Microsoft Surface 2.0 multi-touch tabletop availability pushed back to January 2012

The Samsung SUR40 Surface 2.0 multi-touch tabletop unveiled by Microsoft in January 2011 won’t be available for purchase until January 2012. Microsoft officials have been promising for months that the next-generation version of its Surface system would be available for purchase in 23 countries before the end of 2011. I …

Maybe Android owners just don’t care about updates

The other day I linked to an excellent and well-researched piece by Michael DeGusta of the understatement which showed how the majority of android handsets spent much of their existence running old versions of the mobile operating system. Some of the statistics were indeed horrifying … for example, seven of …

Even supercomputers have their limits

We often hear stats and chatter about all the underutilized servers and other IT resources sprawled across enterprises. However, it’s important to remember that any resources out there will inevitably get soaked up for something. As a report in ComputerWorld Australia recently observed, even supercomputers have their limits: Microsoft MCTS Certification, MCITP …

Apple: The next generation

Apple: The next generationIn 1997, Steve Jobs returned to the floundering company he helped found, and turned it into one of the most successful tech companies in history. His recent passing leaves a huge void, as Apple had become an extension of his uncompromising drive and vision. Steve Jobs had …

iOS 5 running on one-third of iOS-based devices

iOS 5 has been out for less than a week, but the mobile operating system has rapidly gained a foothold among iOS-based device owners. According to mobile app analytics company Localytics, which examined iOS device usage between Wednesday and yesterday, 33 percent of all iOS-based devices, including the iPhone, iPad, …

Power tools for students

power tools for students Your kids can do a great job on even the toughest school projects with just a computer running the Windows operating system and the right information resources. Research no longer requires a trip to the neighborhood library, because a whole world of information—and the tools to …

Microsoft Losing Billions On Bing As Plans Secret Weapon

It’s less Bada Bing and more Zero Bing. Microsoft’s search engine is on a losing streak as reports suggest it is losing $1 billion per quarter – a massive loss for the search engine which kicked off just two years ago. Microsoft who are draining billions on the loss making …

Microsoft to boost Bing’s music, TV, movies, game search

Microsoft will unveil new features next week to enhance the Bing search engine’s capabilities to search for entertainment-related content, specifically in areas such as music, television, movies and online games. The announcement will be made on Tuesday by Yusuf Mehdi, senior vice president of Microsoft’s Online Audience Business, at a …

Intel Joins the Windows 8 Developer Push

IDF takes place at the same time as BUILD, and the Wintel alliance (for now) is linking arms to reach out to developers Microsoft 70-640 Training .”. If you’re going to Intel’s Developer Forum next week and want to know what’s up with Windows 8, good news: you don’t have …