News tagged ‘windows’

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012

Microsoft to Release Windows 8 Release Preview in June

Microsoft to Release Windows 8 Release Preview in June

Microsoft has announced it will release a 'Release Preview' version of Windows 8 in the first week of June. The president of Microsoft's Windows unit, Mr. Steven Sinofsky made this announcement at a Windows Developer Days event in Japan yesterday.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

Microsoft to Release Kinect for Windows Version 1.5 in May

Microsoft to Release Kinect for Windows Version 1.5 in May

Offering Windows users a different interactive experience via the Kinect, Kinect for Windows will see an upgrade, version 1.5, at the end of May.

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012

Rumored Release Schedule for Windows 8

Rumored Release Schedule for Windows 8

Rumors about the release date for the final version of Microsoft's Windows 8 have started making their rounds on the Internet.

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012

NVIDIA Begins Regular Windows 8 Driver Updates

NVIDIA Begins Regular Windows 8 Driver Updates

NVIDIA has released their first driver update for NVIDIA GeForce and Quadro GPUs, signalling the start of regular NVIDIA driver updates for Windows 8.

Monday, 12 Mar 2012

Work on Metro Mozilla for Windows 8 Begins

Work on Metro Mozilla for Windows 8 Begins

A Mozilla developer has announced on his blog that they have started work on porting Firefox for the Windows 8 Metro interface.

Monday, 20 Feb 2012

Microsoft Unveils New Logo for Windows

Microsoft Unveils New Logo for Windows

Windows 8 has already marked a change in direction for Microsoft and now the software giants have unveiled a new logo to go with the upcoming operating system.

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012

Firefox for Windows 8 Goes Metro

Firefox for Windows 8 Goes Metro

Seeing that Microsoft will be introducing their new interface for Windows 8, Mozilla has come out to state they will be building a completely different version of Firefox to suit Metro.

Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012

Microsoft Puts a Stop to the Start Menu for Windows 8

Microsoft Puts a Stop to the Start Menu for Windows 8

One of the most commonly recognizable features of the Windows OS over more than a decade has been the Start Button and Menu. Microsoft has made the radical decision to ditch both for the upcoming Windows 8.

Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011

Windows Store Beta Launching in February 2012

Windows Store Beta Launching in February 2012

Microsoft has given the community a taste of what the Windows Store will be like with a little preview at a recent event in San Francisco. According to them, equal thought has been given to how users and developers will access the platform.

Monday, 5 Dec 2011

Ultrabooks to Stimulate Stalled Windows-Intel

Ultrabooks to Stimulate Stalled Windows-Intel "Framework"

Acer's chairman, J.T Wang, feels that Ultrabooks could be the magic bullet that jolts the "Wintel" (Windows-Intel) slump on touch-centric devices. He also mentioned price as a major deciding factor that will make or break the Ultrabook.

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