the 56-inch monitor we saw yesterday, it looks like displays in hospitals are going to be getting pretty fancy over the next couple years. After all, they have the latest technology for just about everything else. Might as well go the whole hog. Wireless ruggedized tablets capable of withstanding an arterial spray, 4K displays for visualizing bullet… → Read More
In two to three years we will have the next gen. Surface. It will feature a second projector that will project images above it’s screen allowing to overlay images on each other. Infrared sensors will let you control the Surface without touching it. → Read More
Now, you could just go down a list and tick the options you want, but that wouldn’t really be posh enough for you, would it? You’re getting a Bimmer, and you want the experience to be luxurious and classy from start to finish. And that’s why they’re employing a Microsoft Surface to choose your options and check out your car’s features instead of a good old piece of… → Read More