News tagged ‘windows 8’

Thursday, 4 Apr 2013

Windows Blue Update Will be Named Windows 8.1

Windows Blue Update Will be Named Windows 8.1

According to ZDNet, Windows Blue will be officially named as Windows 8.1. As we have reported in August last year, the Redmond software giant has alleged plans in the pipeline to speed up the release cycle of their new Windows operating system. This development is in line with its decision.

Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013

'Surface Chinese' Runs Windows 8 & Comes with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013

'Surface Chinese' Runs Windows 8 & Comes with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013

Microsoft has started selling the Surface Pro in China yesterday. In addition to the regular edition that runs Windows 8 Pro, there's a new ‘Surface Chinese’ that only supports the Chinese language, runs Windows 8 (the core version), and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013.

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Still Dominates

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Still Dominates

According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.

Thursday, 28 Mar 2013

Lenovo Promises April ThinkPad Helix Launch

Lenovo Promises April ThinkPad Helix Launch

Lenovo has recently announced on Twitter, that its business hybrid Ultrabook, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix, is expected to reach US retailers in April. However, Lenovo didn't release any additional information regarding the unit's availability in other parts of the world.

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013

MSI Presents Its 21.5-inch Wind Top AE2212/AE2212G AIO PCs

MSI Presents Its 21.5-inch Wind Top AE2212/AE2212G AIO PCs

The two all-in-one PCs run on the Windows 8 OS and come equipped with Intel Ivy Bridge processors, and MSI's Instant Display Technology to automatically kick the monitors into standby mode after the systems are being powered up.

MSI Introduces Windows 8 Wind Box DC110 Mini PC

MSI Introduces Windows 8 Wind Box DC110 Mini PC

Packed with an Intel Mobile 847 1.1GHz ULV dual-core processor, the MSI Wind Box DC110 measures 35mm thin and runs on the Windows 8 platform.

Monday, 25 Mar 2013

Windows Blue Update Leaked!

Windows Blue Update Leaked!

An early build of Windows Blue has been leaked online. This updated version of Windows promises to improve on the current Windows 8 user experience. It is expected to be launched by the end of the year; in the meantime, do read on for more details on this major Windows update.

Thursday, 14 Mar 2013

Twitter Gets on Board Windows 8

Twitter Gets on Board Windows 8

Windows 8 Twitterati, your wait is over. Twitter has just released Twitter for Windows 8, a native app which integrates with the Windows 8 UI and features a Share charm, Live Tiles, as well as notifications.

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013

Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to Run Flash By Default

Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to Run Flash By Default

Microsoft will be updating IE10 in Windows 8 and Windows RT to let it run Flash content by default. The change of mind comes after the company realizes that most sites with Flash content are ‘compatible with the Windows experience for touch, performance, and battery life.’

Thursday, 7 Mar 2013

Microsoft Removes Office 2013 Non-Transferable Restrictions

Microsoft Removes Office 2013 Non-Transferable Restrictions

Microsoft has amended the Office 2013 SLA with a transferability provision to allow users to move the productivity suite to another computer up to once every 90 days. The change is effective immediately; do read on to uncover more details about the company's decision.

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