Microsoft's Intel x86 Windows 8 Surface Pro tablet apparently boasts only half the battery life of the less expensive Surface RT which is powered by Nvidia's power-conscience (ARM) Tegra chip.
A strong competitive market - including surging Android tablet shipments and robust demand for Apple's iPad mini - has prompted analysts at IDC to revise their 2012 projection for the worldwide tablet market.
A joint effort by Microsoft and Intel to challenge Apple's wildly popular iPad in the highly lucrative tablet market seems to have gotten off to a very slow start.
Lackluster demand may have prompted Microsoft to significantly slash orders of its Surface RT tablet, but that hasn't stopped Redmond from planning additional mobile hardware.
Lackluster demand has reportedly prompted Microsoft to slash orders of its Surface RT tablet from 4 million to 2 million units.
Nintendo may have recently rolled out its next-gen Wii U console, but it will be a year until Microsoft launches its long-awaited Xbox 720 in time for 2013 holiday season.
Microsoft has confirmed pricing for its Intel x86-powered Surface tablet: $899 for the 64GB standalone iteration and $999 for the 128GB standalone version. Both will be available in January 2013.
Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot isn't at all pleased with the current state of aging consoles from both Sony (PS3) and Microsoft (Xbox 360).
Microsoft appears to be working on an augmented reality headset of its own, similar to Google's Project Glass.
Microsoft's tipped to be working on an Xbox set-top box, lower-cost than the standard console and offering movies, TV programs and casual games.
Microsoft is reportedly prepping an Xbox set-top box that could potentially be positioned as a low-cost alternative to Redmond's flagship console.
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Nielsen says he's not a Microsoft hater, yet rips into "disappointing" Windows 8 user interface (UI).
Sales of Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 operating system are reportedly hovering "well below" Redmond's internal projections.
It's no surprise that Redmond is aggressively promoting Microsoft-branded hardware in several markets.
A California lawyer is suing Microsoft, claiming that the Surface tablet he bought has only half the advertised amount of storage.
Microsoft says DirectX 11.1 will be a Windows 8 exclusive. Does it matter?
Analysts at DisplayMate recently published a tablet display shootout that pitted Microsoft's Surface RT against the retina-enabled Apple iPad, the iPad 2 and Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.
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Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft's Windows division and widely tipped as a future CEO, has left the company just three weeks after the launch of his division's flagship product, Windows 8.