- News tagged "windows"
Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012
Microsoft has confirmed in its annual report, that Windows 8 will be available to the public on the 26th of October, 2012. That will also be the day that consumers will also be able to put their hands on a Surface tablet.
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012
The customer preview of the new Microsoft Office has been unveiled featuring an intuitive design which works with touch, stylus, mouse, or keyboard across new Windows devices including tablets. It will delivered to subscribers through a cloud service.
Thursday, 5 Jul 2012
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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.