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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?

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.

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