News tagged ‘windows 8’

Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012

Windows 8 Box Packaging Design Revealed

Windows 8 Box Packaging Design Revealed

The Verge has managed to get their hands on a couple of images showing exactly how the Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro retail boxes look like. Yes, even the boxes are not spared the 'Windows 8 Style UI' treatment.

Monday, 6 Aug 2012

Microsoft to Tighten OEM Activation Process for Windows 8?

Microsoft to Tighten OEM Activation Process for Windows 8?

According to leaked slides on the Internet, Microsoft will be updating its OEM Activation mechanism to version 3.0 for the upcoming Windows 8. OA 3.0 will allow OEMs to digitally order and receive keys from Microsoft. Also, a unique product key is required to be written into each PC.

Thursday, 2 Aug 2012

Lenovo Windows 8 ThinkPad Tablet 2 Leaked

Lenovo Windows 8 ThinkPad Tablet 2 Leaked

Lenovo's second generation of ThinkPad Tablet will be powered by Windows 8, an Intel dual-core Clover Trail processor and 2GB RAM.

Windows 8 Reaches RTM

Windows 8 Reaches RTM

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 has reached the RTM stage. This milestone signals the completion of product development and testing, and the handing off of the final code to hardware manufacturers as they prepare for its October 26 general availability.

Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012

Windows 8 Surface Tablets Available on October 26th

Windows 8 Surface Tablets Available on October 26th

Microsoft has confirmed in its annual report, that Windows 8 will be available to the public on the 26th of October, 2012. That will also be the day that consumers will also be able to put their hands on a Surface tablet.

Monday, 30 Jul 2012

New Microsoft Peripherals Designed for Windows 8 Coming Soon?

New Microsoft Peripherals Designed for Windows 8 Coming Soon?

Online sources have leaked images of new input devices from Microsoft, seemingly designed with Windows 8 tablets and ultra-portable PCs in mind: the Wedge Touch Mouse and the Wedge Mobile Keyboard.

Thursday, 26 Jul 2012

Valve's Gabe Newell Says

Valve's Gabe Newell Says "Windows 8 is a Catastrophe"

Gabe Newell, former Microsoft employee, and now co-founder and managing director of video game developer Valve, has condemned Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS as "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space."

Monday, 23 Jul 2012

ASUS Announces New Windows 8-Ready, AMD Platform Motherboards

ASUS Announces New Windows 8-Ready, AMD Platform Motherboards

ASUS has announced its Windows 8-ready AMD chipset motherboards. Boasting of exclusive features that will enhance users' experience with the new exciting operating system from Microsoft, these new and updated boards will appeal to a wide range of system builders and end-users!

The Windows 8 App Store Advantage

The Windows 8 App Store Advantage

Microsoft announced some of its app store pricing details, meant to give developers incentives to get started on the Windows 8 environment.

Thursday, 19 Jul 2012

Windows 8 to be Generally Available on October 26

Windows 8 to be Generally Available on October 26

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 will be generally available as both an upgrade and on new PCs starting on October 26.

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