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2013-10-16 08:32:04

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Tonight, Microsoft Canada celebrates the launch of the new Surface in Canada in an unexpected way, hosting a surprise launch event in Toronto featuring deadmau5. Throughout the day today, Torontonians will have a chance to experience the new Surface and gain access to the show by engaging with the brand at key traffic areas throughout the city or through social media. Surface 2 promises one of the most personal and productive tablet...

2013-10-14 23:04:55

Automotive App Leaders Expand to Windows Platform to Increase Mobile Outreach Between Dealers and Consumers Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 AutoMotion TV today announced the release of the AutoMotion TV Dealer apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. With more and more automotive shoppers using Windows 8 on their tablet and using Windows Phone 8 devices, dealers can now provide customers quick access to inventory, service scheduling, live chat, and more through interactive apps...

Microsoft Announces New Surface Models With Improvements
2013-09-24 05:28:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft unveiled its new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets on Monday, adding extended battery life, screen improvements and other features while retaining the trademark design of its first-generation Surface products. The Surface Pro 2 is aimed at professionals who want the power of a laptop in a tablet device. The Pro 2 has a starting price of $899, and uses a full version of the upcoming Windows 8.1, so it can run any...

2013-09-18 08:37:36

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ComponentOne a division of GrapeCity, the largest component solution provider in the Microsoft Visual Studio Partner Ecosystem, has announced a point release to its world renowned suite of data and UI controls for Microsoft Visual Studio, ComponentOne Studio Enterprise 2013 v2.5. Its predecessor Studio Enterprise 2013 v2 was released in mid-July, 2013. "With Visual Studio 2013 coming this fall and recent announcements regarding Windows 8.1,...

Former Windows President Sinofsky Local Motion
2013-08-28 12:16:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last November, shortly after releasing a brand new tablet and operating system, Microsoft fired their head of Windows Steven Sinofsky. Now he’s a board member with the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz and has just announced his very first big investment in a startup called Local Motion. The startup, now funded with $6 million from Andreessen Horowitz, builds hardware and software to monitor and manage large vehicle fleets....

2013-08-27 23:26:27

NOVAtime is pleased to announce the release of NOVAtimeLive™, its mobile timekeeping app that runs on Windows 8 PC and Windows RT for Microsoft Surface tablets. DIAMOND BAR, CALIF. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), a leading provider of enterprise Time and Attendance / Workforce Management solutions, is pleased to announce the August 2013 release of NOVAtimeLive™. This mobile version of the NOVAtime 4000 solution—specifically developed to...

2013-08-27 12:29:48

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This summer is the worst nightmare for Windows 8 on tablets. Only lazy journalists and bloggers haven't written an obituary on Windows 8 on tablets for the last month. After huge writing-off of 900 million dollars for unsold Surfaces RT, Microsoft Corp. reported that total revenue from the tablet sales is just 853 million. This is less than the marketing budget. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130827/MN69457) By...

Windows 8 Upgrade Ready
2013-08-27 12:39:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Tuesday Microsoft announced that its Windows 8.1 update is ready for computer and tablet makers, and announced that the latest update has officially been “released to manufacturing” (RTM). In essence this means that new PCs this holiday season can be sold with the updated OS. “We’ve hit an important milestone for Windows and for Microsoft — just 10 months after delivering on a bold, generational change in computing with...

2013-08-13 23:18:18

Organizations still using Windows XP faced with security & support issues as Microsoft retires application. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 In the light of Microsoft’s decision to retire Windows XP after 11 years in the marketplace, organizations need to be thinking about upgrading their operating systems to Windows 7 or Windows 8. NetCom Learning, the leader in business and IT training, can make the transition seamless with the training your staff needs to have the system...

2013-08-03 23:01:08

The Secure Boot technology of Microsoft makes Windows 8 a unique operating system, which prevents the OS from booting on an unauthorized device. This is the reason why handling this OS requires special expertise and now iRepair.net claims to offer their Windows 8 support services to the worldwide computer users who have this latest OS on their machines. (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 For all Windows 8 PC users, iRepair.net brings big news. The company now announces to offer their Windows 8...


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Microsoft Surface
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Microsoft Surface is a tablet line designed and marketed by the Microsoft Corp. and announced on June 28 2012, by CEO Steve Ballmer at Milk Studios in Los Angeles, California. It comes in two versions: One uses Windows RT and the other uses Windows 8 Pro. Both models can install programs from the Windows Store, but only the Windows 8 Pro can install third party desktop programs. The release of the Windows 8 unit came on October 26, 2012, and the Surface Pro was schedule to be...

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