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Microsoft set to take on the likes of the Nexus 7, Kindle Fire and iPad Mini with 7-inch Surface RT?
Microsoft’s Surface RT was dead on arrival, it lacked many of the applications its competitors offered, it didn’t offer half as much features as its desktop counterpart did and Microsoft didn’t even provide a proper Office suite for the platform, but that hasn’t stopped them from preparing a next generation of Windows RT devices.
Good news for the select few Windows Phone lovers, Microsoft is said to be preparing an update to Windows Phone 8, possibly Windows Phone 8.1, that will bring along a bunch of new features and inyards that will warm your hearts.
An initial build of Windows Blue has slipped out of Redmond, giving everyone a glimpse of what’s to come. Windows Blue, an update for Windows 8, build 9364 has hit global file sharing sites and seems to bring some much needed improvements to Windows 8.
As competition between Google and Microsoft escalates, both parties seem to be resorting to dirty tricks to disadvantage the other.
Earlier this week Microsoft was fined close to a billion dollars by European authorities due to antitrust concerns, and according to the Financial Times Google was the one that tipped the EU off about Microsoft’s activities. The European Commission is punishing Microsoft for supposedly bullying consumers by not offering them a choice between their browser and those of competitors.