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Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Ratio of PCs to Macs Sold is Falling Drastically

Ratio of PCs to Macs Sold is Falling Drastically

According to data from Asymco, the ratio of PCs to Macs sold is dropping dramatically, revealing that Windows is no longer the hegemony it once was.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Upgrade From Windows XP, Vista or 7 to Windows 8 Pro For Just US$39.99

Upgrade From Windows XP, Vista or 7 to Windows 8 Pro For Just US$39.99

We previously reported that Microsoft is offering a special price for customers buying a new Windows 7 PC to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro. It has now announced a new offer that lets existing Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just US$39.99.

Friday, 1 Jun 2012

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99

Microsoft has released Windows 8 Release Preview today in 14 languages. This will be the last public pre-release, as the company moves towards the RTM stage. If you've an eligible Windows 7 PC, upgrading to Windows 8 Pro will cost S$17.99.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

An unpatched exploit that affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview allows a user to launch a system shell by manipulating the sticky keys function. This hack is straightforward to implement as it can be executed in a matter of minutes.

Friday, 11 May 2012

Microsoft Restricts Third-Party Browsers in Windows on ARM

Microsoft Restricts Third-Party Browsers in Windows on ARM

According to Mr. Asa Dotzler who is the Product Director for the Firefox desktop browser, Microsoft will restrict third-party browsers from accessing certain APIs on Windows 8 ARM devices, dealing a serious blow to the planned release of their Metro-style Windows 8 version of Firefox.

Friday, 27 Apr 2012

Automatic Photo Uploading for Dropbox on Windows and Mac

Automatic Photo Uploading for Dropbox on Windows and Mac

Dropbox now enables automatic uploading of photos and videos from any camera, tablet, SD card or smartphone on Windows and Mac. You earn 500MB extra storage space for your first automatic upload and up to 3GB extra for subsequent uploads.

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.

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