Lenovo has officially become the second major PC OEM (after Acer) to join forces with Sweetlabs and their Pokki Suite. SweetLabs announced the deal today and indicated that Lenovo will be preloading a Start Button/Start Menu from SweetLabs on new PCs it ships worldwide, starting with its Windows 8 consumer...

Now this is a rumor that will surely not surprise those of you that are as interested in cinema as you are in mobile technology. Nokia seems all set to continue its partnership with DC Comics and Warner Bros. The Finnish smartphone maker already released an exclusive Windows Phone 8 app designed to promote...

As one of the largest technology companies around, Microsoft really banks on its partners to drive its technologies forward. These partnerships have taken another dimension altogether with the company’s latest platforms like Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Redmond has been running its Partner of the Year Awards...

The trend of price cuts on Windows RT tablets continues. It was just a month or so ago that a number of tablets running Microsoft’s version of Windows for ARM received price drops. And now Dell has followed it up with another one — the hardware maker has announced that it will be cutting the price of its...

Windows RT has been under fire from a number of circles recently, though Microsoft’s platform for ARM devices also enjoys the company of friends, with some hardware vendors backing it up to come good. And this is, in many ways, understandable — it has been less than a year since Windows RT saw daylight. But...

There is a distinct possibility that the bigwigs at Microsoft may have thought that they would take care of the software side of things with Windows 8, and leave figuring out the hardware to, um, the hardware makers. It goes without saying this strategy did not go nearly as planned. Redmond has on more than a...

HTC already enjoys a distinct partnership with Microsoft, thanks to its Windows Phone devices. But speculation of a Windows RT slate from the hardware maker has been growing for some time now. The rumors last popped up back in December about two upcoming tablets sporting the HTC logo and running Windows RT....

It seems that not a week passes by when we are not graced with statements from Acer regarding Microsoft’s hardware strategy or the impact Windows 8 has had on PC sales. Acer was, as you may well be aware, one of the first entrants in the criticize Windows 8 game. Executives from the hardware company have...

Microsoft is ready to spend $2 billion to support the Dell buyout and help the PC manufacturer go private, but it appears that the hardware maker may benefit even more from Redmond’s involvement. As ArsTechnica notes, the documents of the deal are now public, and they reveal some interesting details of the...

Microsoft and Nokia are, without doubt, the best of pals. The Finnish telecom giant has been instrumental in lifting up Redmond’s Windows Phone mobile platform, and Lumia devices now lay claim to an increasingly large market share worldwide. Nokia has categorically denied any other adventures with other...