Now we know that what we have suspected for months: Windows 8 is not selling very likely. We’ve seen the pattern since Microsoft’s big launch event in late October — the mixed reviews, the cautionary words from hardware manufacturers, the desperate fast-tracking of plans to expand the retail availability of the Surface — but now we’ve got...

The Wall Street Journal reports, Acer will be release in 2013, the $99 Tablet PC – Iconia B1. Last week in Serbia Forum this Iconia B1 has been leaked, thus proving the authenticity of the sources of the Wall Street Journal. This tablet with low-level Kindle Fire have very similar specifications:  1.2 Ghz Nvidia Tegra dual-core processor,7-inch (1 024 x 600 resolution)...

If you are eager to load up a Windows Phone or Windows 8 PC with dedicated Gmail or Google Drive apps, it’s time you ease up on the anticipation, as Mountain View is not bent on bringing apps to the platforms thanks to a lack of interest. “We have no plans to build out Windows apps,” Google Apps product management director Clay Bavor told V3. “We...

  It’s no secret that Windows Phone sales have been in the doldrums for much of the platform’s existence. If we believe Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer’s talk at the annual company shareholder meeting, however, the cell phone OS has turned a corner. He tells investors that Windows Phone sales are about 4 times what they were at the same point last...

In few senses, we have been waiting for this moment since last May: Verizon is back to selling brand-new Windows Phone hardware. Starting today, the carrier is offering both the $200 HTC Windows Phone 8X as its flagship and the $100 Nokia Lumia 822 for the more cost-conscious. Both Windows Phone 8 devices have a slight spin on the stock formula. Verizon’s 8X is...

You, the consumer, probably don not care about Windows Embedded 8 and Windows Embedded Compact 2013. But businesses and OEMs, they’re pretty psyched. The next generation of Microsoft’s light-weight OS offerings will bring the improved touch and gesture support of Windows 8 to low power platforms like car computers and kiosks. In all 5 versions of Windows Embedded...

There’s no mistaking it: the Windows Phone 8 battle is heating up. HTC just announced its high-end HTC Windows Phone 8X for AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon, two weeks after Nokia unveiled the Lumia 920. The resemblance between the two phones is readily apparent, and more than skin deep. Like the Lumia 920, the HTC Windows Phone 8X drops the phone screen into a richly...

Reviewing an operating system is an odd struggle, because people don’t really use operating systems; now they use applications. The OS should be as easy as possible, acting as a platform for applications. In today’s cloud-driven world, however, the notion that your application will run in a single OS is delicate at best. Toss in the increasing use of smart devices,...

According to rumors, Samsung is considering a Windows Phone device on the market that is heavily based on the Galaxy S3. If all goes well, this heft – around October – the latest version of the Windows Mobile operating system on the market, Windows 8. Although it is not clear whether such a device Samsung also an ultra-fast quad-core processor provided, it...