In a private event leading up to tonight’s keynote at CES, Microsoft announced something that may forever change the way we think of Windows computing: the next version of Windows, codenamed Windows.NEXT, will be compatible with ARM’s processors. For those of you who don’t know, ARM processors power devices like smartphones and media tablets and use much less [...]Read more
According to pocket-lint.com, a number of sources familiar with the matter have confirmed that Windows Phone 7 is launching October 11th. The Windows Phone 7 platform is Microsoft’s attempt to rival iOS4, Apple’s mobile OS, as well as the Android plaform, which is Goolge’s brainchild. The sources also confirmed that Microsoft has partnered with a [...]Read more
There’s a timeless saying that pictures are worth a thousands words. Another favorite of mine (albeit it’s slightly newer) is the one that says infographics are wortha hundred million words. OK, so maybe I made up that last one. But regardless, infographics are a great and easy way to learn.
The infographic below takes a comprehensive [...]
The Matias Corporation, a company known for its keyboards, specializes in computer accessories. Based in Toronto, Canada, Matias was co-founded by an inventor and an accountant who have built the company into the third most popular keyboard manufacturer.
Today, Matias’ keyboards are most popular among Mac users. Catering to their consumers, Matias has created several products [...]
Hewlett-Packard (HP), a major player in the PC industry, stunned the mobile-phone world yesterday afternoon when the company declared that it had reached an agreement to buy Palm, Inc.; the announcement was especially shocking because most major analysts assumed that HP had little to no interest in the flailing company.
According to Palm, there was “a high level [...]
Palm must feel pretty stupid right about now. Three weeks ago, the company ditched its advertising agency, Modernista!. According to Palm, it was a “way to save money”. If you ask me, it was Modernistas!’s ineffective ads that ended the relationship; they failed to show off the Pre’s features and creeped out potential customers with an [...]Read more
Yesterday, Microsoft announced the Kin series of phones, formerly known as ‘Project Pink.’ The Kin One and Kin Two are the brainchildren of Microsoft’s acquisition of Danger a few years back. These two new phones aim to “socially connect people”, specifically teenagers. They’re based off of Windows Mobile 7, but have a special UI (much like what [...]Read more
I’ve been following Microsoft’s Project Pink since it was just a code name. Pink was supposed to save Microsoft’s phone division. It was supposed to be its holy grail, its fountain of youth. As it gets closer to today’s unveiling, however, it seems more and more like another Microsoft dud, another Vista, another Zune. In other [...]Read more
Apple just announced they are holding an event on April 8th to preview iPhone OS 4.0. Cool! But, just a few short hours later, Microsoft pulled an ‘Apple’ and announced its own event planned for the 12th.
The event’s invitation asserted: “It’s time to share.” Deep stuff, people, deep stuff. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to [...]
As you know, Windows Phone 7 Series is Microsoft’s new mobile OS.
But what you may not know is Microsoft’s push into the ever-expanding smartphone market just got a little less choppy: the name of the OS is now just Windows Phone 7.
To be honest, no one really liked the old name: it was too long, [...]
Oh my god!? Is this it? Is the image above a true Windows Phone 7 Tablet?
Well, a concept at least has appeared from designer Umang Dokey. It features two joysticks for gaming, and a kickstand that unfolds into a keyboard. The kick-board seems like a genius idea to me. Can’t you see yourself sitting next to [...]