Posts Tagged ‘ Windows 8 ’
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
“Hope springs eternal in the human breast” (Alexander Pope) As it does for most investors. People do not like to accept the notion that a business will lose relevancy, and its value will fall. Especially really big companies that are household brand names. Investors, like customers, prefer...
Microsoft Corp on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings as slow personal computer sales ate into its Windows business and the company took an unexpected $900 million charge for its inventory of unsold Surface tablets. The stock fell 5 per cent after hours from 5-year highs. The ma...
19 July, 2013 |
After launching the next-generation Galaxy Camera (read here for more), Samsung has gone ahead and launched two new tablets – ATIV Q and ATIV Tab 3. Both tablets run on the Windows 8 operating system. While one of them is a convertible tablet with the ability to run Android apps, the other one is ...
21 June, 2013 |
Microsoft Corp is bringing back the Windows “start” button, offering a stripped-down version among a slew of improvements aimed at winning over tablet users and placating PC customers alienated by Windows 8. The world’s largest software company is looking to re-energize sales of it...
31 May, 2013 |
Panasonic India has expanded its Toughpad range of tablets with the launch of two new devices called Toughpad FZ-G1 and Toughpad JT-B1. Both target the enterprise segment and are priced at a whopping Rs 1.75 lakh and Rs 69,000, respectively. Here is a look at the specifications. Toughpad FZ-G1 This ...
17 April, 2013 |
Microsoft needed a great Christmas season. After years of product stagnation, and a big market shift toward mobile devices from PCs, Microsoft’s future relied on the company seeing customers demonstrate they were ready to jump in heavily for Windows8 products – including the newSurfac...
22 January, 2013 |
Little over a month since Flipkart.com added e-books as a category to its digital media store Flyte, the e-com major claims that it has crossed 50,000 e-book downloads from 25,000 customers. The company had launched the category with a selection of more than one lakh e-books in late November last ye...
4 January, 2013 |
Microsoft Corp has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in the month since the launch, according to one of the new co-heads of the Windows unit, setting a faster pace than Windows 7 three years ago. The sales number represents a solid but unspectacular start for the touch-friendly operating system de...
28 November, 2012 |
When Steve Ballmer is having fun, everybody knows it. It’s not just the famously booming voice and sweatily energetic public performances. Mr Ballmer is not seen in tech circles as a “product guy” – the breed held in highest esteem – but when Microsoft has something new to show off, there ...
20 November, 2012 |
Microsoft has launched Windows 8 for its customers in India (and around the world). While people purchasing new Windows 8 devices get the operating system by default, existing Windows customers have the option to upgrade to the new OS. The company will offer two versions, Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro...
31 October, 2012 |