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Microsoft Surface RT

Microsoft Surface prices announced – maybe a harder deal than anticipated

Microsoft has announced its pricing for the Surface with Windows RT. While still enthusiastic about the product, the pricing is certainly no deal breaker at ~$600 with the cover keyboard. It’s not outrageous, comparable with the iPad + cover pricing, but Apple already has the world in its palm and my eeepad transformer cost ~$480 with the keyboard.… Read the rest

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available

This just in, Microsoft has released its Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Read all about the new features, watch the demo videos, and even grab yourself a copy for testing. Wanna see the goodies coming down the pipeline without installing the consumer preview?… Read the rest

Microsoft acquires Skype

Skype, the innovative giant in video communication, has now been acquired by software giant Microsoft for $8.5 billion. I think that this fusion can potentially be really cool and I’m not the only one who’s excited about what can do together – check out what Skype’s CEO (now president) Tony Bates has to say about this acquisition.… Read the rest

Internet Explorer 9 launches

Microsoft has recently launched Internet Explorer 9! And boy have they come a long way with their browser – you’ll find that IE9 is actually surprisingly capable. Try it out and see for yourself. In other news, PlanetJon has an Adam-approved RSS feed at long last, making the PlanetJon experience more convenient than ever before.… Read the rest