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Windows 8 Store expands to include 33 new markets

Windows 8 users will be aware that the Windows Store is a great place to browse for and download apps for Windows 8. While some apps a free apss, there are even paid apps, ranging from $0.99 to even $999. Microsoft […]

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Windows 8 Drivers and Software for Microsoft Hardware Products

Sometime back, Microsoft released Microsoft Device Center application for Windows 8. The free application allows all mouse and keyboard users to easily personalize and customize their peripherals. Now the software giant has updated its hardware products page to help its […]

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Event Wrap-up

Many Tablets, Smartphones and Apps got released at MWC 2012 till today. However, the biggest attraction was of Windows 8 Consumer Preview, which happened a few hours ago in Barcelona, Spain. The event was led by three Microsoft executives displaying […]

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Design a better Windows 8 logo for fun and win $295

Microsoft just released a new logo for Windows 8.  The blue-colored squares did find a fan base amongst followers with many appreciating it. But is that the best? Or could it have been better? If you think it could have […]

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Pentagram explains the rationale behind the new Windows 8 logo

Microsoft recently unveiled a new logo for Windows 8, which has received a mixed response. While some have applauded its clean, minimalistic, modern metro look, others have found it too basic and bland. Pentagram the designers of the new Windows […]

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Windows 8 gets a new logo – Its Official!

So it was true … the Windows logo has been redesigned! The re-imagination of Windows 8 is now complete! Nothing has been left unexplored, including the Windows logo! Microsoft today announced that the old familiar and popular Windows flag logo would be […]

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Mozilla to release Metro version of Firefox for Windows 8

Mozilla, the developers of the popular browser, Firefox, revealed today that it will be offering a Metro version of Firefox for Windows 8. The new Firefox for Metro, like all other Windows 8 Metro apps will focus on touch interaction […]

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Release Date – Feb 29

So, the long wait is over! Windows 8 Beta or Consumer Preview, as Microsoft prefers to call it, will be finally released at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The Mobile World Congress is mainly all about mobile devices, […]

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Move mouse cursor & launch apps with your Eyes in Windows 8 with Tobii

Touching the screen of your tablet to launch apps may soon seem out-dated! Tobii Technology has demonstrated how its Gaze can make it possible for you to control the mouse cursor, launch apps, open links and do more, simply by moving […]

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Microsoft Windows Store plans revealed; First Apps Contest announced

Microsoft has revelead the details of its Windows Store.  The Windows Store will be a part of Windows 8 and the distribution point for Metro style apps. Microsoft today at its Store Preview event in San Francisco,  also described the […]

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Microsoft shipped Windows 1.0 – 26 years back today!

Windows 1.0, a 16-bit graphical OS, was announced in 1983, but it took a while to develop it. Finally on November 20, 1985, two years after the initial announcement, Microsoft shipped Windows 1.0. The first version of the Windows operating […]

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Nokia Windows 8 tablet, an iPad killer ?

In an interview with French newspaper Les Échos, Paul Amsellem, head of Nokia France, said that the company would have a tablet running Windows 8 in June 2012. And this announcement suddenly led to a lot of rumors. Immediately after […]

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Vu Super TV, a Smart TV which runs on Windows 7

First came the smart PC’s then came the smart players and after that smart phones arrived; but now Smart TV’s have come to the market. In the Smart TV segment, the first one was  Panasonic Viera … and now we have […]

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Windows 8 introduces new Services startup type: Start on Demand

Microsoft has made several changes to the way Services run in Windows 8. Windows OS services configured to run all the time are a significant source of ambient memory use. In Windows 8, Microsoft has removed 13 services which used […]

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Anatomy, design and promotion principles of Windows 8 Store

Windows 8 Store is the result of a reimagined Microsoft-developer partnership providing a new dimension to it. It will provide a large economic opportunity to as many of developers as possible by providing a direct delivery method to the innovation and […]

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Coming Soon: Windows 8 Store

After the release and record-breaking download count of Windows 8 Developer Preview, we can easily calculate the keen interest of users in this upcoming operating system. Windows 8 has some built-in applications but when you try to get to the Windows […]

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Love Windows 7? Become a Microsoft Windows U Crew member

Love your Windows 7 PC/Laptop ? Does evangelizing about Windows 7 automatically come to you? If yes, then Microsoft is searching for you. Microsoft India has recently launched the Windows U Crew campaign to help the community in exploring the benefits […]

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Download Windows 8 Fact Sheet from Microsoft

Today at its first-ever, developer-focused BUILD conference, Microsoft Corp. showcased a preview of the next major release of Windows, code-named “Windows 8.” The company also offered new tools for developers to help write applications for more than 1 billion people […]

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Microsoft unveils Windows 8 – New features and screenshots

Microsoft has officially taken the wraps of Windows 8 at the BUILD conference and given a detailed preview of things to come. Windows 8 introduces a beautiful new user interface (UI) designed specifically for touch. The company also highlighted several […]

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Video: Windows 8 will startup in 8 seconds

Microsoft today demoed the startup time for its new work-in-process operating system, Windows 8. The key difference in the way Windows 8 shutdowns is that instead of closing the kernel session the way Windows 7 does, Windows 8 will hibernate […]

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Windows 8 to offfer Metro UI as well as the Desktop experience

There were some Windows users who were really worried about Windows 8 offering a Metro style UI only, seeing all the images on the Internet. Well there is good news for all. Windows 8 will offer the Metro style user […]

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Microsoft is now ready to talk about Windows 8

To-date all we heard from Microsoft about Windows 8 officially was silence – except ofcourse the preview at the D9 conference. But it looks like Microsoft is now all ready to start a dialog about its next iteration of its operating […]

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HP Expands Windows-based Thin Client Portfolio with new HP t5570e

HP today introduced the t5570e Thin Client to its industry-leading Windows-based thin client portfolio, which enables customers to simplify client virtualization management and deployment with a desktop platform designed with the environment in mind.

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Steve Ballmer to deliver keynote at CES 2012

When it comes to Steve Ballmer, one thing I enjoy a lot is repeatedly watching his ‘dance’ and his ‘developer-mania’ speech! This gentleman is just amazing, he is one of a kind. He does something which no one at that […]

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Windows Thin PC Released To Manufacturing

Microsoft today announced that Windows Thin PC (WinTPC) reached its RTM milestone and will become generally available for download on July 1, 2011.

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Windows 8 to get Apps, Live Tiles, new UI and more!

Microsoft today at the D9 Conference demonstrated Windows 8. It is the first time that Microsoft decided to talk officially about Windows 8 or Windows Next. What it has disclosed is an amazing new UI, which none of the rumor […]

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Dell launches XPS 15z, the thinnest 15′ Windows laptop

Dell has announced XPS 15z laptop, the the thinnest 15” PC in the world.  The laptop has unmatched sophistication. Its rounded contours and precision-crafted lines give XPS 15z the illusion of floating just above every surface. It also features a […]