Despite two Surface generations having passed and sales numbers still paling in comparison to Apple iPad volumes, Microsoft’s commitment to the Windows tablet project is growing, with a form factor expansion eyed for 2014.
Not many believed in Nokia’s tablet prospects, since the Finns decided to wager on Microsoft’s sinking Windows RT platform, but, believe it or not, the Lumia 2520 is destined to get a wingman as soon as “early 2014”.
Right on schedule, Microsoft has rolled out the second wave of Surface tablets, this time running Windows 8.1 and RT 8.1. But with lukewarm critical reception, extravagant pricing structures and severe software glitches, can they wipe the slate clean and make MS money instead of bleed it?
Nothing ever seems to go right when it comes to Windows RT. A serious hitch has affected the rollout of the Windows RT 8.1 update for Microsoft’s ARM-based tablet operating system.
We’ve been tracking hints, following leads and pursuing theories on Nokia’s first ever Lumia tablet for what feels like months now and, despite rumors of a last-minute cancelation, there’s a good chance one of the last pieces of the puzzle is today falling into place.
It’s no longer a matter of speculation, Microsoft is alone in the Windows RT tablet business and will be for time to come. But as hard as it might be to believe, the first-gen Surface RT and Surface 2 will get company sooner or later.
Windows 8.1 fall tablet roadmap includes 10-incher from Dell, Surface Mini, updated Acer W3 and more
Following what can be kindly described as a middling first wave of Windows 8 and RT-based tablets, most tech-savvy folks probably expected Microsoft and its partners to dial it up a notch come the fall of 2013. Or at least be a little wary about their prospects in a very competitive world.
Rumors over the last few weeks have indicated that Nokia is hard at work on a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet. Today, technology bloggerPaul Thurrott published what could be the first image of the tablet.
Microsoft sent out invitations for a media event in New York City on September 23rd, during which it will introduce the Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2.
Nokia working on a Windows RT 8.1 tablet, will feature a 10.1-inch full-HD display and Snapdragon 800
Nokia’s upcoming tablet running Windows RT has long been rumoured, and now we have more details regarding the hardware and the design of the tablet.