The first major update to Windows 8.1 brings a slew of UI changes designed to make keyboard and mouse users feel more at home in what's still primarily a touch-focused operating system. We tell you more.
/ 03 Apr 2014 / 1 weeks ago
Less than six months after releasing Windows 8.1, the first major update for the operating system is set to arrive next week with many UI tweaks to please keyboard and mouse users.
/ 17 Mar 2014 / 4 weeks ago
Microsoft is discontinuing support for the Windows XP OS and Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. Also, there will no more customer technical service assistance for Windows XP and Office 2003, which means that you will no longer receive the updates that help safeguard your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
/ 24 Feb 2014 / 7 weeks ago
At Mobile World Congress, Microsoft has revealed that an update to Windows 8.1 will arrive this spring. And Windows Phone has gained several new hardware partners.
/ 23 Jan 2014 / 11 weeks ago
Screenshots from notorious Windows leaker WZor suggest that Microsoft will build in the ability to pin Metro apps to the desktop taskbar in Windows 8.1 Update 1.
/ 21 Jan 2014 / 12 weeks ago
HP has a new solution for customers frustrated with Microsoft's Windows 8 OS: bring back Windows 7 and even offer a discount incentive for customers that opt for the older OS!
/ 15 Jan 2014 / 13 weeks ago
The license for Windows 8.1 Preview expires today, January 15, 2014. If you've not yet installed the final version of Windows 8.1 or Windows RT 8.1, you should do so now to prevent loss of unsaved data.
/ 07 Jan 2014 / 14 weeks ago
Panasonic adds to its range of Toughpad rugged tablets today with the unveiling of the FZ-M1 at CES 2014, which Panasonic is touting as the world's thinnest rugged 7-inch Windows 8 tablet.
/ 06 Jan 2014 / 14 weeks ago
Lenovo has just announced the existence of two 28-inch 4K LCD monitors, the ThinkVision Pro 2840m, and the ThinkVision 28, an 8-inch Windows 8 business tablet (with an Intel Bay Trail processor) and a new redesigned Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon business Ultrabook.
Fujitsu recently revealed their new range of touch-enabled business-class products that combine enterprise features like security, with user-friendly design. Hop in and find what they've in store for 2014.
/ 20 Dec 2013 / 16 weeks ago
Designed from the ground-up for the Windows 8 platform, this latest version for desktops and tablets includes Windows 8 only features, on top of live tiles and lock screen notifications.
/ 16 Dec 2013 / 17 weeks ago
HP has announced new HP Elite products including the ultra-slim HP EliteBook, as well as a full-powered desktop that takes up less workspace than most office phones.
/ 12 Dec 2013 / 17 weeks ago
Maintaining the Zenbook taper outline design and aluminum spun polish hallmark, the ASUS Zenbook UX302's scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Full HD IPS display is coated with a sheer high gloss finish, and has been available for pre-order since 28 November. It will hit local stores on 20 December.
/ 28 Nov 2013 / 19 weeks ago
Microsoft is touting the benefits of having a USB and HDMI port on its Surface 2 tablet and compares it with the Apple iPad Air and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (10.1).
/ 26 Nov 2013 / 20 weeks ago
Speaking at last week's UBS Global Technology Conference, Microsoft executive vice president, Devices and Studios, Julie Larson-Green said it is not possible for the company to continue offering three disparate versions of Windows operating system.
/ 05 Nov 2013 / 23 weeks ago
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.
/ 31 Oct 2013 / 23 weeks ago
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.
/ 21 Oct 2013 / 25 weeks ago
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.
/ 18 Oct 2013 / 25 weeks ago
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.
Keeping to its promise of a rapid release cycle, Microsoft is set to release Windows 8.1 tonight through the Windows Store for existing Windows 8/RT users, and tomorrow at retail stores. Still unsure if you should ditch Windows XP or Vista? We tell you what's new and changed in the updated OS.