July 31, 2013
Featuring Original, Regular Segments with Post Reporters WASHINGTON—July 31, 2013—The Washington Post today launched In Play, the latest PostTV Web show. The daily show hosted by Chris Cillizza and Jackie Kucinich provides viewers with an unfiltered look at the day in politics, previews the week ahead and features the reporting of Post journalists and opinions from noted writers. "In Play gets at the politics of politics, in a fun way," said Andrew Pergam, Senior Editor of Video at...
July 29, 2013
Live, Interview Show Hosted by Nia-Malika Henderson WASHINGTON—July 29, 2013—The Washington Post announced today the debut of On Background, an interactive, in-depth interview show exploring compelling Washington news topics. Hosted by PostTV's Nia-Malika Henderson, the first show features a discussion on the economic impact of immigration reform with Tamar Jacoby, president and CEO of ImmigrationWorks USA, and Jack Martin, director of special projects for FAIR. "Nia taps into conversations that...
April 11, 2013 |
Has the shift from PC to tablet finally reached the point of no return? There's been chatter about the "post-PC" era for years, particularly after the introduction of the iPad. But recent data suggest that we may finally have reached the tipping point. Since the start of the year, the PC market has seen its steepest quarterly decline ever — 13.9 percent, according to a report from International Data Corp. That news comes on the heels of a Gartner report predicting the PC market will shrink as much as 3.5 percent over 2013 in...
February 11, 2013 |
Microsoft celebrated "amazing" response to its latest model of the Surface over the weekend, with the announcement that the tablet's 128 GB model had sold out online and in stores across the country. "We're working with our retail partners who are currently out of stock of the 128GB Surface Pro to replenish supplies as quickly as possible," said Surface product chief Panos Panay in a company blog post Saturday. The larger model of the Surface sold out almost immediately...
February 7, 2013 |
Microsoft's newest device, the Surface with Windows 8 Pro, makes a big promise to consumers. It's unique form — a tablet-like touchscreen with a full, snap-on keyboard and touchpad — offers the specs of a light laptop with enough tablet DNA to make it attractive to those who prefer the more portable devices. In many ways, the Surface Pro fulfills that promise. It's a strong alternative for those who've held off on trading in their laptops because they can't do the work they need to do on a tablet.
January 23, 2013 |
Microsoft's follow up to the Surface RT tablet goes on sale next month: The company will begin selling its Surface Windows 8 Pro slate in the U.S. and Canada on Feb. 9 with a starting price of $899. Intel's Core i5 processor will power the device, which comes with 64 GB of memory at this price. The device will have a keyboard cover that snaps on to the tablet as needed. Unlike its predecessor, which runs on an ARM-based chip, the new Surface runs a full version of Windows 8 Pro in addition...