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Microsoft unveils new Lumia 535, their first branded Windows Phone
Microsoft unveils new Lumia 535, their first branded Windows Phone
Microsoft finally unveiled their first non-Nokia branded Lumia device today, the 535, including a familiar look but with Microsoft logos everywhere. ...... 11 Nov 2014 - 1 comment
HP makes its dirt cheap Windows-powered tablets and notebooks official
HP makes its dirt cheap Windows-powered tablets and notebooks official
HP has officially unveiled their Chromebook and Android tablet competitors, the Stream 7 and Stream laptop. On the tablet side, the HP Stream ...... 30 Sep 2014 - 3 comments
Toshiba unveils low-end full Windows 8.1 tablet for just $119
Toshiba unveils low-end full Windows 8.1 tablet for just $119
If you are looking to get a full Windows 8.1 tablet without style or powerful specs but at a crazy cheap price, Toshiba has got the device for you. ...... 05 Sep 2014
Windows 8.1 getting updated on August 12th
Windows 8.1 getting updated on August 12th
Microsoft has confirmed that the expected Windows 8.1 update is coming on August 12th. The company did not call the update pack "Update 2" ...... 06 Aug 2014
Satya Nadella clarifies what 'one Windows' really means
Satya Nadella clarifies what 'one Windows' really means
During Microsoft's recent quarterly earnings report, new CEO Satya Nadella made headlines by stating that "we will streamline the next version ...... 23 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Windows 8.1 Update 2 RTM imminent?
Windows 8.1 Update 2 RTM imminent?
According to new sources, Microsoft is preparing to finalize Windows 8.1 Update 2, with an RTM imminent by the end of the summer. In fact, ...... 27 Jun 2014
Windows 8 will not get true Start Menu with next update, as rumored
Windows 8 will not get true Start Menu with next update, as rumored
According to ZDnet, Microsoft will not be including a true Start Menu (as rumored) with its upcoming Windows 8.1 Update 2. The next update ...... 03 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
China bans Microsoft Windows 8 on government computers
China bans Microsoft Windows 8 on government computers
China has shocked Microsoft this week by banning Windows 8 on government computers. The restriction came down as part of a larger decree ...... 21 May 2014 - 28 comments
Windows Server Update Services makes Windows 8.1 Update 1 unavailable to businesses, temporarily
Windows Server Update Services makes Windows 8.1 Update 1 unavailable to businesses, temporarily
According to Microsoft, if you are a business trying to update Windows via the Windows Server Update Services, you will temporarily be unable ...... 10 Apr 2014
Microsoft slashes licensing fees for Windows 8.1 by 70 percent to fend off Chromebooks
Microsoft slashes licensing fees for Windows 8.1 by 70 percent to fend off Chromebooks
Multiple sources are reporting today that Microsoft has taken drastic measures to fend off operating system rivals, most notably Google's Chrome OS. ...... 22 Feb 2014 - 3 comments
Microsoft: Over 200 million Windows 8 licenses sold
Microsoft: Over 200 million Windows 8 licenses sold
Microsoft's EVP Tami Reller has announced today that the company has sold over 200 million Windows 8.x licenses, despite the struggles of the ...... 14 Feb 2014 - 14 comments
Microsoft Windows 8.1 surpasses Vista in market share
Microsoft Windows 8.1 surpasses Vista in market share
Windows 8.1 continues to gain market share, after three months of full availability on the market. That being said, Windows 8 in general ...... 04 Feb 2014
Acer releases Iconia W4 tablet with Windows 8.1, Bay Trail CPU, 8-inch display
Acer releases Iconia W4 tablet with Windows 8.1, Bay Trail CPU, 8-inch display
Following the failure that was the Iconia W3, Acer has released the updated Iconia W4 tablet with an 8-inch display, Windows 8.1 and an efficient ...... 03 Jan 2014
Microsoft: There will not be three versions of the Windows in the future
Microsoft: There will not be three versions of the Windows in the future
Windows RT, the failed experiment that has cost numerous companies, including Microsoft, billions in writedowns, may be at the end of its life. ...... 25 Nov 2013 - 13 comments
Dell Venue 11 Pro now available in the U.S.
Dell Venue 11 Pro now available in the U.S.
The hotly anticipated Dell Venue 11 Pro is now available in the U.S. Based on a Bay Trail-based 1.5GHz Atom chip and Windows 8.1, the tablet ...... 08 Nov 2013
Windows 8.1 jumps to 1.72 percent market share
Windows 8.1 jumps to 1.72 percent market share
According to new figures from NetMarketshare, Microsoft saw their new Windows 8.1 operating system take 1.72 percent global market share, following ...... 02 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Windows 8.1 now available across the globe
Windows 8.1 now available across the globe
Microsoft has gleefully reminded consumers that its Windows 8.1 operating system is now available across the globe as a digital download and ...... 17 Oct 2013 - 8 comments
Lenovo unveils Miix 2, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet
Lenovo unveils Miix 2, an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet
Lenovo has unveiled their first 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, the Miix 2. The device has a 1200x800 resolution, has up to 128GB internal storage, ...... 16 Oct 2013
Don't have Windows 8? Windows 8.1 will start at $120 for upgraders
Don't have Windows 8? Windows 8.1 will start at $120 for upgraders
Microsoft has revealed the pricing scheme for Windows 8.1, which is set for release on October 18th. If you have Windows 8 installed, 8.1 ...... 20 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
Asus unveils new T100 transformer tablet with Windows 8.1 for $349
Asus unveils new T100 transformer tablet with Windows 8.1 for $349
Asus has unveiled a new transformer tablet running on the efficient Intel Bay Trail processor architecture. The device will run on the upcoming ...... 13 Sep 2013 - 10 comments
As expected, Windows 8.1 RTM leaks early online
As expected, Windows 8.1 RTM leaks early online
The leaks started earlier this week but the floodgates have now been opened. On the 26th, a Chinese-language version of Windows 8.1 Enterprise ...... 31 Aug 2013 - 6 comments
Report: Windows 8.1 goes RTM
Report: Windows 8.1 goes RTM
According to sources, Microsoft has finished its Windows 8.1 operating system, dubbing the latest build as RTM (release to manufacturing). ...... 25 Aug 2013 - 2 comments
Windows 8.1 coming in October
Windows 8.1 coming in October
According to sources, Microsoft will release the final version of Windows 8.1 to the public in October. The company is said to be testing ...... 13 Aug 2013 - 3 comments
Review: The first 8-inch full Windows 8 tablet, the Acer Iconia W3
Review: The first 8-inch full Windows 8 tablet, the Acer Iconia W3
I've had about a week to review the highly-touted Acer Iconia W3, the first Windows 8 tablet in the new, popular 8-inch form factor. While ...... 09 Jul 2013 - 5 comments
Final version of Windows 8.1 to be ready by late August
Final version of Windows 8.1 to be ready by late August
After releasing their preview version last week, Microsoft has announced a final version of Windows 8.1 will be available for OEMs by late August. ...... 09 Jul 2013 - 2 comments
     

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