Tablets are supposed to be able to handle most day-to-day computing tasks with just a touchscreen replacing a keyboard and mouse. Even so, there are a number of keyboards (as well as mice) that have been made with the aim of being carried around with a tablet PC, making it easier to type and work on for long periods. Microsoft released the Wedge Mobile Keyboard to coincide...
(3 months and 6 days ago)
If you do a lot of typing or gaming that involves long periods of time using a keyboard, then you can do yourself a lot of good by getting an ergonomic keyboard such as the Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard. These keyboards are specially designed to reduce stress in the hands when typing, making for a more comfortable experience and reduced risk of RSI. Microsoft might be...
(3 months and 7 days ago)
With its tablet form factor, detachable keyboard and touch screen, the Microsoft Surface wants to be both a laptop and an iPad. And it just isn't.
(3 months and 12 days ago)
Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has thrown a barb in the direction of tablets like Apple's iPad, claiming users are frustrated by the lack of PC-like features on the device.Speaking on US business network CNBC, Gates says tablet users miss having a keyboard, and using rich software like Microsoft Office.He said: "Tablets have so far been dominated by iPad-like devices. A lot...
(15 days ago)
Microsoft and its newest Windows 8 operating system have had a rough go since the software first released in October -- unfortunately, the bad press for Windows 8 and the company's Surface tablet continued on Friday when a key executive at Samsung spoke out against Microsoft's latest offerings.
(2 months and 12 days ago)
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded Microsoft 13 design patents Tuesday for its Surface line of tablets, including their innovative Touch keyboards-slash-covers, according to published documents. The baker's dozen were published by the USPTO on March 26, with multiple inventors noted for each design patent. They came just a week after four other design...
(1 month and 24 days ago)
The launch of the Microsoft Windows 8 Surface Pro has not gone to plan. While many people have been waiting to see what Microsoft's second tablet device would be like, mistakes in presentation and allowing others to dictate the story has damaged the launch of the Surface Pro.
(3 months and 10 days ago)
If you're looking to pick up Microsoft's Surface Pro with 128GB of storage, you might have luck at a Microsoft Store or Best Buy toward the end of the week. A Microsoft official said on Twitter that the company will ship more 128GB models of its Surface tablet to Microsoft Stores and Best Buy stores by Saturday. The info came from Panos Panay, Microsoft's corporate vice...
(3 months and 7 days ago)
Microsoft will support its Surface Pro tablet until July 2017, or almost four-and-a-half years after its launch last weekend, the company's website confirmed. Like its predecessor the Surface RT, the Windows 8-powered Surface Pro sports a support lifecycle that's less than half the usual 10 years Microsoft allots its software products. Microsoft will support the Surface...
(3 months and 8 days ago)
IntroductionWindows 8 needs touch to really shine. It's designed to give you the power of a PC with the convenience of a tablet, so you need to be able to drag apps side by side and swipe through web pages with your finger - and then you need to have a keyboard and trackpad for desktop applications. Making that work needs the right hardware, but Microsoft isn't the one to...
(1 month and 17 days ago)
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