Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Windows 8.1 HID (USB) WinRT API

More on the Windows 8.1 HID WinRT API | Coding4Fun Blog | Channel 9:
support this protocol over the USB, Bluetooth, and I2C transports.

(Videos from Build 2013)

iPad Air, Surface 2, Lumia 2025

Apple unveils lighter iPad Air - CNN.com:
"iPad Air will weigh 1 pound, down from 1.4 pounds.
It's 20% thinner and 28% lighter than the current fourth-generation iPad.

The iPad Air will have the same 9.7-inch screen as previous iPads and pack the same A7 processing chip that's in the iPhone 5S.
That will make it 72 times faster than the original iPad"

new iPad Mini starting at $399.. will pack a speedy A7 processor
and the same high-resolution "Retina display" as bigger iPads.

The older iPad Mini is still around and will cost $299.
And the full-size iPad 2, launched in 2011, is still available for $399.

Microsoft officially launched its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tabletson Tuesday morning, as did Nokia with its own Windows 8 device,the Lumia 2520.

The Surface 2 starts at  $449, while the more powerful Surface Pro 2 will start at $899.