Windows RT update won’t work with Windows 10, just a Start change? Where have we seen that before.

Ah, Windows RT, whilst on paper a good idea, getting the Windows platform to run on mobile chips, meaning more efficiently and diversely able to compete with Android and iOS closely, but that never really worked did it? Whilst we had our own dabbles with Windows RT, in which we were actually a fan ofContinue reading “Windows RT update won’t work with Windows 10, just a Start change? Where have we seen that before.”

Microsoft announces new Surface Pro 3

Microsoft today finally took the wraps off, not the Surface mini but what can you do, the Surface Pro 3, 12 inch tablet that’s finally ready to take on the laptops of the world. The Surface is already easily the most productive tablet in existent, but now things get even better with the Surface ProContinue reading “Microsoft announces new Surface Pro 3”

Microsoft Office for iPad = 5 reasons it matters, 5 it doesn’t

Thursday 28th March, Microsoft and their new CEO Satya Nadella took the wraps off Office for iPad. Office for iPad delivers at least the traditional selection of Office apps, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, first to the iPad in a way that’s literally incomparable, more on that in a minute. Since, during, and even before, theContinue reading “Microsoft Office for iPad = 5 reasons it matters, 5 it doesn’t”

Google release 50 APIs for .NET Development on Windows and Windows Phone

Who said Google hates Microsoft, oh yeah they just do, but sometimes they forget and do things for that platform and today they did just that! Google have released 50 new Developer APIs for Microsoft’s .NET platform, some updated APIs and some APIs that have previously never been released including APIs for Google+ and Drive!Continue reading “Google release 50 APIs for .NET Development on Windows and Windows Phone”

Microsoft Surface 2 First Impressions

The Surface 2 is one of the two of Microsoft’s 2nd generation of Surface devices, other being the Surface Pro 2. The Surface 2 is the 2nd generation Surface RT running Windows 8.1 RT out of the box. Whilst most improvements over the original are mainly performance, the Surface 2 has so much more underContinue reading “Microsoft Surface 2 First Impressions”

How to remove Recovery Partition from Windows 8 / RT / 8.1

Whilst it may even to this day continue to divide opinions, Windows 8 is here to say and there’s many great choices of hardware out there, whether running Windows 8.1 Pro or Windows 8.1 RT. Windows 8 also began the biggest transition, if that’s the right word, ever in Windows, from the traditional desktop andContinue reading “How to remove Recovery Partition from Windows 8 / RT / 8.1”

Microsoft teases FY14 plans with Start-esc graphic!

Today at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Houston today, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer B. Kevin Turner took to the stage and revealed some rather exciting things happening in the world of Microsoft through FY14 (Fiscal Year 2014). As you can see from the Start-esc design, it shows just a few of the big highlightsContinue reading “Microsoft teases FY14 plans with Start-esc graphic!”

Is Microsoft becoming the Apple of old? Innovative and Cool!

Microsoft has long been a company that we all love to hate, and it’s not just IE, it’s just been one of them companies. In the moments of laughter one thing always seemed to occur, we’d all look up to Apple with all their competing and innovative ways against Microsoft, Apple were the cool companyContinue reading “Is Microsoft becoming the Apple of old? Innovative and Cool!”

Microsoft Surface RT matches Apple iPad prices as US price is announced!

If you were wondering what Microsoft meant by competitive prices for the Surface, well this really is it today as Microsoft finally unveiled the price of the Surface RT tablet …same as iPad. Surface with Windows RT will initially be available in three versions, a 32GB version priced at US$499, a 32GB version bundled withContinue reading “Microsoft Surface RT matches Apple iPad prices as US price is announced!”

Could Microsoft Surface RT be priced as low as $199

Engadget reports that Microsoft revealed the price of the ARM-based Surface RT tablet to attendees at their recent TechReady15 conference and the device clocked in at an unbelievably low $199. The price would make the tablet competitive with Google’s Nexus 7 and Amazon’s Kindle, amongst other devices, and would be a new low for 10.6Continue reading “Could Microsoft Surface RT be priced as low as $199”