Microsoft, in making the decision to cancel the Surface Mini tablet at the last minute, surprised everyone that was looking forward to getting their hands on a smaller, more portable tablet. And the more we hear about this device, the more it feels that it would have been worth a chance. These newest details come from...

It had to come to this. Microsoft has now officially stopped selling its Windows RT powered tablets, the original Surface RT and the power packed successor, the Surface 2. The ARM based operating system has no longer been in the long term plans of the company. And we’ve had scattered hints from Redmond that devices...

Sign that Surface 3 is incoming? Seems so. Redmond has just launched a new Surface 2 discount, which sees the 10-inch tablet retailing for $100 off its regular price. Part Microsoft’s Back-to-School promo, part the company’s attempt to offload inventory ahead of the launch of a successor to this Windows RT slate, the...

What would you say to a mobile OS on a 10-inch slate? If Alcatel have their way, they will be the first to launch a Windows Phone tablet next year, the company has confirmed at IFA 2014. There have been rumors aplenty that Microsoft is adding such a functionality to a future version of Windows Phone. And budget device...

Microsoft is moving ahead with a merger of its ARM based platforms, and it appears that a new version of Windows Phone could be here sooner rather than later. Chances are that the company will present it on September 30. Although Windows 9 is expectedly the primary agenda for this press event, sources claim that the...

It has been a while since we have seen Microsoft launch a bug fix update for Windows, but a new one is here as an optional download that shows up in Windows Update after deploying all Patch Tuesday bulletins. Going by the name of July 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1 and Windows Serve 2012 R2, this...

The Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet is a bit of an enigma. Back when it was first launched, the Windows RT powered tablet was received with a lot of enthusiasm, with plans for a smaller 8-inch version. After all, the device came with good hardware under the hood, and a great design over it — trademark Nokia build and all...

End of the line for Windows RT? Now this is a line we have read many a times, in many a places. The original Surface RT was met with joyous excitement upon release, but things have been in a bit of a limbo on the Windows on ARM front. Granted, Nokia jumped in with the Lumia 2520, and Microsoft is standing tall in...

One of the more anticipated Windows 8 application launched yesterday to less than stellar reviews. If anything, several users that installed the beta version of VLC for Windows 8 were left with that sinking feeling of dissatisfaction. Particularly those that donated. The app in its current state works fine — when it...

Microsoft’s under fire platform, Windows RT, may have been criticized by hardware vendors around the globe, with many completely outright abandoning it, but the company still stands behind it. In fact, while OEMs are creating devices powered by the full version of Windows 8, as they like to call it, Redmond is keen on...