Tag Archive | Microsoft

HTC 8S Unboxing & First Look

An interesting unboxing and first look from LinusTechTips at the HTC 8S phone, the little brother of HTC 8X, with Windows Phone 8.

The specifications of this phone are (according to gsmarena):

Display Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Beats Audio sound enhancement
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps
Secondary No
Features OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
CPU Dual-core 1 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 305

Bill Gates on Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Microsoft Surface

This is a talk with Bill Gates about Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Natural User Interface and Microsoft Surface.

Surface with Windows RT

The tablet from Microsoft is now available to pre-order with Windows RT for US, on Microsoft Store website.

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(Photo credit: Flickr)

The tablet has the following prices:

  • 32 GB without Black Touch Cover – $499
  • 32 GB with Black Touch Cover – $599
  • 64 GB with Black Touch Cover – $699

The technical specifications (from Microsoft Store site):

  • OS | Windows RT, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT
  • EXTERIOR | Dimensions: 10.81 x 6.77 x 0.37 in • Weight: Less than 1.5 lbs • Casing: VaporMg • Color: Dark Titanium • Physical buttons: Volume, Power
  • STORAGE | 32 GB • 64 GB
  • DISPLAY | Screen: 10.6″ ClearType HD Display • Resolution: 1366 x768 • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 (widescreen) • Touch: 5-point multi-touch
  • CPU | Chip: NVIDIA T30 • System memory: 2 GB RAM
  • WIRELESS | Wireless: Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n) • Bluetooth 4.0 technology
  • BATTERY | Up to 8 hours mixed activity • 7-15 days idle life
  • CAMERAS | Two 720p HD cameras, front and rear-facing
  • VIDEO | Two microphones
  • AUDIO | Stereo speakers
  • PORTS | Full-size USB 2.0 • microSDXC card reader • Headphone jack • HD video out port • Cover port
  • SENSORS | Ambient light sensor • Accelerometer • Gyroscope • Magnetometer
  • APPS (included) | Mail • Messaging • Word • Power Point • Excel • OneNote • SkyDrive • Internet Explorer 10 • Bing • Music • Video • Games • and more.

What Microsoft Didn’t Tell Us About the New Surface Tablets ?

As you all know, Microsoft unveiled the new Windows 8 tablet line named “Surface”.

An interesting article from lockergnome.com is about the things that are unknown about this tablet :

  • What will be the RAM ?
  • What are the graphics ?
  • What is the price ?
  • What is the camera resolution ?
  • How will the Surface charge?
  • What is the battery life ?
  • When it will be released ?

For more informations, read the rest of the article at this link.