Why do OEM’s not want to build Windows RT devices again? Oh yeah! Here’s why… Microsoft seem to be planning to dominate the holiday season with large volume production of its first tablet computer, Surface, in the fourth quarter. This from the Wall Street Journal: According to component suppliers in Asia,  Microsoft has...

IDC are saying that Microsoft is expected to build a little more than 3 million Surface tablets. An IDC analyst also offered his views on the likelihood of a $199 version of the tablet. IDC analyst Bob O’Donnell said in a phone interview. “Probably a little over 3 million, both [Intel] x86 and ARM,” he said. Surface RT...

For those who argue about whether or not Windows 8 will be relevant or sought after, I think we should look at the evidence so far. All we’ve seen up to this point is Windows Developer Preview, and from there we’ve seen plenty of judgment calls in a variety of different directions. Some argue that Windows’ new...