Thursday, 24 May 2018

Apple, Google, Microsoft gear up for 'penta-play' fray

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Friday 09 October 15

Microsoft rounds off its portfolio with its first in-house laptop, but it should probably concentrate more on smartphones.

After Apple and Google, it was Microsoft's turn this week to take the stage and show the world just how busy it has been tinkering away in its shed with circuit boards, processors and bits of polycarbonate. That's my understanding of the device-making process anyway. As well as the usual suspects – a Lumia smartphone, a Lumia smartphone with a bigger screen, a cheaper Lumia, a Surface tablet, a fitness tracker, and some new Xbox features – there was a retro surprise in the form of the Surface Book: Microsoft's first in…

After Apple and Google, it was Microsoft's turn this week to take the stage and show the world just how busy it has been tinkering away in its shed with circuit boards, processors and bits of polycarbonate. That's my understanding of the device-making process anyway. As well as the usual suspects – a Lumia smartphone, a Lumia smartphone with a bigger screen, a cheaper Lumia, a Surface tablet, a fitness tracker, and some new Xbox features – there was a retro surprise in the form of the Surface Book: Microsoft's first in…

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