The iPad Mini Seems Crazy Expensive

There's almost no question that the iPad Mini is a terrific device; it's got too much pedigree and money behind it to be anything else. But barring some sort of miracle from on Ive, it's also certifiably overpriced. And that's a bad sign for Apple. » 10/23/12 4:22pm 10/23/12 4:22pm

Google Nexus 7 Dissection Reveals Guts, Retina MacBook RAM and No…

Take a peek inside the brains and guts of the new Google Nexus 7 tablet and then compare it to the iPad 3, the Kindle Fire, and this fish. Not surprisingly, they all share some similarities. Here's the component list: » 7/03/12 9:34am 7/03/12 9:34am

Toshiba Thrive 7-Inch Tablet Hands-On: Like the Original Thrive Went…

We wanted to love the original Thrive tablet with its many full-sized ports, but oh man was it chunky. The Thrive 7-Inch is almost exactly the same, but everything is smaller. It's still chunky, but it's not too much anymore. » 9/27/11 8:00pm 9/27/11 8:00pm

Microsoft Talks Up Windows Sales, and "Very Small" Windows Phone 7 Sales

Ballmer knows the fastest way to get people talking about Microsoft is if he slags off the competition, which is exactly what he did yesterday. Boasting, he compared 350m sold PCs in the last year with their rival selling just 20m. » 7/12/11 4:10am 7/12/11 4:10am

Microsoft Has Sold More Windows 7 Licenses Than There Are People in…

Whoever's idea it was, it looks like it was a good one. 350 million licenses for Windows 7 have been sold in just 18 months. The platform's numbers have continued to climb after reaching 240 million sales in its first year and 300 million back in January. By contrast, Windows Vista sold just 180 million licenses over… » 4/22/11 12:24pm 4/22/11 12:24pm

Microsoft's Minimum Required Specs For Windows Mobile 7 Point At…

We've been so caught up in the Windows Mobile 7 launch date rumors, we almost forgot about Microsoft's supposed leaked minimum specifications requirements. After all, this is a company that issued maximum Windows 7 netbook specs. » 1/28/10 6:56am 1/28/10 6:56am

More Sources Claim That Windows Mobile 7 Will Be Shown Off Next Month, …

Windows Mobile 7 will most definitely, positively, absolutely be shown off next month at Mobile World Congress, sez CNET. And Digitimes. Despite more conflicting stories than a Brangelina love-saga, I believe there'll be solid news next month for WinMo fans. » 1/27/10 6:26am 1/27/10 6:26am

Acer Aspire Z5610 Emphasizes Style Over Speed

The Z5610 seems like a better-looking, but less powerful version of the Gateway ZX6800. Both all-in-one PCs have 23-inch (1080p) multi-touch displays, and Windows 7. But the Z5610's 2.6GHz Pentium E5300 processor won't match the Gateway's Core 2 Quad chip. » 10/15/09 7:41am 10/15/09 7:41am

Hanvon Slate Packs Windows 7 Multitouch Into a Shiny Aluminum Shell

It may not be the Microsoft Courier or Apple Tablet, but GottaBeMobile's Xavier reckons the Hanvon is a pretty slick-looking device. The 8.9-inch multi-touch screen supports gestures, and would be great to watch movies or fool about online. » 9/29/09 7:25am 9/29/09 7:25am

Touch Screen Netbooks With Windows 7 On The Way From Acer, MSI?

In two separate pieces, DigiTimes reports that MSI wants to be first with Intel Pine Trail-M netbooks (likely with Windows 7), and that Acer plans to launch three touch-enabled products along with the OS: Could a netbook be amongst them? » 8/19/09 7:07am 8/19/09 7:07am

Windows 7 RTM Leaked on BitTorrent

It should come as no surprise—but Windows 7 Build 7600.16385, which Microsoft deemed the RTM, has been unceremoniously leaked. A Chinese 64-bit version was first posted on torrent sites on July 16th with an English version released later that day. As always, grab at your own risk. [The New York Times] » 7/23/09 8:20pm 7/23/09 8:20pm