Microsoft Fine $730 Million By EU for “Browser Ballot” Mishap

Last year Microsoft discovered and acknowledged there was “mishap” with Windows 7 SP1 sold in the EU. Since 2009 Microsoft has been required for new installs of Windows in EU to present a “Browser Ballot” pop-up giving the user the choice … Continue reading

Microsoft Fine $730 Million By EU for “Browser Ballot” Mishap.

Last year Microsoft discovered and acknowledged there was “mishap” with Windows 7 SP1 sold in the EU. Since 2009 Microsoft has been required for new installs of Windows in EU to present a “Browser Ballot” pop-up giving the user the choice … Continue reading

Tablet News Week of February 3rd

Note: This is being published later than usual today in order to include news related to the release of Microsoft Surface Pro tablet today. This week it is all about Apple’s 128 GB iPad 4…oh and the Sold Out Microsoft Surface … Continue reading

Tablet News Week of January 27th

Not a good week for Microsoft… On Monday, news came of reference to a 128 GB capacity devices in the Beta 5 release to developers of Apple’s iOS 6.1 build. Rumors were that it could be an iPad 4 variant. This was confirmed … Continue reading

Windows 8 Failure is PC Vendors Fault

That is what Microsoft is using a an excuse for the lack luster sales of Windows 8. Microsoft is saying that PC Vendors didn’t make enough ‘enticing touchscreen tablets’ powered by Windows 8 for the 2012 Christmas season. Seems Microsoft … Continue reading

Tablet News Week of January 20th

Lots of Samsung news this week as well as the good, the bad and the ugly in regards to Microsoft. All external links go to Tom’s Hardware unless otherwise stated. Tablet Announcements: More news on Samsung’s upcoming 8-inch Galaxy Note Phablet: … Continue reading

Intel Leaving Desktop Board Market

Intel made a bit of a surprise announcement on Tuesday, January 22nd. They have announced they will be slowly discontinue production of desktop motherboards over the next 3-years when they will be out of the market completely. Intel says they are going to focus instead on on other … Continue reading