Mobile devices en Microsoft releases Build 2015 app for iOS, Android & Windows Phone <div class="node-body article-body">As Microsoft's annual Build conference approaches an official app for the event has been released for Windows Phone, iOS and Android.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Android app BUILD BUILD 2015 Windows Phone Mobile devices Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:34:00 +0000 53191 at Apple Watch arrives--time for the rest of us to adapt <div class="field-byline"> Jason Snell </div> <div class="field-deck"> Wearables are just the latest wave in a series of tech industry revolutions </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Apple Watch has landed. Today&#39;s the day that fans of Apple products sit on their front porch waiting for the UPS truck to drive up with delivery of another bit of technology from Cupertino.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Mobile devices Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:56:00 +0000 53181 at <p>Apple Watch on my own (hairy, sorry) wrist.</p> HP Stream 7 First Impressions <div class="field-deck"> Well, it doesn't suck </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I'm not sure if HP is trying to singlehandedly make the case for high-quality, low-cost Windows devices, but between the HP Stream 11 and HP Stream 7, a new 7-inch mini-tablet, the company is off to a great start. I looked at the HP Stream 11 last week. Here's a quick peek at the HP Stream 7.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8 Windows 8.1 with Bing Mobile devices Hardware Mobile Wed, 12 Nov 2014 15:27:00 +0000 46211 at E FUN Nextbook Preview: A Sub-$200 2-in-1 <div class="field-deck"> $99 Tablet? Pfft! How About a $179 2-In-1? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">E FUN—which amusingly bills itself as "the fifth largest tablet supplier in the US"—will soon ship an incredibly inexpensive Windows 2-in-1---a tablet with a hardware keyboard base—called the Nextbook. At just $179, the Nextbook won't offer high-end specs, but will provide an affordable productivity solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Mobile devices Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:38:00 +0000 45221 at Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter First Impressions <div class="field-deck"> Plug and play, or plug and pray? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's new Miracast-based Wireless Display Adapter is available now for preorder and should be shipping in very late October. Here's a first hands-on peek at the adapter, which is aimed at PC and tablet users that wish to project their screen to an HDTV at home or a projector at work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Phone Miracast Windows 8 Mobile devices Hardware Mobile Music & Videos Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:27:00 +0000 44371 at HP Announces $100 Tablet, $200 Laptop <div class="field-deck"> Looks like Kevin Turner got it right </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yes, Virginia, the $200 HP Stream laptop is real. And so is the $100 HP Stream tablet, which is arguably even more impressive. Both are shipping in time for the holidays, and both will be accompanied by bigger and slightly more expensive alternatives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8 Mobile devices Hardware Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:18:00 +0000 44311 at Better than Chromebook? A $250 PC Gets It Done <div class="field-deck"> Surprisingly good value at the low-end of the market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thanks to Microsoft's liberal new Windows licensing policies, hardware makers will be unleashing a new generation of inexpensive new PCs and tablets this holiday season. But you don't have to wait for the snow to fall to get a great deal on an inexpensive Windows-based PC: Many fine options are available now. And based on my weeks-long testing of a low-end Acer model, these devices generally provide a better value than a comparably-priced Chromebook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8 Mobile devices Hardware Sat, 27 Sep 2014 14:44:00 +0000 44191 at Surface Pro 3 Now Qualified for Pilots <div class="field-deck"> With a cockpit mount and pilot software too </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thanks to its PC innards, Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is starting to replace both paper-based documentation and iPads in plane cockpits. And this week, that process is now formalized, with Surface Pro 3 achieving device qualifications as FAA and EASA Electronic Flight Bags (EFB).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Microsoft Surface Surface Pro 3 Windows 8 Mobile devices Mobile Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:59:00 +0000 44091 at Samsung Halts Laptop Sales in Europe <div class="node-body link-body">Samsung this week announced that it is halting the sale of its laptop computers in Europe, citing a shift in "market needs and demands." But this change isn't about a lessening in demand for Windows per se, as Samsung is halting all laptop sales, including those of its Chromebooks. And Samsung will continue selling its laptops in all other markets.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile devices Hardware Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:01:00 +0000 44041 at Windows 8 Device Stats: September 2014 <div class="field-deck"> Microsoft is already a force in the PC market </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Every month, I highlight AdDuplex's Windows Phone usage statistics, but this month they're taking a peek at Windows device—Windows 8.x-based tablets, 2-in-1s and other devices—usage. The firm provides this kind of survey about twice a year, and it's interesting to see which devices—and device types—are actually taking off with users. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8 Mobile devices Windows RT Hardware Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:16:00 +0000 44001 at