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Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013

Microsoft Details Business Features in Windows 8.1

Microsoft Details Business Features in Windows 8.1

Microsoft has just shared some of the upcoming business features of Windows 8.1. And for the first time, we've confirmation that Windows 8.1 lets you boot directly to the desktop.

Friday, 31 May 2013

Microsoft Reveals More Details on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Reveals More Details on Windows 8.1

Microsoft has revealed more details about the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. It packs features galore, including more personalization options, more powerful search, greater cloud connectivity, more ways to use apps side-by-side, Internet Explorer 11 with tab syncing across devices, and a Windows Logo Start 'tip'.

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro Available in Singapore on 3 June from S$1198

Microsoft Surface Pro Available in Singapore on 3 June from S$1198

Microsoft's much awaited Surface Pro notebook will soon be available in Singapore from 3rd June at 20 major Challenger Stores around Singapore, as well as selected Harvey Norman and Newstead outlets. Both the 64GB and 128GB editions will be available with their accessories, so check out the full details after the jump!

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

NVIDIA Announces PhysX Support for Microsoft Xbox One

NVIDIA Announces PhysX Support for Microsoft Xbox One

Hot on the heels of Microsoft's announcement regarding their next generation gaming console, the Xbox One, NVIDIA has announced that the product will support their popular NVIDIA PhysX and NVIDIA APEX software development kits.

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 Will Be a Free Upgrade

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 Will Be a Free Upgrade

At JP Morgan's Technology, Media & Telecom Conference, Microsoft's Windows Division CMO and CFO, Tami Reller, confirmed that the upcoming Windows 8 update, previously codenamed Windows Blue, has now been given the official release name Windows 8.1, and will be a free upgrade for all Windows 8 users.

Monday, 13 May 2013

Android has Largest Smart Device Market Share

Android has Largest Smart Device Market Share

According a Q1, 2013 report by Canalys, 59.5 percent of all smart devices in the market -- 308.7 million smartphones, tablets and notebooks -- were running Google's Android operating system. Apple was in second place with a 19.3 percent market share and Microsoft had a market share of 18.1, just slightly behind Apple.

New Wacom Wintab Driver Brings Pen Pressure Sensitivity to the Microsoft Surface Pro

New Wacom Wintab Driver Brings Pen Pressure Sensitivity to the Microsoft Surface Pro

Frustrated that your Surface Pro's pen doesn't support pressure sensitivity in apps like Photoshop? We've the answer for you: Head over to Wacom's website now to download the new Windows 8 driver.

Google Games Hinted at in Leaked Google Play Services APK

Google Games Hinted at in Leaked Google Play Services APK

A leaked Google Play Services (v3.1.36) update file contains codes that hint at a new multi-player social gaming network called Google Games. This new gaming network (expected to be revealed during Google I/O) will be similar to Apple's Game Center for iOS and Microsoft's Xbox Live for Xbox, which includes leaderboards, achievements and more.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Windows 8 Licenses Surpass 100 Million; Windows Blue Public Preview in June

Windows 8 Licenses Surpass 100 Million; Windows Blue Public Preview in June

Despite controversy surrounding the uptake of Windows 8, Microsoft has revealed that more than 100 million Windows 8 licenses have now been sold. And the next update for the OS, codenamed Windows Blue, will see a public preview in June at the BUILD conference.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

ASUS Launching Smaller, More Affordable Windows 8 Tablets Later This Year

ASUS Launching Smaller, More Affordable Windows 8 Tablets Later This Year

ASUS will launch several small Windows 8 tablets later this year as prices of these devices are expected to fall below US$300.

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