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Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Intel's Bay Trail to Get Two New Updates This Year

Intel's Bay Trail to Get Two New Updates This Year

Intel wants to ship 40 million tablets this year and they are attempting to achieve this target by accelerating their product offerings with two new updates to the Bay Trail processor.

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

At Build 2014, Microsoft also found some time to tease some future updates. One that's bound to please long-time Windows users is the return of the Start menu. And it comes with a twist.

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana digital personal assistant will launch shortly in the U.S. as a 'beta', and then in the U.S., the U.K., and China in the second half of 2014. For us in Asia Pacific, we've to wait till 2015.

Windows To Be Free for Devices Under 9 Inches

Windows To Be Free for Devices Under 9 Inches

Microsoft has announced at Build that Windows will now be free for OEMs building devices smaller than 9 inches.

Microsoft: Touch-friendly Modern Office Development Is Progressing Smoothly

Microsoft: Touch-friendly Modern Office Development Is Progressing Smoothly

At Build 2014, Microsoft has also taken some time to demo the Modern-style version of Office. But this touch-friendly Office looks to be still far away from an official release.

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Less than six months after releasing Windows 8.1, the first major update for the operating system is set to arrive next week with many UI tweaks to please keyboard and mouse users.

Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014

ASUS VivoTab Note 8 Launched

ASUS VivoTab Note 8 Launched

The 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with a Wacom digitizer stylus is now available exclusively at all Best Denki outlets for S$499. Every purchase of the VivoTab Note 8 will entitle you to a free VersaSleeve. The first 100 customers will also get a free Microsoft Wedge Keyboard.

Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014

Samsung Unveils Trio of Galaxy Tab 4 Tablets, Global Availability from Q2

Samsung Unveils Trio of Galaxy Tab 4 Tablets, Global Availability from Q2

Samsung today announced a trio of new Android tablets under the Galaxy Tab 4 branding. They are the Galaxy Tab 4 (7.0), (8.0) and (10.1) and will be available globally from Q2.

Friday, 28 Mar 2014

Report: Worldwide Market for Tablets Expected to Grow by 38.6% in 2014

Report: Worldwide Market for Tablets Expected to Grow by 38.6% in 2014

According to Gartner, the worldwide market for tablets is expected to grow by 38.6%, with an estimated 2.7 billion units that will be shipped by the end of this year. This is due to strong demand for such devices in emerging markets, outside of North America.

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad Apps; Office Mobile for iPhone & Android Phones Now Free

iPad-optimized versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint have now hit the App Store. Another piece of good news is that home use of Office Mobile for iPhone and Android phones no longer needs an Office 365 subscription.

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