News tagged ‘windows 8’

Friday, 3 Oct 2014

More people are using Windows XP than Windows 8

More people are using Windows XP than Windows 8

Ouch. According to analytics company Net Applications, there are still more people using Windows XP than Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 combined.

Friday, 22 Aug 2014

Windows 9 set to be unveiled on September 30th

Windows 9 set to be unveiled on September 30th

Never quite satisfied with Windows 8? You might not have to wait long for its successor as rumors are suggesting that Microsoft could be unveiling Windows 9 a month from now.

Thursday, 3 Jul 2014

Unable to Update to Windows 8.1? Here’s a Fix

Unable to Update to Windows 8.1? Here’s a Fix

So, you're still running the original version of Windows 8 or Windows RT 8.0, because you can't coax Windows Store to perform the Windows 8.1 update? A solution is at hand.

Monday, 26 May 2014

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 with Bing; First Devices Expected at Computex

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 with Bing; First Devices Expected at Computex

Microsoft has announced Windows 8.1 with Bing, a royalty-free version of Windows 8.1 meant for lower-cost devices.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Pre-order your Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Local Prices Revealed

Pre-order your Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Local Prices Revealed

Just when you thought you had to wait for local pricing details, Microsoft's online store in Singapore has it all updated and it even allows you to pre-order the Surface Pro 3 today! More details inside.

China Bans Windows 8 on Government Computers

China Bans Windows 8 on Government Computers

Following Microsoft's decision to officially end support for Windows XP, China has decided to ban the use of Windows 8 on its government computers, citing that it was to ensure "computer security".

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Launched, Retail Availability in August

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Launched, Retail Availability in August

Dubbed as the tablet that can replace your laptop, Microsoft has just announced a refresh to its Surface Pro 2 with a larger, sleeker and more enticing Surface Pro 3. With several key enhancements and a lower starting price tag, find out what makes the new Surface Pro 3 the most desired in the series to-date.

Wednesday, 14 May 2014

BAPCo Releases TabletMark V2 Cross-Architecture Performance Benchmark for Windows 8 Touch-enabled Devices

BAPCo Releases TabletMark V2 Cross-Architecture Performance Benchmark for Windows 8 Touch-enabled Devices

The latest version of TabletMark now comes with the ability to measure battery life. The new software automates activities into three different usage scenarios - Web, Email, and Notes; Photo & Video Sharing, and Video Playback.

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Update, Coming on April 8

Less than six months after releasing Windows 8.1, the first major update for the operating system is set to arrive next week with many UI tweaks to please keyboard and mouse users.

Monday, 17 Mar 2014

Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate

Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate

Microsoft is discontinuing support for the Windows XP OS and Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. Also, there will no more customer technical service assistance for Windows XP and Office 2003, which means that you will no longer receive the updates that help safeguard your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

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