But is the tidbit a tip of things to come, an oblique reference to features we already know about, or just plain erroneous?
When Microsoft asks you to open your wallet for a Surface 2 or a new Windows PC, it's really asking for a larger commitment. Here's how Microsoft's latest products ask you to buy into Microsoft itself.
Microsoft launched its Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets at midnight Tuesday morning. Early reviews of the tablet were favorable, though not overly enthusiastic.
Apple's iPad may be more well-rounded, but the Surface 2 and Windows RT 8.1 win screens-down for Office-centric productivity.
Everyone else has a giant phone and a 10-inch tablet, why not Nokia too?
But the flawed Windows RT update still isn't available in the Windows Store.
In what could turn out to be its last big event before Microsoft takes over, Nokia on Tuesday is expected to add large-screen smartphones and a tablet to its Lumia family as well as upgrade its portfolio of low-cost smartphones.
Microsoft's new update for Windows Phone 8 added support for larger phones and higher-resolution screens, a move analysts hoped would soon put the operating system onto small-sized tablets, a market Microsoft and its hardware partners have largely ignored.
The much-anticipated Windows RT 8.1 update appears to be having quality issues for some users, causing Microsoft to remove the update from the Windows Store.
Microsoft has begun selling gift cards good for purchases on its digital content market, taking a page out of Apple's iTunes playbook.