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Friday, 5 Apr 2013

Paul Thurrott: Outlook RT Exists

Paul Thurrott: Outlook RT Exists

According to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame, Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.

Thursday, 4 Apr 2013

Windows Blue Update Will be Named Windows 8.1

Windows Blue Update Will be Named Windows 8.1

According to ZDNet, Windows Blue will be officially named as Windows 8.1. As we have reported in August last year, the Redmond software giant has alleged plans in the pipeline to speed up the release cycle of their new Windows operating system. This development is in line with its decision.

Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013

'Surface Chinese' Runs Windows 8 & Comes with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013

'Surface Chinese' Runs Windows 8 & Comes with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013

Microsoft has started selling the Surface Pro in China yesterday. In addition to the regular edition that runs Windows 8 Pro, there's a new ‘Surface Chinese’ that only supports the Chinese language, runs Windows 8 (the core version), and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013.

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Still Dominates

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Still Dominates

According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013

A White Paper Claims 33% of Software is Counterfeit

A White Paper Claims 33% of Software is Counterfeit

According to a recently commissioned white paper, an amazing 33% of software used today is counterfeit. In addition, consumers will waste 1.5 billion hours this year dealing with malware.

Monday, 25 Mar 2013

Windows Blue Update Leaked!

Windows Blue Update Leaked!

An early build of Windows Blue has been leaked online. This updated version of Windows promises to improve on the current Windows 8 user experience. It is expected to be launched by the end of the year; in the meantime, do read on for more details on this major Windows update.

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to Run Flash By Default

Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to Run Flash By Default

Microsoft will be updating IE10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to let it run Flash content by default. The change of mind comes after the company realizes that most sites with Flash content are ‘compatible with the Windows experience for touch, performance, and battery life.’

Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013

Windows Store Now Has More Than 45,000 Apps Worldwide

Windows Store Now Has More Than 45,000 Apps Worldwide

According to MetroStore Scanner, the Windows Store currently has slightly over 45,000 apps worldwide.

Friday, 1 Mar 2013

Samsung's WP8-Powered ATIV S Starts Retailing Tomorrow

Samsung's WP8-Powered ATIV S Starts Retailing Tomorrow

Samsung today announced the launch of the Samsung ATIV S in Singapore, a smartphone based on the Windows Phone 8 platform. It will be available in Singapore from tomorrow, 2 March, at S$798, without contract.

Microsoft Surface RT Slated for Late March Launch in Singapore

Microsoft Surface RT Slated for Late March Launch in Singapore

Microsoft has just announced the availability of the Surface RT in late March for Singapore and five other countries. In the wake of its impending launch, the Surface Pro will also be made available soon. Read on to uncover more exciting details.

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