Rumor: Windows 8.1 to Ship August 1

Rumor: Windows 8.1 to Ship August 1

NEWS  /  10 Jun 2013  /  76 weeks ago

According to Paul Thurrott, Windows 8.1 will ship on August 1. The question is: Will the OS update also appear on the Windows Store on the same day?

Windows 8.1 to Bring Outlook 2013 RT to Windows RT Devices (Update)

Windows 8.1 to Bring Outlook 2013 RT to Windows RT Devices (Update)

NEWS  /  07 Jun 2013  /  76 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced that Outlook 2013 RT will be coming to Windows RT devices through the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. And the Acer Iconia W3, the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet, will come pre-installed with Office Home & Student 2013.

MSI Rolls Out Adora24 Ultra-slim & 27-inch AG2712A Gaming AIO PCs

MSI Rolls Out Adora24 Ultra-slim & 27-inch AG2712A Gaming AIO PCs

NEWS  /  05 Jun 2013  /  76 weeks ago

MSI has introduced a new gaming series which features the 27-inch Gaming All-in-One PC, the AG2712A. Also announced is Adora24 from the new ultra-slim AIO PC series.

Microsoft Details Business Features in Windows 8.1

Microsoft Details Business Features in Windows 8.1

NEWS  /  04 Jun 2013  /  77 weeks ago

Microsoft has just shared some of the upcoming business features of Windows 8.1. And for the first time, we've confirmation that Windows 8.1 lets you boot directly to the desktop.

Acer Unveils Iconia W3, the First 8-Inch Windows 8 Tablet

Acer Unveils Iconia W3, the First 8-Inch Windows 8 Tablet

NEWS  /  03 Jun 2013  /  77 weeks ago

Acer today announced the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet, the Iconia W3. It comes in two storage capacities (32 and 64GB).

Microsoft Reveals More Details on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Reveals More Details on Windows 8.1

NEWS  /  31 May 2013  /  77 weeks ago

Microsoft has revealed more details about the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. It packs features galore, including more personalization options, more powerful search, greater cloud connectivity, more ways to use apps side-by-side, Internet Explorer 11 with tab syncing across devices, and a Windows Logo Start 'tip'.

Microsoft Surface Pro Available in Singapore on 3 June from S$1198

Microsoft Surface Pro Available in Singapore on 3 June from S$1198

NEWS  /  28 May 2013  /  78 weeks ago

Microsoft's much awaited Surface Pro notebook will soon be available in Singapore from 3rd June at 20 major Challenger Stores around Singapore, as well as selected Harvey Norman and Newstead outlets. Both the 64GB and 128GB editions will be available with their accessories, so check out the full details after the jump!

New Wacom Wintab Driver Brings Pen Pressure Sensitivity to the Microsoft Surface Pro

New Wacom Wintab Driver Brings Pen Pressure Sensitivity to the Microsoft Surface Pro

NEWS  /  13 May 2013  /  80 weeks ago

Frustrated that your Surface Pro's pen doesn't support pressure sensitivity in apps like Photoshop? We've the answer for you: Head over to Wacom's website now to download the new Windows 8 driver.

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

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

NEWS  /  08 May 2013  /  80 weeks ago

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.

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

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

NEWS  /  07 May 2013  /  81 weeks ago

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

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

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

NEWS  /  06 May 2013  /  81 weeks ago

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.

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming to Singapore Before the End of June

Microsoft Surface Pro Coming to Singapore Before the End of June

NEWS  /  24 Apr 2013  /  83 weeks ago

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.

Coming Soon: Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

Coming Soon: Smaller Windows 8 Tablets

NEWS  /  22 Apr 2013  /  83 weeks ago

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.

MSI Announces 27-inch Gaming AIO PC

MSI Announces 27-inch Gaming AIO PC

NEWS  /  18 Apr 2013  /  83 weeks ago

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

NEWS  /  18 Apr 2013  /  83 weeks ago

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

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

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

NEWS  /  17 Apr 2013  /  83 weeks ago

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

NEWS  /  17 Apr 2013  /  84 weeks ago

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.

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

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

NEWS  /  10 Apr 2013  /  84 weeks ago

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.

Microsoft Surface RT - Local Prices Revealed, Starts at S$668 (Updated!)

Microsoft Surface RT - Local Prices Revealed, Starts at S$668 (Updated!)

NEWS  /  05 Apr 2013  /  85 weeks ago

The pricing details of the Microsoft Surface RT tablet have been revealed, and it looks much more attractive than what we initially thought. The base 32GB model will be retailing for S$668 (without cover) and the equivalent 64GB edition will retail for S$798 at Challenger Funan on April 5, 7pm. More details inside.

Paul Thurrott: Outlook RT Exists

Paul Thurrott: Outlook RT Exists

NEWS  /  05 Apr 2013  /  85 weeks ago

According to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame, Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.

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