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  • Microsoft Betting Big On Surface: Orders 3 To 5 Million Tablets For Q4, Says WSJ

    Microsoft Betting Big On Surface: Orders 3 To 5 Million Tablets For Q4, Says WSJ

    Redmond is getting ready to go to war, tablet war against iOS and Android — with the looming launch of its Windows 8-powered Surface slate, due to get the final reveal on October 25. Microsoft has ordered between three and five million Surface tablets from component suppliers for Q4 — ramping up to similar order volumes as Amazon’s Kindle Fire and Google’s Nexus 7… Read More

  • Gillmor Gang: Send In The Clones

    Gillmor Gang: Send In the Clones

    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… Read More

  • Video: Using Microsoft Surface With Joystick Emulation

    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

  • CrunchRender: The Microsoft Method All-In-One

    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

  • The Top Ten Groundbreaking Slates

    Tomorrow is a big day. Apple will be revealing a brand new product to the masses. While we don’t know what it will be called, we’re quite certain Jobs will be unveiling the much-anticipated Apple Tablet. While the Apple Tablet may very well revolutionize the tablet industry–as their previous products have done many times before–it wouldn’t be where it is without… Read More

  • Video: Much progress has been made on Dungeons and Dragons for Microsoft Surface

    Remember Dungeons & Dungeons for the Microsoft Surface? It looks to be coming along nicely. Read More

  • Video: Dungeons and Dragons on the Microsoft Surface

    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

  • Windows 7 and Microsoft Surface play well together

    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… Read More

  • Here's a Microsoft Surface unboxing video

    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

  • Surface app for doctors improves their bedside manner

    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… Read More

  • Video: Second Generation Surface

    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