- News tagged "windows 8.1"
Friday, 28 Jun 2013
Microsoft has announced Internet Explorer 11 will support SPDY and WebGL. Early adopters can look forward to speedy web browsing, and interactive 2D and 3D graphics without the need for any plug-ins.
At Build 2013, it was announced that Foursquare has developed a native tablet app for Windows 8 tablets. This is the company's first native tablet app. Several big-name apps are coming to the platform too, as Windows Store nears 100,000 apps.
Thursday, 27 Jun 2013
At the Build conference today, Microsoft has announced that Office apps that run in the Modern environment are in the works.
Monday, 10 Jun 2013
According to Paul Thurrott, Windows 8.1 will ship on August 1. The question is: Will the OS update also appear on the Windows Store on the same day?
Friday, 7 Jun 2013
Microsoft has announced that Outlook 2013 RT will be coming to Windows RT devices through the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. And the Acer Iconia W3, the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet, will come pre-installed with Office Home & Student 2013.
Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013
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 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'.
Wednesday, 15 May 2013
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, 22 Apr 2013
Microsoft has confirmed that it's working with PC OEMs to develop smaller Windows 8 tablets. But there's no word on whether a 7 or an 8-inch member will be added to the Surface family.
Thursday, 4 Apr 2013
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.