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Tuesday, 5 Nov 2013

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Acknowledges Mouse Issues in Games on Windows 8.1

Microsoft has acknowledged mouse lag issues in some games on Windows 8.1 and is currently working on a fix. In the meanwhile, there are a few workarounds you can try.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013

Microsoft: Windows XP SP3 is About 6x More Likely to be Infected with Malware than Windows 8

Microsoft: Windows XP SP3 is About 6x More Likely to be Infected with Malware than Windows 8

According to Microsoft, Windows XP systems have an infection rate that's six times higher than Windows 8. And this is likely to increase once support for the 12-year old OS comes to an end next year.

Monday, 21 Oct 2013

ViewSonic 24-inch Optical Multi-touch Display Announced

ViewSonic 24-inch Optical Multi-touch Display Announced

Compatible with Windows 8, the TD2420 boasts a Full HD 1080p LED mercury-free backlight display, 1920 x 1080 resolution, and a 20,000,000:1 contrast ratio.

Friday, 18 Oct 2013

Acer's 8-inch Iconia W4 Tablet Unveiled; Runs Windows 8.1, Has an IPS Screen

Acer's 8-inch Iconia W4 Tablet Unveiled; Runs Windows 8.1, Has an IPS Screen

Acer has announced the Iconia W4, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet. Powered by an Intel Atom 1.8GHz processor, it now comes with an IPS display for wide viewing angles. Prices start from US$330.

Monday, 14 Oct 2013

Microsoft Details Features in Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update

Microsoft Details Features in Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update

Microsoft has officially detailed what's new in the upcoming Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. The third and last update of 2013 will bring support for larger and higher-res screens, quad-core processors, as well as a handful of features such as Driving mode, improved Internet Sharing, and screen rotation lock. Hit the jump for more juicy details.

Microsoft Admits Surface RT Name Caused Confusion

Microsoft Admits Surface RT Name Caused Confusion

A Microsoft executive has admitted that the Surface RT name has caused confusion amongst consumers, which ultimately led to poor sales of its Surface RT tablets.

Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

In Windows 8.1, you'll be able to search from the desktop for the content of camera roll photos that have had text extracted from them.

Monday, 30 Sep 2013

Microsoft to Increase Windows 8 and 8.1 App Install Limit to 81 Devices

Microsoft to Increase Windows 8 and 8.1 App Install Limit to 81 Devices

Starting October 9, Windows Store apps can be installed on up to 81 devices using the same Microsoft account. This applies to both Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 apps.

Friday, 27 Sep 2013

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

It has been revealed recently that Microsoft is working on unifying its Windows Phone Store and Windows Store into a single store that caters to all devices. The updated store is also said to debut when Windows Phone 8.1 and a special Windows 8.1 update are ready for launch in the second quarter of 2014.

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013

Microsoft Updates Tablet Offerings with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft Updates Tablet Offerings with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft today unveiled new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 tablets which come with updated hardware for significantly better performance and longer battery life. And they've a new kickstand design too!

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