Did Microsoft make an Excel mistake on its own ad?

AppleInsider caused a titter amongst Apple fanboys when it pointed out that Microsoft appears to have made a calculation error in a billboard advert.

Comparing the iPad Air is hard to do

The iPad Air went on sale on Friday. It's easier to compare it to its predecessor in the Apple stable, but not that easy when it comes to other vendors like Microsoft and Samsung.

Video: Water surface becomes interactive touchscreen, via Kinect

Thanks to designtaxi.com for highlighting this one – water-based touch screens. They are dubbed an “immersive” experience, geddit? Apparently, the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo has prototyped an interactive touchscreen on the surface of water in a bath. Designed to provide digital entertainment during bath time, where users do not ...

Microsoft lab where PCs go to be killed

There is a place in Microsoft where they like to hurt, torture and use extreme prejudice to eliminate their own devices. 

Julie Larson-Green eyed for Xbox hardware role

Julie Larson-Green - currently in charge of Windows at Redmond - is reportedly poised to lead Microsoft's hardware division, including Surface and the lucrative Xbox, the latter of which was only recently vacated by Don Mattrick.

Microsoft has another stab at Surface tabs

While Microsoft’s Surface tablets proved completely underwhelming, a report suggests that the company might have another bash at the platform.

MS Surface tablets go worldwide

Redmond is expanding Surface RT and Surface Pro availability to a number of new markets, including major emerging economies. 

Microsoft puts more beef into Surface

Microsoft is once again trying to ensure that Surface does as well as it possibly can.

Report: Windows 8-powered iPad Mini rival may be imminent

Redmond has been offering its own tablets under a Microsoft Surface brand for several months now.

Microsoft Surface subject to bulk buy

Microsoft’s Surface tablets are off to a rather unimpressive start, but Redmond now believes that it can woo more business users by selling its gear in bulk. The new service allows business users to place volume orders for Surface tablets. We are, however, not convinced it will help Microsoft’s cause.

Windows tablets will rule the world

While the rest of the world is not saying much about Windows 8 on tablets, it seems that it has found a loyal supporter in the analyst community. So far Microsoft's Surface tablets have missed sales expectations among average consumers, and Samsung pulled the plug on some of its Windows RT tablets.

Microsoft lacks a "plan B" for struggling Surface tablets

Microsoft CFO Peter Klein was on hand at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference this week where he dismissed any idea that Redmond should be working on a "Plan B" for its Surface tablets.  

$900 Microsoft Windows 8 Surface Pro launches on Feb 9

Microsoft has confirmed that its Intel-powered Windows 8 Pro Surface tablet will launch on February 9, 2013.

Windows desktop apps and utilities ported to RT

Microsoft's Surface RT tablet may not be a bestseller like the iPad, but it is fairly popular amongst a number of Redmond-friendly devs and those who prefer a Windows tablet over an Android or iOS device.

$900+ Microsoft Surface Pro is short on battery life

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.

Microsoft wants yet more Surface tablets

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.

Report: Little demand for Microsoft's Surface RT tablet

Lackluster demand has reportedly prompted Microsoft to slash orders of its Surface RT tablet from 4 million to 2 million units. 

Microsoft sued over Surface storage

A California lawyer is suing Microsoft, claiming that the Surface tablet he bought has only half the advertised amount of storage.

Microsoft's Surface tablet is a money maker

Atlhough the ultimate success of Microsoft's indigenously designed Surface remains uncertain, we do know that Redmond is making a rather tidy profit off each tablet sold. 

Acer pushes back its Windows RT plans

Acer says it does not want to be a guinea pig.