Move Over iPad – Something New Is About To Surface!

Microsoft released preliminary details about its new tablet last week.

Surface is the software giant’s first foray into the tablet arena. At the keynote event in Los Angeles, observers were given a brief glimpse of some of the features of the upcoming tablet. A USB 3.0 port, Micro SD slot, and an integrated kick stand were just a few of the attributes that has the technology crowd buzzing.

Other details about the Surface included a body constructed of Vapor MG, a new magnesium alloy developed by Microsoft. Two versions of the Surface will be available, with slight variations in thickness, processing power, and operating systems.

Watch this week’s Sweet Tip for all the latest information on Microsoft’s Surface. If you have questions about the new tablet, be sure to send us an email at Ask about our full range of computer repair services available in your area.

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Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview

With a target release date of December 2012, Microsoft Windows 8 is already creating a stir.

The sleek design of Windows 8 includes a revamped, tiled start screen. Photos, music, favorite websites, and more are all neatly organized for ease of access. A handy built-in keyboard makes the transition from desktop to tablet seamless and convenient. The new Windows Store makes it easier than ever to find the most popular titles. An integrated cloud connection transfers your personalized settings to any Windows 8 computer you sign in on. And Internet Explorer 10 is more than just a browser with edge to edge web pages.

These are just a sample of some of the new features in Windows 8. You can read more about the new operating system here, and for a limited time, download the Consumer Preview version here.

If you have any questions about Windows 8, call the experts at Friendly Computers. And don’t forget to ask about all of our computer repair services.

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