The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Windows 8 is just what Microsoft needs to take advantage of the ongoing irreversible shift from PCs to handheld devices including iPads, iPhones and other form factors yet to be designed, according to the company's former OEM chief.
By Tim Greene | 23 January, 2013 23:14
The full-blown Windows 8 version of Microsoft's new tablet -- Surface Pro -- goes on sale in January with a starting price of $899 ... and that doesn't include the distinctive snap-on cover/keyboard that will be pretty much essential for anyone wanting to use the machine for traditional Windows applications.
By Tim Greene | 29 November, 2012 21:13
The man who oversaw development of Windows 8 and its offshoot the Surface tablet is abruptly leaving Microsoft just weeks after delivering both projects to the marketplace.
By Tim Greene | 13 November, 2012 13:50
Microsoft stands to make $30.85 more per Surface RT tablet with keyboard than Apple does with a similar 32G iPad without a keyboard, according to iSuppli teardown analyses.
By Tim Greene | 08 November, 2012 21:56