- News tagged "windows 8"
Saturday, 14 Jul 2012
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
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
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
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?
Microsoft showcased two Windows 8 tablets at a recent press event in Los Angeles - the Surface for Windows 8 Pro, and Surface for Windows RT. Read on to find out how they're not quite alike despite their similar looks.
Saturday, 9 Jun 2012
A 11.6-inch hybrid tablet from Compal shows off AMD’s proposition of balanced computing with a low powered Trinity APU. Using Windows 8 and pairing with its keyboard dock, it instantly transforms to an ultrathin notebook.
Thursday, 7 Jun 2012
We had a quick hands on with the MSI Slider S20, a convertible hybrid tablet packed with its own keyboard. The MSI Slider is powered by Windows 8 and features more connectivity ports than most tablets. In fact, we are tempted to label it as an ultrabook-hybrid with a tablet mode.
Over at the ViewSonic booth in Computex 2012, we got some hands on time with their all-new Windows 8 and Android-based touch displays, as well as their new Digitizer pen tablet displays.
Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012
This enhancement allows simple downloading as well as automatic installation of Windows 8 Release Preview from the Parallels New Virtual Machine Wizard.
With tablets being all the rage these days and Windows 8 just months away, Acer has announced two new Iconia tablets at Computex 2012 - the W510 and the W700. The latter is dubbed as the best performing Windows 8 tablet, so check out what's great about it.