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The San Francisco billboard, which was first spotted by Apple Insider, depicts a Surface tablet running Excel. The spreadsheet is titled ‘Hawaii Budget’ and attempts to add up all the costs... expected on the holiday.

Beady-eyed journalists spotted that the seven numbers totalled $9,500 – some $500 more than the correct final figure.

This news comes less than a month after...

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Lenovo’s new small tablet is powered by Intel’s quad-core Bay Trail processor; the more capable and power efficient successor to last year’s Intel Atom chip.

The new $299 Miix... 2 comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 and includes the option of a stylus for digital inking on the capacitive display. A 5-megapixel camera sits on the back of the tablet whi...

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Earlier ads sported a faux Siri voice that sounded increasingly concerned that it didn’t have some of the same features as the iPad. 

This ad simply has a upbeat sound track while... the iPad and Surface RT are compared side by side in pictures and text.

Microsoft of course cherry picks the advantages (just as Apple did in the old "I'm a Mac, I'm a PC" ad...

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The Surface RT is the first Microsoft tablet to run on the ARM architecture. It features a 10.6 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, 2GB of RAM, and an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor.

Surface... RT and other WIndows RT tablets include a custom version of Microsoft Office, but older Windows software won't run on RT systems; instead users are limited to what's availble in Microsoft'...

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Microsoft Office is now out for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Microsoft Office. Office Mobile for iPhone, now available in App Store, lets you view documents (as had been rumored), but also edit them inside... the app as well, which is a bit of a surprise.

But there's a catch. Instead of charging a small fee or an ad supported version of Office for iPhone like many other developers do with their apps...

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Martin Destagnol, who created Folders, has already been working with the Box iOS team the past few weeks on ways to deeply integrate the Folders technology into the next generation of Box for iOS due... out the later this, Box said in a blog post.

“When we saw Folders we saw a beautiful experience and set of design patterns that we had to bring to Box’s users,” said Sam Schill...

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But the jury is very much still out on whether Windows RT tablets will be successful. The software giant’s own Surface Pro and other Windows 8 tablets have gotten a lot more traction with business... because they are backward compatible with Windows software.


By contrast, Windows RT includes a custom version of Microsoft Office, but  won’t run older Windows software.

But Mi...

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Updates for all three apps arrived on Tuesday and have added minor enhancements to each app, with most of these focusing on bringing the iOS experience closer to that of iWork on Mac or Office on Windows.

The... most notable changes see Keynote now support a greater array of slide sizes and color themes from PowerPoint and Keynote for Mac, while Pages has a new feature for tracking, accepting and rejecting any recent changes...

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The software giant says it will offer support for the Windows RT operating system and Microsoft Office Suite that comes installed on the Surface tablet for five years and the device itself for four... years, actually right up to April 11, 2017.

The support statements were spotted by the site Rethink Wireless in a Microsoft FAQ which spells out the support policies for Microsoft's first...