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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.

Friday, 19 Oct 2012

Microsoft Announces 1Q Fiscal Year Results

Microsoft Announces 1Q Fiscal Year Results

Microsoft today announced quarterly revenue of US$16.01 billion for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Operating income and net income for the quarter were US$5.31 billion and US$4.47 billion respectively.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012

Microsoft Surface RT Tablets Pricing Revealed; 32GB Version to Cost US$499 (Update)

Microsoft Surface RT Tablets Pricing Revealed; 32GB Version to Cost US$499 (Update)

Online pre-order for Microsoft's ARM-based Surface RT tablets has started. The 32GB version is priced at US$499 without the Touch Cover; with the cover, it costs US$599. A 64GB version with the cover is available as well. Tech specs of the tablets are also revealed, so hit the link for more details.

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