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IDC: Apple Tightens Grip on Growing Tablet Market

IDC revises tablet forecast upward as business buying picks up and Microsoft gets ready to flex its marketing muscle ahead of the Windows 8 launch.

Google Acquires Quickoffice, Sets Stage for BYOD Showdown

Google snaps up the Office-friendly app maker as Microsoft works to bring its productivity software to tablets.

Windows 8 Will Drive Massive Hardware Shift. Who Wins?

It’s not yet clear what hardware configuration, touch or otherwise, will benefit most from Windows 8 adoption.

Windows 8 Tablet Announcements Coming Next Week?

Rumors suggest that three new tablets based on Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS will be announced next week, though probably won't be available until the fall.

Microsoft Adds Paid SkyDrive Plans and New Desktop Apps

Microsoft SkyDrive cloud storage service gets competitive with Dropbox and SugarSync.

Microsoft Giving Away $25 in Apps

Will year-end deal help Windows Phone platform gain some ground against the iPhone and Android?

Nokia Debuts Windows Phones But Not Here

It's about time. Nokia introduces its first Windows Phone handsets and promises more to come -- next year.

Windows Phone 'Mango' Launch Edges Closer

On the heels of a new iPhone launch, a top Microsoft exec is talking up Windows Phone 7.5, which is nearing its own commercial launch.

Microsoft Makes Windows Phone 7 Business Case

With its upcoming Windows Phone release -- codenamed Mango -- Microsoft attempts to show it's not neglecting business users with WP7.

More Info on Next Major Windows Phone 7 Update

Brighthand: Microsoft starts talking up the next Windows Phone 7 update as it continues to struggle delivering the first one.

Gartner Predicts WP7 Will be No. 2 in 2015

In a new report on mobile phone operating systems, analysts firm Gartner sees Windows Phone as a strong second place in 2015. It's a déjà vu moment.

Jailbreak Your iPhone 4, Windows Phone 7 Handset

The Register: Apple iPhone 4 and Microsoft-run Windows Phone 7 owners can now jailbreak their mobile devices.

Windows 8 May Be Tablet Friendly

InformationWeek: Leaked pics of Windows 8 shows one-click access to key tools in the UI.

Nokia, Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Deal on Schedule

Mobile Burn: Partnership stays on schedule even though the deal between the two companies has not yet been finalized.

AT&T to Get Windows Phone 7 Update Early Next Month

Mobile Burn: Microsoft adjusts scheduled release of NoDo update for AT&T's Windows Phone 7 smartphones to early April.

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