News tagged ‘windows 8’

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012

Microsoft Unveils Two Surface Tablets

Microsoft Unveils Two Surface Tablets

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

AMD Shows Off Hybrid Windows 8 Tablet from Compal

AMD Shows Off Hybrid Windows 8 Tablet from Compal

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

Brief Hands On with the MSI Slider S20

Brief Hands On with the MSI Slider S20

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.

Quick Hands On with ViewSonic's Touch Displays & More From Computex 2012

Quick Hands On with ViewSonic's Touch Displays & More From Computex 2012

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

Parallels Desktop 7 Update Includes Windows 8 Release Preview Experimental Support

Parallels Desktop 7 Update Includes Windows 8 Release Preview Experimental Support

This enhancement allows simple downloading as well as automatic installation of Windows 8 Release Preview from the Parallels New Virtual Machine Wizard.

Acer Unleashes Two New Windows 8 Tablets at Computex 2012

Acer Unleashes Two New Windows 8 Tablets at Computex 2012

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.

Friday, 1 Jun 2012

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Release Preview; Eligible Windows 7 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade to Cost S$17.99

Microsoft has released Windows 8 Release Preview today in 14 languages. This will be the last public pre-release, as the company moves towards the RTM stage. If you've an eligible Windows 7 PC, upgrading to Windows 8 Pro will cost S$17.99.

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Windows 8 Removes Need for 'F8' Key, Boot Menu Redesigned

Windows 8 Removes Need for 'F8' Key, Boot Menu Redesigned

Hardware and software improvements in Windows 8 have drastically reduced the time for Windows 8 to respond to the 'F8' keystroke; hence, its removal from Windows 8 is simply natural progression to make user experience better in this new iteration of the operating system.

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Carbon, a 14-inch Enterprise Ultrabook

Lenovo's Thinkpad X1 Carbon, a 14-inch Enterprise Ultrabook

Sitting at the top of Lenovo's enterprise notebook pile at the moment is the ThinkPad X1. While it's one of the best business notebooks that money can buy, that honor will soon go to its successor, the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon Ultrabook.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Windows 8 Tablets with Intel Chips Expected in Novermber

Windows 8 Tablets with Intel Chips Expected in Novermber

Rumors have it that the first Windows 8 Tablets, featuring chips from Intel, should be available for public consumption in November of this year. Will the new OS for the smart device be a game changer?

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