News tagged ‘windows 8’

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Trend Micro Warns Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro Warns Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro has detected some sites which are offering their own dubious version of free 'Windows 8 Activator' upgrade. With the adoption rate of Windows 8 increasing by more than 30% in January 2013, cybercriminals are hoping to ride on Windows 8's popularity.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with $2 Billion Loan from Microsoft

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with $2 Billion Loan from Microsoft

Recent talks of Dell going private turned out to be true after all with Dell entering into an agreement to be purchased back for US$24.4 billion by Dell's founder and CEO, Michael Dell in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake, and with assistance from Microsoft and other financing institutions.

Panasonic Extends Line of Rugged Mobile Computers with Two New Toughbooks

Panasonic Extends Line of Rugged Mobile Computers with Two New Toughbooks

Panasonic has announced the Toughbook CF-AX2, its lightest business rugged convertible Windows 8 Pro Ultrabook, and the Toughbook CF-C2, its first semi-rugged Windows 8 convertible PC.

New 3DMark for Windows Available Now!

New 3DMark for Windows Available Now!

The new 3DMark for Windows is finally available. This popular PC benchmarking software has been updated by Futuremark for Windows 8 compatibility, with versions to include support for iOS and Android. Read on to uncover more details of the different editions and their costs.

Friday, 1 Feb 2013

New 3DMark Slated for Launch on 05 February

New 3DMark Slated for Launch on 05 February

The new 3DMark for Windows is finally complete and slated for a launch on Monday February 4, 2013 at 18:00 UTC. Hence, users here can look forward to its availability early Tuesday morning at 02:00 on Tuesday February 5. Mark that date and read on to uncover the exciting details of the new 3DMark!

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013

Microsoft Office 2013 & New Office 365 Subscription Plans Now Available for Consumers (Updated)

Microsoft Office 2013 & New Office 365 Subscription Plans Now Available for Consumers (Updated)

Microsoft has just announced the general availability of its new Office suite of productivity software. Besides buying a copy of the new Office for your PC, you can also get Office via a subscription plan. Two such plans for consumers are announced today: Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 University.

Microsoft's Surface Pro Will Ship with Much Less Free Storage Than Expected

Microsoft's Surface Pro Will Ship with Much Less Free Storage Than Expected

Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet will ship with less free storage than marketed because of the Windows 8 install, built-in apps and recovery partition.

Friday, 25 Jan 2013

SkyDrive App for Windows 8/RT Gets Live Tile Support

SkyDrive App for Windows 8/RT Gets Live Tile Support

Microsoft has announced that the SkyDrive app from the Windows Store will start showing notifications on the live tile as you add new files to your SkyDrive. Hopefully, more features like offline sync for Windows RT will come soon.

Thursday, 24 Jan 2013

Sapphire Edge HD4 Mini PC Incorporates Latest Intel Mobile Processor Technology

Sapphire Edge HD4 Mini PC Incorporates Latest Intel Mobile Processor Technology

Sporting the same slim, stylish outline as the previous models, the Sapphire Edge HD4 incorporates the Intel Celeron 847 processor and comes with built-in HD video capability which enables the smooth streaming of video content over HDMI to a TV or monitor.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

Microsoft Might Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Microsoft Might Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and might invest up to $3 billion to do so.

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