News tagged ‘windows 8’

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Windows 8 Licenses Surpass 100 Million; Windows Blue Public Preview in June

Windows 8 Licenses Surpass 100 Million; Windows Blue Public Preview in June

Despite controversy surrounding the uptake of Windows 8, Microsoft has revealed that more than 100 million Windows 8 licenses have now been sold. And the next update for the OS, codenamed Windows Blue, will see a public preview in June at the BUILD conference.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

ASUS Launching Smaller, More Affordable Windows 8 Tablets Later This Year

ASUS Launching Smaller, More Affordable Windows 8 Tablets Later This Year

ASUS will launch several small Windows 8 tablets later this year as prices of these devices are expected to fall below US$300.

Monday, 6 May 2013

Acer Iconia W3: A US$380, 8-inch Windows 8 Tablet?

Acer Iconia W3: A US$380, 8-inch Windows 8 Tablet?

The yet to be announced but already heavily leaked Acer Iconia W3 is an 8-inch, Intel Atom-based Windows 8 tablet that supposedly costs just US$380.

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming to Singapore Before the End of June

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming to Singapore Before the End of June

Microsoft has just announced the next wave of Surface Pro and Surface RT availability. The Surface Pro will land in Singapore before the end of June.

Monday, 22 Apr 2013

Coming Soon: Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

Coming Soon: Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

Microsoft has confirmed that it's working with PC OEMs to develop smaller Windows 8 tablets. But there's no word on whether a 7 or an 8-inch member will be added to the Surface family.

Thursday, 18 Apr 2013

MSI Announces 27-inch Gaming AIO PC

MSI Announces 27-inch Gaming AIO PC

Introducing the MSI AG2712 27-inch Gaming All-in-One PC, which runs on the Windows 8 platform, and comes packed with an Intel Core i7 quad-core mobile processor and NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 670MX discrete graphics card with up to 3GB GDDR5 in graphics memory.

Microsoft Account Gets Two-factor Authentication

Microsoft Account Gets Two-factor Authentication

Microsoft has just announced that you can now optionally turn on two-step verification for your entire Microsoft account.

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013

ASRock Z87 Extreme4 is First Windows 8-Certified Intel 8 Series Motherboard

ASRock Z87 Extreme4 is First Windows 8-Certified Intel 8 Series Motherboard

ASRock’s Z87 Extreme4 is the world's first Intel 8 Series motherboard to pass the Windows 8 hardware certification.

Windows 8.1 May Bring Back the Start Menu; Allow Booting Straight to Desktop

Windows 8.1 May Bring Back the Start Menu; Allow Booting Straight to Desktop

According to research firm, IDC, the two options users have requested the most for Windows 8 are a boot-to-desktop feature and the return of the start menu. Now it seems that Microsoft may be considering adding both for its upcoming Windows 8.1 (Windows Blue) release.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013

Surface RT's April Update Addresses More Wi-Fi Issues

Surface RT's April Update Addresses More Wi-Fi Issues

The latest April 9 update for the Surface RT concentrates on resolving Wi-Fi-related issues, including the longstanding 'Limited' connectivity issue. As part of Patch Tuesday, the Surface Pro is also getting an update.

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