April 19th, 2012

Digitimes: 32 Windows 8 Tablets Expected in 2012

According to a report by Digitimes, 32 Windows 8 based tablets will be available from first party vendors by the end of 2012. This mass release of tablets is part of a plan to push the global market share of the iPad down to 50% by the end of 2013. Digitimes reports that noted vendors [...]

March 22nd, 2012

Microsoft Talks Windows 8 Resolution

Windows 8 is ready to run at resolutions that meet ‘Retina’ resolutions according to a new blog post by David Washington, a senior program manager on the User Experience team. According to Mr. Washington, Windows 8 will require a minimum of 1024×768 to run and will be able to push out a maximum of 2560*1440. As [...]

February 9th, 2012

Microsoft Talks Windows 8 on ARM Devices

In a blog post published Thursday morning, Steven Sinofsky, President of Microsoft’s Windows division, provided a lengthy overview of how Windows 8 would function on ARM devices, assuring potential users that the product will “look and feel just like you expect”. “Windows on ARM enables creativity in PC design that, in combination with newly architected [...]

November 29th, 2011

Report: Consumers Not Interested in Windows on Tablets

Microsoft has ‘missed the boat’ on Windows based tablets according to a new report by market research group Forrester Research. According to the report by Forrester Research, only 25% of consumers would be interested in purchasing a tablet running Windows. In contrast, Forrester’s market research said that in Q1 2011 46% of consumers would be [...]