News tagged ‘windows 8’

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.

Saturday, 14 Jul 2012

Microsoft to Unveil Office 2013 on July 16?

Microsoft to Unveil Office 2013 on July 16?

According to USA Today, Microsoft is set to unveil the next major version of its suite of office productivity applications and services this coming Tuesday.

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012

Windows 8 RTM in First Week of August, General Availability in October

Windows 8 RTM in First Week of August, General Availability in October

Microsoft has revealed that Windows 8 will reach RTM stage in the first week of August, and will be generally available to users in October.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Upgrade From Windows XP, Vista or 7 to Windows 8 Pro For Just US$39.99

Upgrade From Windows XP, Vista or 7 to Windows 8 Pro For Just US$39.99

We previously reported that Microsoft is offering a special price for customers buying a new Windows 7 PC to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro. It has now announced a new offer that lets existing Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 users upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just US$39.99.

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012

Microsoft Surface Tablets to Come in Two Screen Resolutions?

Microsoft Surface Tablets to Come in Two Screen Resolutions?

A spec sheet posted online by Microsoft seems to suggest that the Surface tablet for Windows 8 Pro will use a Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 display. What about the Windows RT version?

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