News tagged ‘windows 8’

Monday, 27 Aug 2012

Microsoft Moves to Quell SmartScreen Spying Fears

Microsoft Moves to Quell SmartScreen Spying Fears

Microsoft has denied it is attempting to spy on Windows 8 users through the SmartScreen feature of its upcoming operating system. This is in response to a prominent hacker who voiced concerns about Windows 8 sending information to Redmond servers each time a user installs an application.

Friday, 24 Aug 2012

Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 to Get Unity Game Engine Support

Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 to Get Unity Game Engine Support

Unity Technologies CEO David Helgason has announced that the Unity 4 game engine will support Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.

Microsoft Introduces New Corporate Logo

Microsoft Introduces New Corporate Logo

With the impending launch of Windows 8 which will be ushering in a whole new design philosophy for the tech giants, Microsoft has also unveiled a new corporate logo.

Thursday, 16 Aug 2012

Coming Soon: Dolby Digital Plus on Tablets

Coming Soon: Dolby Digital Plus on Tablets

If you're one of those who bemoan the audio quality on tablets, well, help is on the way. Dolby has revealed plans to bring its Digital Plus surround sound codecs to tablets and other mobile devices.

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012

Rumor: Next Windows Update is Named

Rumor: Next Windows Update is Named "Blue" as Microsoft Speeds Up Release Cycle

Microsoft is rumored to be working on a Windows 8 update codenamed "Blue" that may be released as early as next year. This development is in line with the Redmond software giant's alleged plans to speed up the release cycle of the Windows operating system.

SkyDrive Revamped for Windows 8

SkyDrive Revamped for Windows 8

A revamp for SkyDrive to bring it more in line with the new "Modern" looks of Windows 8 will be rolling out by tomorrow. Besides changing the aesthetics the cloud storage service will also be getting new features and functionality.

Monday, 13 Aug 2012

Microsoft to Drop 'Metro' Design Name, Looks to Replace It with 'Modern' (Update)

Microsoft to Drop 'Metro' Design Name, Looks to Replace It with 'Modern' (Update)

Microsoft is advising developers (and maybe even OEM partners) to not use the word 'Metro' when they're referring to the interface of Windows Phone or Windows 8. The reason? It's just a code name.

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.

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