Microsoft’s Surface tablet running a full version of Windows 8 Pro will start selling in January for $899 and up, the company announced Thursday.
The single mother of three was watching CBS 11 News one night when she heard about a Frisco software development company looking for the next big app idea.
Microsoft believes that the latest version of Windows is off to a great start, but it’s going to take more to prove that the revamped software will win over people.
“Halo 4,” the latest installation of Microsoft’s video game franchise, has proven that Master Chief is still king. Microsoft reported that sales reached $220 million in 24 hours.
Microsoft is scrapping its instant-messaging program and forcing most users to switch to Skype. Microsoft bought Skype for $8.5 billion last year.
With Friday’s release of the touch-centric Windows 8 software, Microsoft continues more than three decades of making operating systems for personal computers.
The release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 is a week away, and consumers are in for a shock. Windows is getting a completely different look.
Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: they’ll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and stream them for free as long as they put up with an audio ad every 15 minutes.
AT&T said that it will be selling Nokia smartphones that run Windows Phone 8, Microsoft’s upcoming software release. The phones are part of Nokia’s attempt to stem its rapid decline.
Microsoft sent out a “save the date” to members of the press on Monday for an event planned for October 25 in New York City. “You’re invited to celebrate Windows 8,” in the invite reads.
Apple is holding an event in San Francisco during which it is announcing a new iPhone, capable of faster data speeds and sporting a taller screen.
On Monday, Apple’s surging stock propelled the company’s value to $624 billion, the world’s highest, ever.