Don't-Miss Tablet PC Stories
Yes, the number of tablets sold dropped sequentially from a quarter ago, after Apple didn't produce a new version of its iPad. But tablet sales still show no signs of stopping, driven by a flood of no-name tablets.
Just ahead of the back to school season (and a rumored refresh), Microsoft's self-made slate gets a discount, as does the 8-inch Acer Iconia W3 Windows tablet.
It's all here: New chips, great phones, innovative hardware. And the year's far from over yet.
Both Apple- and Windows-branded tablets lost market share in the second quarter, each retreating in the face of increased pressure from Android, a market research analyst said.
The Special Committee overseeing Dell's buyout proposal has reached an agreement with company founder Michael Dell and his associates, Silver Lake Partners, on a proposed purchase in which shareholders will get US$13.75 per share and a special dividend of $0.13.
The much-maligned slate actually has its fanboys. We talk to living, breathing people who use Microsoft's low-end tablet PC.
Microsoft revealed Tuesday that its actual revenue for the Surface tablet was less than the dollar sum of what it wrote off. Any way you cut it, that's bad.
Following a significant price cut, Walmart is sold out online of Microsoft's Surface RT. Best Buy appears to have them in spades, however.
Michael Dell has raised his offer to take Dell private by US$0.10 per share, to about $24.7 billion, after the company was forced to delay a vote because stockholders seemed inclined to reject the bid.
Microsoft's message seems to be: yes, while our low-end Surface RT tablet stinks, it doesn't stink as much as it used to. Meanwhile, as many as 6 million Surface RTs sit idle.
Microsoft is viewing the $900 million charge it recorded for the Surface RT as a financial consequence of its recent pricing adjustments. But will it spur demand?
"You're dead to me." Intel's new chief executive, Brian Krzanich, didn't use that phrase when describing Intel's relationship with the PC—but he may as well have.
Microsoft outspent all other tech companies during the first quarter as it promoted Windows 8, Nielsen said Tuesday.
Company car? Cell phone? Stock options? Nah. How about a $3.69 million Apple iOS-based tablet? That's the perk a Russian oil conglomerate has ordered up for its CEO.
Microsoft slashed prices on its Surface RT tablets by as much as 30 percent, with the entry-level 32GB model selling for $349.