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

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

NEWS  /  27 Aug 2013  /  52 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  /  53 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  /  53 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  /  54 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  /  54 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  /  54 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.

Hackers Expected to Unleash Viruses on Windows XP in 2014

Hackers Expected to Unleash Viruses on Windows XP in 2014

NEWS  /  14 Aug 2013  /  54 weeks ago

There are reports that hackers have been stocking up on Windows XP exploits, and are planning to release them the moment Microsoft ceases support for the aging operating system.

A Refreshed Windows Store in Windows 8.1

A Refreshed Windows Store in Windows 8.1

FEATURE  /  13 Aug 2013

Besides a redesign to make it easier for users to find new apps, the Windows Store in Windows 8.1 also comes with a few important new features, such as automatic app updates in the background, the introduction of gift cards, and the removal of app-roaming limit. Find out more after the jump.

Tip: Fix Surface RT Battery Drain Under Windows RT 8.1 Preview By Enabling Bluetooth

Tip: Fix Surface RT Battery Drain Under Windows RT 8.1 Preview By Enabling Bluetooth

NEWS  /  06 Aug 2013  /  56 weeks ago

Is your Microsoft Surface RT tablet facing severe battery drain during connected standby mode after you installed Windows RT 8.1 Preview on it? Here's an unconventional (but simple) fix you can try.

Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Price In 5 Countries, Singapore Not One Of Them

Microsoft Cuts Surface Pro Price In 5 Countries, Singapore Not One Of Them

NEWS  /  05 Aug 2013  /  56 weeks ago

Microsoft has dropped the price of its Surface Pro tablet by US$100 in the U.S., Canada, China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan till August 29. Would we see a price cut here too?

Samsung Extends ATIV Range with Four Windows 8 Devices

Samsung Extends ATIV Range with Four Windows 8 Devices

NEWS  /  01 Aug 2013  /  56 weeks ago

Samsung has unveiled four new Windows 8 devices as part of the expanded ATIV range: ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book 9 Lite notebooks, ATIV Tab 3 tablet and ATIV One 5 Style all-in-one desktop PC.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available for Download

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available for Download

NEWS  /  31 Jul 2013  /  56 weeks ago

Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview. This edition includes premium features for enterprise users that aren't found in the earlier Windows 8.1 Preview.

Microsoft Releases IE11 Developer Preview for Windows 7

Microsoft Releases IE11 Developer Preview for Windows 7

NEWS  /  29 Jul 2013  /  57 weeks ago

Microsoft has made available a developer preview of Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7. For the most part, it's just like the Windows 8.1 version, but there are a few notable differences.

Intel Claims New Y-Series Haswell Chips Offer Vastly Improved Battery Life

Intel Claims New Y-Series Haswell Chips Offer Vastly Improved Battery Life

NEWS  /  25 Jul 2013  /  57 weeks ago

Intel recently announced that its new range of Y-Series fourth generation (Haswell) processors will be shipping to manufacturers later in the year. These low powered chips are said to have a 4.5W scenario design power (SDP), and will power devices such as tablets and hybrid PCs.

Acer Iconia W3 review

Acer Iconia W3 - The World's First 8.1-inch Windows 8 Tablet

REVIEW  /  17 Jul 2013

Acer's Iconia W3 tablet is the world's first 8.1-inch tablet running Windows 8. With a dual-core Intel Atom processor and a full featured version of Windows 8, could this tablet be the answer for anyone looking for a portable and affordable Windows 8 machine? We find out.

Microsoft Revises Surface RT Pricing

Microsoft Revises Surface RT Pricing

NEWS  /  15 Jul 2013  /  59 weeks ago

Microsoft has shaved S$180 from each of its Surface RT tablet variant with effect from today, 15 July 2013.

Microsoft Delivers More Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

Microsoft Delivers More Fixes for Windows 8.1 Preview

NEWS  /  11 Jul 2013  /  59 weeks ago

For the second consecutive week since Microsoft released the public preview of Windows 8.1, the company has delivered several bug fixes for the preview OS.

ASUS Presents G10 and M51 Desktop PCs Equipped with Haswell Processors

ASUS Presents G10 and M51 Desktop PCs Equipped with Haswell Processors

NEWS  /  28 Jun 2013  /  61 weeks ago

Powered by the lntel Haswell i7/i5 processors, the G10 and M51 are the first ASUS desktops to incorporate SonicMaster-enhanced audio. They also include ASUS Power Pack, a removable UPS for data safety with mobile device charging.

A Closer Look at Internet Explorer 11

A Closer Look at Internet Explorer 11

FEATURE  /  28 Jun 2013

With Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft wants to provide the best Web experience across different Windows devices and screen sizes. Superior touch performance, battery efficiency, and fast page load times are some of its key features. Let's take a closer look.

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Powered by an Intel Atom Z2760 dual-core 1.8GHz processor and 2GB of RAM, the Acer Iconia W3 is the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet. The display has a resolution of 1,280 x 800 pixels.

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