Latest Windows 8 news.

Microsoft halts Security Updates for Windows 8

Microsoft wants all Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users to upgrade to Windows 10. To achieve this objective, not only have they adopted an aggressive notifications system, they also have carried out an e-mail campaign highlighting the features […]

Microsoft ending sale of Windows 8 and Windows 7 in 2016

Microsoft is making a push to end distribution of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 beginning in November 2016. It means that if you’re set out to purchase a copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, you might want to do […]

Google Chrome

Google Chrome 64-bit, now available for Windows 8 / 7

There’s a good news for all Google Chrome fans. Now the Google Chrome 64-bit version is available for Windows 7 and Windows 8 as well. Along with it, the 64-bit Windows support is also coming to the Chrome Stable with […]


China forbids Windows 8 use on government computers

China’s decision to forbid the use of Windows 8 OS on government computers to minimize security-related risk has grabbed eyeballs. The decision, many believe, was motivated by the US indictment of five Chinese military officers for alleged cyber-espionage of six […]

Microsoft finally gets a patent for the Windows 8 UI

Amid much speculation and criticism, it won’t be wrong to say that Windows 8 has bought in major improvements in the operating system’s platform, security enhancements and better support for touch screen devices. The new user interface of Windows 8 […]

Windows 8 and 8.1 gain users, now run over 10% OS market share

As we had expected, Microsoft’s latest operating system Windows 8.1 has started gaining momentum. The OS with Windows 8 now for the first time account for over 10% of all the desktop running in the world. The decade old operating […]

Preview of Firefox Aurora Optimized for Windows 8 Tablets released

After a prolong postponement, Firefox Aurora optimized for Windows 8 tablets is finally available for preview. Mozilla yesterday announced the Aurora update for Firefox. This update was designed particularly for the modern interface and Metro UI of Windows 8. Firefox […]

Twitter for Windows 8 updated, supports Multiple accounts, Lists

The Twitter app for Windows 8 has just been updated. Apart from bug fixes, it has some improvements too such as it now supports multiple accounts and lists. This was a much requested feature and users must now be glad […]

image not found

Microsoft launches Maori Version of Office 2013 and Windows 8

Microsoft launched Maori versions of its popular software as a gift for New Zealand’s native people. Windows 8, Outlook, Office 2013 and Internet Explorer 10 are now available in New Zealand’s Maori language. Company’s spokesperson said that the Maori versions […]

Windows 8 Store apps count crosses 100,000

Windows Store, the only source of Windows 8 apps has now set a record of passing 100,000 apps mark. It was just around a week before when Microsoft acclaimed that Windows Store will reach the 100K apps mark soon during […]

SkyDrive Pro apps for Windows 8 and iOS released

Microsoft has announced the release of SkyDrive Pro apps for Windows 8 and iOS. These are now available for download at the Windows Store and Apple Store respectively for SharePoint Online users in Office 365. SkyDrive Pro app for Windows 8 […]

Windows 8.1 could boost Windows 8 adoption, believes Gartner

After Microsoft unveiled Windows 8 last year the newly introduced user experience was criticized and many came away unimpressed.  A handful of critics complained about the lack of help or cues for the new user experience (lack of Start button). […]

Endless Skater App for Windows 8 released

The software manufacturer –Microsoft has officially released a new and exciting game for all the Windows’ games lovers. Endless Skater for Windows 8 can be run on a Windows PC, Desktop or tablets running windows RT. Endless Skater for Windows […]

Samsung ATIV Q Combines Android Jelly Bean and Windows 8

Samsung introduced a new tablet ATIV Q in London today which can run both Windows 8 as well as Android 4.2.2 based applications. This 13.3 inch latest tablet from the Smartphone king allows the users to share files between Android […]

skype video messaging

Skype launches free video messaging for Windows 8 users

If you love recording videos, now  it’s time that you share them as well. And what’s better than sharing it through your Skype account. Yes! Video messaging has come to Skype. With Skype video messaging you can now share your […]

Microsoft updates Windows 8 Games Minesweeper, MahJong and Solitaire

Microsoft today rolled out the minor updates for three of its most popular games. Microsoft Mahjong apps, Minesweeper and Solitaire. The updated games are now available in the Windows Store. The changelog for these three Windows games features a few […]

Windows 8 overtakes Windows Vista; Windows 7 still on top

Microsoft’s latest operating system Windows 8 has slowly gained the ground and finally over-took Windows Vista in terms of market share. It has surpassed Windows Vista and has become the fourth most popular operating system variant in the world after […]

Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 Preview Upgrade Policy revealed

With the release of the Windows 8.1 preview being around the corner, Microsoft has decided to go public about how the Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 Preview upgrade will work.  Microsoft Senior Product Marketing Manager Michael Niehaus, during a TechEd session […]

Halo Spartan Assault

Halo Spartan Assault for Windows 8 PCs & Tablets unveiled

Good news for the gaming lovers; especially for the fans of Halo game series! Microsoft and the makers of Halo, 343 Industries, have unveiled the new game entry to Halo series, named as Halo: Spartan Assault. The game will debut […]

ASUS announces innovative & stylish PC & Windows 8 optimized Mouse

At Computex in Taipei, ASUS announced Vivo PC and Vivo Mouse, two new devices, bringing innovative and artistic designs to home entertainment. Vivo PC is a compact desktop PC, so compact that its footprint is smaller than a sheet of A4 paper. […]

Windows 8 Tablet

Acer to introduce Iconia W3, an 8-inch Windows 8 Tablet

Finally, Acer Iconia W3, one of the first 8” full version Windows 8 Tablet is here! What started as a rumor when full running 8” Windows 8 Tablet were shown “available” on Amazon, is now very much official. Acer Iconia W3 Today, […]