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Microsoft's Tablets Hitting Shelves October 26
2012-07-30 12:32:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft confirmed on Monday that its first tablet will be launching alongside its upcoming Windows 8 operating system on October 26. The timeline puts the software company's latest device in position to be available to consumers for the holiday shopping season. “The next version of our operating system, Windows 8, will be generally available on October 26, 2012," Microsoft wrote in its annual report. "At that time, we will...

Microsoft May Burn Bridges With Surface Tablet
2012-07-27 14:20:05

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft admitted in filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it might just anger a few people with its Surface tablet line. Apple and Microsoft are both competing companies when it comes to making operating systems in the computer realm, but their way of doing things has almost always been just a little different. Microsoft has partners to build computers for them, while the company just focuses on software. On...

Facebook, HTC Smartphone Possibly Slated For 2013
2012-07-27 06:01:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New reports that surfaced Thursday suggest the oft-rumored Facebook smartphone is the real deal, and that the social networking giant will be teaming with manufacturer HTC on a device due to be released sometime next year. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg reporters Tim Culpan, Adam Satariano and Olga Kharif that the two companies had initially considered releasing the smartphone by the end of the year, but...

2012-07-26 20:31:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple held their Q3 earnings call this week, announcing their latest Mac OS, Mountain Lion, and some numbers about units sold in the second quarter, specifically 26 million iPhones. Today, a report from Juniper Research reveals that Samsung has more than doubled Apple when it comes to their smartphone numbers, shipping 52.1 million units in the same period. Samsung hasn´t officially announced their own second quarter...

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