Tag Archive | Windows 8

Acer Aspire S7 First Look

Acer Aspire S7

Acer Aspire S7 (Photo credit: Stratageme.com)

Here it is a first look from Linus Tech Tips into one of the thinnest and beautiful designed notebooks with touch screen and Windows 8.

The technical specifications (and a full review according to gizmodo.com) are :

Processor: 1.9GHz Dual Core Intel Core i7 (Turboboost to 2.4GHz) As tested; retail models have a Core i5 processor.
• Memory: 4GB
• Storage: 256 GB SSD
• Graphics: Intel HD 4000
• Dimensions: 0.48 x 11.17 x 7.7 inches
• Weight: 2.29 pounds
• Display: 11.6-inch, 1920×1080 IPS LCD
• Ports: 2 USB 3.0, Mini HDMI, Micro SD
• Standard Battery Test: 1 Hours 40 minutes

 

 

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.