News tagged ‘windows 8’

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?

Friday, 4 May 2012

Dolby Inks Deal with Microsoft

Dolby Inks Deal with Microsoft

Dolby Labs Inc has signed a pact with Microsoft to include their Dolby Digital Plus multi-channel codecs in the upcoming Windows 8 operating system for tablets and personal computers.

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012

Tim Cook On Toasters and Refrigerators

Tim Cook On Toasters and Refrigerators

Tim Cook takes a jab at Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system during a recent conference call. Although the Apple CEO did not mention Microsoft specifically, the insinuative remark was a little too obvious to miss.

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012

Microsoft Announces Four Versions of Windows 8

Microsoft Announces Four Versions of Windows 8

If you're hoping that Windows 8 comes as a one-size-fits-all operating system like OS X, you're out of luck. But thankfully, Microsoft has announced that the number of variations has been cut down to a grand total of four.

Friday, 30 Mar 2012

NVIDIA CEO: US$199 Tegra 3 Tablets Launching This Summer

NVIDIA CEO: US$199 Tegra 3 Tablets Launching This Summer

NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang believed that Tegra 3 tablets costing as little as US$199 will be coming to the market this summer due to the low-cost commodity components on its chips.

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012

Rumored Release Schedule for Windows 8

Rumored Release Schedule for Windows 8

Rumors about the release date for the final version of Microsoft's Windows 8 have started making their rounds on the Internet.

Thursday, 22 Mar 2012

Microsoft to Debut Windows 8 This October

Microsoft to Debut Windows 8 This October

Sources say that the PCs and tablets running on the OS will go on sale around October and these devices in the initial rollout will include INTC and ARM chips.

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