Microsoft has been very quiet about the pricing of Windows 10, but a recent document published on a partner site reveals how much money the Redmond giant makes from licensing Windows 8.1 to OEMs.
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UK retailers and carriers are now accepting pre-orders for Google's Nexus 6, with prices starting at £499 off-contract, or free on a two-year plan priced around £35 a month, with delivery from Dec 1.
Microsoft's most affordable 4G handset, the Lumia 635, is currently available to buy off-contract from just $84.99, with a 4.5-inch display, 5MP rear camera, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 and 8GB storage.
Talking about the new licensing model Microsoft has implemented, Terry Myerson explained that it has been a success with 50 new partners signing up to build tablets and Windows Phone devices.
The Lumia 530 - Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 handset - will reportedly be available on T-Mobile later this month, and is expected to be priced at just $69 off-contract.
Ahead of its expected unveiling on September 9, Apple is said to be considering charging as much as $400 for its new wearable device, although it will reportedly offer "lower priced versions" too.
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 will arrive in 25 more markets on August 28th. The device has already gone up for pre-order on each market's Microsoft Surface Pro websites with delivery due on launch day.
Microsoft's Xbox One will go on sale in China in September, and will be sold exclusively through the nation's third-largest carrier, China Telecom - although pricing details remain unannounced.
When Microsoft launched its Lumia 630 in the UK, it said the device would cost "only £89.95". A month later, not one of the five launch partners that Microsoft named has priced the 630 as low as this.
Xbox-Skyer, a Chinese website, has recently posted an image which shows the pricing for the unreleased Chinese version of the Xbox One. The pricing has not yet been confirmed by Microsoft.
Microsoft's vice president of OEM partners explained how we will see sub-$200 Windows Phone devices before the end of the year and how Windows tablets will also be getting significantly cheaper too.
Though not official, thanks to their shipping policies, everyone across the EU can buy a Surface Pro 3 from the digital Microsoft Store. However, there are important price variations across the EU.
The affordable Lumia 630 is the first device designed for Windows Phone 8.1 to go on sale and, following its launch in Asia, will soon be available in Europe for €119 (single-SIM) / €129 (dual-SIM).
OnePlus has revealed the 16 markets in which it will launch its "perfect smartphone", along with local pricing information. But can the company deliver the "best smartphone ever" at such low cost?
Start-up manufacturer OnePlus has revealed that its "perfect smartphone" - featuring the "best specs", superlative design and materials, and a customised version of CyanogenMod - will cost under $500.
Microsoft has revealed the final retail packaging and pricing for Windows 8.1. As previously announced, however, the update will be available for free to Windows 8 users.
Microsoft has revealed the cost of Xbox One games in the U.K. to be £49.99, the same price as the cost of newly released Xbox 360 games. The company previously announced the U.S. price of $59.99.
Microsoft has finally announced pricing for the Xbox One console. When it launches in November, it'll go on sale for $499 in the United States, with pricing for some other markets also announced.
Microsoft, Adobe and Apple have fronted up to a parliamentary hearing in Australia in an attempt to justify the ridiculous price discrepancies the country faces, and question dodging was abundant
It has recently been discovered that Microsoft quietly raised the price for purchasing Office 2011 for Mac, despite not updating the software in any significant way since its launch
If you live in Canada and were thinking of purchasing a Surface, the price is set to drop by up to 20 CAD in the very near future that might make purchasing the Surface a bit easier to swallow.
Starting February 1, 2013, the Windows 8 upgrade edition will be offered for $119.99 USD and Windows 8 Pro upgrade edition will be offered for $199.99 USD in the U.S.
Another indie game bundle is offering 10 games for less than $1 each, with proceeds going to the good folks at the Special Effect charity. You can never have too many Steam-friendly games, can you?
WordPress has added functionality today, allowing bloggers across the world to pay using the digital Bitcoin currency while side-stepping issues such as PayPal being unavailable or limited.
Microsoft's Surface RT has proved to be a big hit so far, but the IT Pros out there have been yearning for pricing details on the Pro versions of the device. Now a German retailer may have obliged.
EE has revealed prices for the UK's first 4G LTE service. But are its tariffs really "designed for 21st century customers" or just the overpriced result of offering a product with no competitors?
A week ahead of the launch of the UK's first 4G LTE network, a survey suggests that just 15% of consumers are ready to pay a premium for 4G mobile. EE, meanwhile, still hasn't released pricing info.
Microsoft accidnetly pushed out the pricing purchase page earlier today but quickly pulled the pricing information in an attempt to hide their mistake but it was already too late, the cat is out.
Pre-order listings for Windows 8 reveal the price of the operating system, which just so happens to start at $99.99 for a full version OEM System Builder copy. The box art was again confirmed.
Nokia has confirmed pricing for its two new Windows Phones, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, in France; while the company's UK division also revealed some eyewatering prices for the devices' accessories.
Microsoft has kept the pricing of its own Surface hardware secret, with only rumours and guesses in the wild. Now IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell has given his take on the pricing issues consumers may face.
If you head to Microsoft's Volume Licensing center you can find Windows 8 Pro in the list of options for quoting a price. Entering all the right info reveals a price of $188 for a single license
Thanks to anonymous tipsters, the pricing for the HTC Windows Phone 8X has been revealed on Three UK. The device will retail for £349.99 on a pay-as-you-go plan, cheaper than Amazon UK's price
A few leaks have surfaced that show off the pricing of Microsoft's new Xbox Music service, and as you might expect, the prices are exactly the same as for the Zune Pass.
Various Nokia subsidiaries in Europe have revealed the outright pricing for both the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, listing the devices as low as €599 and €499 respectively with a November release date
HTC frustratingly failed to share the prices of its new Windows Phones this week. But a retailer has revealed official HTC pricing, exposing a huge price gap between the 8X and the far cheaper 8S.
Microsoft has taken the wraps off the pricing for Office 2013, which starts at $99 per year for a Office 365 Home Premium subscription, or $139.99 for a standalone Home & Student copy
A new road-map of upcoming ASUS products has leaked and the prices are a bit high for what is believed to be entry level products. Make the jump to see the image and the pricing information.
More details have surfaced regarding pricing for Windows 8, with unnamed sources claiming that Windows 8 Pro will launch at a discounted price of $69.99, before increasing to $199 in January.
A leaked image of Windows 8 reveals that to buy a Windows 8 Pro product key it could cost just €59.99 (~US$75), which is remarkably cheap considering the cost of previous versions
Microsoft's on the cusp of launching a new OS and product line but with the competition stiff in the marketplace, we will soon be able to tell how confident Microsoft is with its upcoming product
Two prominent Microsoft insiders have received an email stating that Microsoft could be doing away with retail versions of Windows 8, instead offering only two choices: an Upgrade and OEM version
Now that I've had a chance to use Windows 8 in a more consumer-friendly version, I analyze what I think will be the right price point for Microsoft to sell Windows 8; boxed, through upgrade and OEM
The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is not too far away and the retail release is expected later this year; this weekend we ask you what you think is a good price for Windows 8 when the time comes
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