Surprisingly, at least one Microsoft executive thinks Apple’s patent lawsuit against HTC might help sort out some intellectual property ownership issues -- despite the fact that the suit also names Windows Mobile devices.
If Apple’s keyboards, with their extreme thinness and laptop-style
keys, resemble an underfed model, all waiflike and delicate,
Microsoft’s usual offerings look like they’ve been bulking up with Iso
Mass Xtreme Gainer protein powder. Their wireless keyboards tend to
have an extra inch or two of plastic hanging off the bottoms or the
sides, and they just look so beefy and large on a desk, even an
uncluttered one. Microsoft's Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 reverses this trend.
many people thought the iPad announcement Wednesday was exciting,
says that Microsoft, Nokia, and Nintendo weren't among them. Each
found ways to take a shot at the iPad and Jobs' announcement speech.
In what will certainly be viewed as an escalation of the Google vs. Apple tensions, a new report finds Cupertino in talks with once bitter rival Microsoft to make their Bing service the default search engine on the iPhone.
As rumored only hours before, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took the wraps off a new touchscreen tablet running Windows 7 during his CES keynote Wednesday night. Did they steal some of Apple’s tablet thunder?