The chatter of a Nokia Windows 8 tablet is as old as when the Finnish telecommunication giant made the deal with Microsoft to partners on for Redmond’s mobile platform, Windows Phone. If anything, rumors of a standalone Nokia tablet go way further than even this. But years on, it seems that Nokia may finally be ready...

Microsoft continues its efforts to promote its Surface line of tablets around the world, including enterprises, organizations and institutes. The fact that these tablets run a familiar operating system and several recognizable software solutions plays heavily in its favor. It seems now that Redmond has secured another...

Hand it to the Chinese companies to tinker and trifle with components to create some of the most affordable hardware devices known to mankind. And this trend looks set to continue with Windows 8. The Surface Pro, for example, is one of the more expensive Windows 8 tablets on the market. And many in the industry have...

Panos Panay, the head of the Surface division at Microsoft has recently been busy, what with expanding the retail availability of Surface tablets and overseeing the development of a rumored Surface Mini. But the Surface boss recently gave an interview to the Chinese website WPDang. According to WPCentral, Panay was...

Redmond has recently announced that it is ready and raring to bring Surface tablets to a number of new markets in the coming months. But one thing it has not yet provided any details on is the sales figures of its shiny new tablet. Sure, analysts and market watchers have stepped in with their estimates — but they are...

windows_tablet_marketshare.jpg Like most hardware vendors that make Windows-based tablets, Microsoft still has not graced the world with the sales numbers for Surface slates. But that is not stopping market research firms from jumping in to help. New data published by research firm Strategy Analytics shows that...

But the good thing is that the hardware vendor seems totally and thoroughly prepared for whatever the future will bring. And according to Acer, June is when the stakes are really going to multiply. Summer is when most market analysts expect a whole new ballgame in the tablet realm. Both Intel and AMD are gearing up to...

OK. Let’s take the 30 Days with Surface Pro series show on the road. I’ve spent the first two-weeks (plus) using the Surface Pro as a “desktop PC”, but now it’s time to take the tablet out for a spin as an actual mobile device. It’s thicker and heavier than most tablets, but the Surface Pro isn’t a pure tablet....

I’ve been a huge fan of Aero Snap ever since I first started using Windows 7. It quickly became second-nature for me to drag windows around to quickly maximize or minimize them, or snap them to the left or right half of the display. For Day 17 of the 30 Days with Surface Pro series, I am taking a closer look at the...

One of the greatest benefits of mobile computing is the ability to work remotely. Armed with a notebook PC, tablet, or even just a smartphone under the right circumstances, you can get work done from just about anywhere from your living room, to a coffee shop on the corner, or a hotel room around the world. Day 16 of...