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Microsoft readying Android-powered Lumia smartphone and Surface Mini tablet?

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The week kicks off with a couple of interesting rumours courtesy of @evleaks. The first suggests that Microsoft could soon release an Android-powered Lumia smartphone while the second indicates that Microsoft will release the Surface Mini tablet after all. Should Microsoft release an Android-powered Lumia device, it could represent a seismic shift at Microsoft. The Lumia brand has been used […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 manual confirms Surface Mini

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Microsoft had been widely expected to unveil its Surface Mini tablet at the press event it held back on May 20. In fact, the press invitation for the event seemed to suggest that it would get the spotlight. Instead, Microsoft unveiled the Surface Pro 3 and word quickly followed that new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Executive Vice President Stephen […]

Microsoft puts Surface mini tablet on backburner

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When news hit of Microsoft’s latest Surface event first hit, speculation ran high that the company was finally about to unveil its oft-rumoured Surface mini tablet. Microsoft earlier today unveiled the new Surface Pro 3 but its smaller sibling was a no-show. It turns out that Microsoft may have been planning to unveil it today but decided rather abruptly not […]

Microsoft holding “small gathering” Surface event on May 20

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Microsoft may finally be getting ready to announce the Surface mini tablet. First rumoured almost a year ago, many expected to launch alongside the Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 when they were unveiled in September 2013. But they were not and new rumours began to suggest an early 2014 launch instead. That prediction may soon come true. Microsoft has begun to […]

Microsoft Surface mini tablet to launch in October?

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Much as Apple did with its iPad and smaller iPad mini, Microsoft is reportedly readying a smaller and cheaper Surface mini tablet. The device would allow Microsoft to go up against Apple and its iPad mini tablet. With smaller tablets growing in popularity, it is a market segment that Microsoft cannot ignore especially now that Windows supports smaller displays and […]