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Monday, 14 Oct 2013

Microsoft Details Features in Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update

Microsoft Details Features in Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update

Microsoft has officially detailed what's new in the upcoming Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. The third and last update of 2013 will bring support for larger and higher-res screens, quad-core processors, as well as a handful of features such as Driving mode, improved Internet Sharing, and screen rotation lock. Hit the jump for more juicy details.

Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

In Windows 8.1, you'll be able to search from the desktop for the content of camera roll photos that have had text extracted from them.

Monday, 30 Sep 2013

Microsoft to Increase Windows 8 and 8.1 App Install Limit to 81 Devices

Microsoft to Increase Windows 8 and 8.1 App Install Limit to 81 Devices

Starting October 9, Windows Store apps can be installed on up to 81 devices using the same Microsoft account. This applies to both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013

Microsoft Updates Tablet Offerings with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft Updates Tablet Offerings with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft today unveiled new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets which come with updated hardware for significantly better performance and longer battery life. And they've a new kickstand design too!

Monday, 23 Sep 2013

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Pricing

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Pricing

Microsoft has announced the retail pricing of Windows 8.1, which is due to arrive starting October 17. In a nutshell, the prices are similar to the retail prices of Windows 8 today.

Friday, 6 Sep 2013

Acer Showcases Mobile Devices at IFA 2013, Including the 4K Video-Capable Liquid S2 (Update: Hand-on Photos)

Acer Showcases Mobile Devices at IFA 2013, Including the 4K Video-Capable Liquid S2 (Update: Hand-on Photos)

At IFA 2013, Acer unveils the new 10.1-inch Iconia A3 Android-based tablet with an enhanced cinematic experience; the new Liquid S2 smartphone, Acer's first smartphone with 4K recording; and the refreshed Ezel hinged Aspire R7 notebook with new touch apps and the new Acer Active Pen for more precise touch control.

Toshiba Announces 8-inch Windows 8.1 Encore Tablet (Update: Hands-on Photos)

Toshiba Announces 8-inch Windows 8.1 Encore Tablet (Update: Hands-on Photos)

Toshiba has unveiled the Encore tablet today, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with a 1200 x 800 pixel resolution multi-touch display, powered by an Intel Atom processor.

Friday, 30 Aug 2013

Microsoft Announces Price Revisions to Surface Pro, RT Bundles & Touch Cover

Microsoft Announces Price Revisions to Surface Pro, RT Bundles & Touch Cover

Microsoft has announced price revisions to its Surface Pro tablet, Surface RT bundles, and the Touch Cover accessory. The new prices kick in today.

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 8.1 - the first major update to Windows 8 - will RTM (release to manufacturing) at the end of August. Update: Microsoft has just announced today - August 27 - that the OS has been released to manufacturing.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013

AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series GPUs Currently Lack Support for DirectX 11.2

AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series GPUs Currently Lack Support for DirectX 11.2

According to AMD, the current crop of AMD Radeon HD 7000 series GPUs lack support for DirectX 11.2 application programming interface (API). This is apparently due to a change in the final specification of the programming framework, which wasn't anticipated by AMD.

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