News tagged ‘windows 8’

Thursday, 15 Mar 2012

Metro Browser Race for Windows 8 Heating Up

Metro Browser Race for Windows 8 Heating Up

Google has followed Mozilla's lead and announced plans to port Chrome over to Metro. But will both the competitors, as strange as it may sound, be able to top Internet Explorer 10?

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012

10-inch Nokia Windows 8 Tablet Expected in Q4

10-inch Nokia Windows 8 Tablet Expected in Q4

Nokia's alleged 10-inch Windows 8 tablet is said to make its appearance in Q4, Digitimes reports.

Monday, 12 Mar 2012

Work on Metro Mozilla for Windows 8 Begins

Work on Metro Mozilla for Windows 8 Begins

A Mozilla developer has announced on his blog that they have started work on porting Firefox for the Windows 8 Metro interface.

Friday, 2 Mar 2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Being Gobbled Up Like Hotcakes

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Being Gobbled Up Like Hotcakes

In just about a day, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview has racked up one million downloads. Will this new operating system live up to the hype surrounding it?

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Available to Download

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Available to Download

Windows 8 moves from developer preview, to consumer preview at Mobile World Congress 2012. And if you can't wait to try it out, here's the good news: Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available to download.

Friday, 17 Feb 2012

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Rumored to Launch in Q2 2012

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Rumored to Launch in Q2 2012

Google is said to launch Android 5.0 Jelly Bean in Q2 2012 with the aim of entering the notebook and netbook market segments.

Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012

Microsoft Puts a Stop to the Start Menu for Windows 8

Microsoft Puts a Stop to the Start Menu for Windows 8

One of the most commonly recognizable features of the Windows OS over more than a decade has been the Start Button and Menu. Microsoft has made the radical decision to ditch both for the upcoming Windows 8.

Monday, 6 Feb 2012

AMD Reveals Tablet Plans for 2012-2013

AMD Reveals Tablet Plans for 2012-2013

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) unveiled its tablet strategy for 2012-2013 with the announcement of two mobile processors, codenamed Hondo and Temash. Hondo will be powering Windows 8 tablets coming out this year while Temash is tipped as its successor in 2013.

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012

Windows 8 - Built for Connectivity

Windows 8 - Built for Connectivity

One of the touted features of Windows 8 is its ability to handle connectivity seamlessly, be it at a Wi-Fi network or over a mobile broadband connection. Group program manager Billy Anders has published an official blog post that outlines steps taken to improve the wireless connectivity experience.

Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012

ARM CEO Not Impressed with Intel Mobile Smartphone Processors

ARM CEO Not Impressed with Intel Mobile Smartphone Processors

ARM CEO Warren East said in an interview at CES 2012 that he was not impressed with Intel's foray into the mobile smartphone market. He added that ARM took Intel as a serious competitior; however, Intel mobile smartphone CPUs would not be as power efficient as ARM's offerings.

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