- News tagged "windows 8"
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013
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 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.
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
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 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 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
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
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
Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and might invest up to $3 billion to do so.
Monday, 21 Jan 2013
Microsoft has just announced over a blog post, that the Windows 8 upgrade promotion will end on 31 January. By February, Windows 8 will cost significantly more than it does now.