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Thursday, 1 Nov 2012

Surfcast Sues Microsoft for Infringing Patent on Live Tiles

Surfcast Sues Microsoft for Infringing Patent on Live Tiles

Microsoft is being sued by Surfcast who alleges that Microsoft's new Windows 8 Live Tiles feature infringes on its patents for dynamically updating icons.

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012

Windows Phone 8 SDK Finally Made Available

Windows Phone 8 SDK Finally Made Available

Developers will be glad to hear that Microsoft has finally settled on a release date for the Windows Phone 8 SDK, which should be available to all by tomorrow. The SDK can be downloaded for free from Microsoft's website.

Monday, 29 Oct 2012

Windows 8 Upgrade Edition Also Works for a Clean Install

Windows 8 Upgrade Edition Also Works for a Clean Install

Users are sharing their Windows 8 upgrade experience on our forums. As it turns out, it is possible to do a clean install of Windows 8 on a fresh drive with the US$39.99 upgrade offer from Microsoft.

AP-GfK Poll: Scant Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8

AP-GfK Poll: Scant Demand for Microsoft's Windows 8

A recent poll conducted by The Associated Press and Gfk suggests Microsoft still has some work to do before their OS makeover captures the hearts of most consumers. The Redmond firm has high hopes Windows 8 would appeal to those looking to embrace the convenience of smartphones and tablets.

Sunday, 28 Oct 2012

Windows 8 Pro OEM Version Can Be Bought for S$198

Windows 8 Pro OEM Version Can Be Bought for S$198

For system builders who need a non-upgrade copy of Windows 8, the OEM versions of Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro are now available at S$138 and S$198 respectively from Fuwell at Sim Lim Square.

Friday, 26 Oct 2012

Windows 8 Launches in Singapore

Windows 8 Launches in Singapore

Today, Microsoft announced the availability of Windows 8 for its customers in Singapore and around the world. Find out what happened at the Singapore launch event, and who was the first to get his hands on the new OS.

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012

Nokia Announces Entry-level Windows Phone, Lumia 510

Nokia Announces Entry-level Windows Phone, Lumia 510

Available in 5 vivid colors, the 4-inch Nokia Lumia 510 runs on the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango platform, powers on a Snapdragon S1 processor, and comes with a 5-megapixel camera.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

Microsoft Announces Major Update to Xbox, Launch of Xbox SmartGlass

Microsoft Announces Major Update to Xbox, Launch of Xbox SmartGlass

Microsoft has released details on a major new update to the Xbox dashboard and the launch of Xbox SmartGlass, which brings games, music, TV and movie experiences from your console to your phone, tablet and PC.

Redeem a Free Canon Printer With Windows 8 Pro Upgrade

Redeem a Free Canon Printer With Windows 8 Pro Upgrade

From 26th October 2012 till 31st January 2013, customers who purchase a packaged DVD upgrade of Windows 8 Pro will be entitled to a free Canon Pixma MP237 multifunction printer worth S$79.

Monday, 22 Oct 2012

Microsoft Has Begun Updating Office RT Preview to Final Version

Microsoft Has Begun Updating Office RT Preview to Final Version

It looks like those getting Windows RT devices on October 26 will also be getting the final version of Office RT on the same day. According to Ars Technica, Microsoft is already delivering an update via Windows Update that will convert the pre-installed preview copy to the final version.

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