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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, […]

Microsoft makes fun of Apple and Siri in new Windows 8 commercial

The Windows Phone Nokia Lumia 920 advertisement was one of a new kind from Microsoft where it boasts about the advantage of a Windows Phone against competitors’ devices. This slick Windows 8 ad is another where Microsoft takes Apple’s best […]

Windows 8? Customers are just upgrading to Windows 7, says Dell !

This might come as news but in a surprise revelation, Dell stated that corporate customers are right now upgrading to Windows 7. And Windows 8? Well it still is a far cry, says Dell! During its Earnings Conference call, Brian […]

Updated Bing Weather App for Windows 8 gets a dynamic map

A few days back Apps for Windows 8, that is News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps and Travel were refreshed and were rolled out a significant set of updates across the apps except the Bing Weather app. Today the Bing Weather […]

Platform update for Windows Defender in Windows 8 introduces new functionality

Microsoft has released an update for Windows Defender in Windows 8 and Windows RT, that adds new improved features to the anti-malware platform. This security update which also resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Microsoft Antimalware Client. Windows Defender is the […]

Microsoft announces availability of Windows Embedded 8 Industry

Having just announced the release of Windows Embedded 8 platform, Microsoft is all geared up to launch another member from the Windows Embedded family, Windows Embedded 8 Industry, today.           Windows Embedded 8 Industry After the availability of Windows Embedded […]

Vizio launches new premium Windows 8 PC’s

Californian company VIZIO today announced the availability and pricing of its spring 2013 lineup of high performance Windows 8 PCs. Equipped with 10-finger capacitive touch, these new Windows 8 PCs are supported with rich audio and brilliant picture quality. Selected […]

Microsoft announces General Availability of Windows Embedded 8

Microsoft recently announced the general availability of Windows Embedded 8, extending Windows 8 technologies to a broader industrial interface and more edge devices. Windows Embedded 8 helps enterprises build up a solid platform to capture, analyze and act on valuable […]

Official Twitter client for Windows 8 released

After a long wait, Twitter has finally released its official app for Windows 8 today. This was announced on Windows Blog as well as the Twitter blog. There were already some Windows 8 Twitter Client apps like Tweetro, MetroTwit, etc available, but this […]

Submit your Windows 8 story to Microsoft and win $50000 in prizes

After four months of launching its latest operating system Windows 8, Microsoft has now come up with a video contest for Windows 8 users to share their personal story of how Windows 8 has impacted their lives. The contest winner […]

Fujitsu Releases Waterproof Windows 8 Tablet Arrows Tab Q582/F At MWC

The Japanese firm Fujitsu today announced its waterproof Windows 8 tablet at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona. The waterproof Windows 8 tablet can be submerged in one meter of water for maximum 30 minutes, as per reported by the […]

Skype for Windows 8 updated to allow file-sharing

The Skype for Windows 8 app, released in October 2013, has received an important update. Skype 1.5 for Windows 8 will now allow you to share files easily. File sharing was one of the most requested features, which users wanted […]

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Microsoft announces Windows 8 for just $69.99 only for students

Students currently pursuing an academic course and looking to upgrade to Windows 8 have lady luck on their side as Microsoft announced a new Windows 8 student offer which will allow them to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro edition for […]

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Windows 8 still not successful, Chromebooks are better – Acer President

From current executives, Acer’s President, JT Wong has the credit of having maximum shots fired at Windows 8. Wong has been extremely critical of Microsoft in its attempts to re-imagine the Windows environment, frankly admitting that he does not hold […]

SkyDrive app for Windows 8 gets an update; adds Live tiles

The SkyDrive app which comes pre-installed in Windows 8, has received an official update, which adds the functionality of showing live tile to the app. Now the app can show live tiles and shows you notifications when you add new files to your […]

Windows 8 Pro upgrade to cost $199.99 from Feb 1

Microsoft last year had announced its Windows 8 promotional offer. As you all know it is limited time offer, and is available till January 31st 2013. Microsoft today announced update on Windows 8 Pricing. Microsoft shared the pricing details for the […]

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 in Kinyarwanda

Microsoft Windows 8 has now finally been made available in Rwanda’s main language Kinyarwanda. With 14 new languages added, Windows 8 now supports a total of 109 languages. Way back in February 21, 2012, on the occasion of  UNESCO’s International […]

Razer Releases Edge Windows 8 Gaming Tablet at CES 2013

After the stunning Windows 8 devices launched in CES 2013, its now the turn of a gaming tablet. Razer revealed a Windows 8 gaming tablet Razer Edge at CES 2013 on January 9, 2013.  The result of the crowdsourced Project […]

Valve’s Gabe Newell describes Windows 8 as ‘Giant Sadness’

Valve’s founder Gabe Newell made some faces frown after he made a comment last year about Microsoft’s latest OS release Windows 8, referring it as a ‘catastrophe’. He has again followed the same path and chastised Windows 8 one more […]

Windows 8 has sold 60 million licenses to date

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 has sold 60 million licenses to date. Speaking at  CES 2013, Tami Reller, Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer said that the growth in sales was similar to what Microsoft had seen […]

Intel reveals new processors for Windows 8 at CES 2013

Microsoft and Intel have been working out together since a long time specially for the success of Windows 8. Intel has always tried to come up with the hardware that supports Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Since the CES 2013 is […]

Toshiba Announces Qosmio X875 & Satellite U845t Windows 8 Notebooks

Toshiba has announced two of its Windows 8 laptops, the Qosmio X875 and Satellite U845t at CES 2013. Lenovo unveiled few of its Windows 8 Ultrabooks, Helix ThinkPad & Table PC at CES 2013 and next was Toshiba to announce its Windows 8 […]

Lenovo Unveils New Windows 8 Ultrabooks, Helix ThinkPad & Table PC At CES 2013

World’s largest technology conference CES commenced with some intriguing innovations today on Monday, January 7, 2013. In the line of latest gadgets, Lenovo announced its new Windows 8 devices at the event. The captivating lineup from Lenovo includes IdeaPad Z […]

Tobii Announces Tobii REX Gaze Eye-Tracking Kit For Windows 8 Computer

Tobii, the company which last year introduced the eye tracking Gaze technology at CES has again come up with a standalone eye-tracking kit Tobii REX for Windows 8 computer. Tobii has introduced REX at CeBIT this year. Tobii REX is a stick like […]

Acer President: We are taking a Wait-and-watch approach with Windows 8

Well, looks like these days are not going that good for Windows 8. Earlier Fujitsu President Masami Yamamoto said that the interest in Windows 8 has been “weak” for their company. Not only that, but he blamed it for the company’s lower sales. And now […]