Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012

Symantec Warns: Crisis for Windows Sneaks onto Virtual Machines

Symantec Warns: Crisis for Windows Sneaks onto Virtual Machines

Symantec is recommending customers to use Intrusion Prevention System or network threat protection to stop threats such as this from infiltrating a machine. Users are also advised to update their virus definitions.

Thursday, 16 Aug 2012

Pinterest Goes Mobile With iOS and Android

Pinterest Goes Mobile With iOS and Android

Popular photo-sharing social network site, Pinterest, introduces apps for the iOS and Android mobile platforms after opening its doors to the general public as opposed to its former invitation-only policy.

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012

Rumor: Next Windows Update is Named

Rumor: Next Windows Update is Named "Blue" as Microsoft Speeds Up Release Cycle

Microsoft is rumored to be working on a Windows 8 update codenamed "Blue" that may be released as early as next year. This development is in line with the Redmond software giant's alleged plans to speed up the release cycle of the Windows operating system.

Microsoft Reveals Three More Windows RT Computer Makers

Microsoft Reveals Three More Windows RT Computer Makers

Samsung, Dell, and Lenovo, will join Asus and Microsoft in manufacturing ARM-based tablets and computers for Microsoft's upcoming Windows RT operating system.

Monday, 13 Aug 2012

Microsoft to Drop 'Metro' Design Name, Looks to Replace It with 'Modern' (Update)

Microsoft to Drop 'Metro' Design Name, Looks to Replace It with 'Modern' (Update)

Microsoft is advising developers (and maybe even OEM partners) to not use the word 'Metro' when they're referring to the interface of Windows Phone or Windows 8. The reason? It's just a code name.

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012

Microsoft's Plan to Build its Own Surface Tablet Irks OEM Partners

Microsoft's Plan to Build its Own Surface Tablet Irks OEM Partners

Acer's CEO JT Wang has criticized Microsoft's intentions to compete in the tablet space their own Surface tablet, insisting that such a move would harm the Microsoft's relations with its manufacturing partners.

Windows 8 Box Packaging Design Revealed

Windows 8 Box Packaging Design Revealed

The Verge has managed to get their hands on a couple of images showing exactly how the Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro retail boxes look like. Yes, even the boxes are not spared the 'Windows 8 Style UI' treatment.

Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012

twheel Offers Completely New UI for Twitter

twheel Offers Completely New UI for Twitter

An application called twheel which provides a fun, game-like interface for Twitter is now available for download from the AppStore.

Monday, 6 Aug 2012

Microsoft to Tighten OEM Activation Process for Windows 8?

Microsoft to Tighten OEM Activation Process for Windows 8?

According to leaked slides on the Internet, Microsoft will be updating its OEM Activation mechanism to version 3.0 for the upcoming Windows 8. OA 3.0 will allow OEMs to digitally order and receive keys from Microsoft. Also, a unique product key is required to be written into each PC.

Friday, 3 Aug 2012

Acer, Intel, Qualcomm and SingTel-Optus Join Futuremark to Develop 3DMark for Android

Acer, Intel, Qualcomm and SingTel-Optus Join Futuremark to Develop 3DMark for Android

Futuremark has announced that Acer, Intel, Qualcomm, and SingTel-Optus have joined its Benchmark Development Program to create a new 3D Mark gaming benchmark for Android-based tablets and smartphones.

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