You’ve got to hand it to Microsoft’s marketing team. The tech press hadn’t been this excited for an announcement since, well, the last Apple launch.
Microsoft has launched the Surface tablet, which will be powered by its upcoming Windows 8 system and contain a choice of an Intel or ARM-based processor.
Australian online retailer Kogan.com is charging a tax for purchasea mde on Internet Explorer 7, in an effort to encourage users to ugprade to newer browsers.
The Asus Taichi Ultrabook doubles as a Windows 8 tablet, and succeeds the Asus Zenbook Prime as the Taiwanese company’s flagship Ultrabook.
South Korea is gearing up to deploy tablet computers as textbook replacements, and Microsoft is looking to provide its technology to the education system.
Software piracy in the Asia Pacific region has cost software makers at least US$ 21 billion in losses, a report from the Business Software Alliance says.
Ford’s SYNC, featured on the Ford Focus, can now understand Mandarin, and can recognize voice commands in a wide range of regional accents.
Microsoft has announced its version nomenclature for Windows 8, which will include Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro & Windows RT for tablets & ARM-based devices.
Zynga buys Draw Something and its developer, OMGPOP, with plans to develop cross-platform games to include Microsoft’s Xbox Live.
Microsoft has launched Windows Phone 7.5 Refresh in China, with the HTC Eternity, Nokia Lumia 610c and ZTE Mimosa being the first Windows Phones in the country.