Microsoft Details Features in Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update

Microsoft Details Features in Windows Phone 8 GDR3 Update

NEWS  /  14 Oct 2013  /  26 weeks ago

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

NEWS  /  14 Oct 2013  /  26 weeks ago

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.

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

NEWS  /  01 Oct 2013  /  28 weeks ago

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.

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

NEWS  /  30 Sep 2013  /  28 weeks ago

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.

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

Microsoft Working on Unified App Store

NEWS  /  27 Sep 2013  /  29 weeks ago

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.

Microsoft Updates Tablet Offerings with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Microsoft Updates Tablet Offerings with Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

NEWS  /  24 Sep 2013  /  29 weeks ago

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!

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Pricing

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 Pricing

NEWS  /  23 Sep 2013  /  29 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced the retail pricing of Windows 8.1, which is due to arrive starting October 17. In a nutshell, the prices are similar to the retail prices of Windows 8 today.

HP Extends Portfolio with Consumer PCs, Tablets, Services and Solutions

HP Extends Portfolio with Consumer PCs, Tablets, Services and Solutions

NEWS  /  20 Sep 2013  /  30 weeks ago

HP has unveiled a suite of consumer PCs, tablets, along with new services and solutions, including (but not limited to) the HP Spectre 13 Ultrabook, HP Pavilion 11 x2 (a 2-in-1 detachable), as well as the HP Slate 7 Extreme tablet.

Wacom Introduces Two Professional Creative Tablets, the Cintiq Companion & Hybrid (Updated: Prices)

Wacom Introduces Two Professional Creative Tablets, the Cintiq Companion & Hybrid (Updated: Prices)

NEWS  /  19 Sep 2013  /  30 weeks ago

Wacom has introduced two new professional creative tablets which combine the company's professional pen technology with multi-touch gestures. The Cintiq Companion runs Windows 8 and 8 Pro while the Companion Hybrid runs Android 4.2. The two tablets will be available in November.

Sony Vaio Pro 13 (Core i5) review

Sony Vaio Pro 13 - Start of a Promising Comeback

REVIEW  /  16 Sep 2013

The Sony Vaio Pro 13 will be picking up where the Sony Vaio Z left off, and will be the company's professional offering this year. However, Sony is asking you to pay S$1999 for the Core i5 version. Will it be worth the asking price? We find out.

Toshiba Announces 8-inch Windows 8.1 Encore Tablet (Update: Hands-on Photos)

Toshiba Announces 8-inch Windows 8.1 Encore Tablet (Update: Hands-on Photos)

NEWS  /  06 Sep 2013  /  32 weeks ago

Toshiba has unveiled the Encore tablet today, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet with a 1200 x 800 pixel resolution multi-touch display, powered by an Intel Atom processor.

Acer R7 Update Revealed at IFA

Acer R7 Update Revealed at IFA

NEWS  /  03 Sep 2013  /  32 weeks ago

Acer has just revealed an update to the Acer Aspire R7, a 15-inch convertible notebook with an Ezel Hinge -- a single hinge at the back of the machine that lets you tilt the display in a myriad of different ways. The new model now comes with an Intel fourth generation processor, as well as a bundled active pen (N-trig technology).

Microsoft Announces Price Revisions to Surface Pro, RT Bundles & Touch Cover

Microsoft Announces Price Revisions to Surface Pro, RT Bundles & Touch Cover

NEWS  /  30 Aug 2013  /  33 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced price revisions to its Surface Pro tablet, Surface RT bundles, and the Touch Cover accessory. The new prices kick in today.

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

Windows 8.1 to RTM in Late August (Update: RTM!)

NEWS  /  27 Aug 2013  /  33 weeks ago

Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 8.1 - the first major update to Windows 8 - will RTM (release to manufacturing) at the end of August. Update: Microsoft has just announced today - August 27 - that the OS has been released to manufacturing.

Windows 8 Banned by HWBot (Updated with fix!)

Windows 8 Banned by HWBot (Updated with fix!)

NEWS  /  26 Aug 2013  /  33 weeks ago

Updated with fix from Ocaholic! HWBot, one of the world's most popular benchmarking and overclocking databases has banned any results from a machine running Windows 8 OS. This is due to a fault in Windows 8′s real-time clock (RTC), which all benchmarking tools use.

Lenovo Announces New Range of Devices for Today's Multi-Faceted Consumer

Lenovo Announces New Range of Devices for Today's Multi-Faceted Consumer

NEWS  /  22 Aug 2013  /  34 weeks ago

Lenovo has announced the availability of its latest range of devices from the multi-mode Lenovo Miix and Lenovo Flex 14, to the U330p, U430 touch, S410 and S210 touch laptops as well as the A3000 tablet.

SkyDrive Gets Deeper OS Integration in Windows 8.1

SkyDrive Gets Deeper OS Integration in Windows 8.1

FEATURE  /  16 Aug 2013

Compared to Windows 8, SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 is even more deeply integrated into the OS. We find out how much of it has changed, and show you some of the creative ways Microsoft has employed to make all your SkyDrive files available to you, but without using all your local storage.

Windows 8.1 to Arrive on October 17 Via Windows Store; Retail Release on October 18

Windows 8.1 to Arrive on October 17 Via Windows Store; Retail Release on October 18

NEWS  /  14 Aug 2013  /  35 weeks ago

Microsoft has just announced that Windows 8.1 will arrive through the Windows Store on October 17, 7:00pm (Singapore time). The retail version as well as new devices loaded with the updated OS will go on sale a day later on October 18.

Logitech Announces Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820

Logitech Announces Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820

NEWS  /  14 Aug 2013  /  35 weeks ago

Supporting up to 13 Windows 8 multi-touch gestures, the Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 employs proprietary PerfectStroke key system which distributes typing pressure evenly across the key surfaces, ensuring that each keystroke is quiet and feels smooth, even if you strike at the edge of a key.

PSA: New Microsoft Surface Firmwares; Bug Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

PSA: New Microsoft Surface Firmwares; Bug Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

NEWS  /  14 Aug 2013  /  35 weeks ago

As part of Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has issued several bug fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview. Also, new firmwares are available for the company's Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets.

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