Microsoft is ending all ebook sales in the Microsoft Store for Windows PCs. It’s removing the Books category from the store as of today. Users will thus no longer be able to purchase, rent or pre-order books through the store. They will be able to access books and rentals previously purchased until early July, but they won’t be available after that.
There were a lot of reports recently that Huawei was looking to break into the U.S. smartphone market with an official launch of the Huawei Mate 10. The company confirmed a couple of days ago that it’s going to release the Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design officially in the United States. The Mate 10 Pro costs $799 and will be available from a variety of online retailers. […]
Microsoft has decided to rebrand the Windows Store in Windows 10. It has rolled out a new Store update to Windows 10 testers on the Release Preview ring. This update brings the new name and logo for the Windows Store which shall henceforth be known as the Microsoft Store on Windows 10. Not much has been changed with the Store itself, the name and logo being the obvious exception.
Microsoft until now has its flagship retail store in North America only, but now it is planning to open another in Sydney, Australia later this year. This will be the first ever retail store by Microsoft, which will be outside of North America. The store will exhibit the same layout as the ones in US and Canada.
So you’ve seen the 12-minute demo of the Xbox One and some of the neat tricks it can do, and you’re thinking to yourself, “I want to get my hands on one of these before I buy one.” You COULD see if your local GameStop has a console on display, or you could just head on over to a Microsoft store as the company is announcing its customers can play […]
Touchscreen laptops are more expensive than conventional ones because developing touch displays for laptops is not cheap. Ultrabooks are available in the mid to high price ranges, with both conventional and touchscreen displays. Prices of several models have been slashed at Microsoft Store, making these high-end and mid-range Windows 8 powered laptops a tad more affordable. If you’re in the market for a new ultrabook, you might want to check […]
Finding an Apple Store is pretty easy these days, especially if you live near a major city. The Microsoft Store, on the other hand, have been quite hard to find seeing as there’s only 29 of them open across the U.S. Finding a Microsoft Store might be slightly less difficult now that Microsoft is announcing it will be introducing even more stores in the U.S. sometime this year.The Microsoft Stores […]
[CES 2012] Thinking of purchasing a Nokia Lumia 800 that’s not tied to a carrier? It looks like you won’t have to get it imported or look for a third-party retailer anymore. Today at the CES 2012 keynote, Microsoft announced that it will be selling unlocked versions of the Nokia Lumia 800 at various Microsoft Store retail locations in the coming months. No word on how much these unlocked devices […]
You might have been waiting for the Windows-powered ExoPC tablet and now Microsoft’s online store is allowing you to pre-order the device for $699. Shipping should be starting early next week which hopefully means that it could arrive in time for Christmas. Of course, whether folks would rather purchase this over an iPad or Galaxy Tab is another issue entirely. Specifications of the ExoPC include:
We told you recently that Apple and Microsoft were getting into a street fight as Microsoft plans to build retail outlets next to Apple’s. In order to do so, Microsoft has hired the person who worked on finding the prime locations for the Apple stores in the first place. Georges Blankenship is said to be consulting for Microsoft on the subject. Some think that Microsoft did not hire Mr. Blankenship as […]