Monday, 13 Aug 2012
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Social media management platform, Wildfire Interactive, has been acquired by Google. This is likely done to bolster the search giant's presence in its desperate battle to control the social media marketing space.
Nem Marshal by ATC-NY is a user-friendly and automated memory analysis system which helps forensic investigators analyze captured volatile memory (RAM) images.
Multiple user accounts should be coming soon to Android after developers discovered a code embedded in Jelly Bean that allows multiple profile switching.
Thursday, 2 Aug 2012
Popular cloud-storage service, Dropbox, suffered a security breach recently when hackers absconded with users' email addresses and passwords linked to their Dropbox accounts.