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Luxury Airlines Emirates to deploy 1000 HP Windows 8 tablets on-flight

The good efforts of Microsoft over building a robust environment with Windows 8 seems to have brought them many takers, with Emirates being the latest one. During the Windows 8 launch event in Dubai, Emirates announced that it would equip its […]

Windows 8 with Windows Defender blocked 85% of malware thrown at it

The introduction of Windows 8 marked an important milestone in more than 30 years of operating system development for US vendor Microsoft. The new operating system boasts a major overhaul in terms of visuals as well as massive changes of […]

Internet Explorer 10 Pre-release for Windows Server 2008 R2 is now available

After releasing Internet Explorer 10 Preview for Windows 7, Microsoft has released Internet Explorer 10 Pre-release for Windows Server 2008 R2 and it is now available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Server 2008 […]

Google Search app for Windows 8 now available at Windows Store

Google decided that it would not take a back seat while Microsoft decided to push Bing on Windows 8, via its beautifully designed Bing App. As a result it launched the Get Your Google Back campaign recently.  As a part of […]

Windows Division Head Steven Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft!

This news has just broken…..Steven Sinofsky, the champion face we have been seeing on various Microsoft events including the Surface launch has left Microsoft! This is what the official Press release says: Microsoft Corp. today announced that Windows and Windows Live President […]

Windows 8 users experience 55% lesser crashes than Windows 7 users

Windows 8 adoption rates are rather encouraging and the reason behind is the improved functionality and stability. Statistics say that 9% users in Portugal, 6% users in Hungary and 8% users in China have made the transition from Windows 7 […]

Microsoft fixes loophole present in Windows Upgrade Offer

Soon after Windows 8 was launched, Microsoft announced an exclusive offer for present Windows 7 users to experience the new Windows 8 environment through a simple upgrade. This upgrade would cost them a meager US $14.99 (INR 699) against the […]

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Windows 8 Launch : Watch Live Stream

Finally the day has arrived, Windows 8 along with Surface will go live throughout the world. According to official Redmond sources, Windows 8 will be launched at today at 08:15 PT / 20:45 IST / 11:15 EDT.   From the […]

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Microsoft launches Windows 8 advertising campaign

Microsoft is all set to unveil Windows 8 globally on the 26th of October. As it enters the final countdown, it has launched the advertising campaign for Windows 8 in 42 countries. Music is at the heart of the campaign […]

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Vizio announces bloatware-free Signature Windows 8 PCs

Ahead of Microsoft’s latest OS release – Windows 8, the late entrant in the competition, Vizio today announced its new Windows 8 Holiday Lineup consisting of 2 Ultrabooks, a notebook and 2 all-in-one desktops. These new AIOs are result of Vizio’s collaboration with […]

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Firefox Metro Preview for Windows 8 announced

One of the most loved web browsers, Mozilla Firefox has now announced the first preview release of it Firefox browser for Windows 8. Mozilla on its blog announced the first preview release of the browser. Here is a short summary of the features […]

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Russia’s search engine launches Yandex Browser for Windows

Yandex, Russia’s leading search engine has launched its very own browser called the … you guessed it … Yandex Browser. The browser has been developed based on Chromium open source code and is very simple one with minimalistic looks. Yandex […]

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Windows 8 will usher in new innovative PC designs

Many leading brands that partnered Windows as OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) showcased their products at IFA, Berlin. These products (Tablets, PCs) include some amazing hardware innovations and they would be introduced in the market with Windows 8, this October. Companies like […]

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ATIV Windows 8 Tablet announced by Samsung

Along with the release of Samsung’s ATIV S Windows 8 Phone, Samsung has also announced ATIV Windows 8 Tablet. This tablet is simply amazing as it is a combination of a Windows RT and ARM processors, which are quite in […]

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Windows 8 | RT Compatible Logo Usage Guidelines released

Microsoft has released a set of guidelines for the use of Windows 8 Compatible and Windows RT Compatible logos. Companies can now display these logos on their product packaging, provided the product has passed certification testing. Apart from packaging, companies […]

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Windows XP completes 11 years of success

One of the most stable and usable operating systems of its time, has completed its 11 years! Released To Manufacturing on 24 August 2001, Windows XP has been the bestselling operating system till now. Most of us have used it, experienced […]

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Microsoft opens Windows 8 Upgrade Offer in 140 countries

To prevent interested users, who may be in the process of buying a new laptop, from waiting for the release of Windows 8, Microsoft had some time back announced the availability of Windows 8 Upgrade Offer for customers planning to […]

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Windows 8 Released To Manufacturing

Right on schedule, Windows 8 has been Released To Manufacturing. What this means is that Microsoft has completed the product development and the testing of Windows 8 operating system, and has started handing over its final code to its OEM […]

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Windows 8 GA announced on 26th October 2012

Microsoft today announced the General Availability date of Windows 8. Steven Sinofsky, while speaking at Microsoft’s Annual Sales Meeting said that consumers will be able to buy the new operating system starting October 26th 2012. Earlier, there were signs from […]

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Windows 8 to RTM in August; to be generally available in October

Today at the annual Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada, Microsoft shared the details about the upcoming Windows Milestones with its partners. The Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller provided details on Windows 8 General Availability.   Windows 8 […]

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Google confirms working on Windows 8 Metro mode version of Chrome

With the release of Windows 8 coming closer day by day, companies are working hard to make their products compatible to Windows 8 Metro UI. Now according to the latest news, Google has confirmed that it is developing a new […]