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The next Xbox: Why this launch is so critical for Microsoft

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Next Tuesday, May 21, is a Very Big Day for Microsoft. With the rest of the technology world watching, the company will take the stage at 10 a.m. Pacific time in Redmond to reveal the new generation of Xbox, whatever form (or name) it may take. This is the...
The next Xbox: Why this launch is so critical for Microsoft
Microsoft Opens Online Flagship Store On Tmall, The 'Amazon Of China'

Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win a 30th Anniversary Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse

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This year is the 30th anniversary of Microsoft Hardware, the team at the company that makes keyboards, mice and other accessories. To mark the occasion they’ve come out with a limited edition 30th Anniversary version of their Arc Touch Mouse. Only 30 of these were made, appropriately enough — and we’ve got...
Name that Tech Tune: Chance to win a 30th Anniversary Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse

The Surface shines while Windows tablets wobble

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The Surface tablet may not be crushing the competition with the vigor that Microsoft undoubtedly hoped it would. However, as compared to its third-party Windows tablet brethren, Surface is absolutely killing it--though Windows tablets still have a long road to travel before they're considered anything close to a success....
The Surface shines while Windows tablets wobble
Microsoft begins shipping Surface tablets with Windows RT to customers
Dell mistakenly sees hope in Windows RT where others don't

Report: Xbox One has remote play between consoles so a friend can help

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Unnamed sources speaking with Polygon say the Xbox One has a remote play feature between consoles, both hardwired and online, allowing friends to take over gameplay remotely. The demonstration the sources claim to have witnessed featured one Xbox One connecting to another using "a local hardwired connection between consoles,"...
Report: Xbox One has remote play between consoles so a friend can help
Microsoft launches Surface Tablet with keyboard Touch Cover, kickstand

Yawns may greet Microsoft Office move to iOS and Android

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Microsoft's most iconic application suite -- Microsoft Office -- will be moving off the PC and the Windows OS to two mobile platforms, iOS and Android, in early 2013. But will customers in the enterprise, where Office has been a PC standard for years, really care? Office already runs...
Yawns may greet Microsoft Office move to iOS and Android
Microsoft starts sending invites to Windows 8 & Windows Phone 8 events

With Nook Deal, a Hint of Microsoft Hardware

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Microsoft rarely makes its own hardware, preferring instead to make the software that powers devices made by other companies. The company's decision to invest in the Nook e-book business of the struggling retailer Barnes & Noble offers some tantalizing clues that Microsoft may be rethinking its position on hardware, though....
With Nook Deal, a Hint of Microsoft Hardware

Microsoft reportedly building a 7-inch Surface tablet

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Aiming to compete with the likes of Apple’s iPad, Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and Google’s Nexus, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft is building a 7-inch Surface tablet. Sources tell the WSJ that a new lineup of tablets, including a 7-inch version, will go into production later this...
Microsoft reportedly building a 7-inch Surface tablet

MICROSOFT: Okay, Fine, We Admit It--Apple Was Right

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Microsoft (MSFT) startled everyone yesterday by announcing that it is going to make and sell its own version of the iPad, which is called the "Surface." This new tablet, which Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer demo-ed in Los Angeles yesterday, will be made entirely by Microsoft--hardware and software. This strategy,...
MICROSOFT: Okay, Fine, We Admit It--Apple Was Right

Ballmer: more Microsoft hardware may be on the way

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has indicated that the software giant's foray into the hardware sector is not a step they're likely to reverse any time soon, and that Microsoft will be releasing hardware beyond its just released Surface tablets. Microsoft's move into hardware production has angered some of its PC...
Ballmer: more Microsoft hardware may be on the way

Windows 8 preview release available for download today?

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An accidental blog post on the official Microsoft Hardware and Driver Developer blog may have inadvertently revealed the early release of the Windows 8 preview. The blog outlined availability for the preview with a "download here" hotlink for not only the preview, but also for a driver kit and the...
Windows 8 preview release available for download today?

30 Years of Microsoft Hardware: From mice to men

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Although Microsoft may have never intended to become a hardware company, it has quietly grown into one in many ways, from the constantly evolving peripherals it creates to the popular Xbox entertainment center. And while the Xbox hails from a different division, “Microsoft Hardware” itself has recently turned 30, and to...
30 Years of Microsoft Hardware: From mice to men

Microsoft webcams and headsets win Skype certification, avoid awkward family conversation

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Skype said this morning that its impartial labs have given its “Skype Certified” seal of approval to all of Microsoft’s HD webcams and USB headsets, guaranteeing that users of the products will have ”an optimal Skype experience,” including HD video calls. Wait, all of Microsoft’s webcams and headsets weren’t already Skype certified? Nope, apparently...
Microsoft webcams and headsets win Skype certification, avoid awkward family conversation

New Windows 8-ready mice and keyboards from Microsoft Hardware

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Today Microsoft Hardware is announcing new mice and keyboards that are designed to take advantage of Windows 8. These new mice and keyboards will help people interact with their Windows 8 PCs and devices. They will be perfect companions to Windows 8. And I was able to get my hands...
New Windows 8-ready mice and keyboards from Microsoft Hardware

Newsmakers 2012: Surface GM Panos Panay represents Microsoft's new era

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Panos Panay, Surface general manager, at the unveiling of the Microsoft tablet in Hollywood in June. Microsoft’s decision to develop its own tablet computer was a historic moment for a company that built one of the biggest businesses in the tech industry by focusing almost exclusively on software. Just as...
Newsmakers 2012: Surface GM Panos Panay represents Microsoft's new era
Pictures: Microsoft unveils new keyboards and mice, tailored for Windows 8

Microsoft beefs up Chinese Web retail presence with flagship store in Alibaba-owned Tmall

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Microsoft showed its intention to get serious with hardware sales in China when it opened its Online Store in the country in October last year, and now it is stepping things up after it beefed up its presence on Tmall, China’s largest consumer retail site, with a new ‘flagship’ store....
Microsoft beefs up Chinese Web retail presence with flagship store in Alibaba-owned Tmall

Microsoft: 'Hardware' to Blame for Shaky Windows 8 Demo in Taiwan

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A demo in Taiwan of new devices running the highly hyped reboot of Microsoft's Windows operating system was memorable mostly for its glitches, prompting Microsoft representatives to say some of the devices were not quite up to speed....
Microsoft: 'Hardware' to Blame for Shaky Windows 8 Demo in Taiwan

Microsoft developed Surface in an underground bunker

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Microsoft was able to maintain a high level of secrecy before revealing its new Surface tablets due in part to the fact that the devices appear to have been developed in a literal underground bunker. Speaking with TechRadar, Microsoft hardware executive Stevie Bathiche said the company avoided its usual design...
Microsoft developed Surface in an underground bunker
Ballmer on Microsoft hardware: More, more more

Microsoft unviels tablet-friendly mice and keyboards

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With new mice and keyboards, Microsoft Hardware turns its attention to mobile input devices for Windows 8 and Windows 8 RT. [Read more]...
Microsoft unviels tablet-friendly mice and keyboards
'Skulls of the Shogun' is a terrific strategy game that works on all your Microsoft hardware

The good, bad and ugly history of Microsoft hardware

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Microsoft built its identity on software development. Just refer to the name, and pay special attention to the "soft." But throughout its storied history, the company has progressively become much more of a multi-discipline workshop, producing physical gear alongside ethereal software code. And now we have the Surface RT...
The good, bad and ugly history of Microsoft hardware

Press Start: next-gen consoles "ahead" of high-end PCs, Xbox One specs and more

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Plus, EA supporting current gen until 2017, why Microsoft is wrong about indies, and why the games industry hates sharingA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.EA: Xbox One and PS4 "are a generation ahead of the highest end PC on the market" | MCVRajat Taneja, the executive...
Press Start: next-gen consoles "ahead" of high-end PCs, Xbox One specs and more
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