Microsoft and Apple may not be the best of friends, but things improved a lot between both companies in recent years. The Surface Pro 3, however, seems to have put a little fuel to the fire. Just a little. Redmond has made it a point targeting Apple hardware these past few months — though this has been done in a...

The Surface Pro 3 is yet to hit retail, but organizations left and right are placing orders in large quantities for Microsoft’s third generation slate that combines the best of both laptops and tablets. For these companies the device is a no-brainer. And one of these firms is the Pittsburgh based UPMC (University of...

Hurries and scurries! As far as openings of new weeks are concerned, Microsoft CEO had a fairly busy Monday. He attended Code Conference yesterday, where he candidly talked about strategy. And while the company had actually confirmed development of its Office suite for tablets, the fact that Office for iPad launched...

For Friday, check out this interesting video from David Pogue. Using the now familiar Mac vs. PC commercial style, David splits the screen and splits into two different personalities to showcase the differences between an iPad and the new Surface Pro 3. On the iPad side, he portrays the iMasses as unkempt and...

Predictable. Expected. And welcome. Microsoft created a few ripples in the tablet scene a couple of years back when it debuted its Surface line of devices with a number of exclusive features. Exclusive, and innovative features. Prime among them was the split-screen multitasking ability that allows the running of two...

I am sure there are a whole bunch of people that hold this view too. Microsoft launched Office for iPad last month at a special little event, and since then the app has been a chart-topping success. Thousands upon thousands have downloaded the suite with productivity tools like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. And even...

The usual 30 percent, eh? The ratio by which app revenue is split between developers and distributors seems to be set in store, not only for small one-person creators, but large enterprises too. Anyone and everyone that sells software through iTunes has to abide by these rules. Even Microsoft. Office for iPad launched...

For some Microsoft has done the unthinkable, while others are wondering what took Microsoft so long. The company was slow to react to the tablet market, but it is quickly making up lost ground. Office for iPad was unveiled earlier today after Microsoft came forward and made the announcement at a special press event in...

While users of the most popular tablet in the world have been able to open and edit Office documents one way or another, none of these third-party apps offered a native experience. Redmond has now jumped into the mix, by officially announcing Office for iPad. Rumors of Microsoft’s flagship productivity suite on...

If you are in the market for a new tablet, and for some reason ask Microsoft for their opinion, then be prepared to hear only one answer. Surface, man, Surface! This the story behind this new ad that Redmond has rolled out. A 12-year-old was looking to get a new slate, and managed to convince her father that an Apple...