We have heard of various out-of-this-world claims made by the rumour mill when it comes to popular consumer electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets, but this particular one which has just come to our attention today is probably in a class of their own with regards to their credibility. That being said, does anybody fancy
The second Tuesday of the month is soon upon us, and just as we had expected, Microsoft has published an advance notification of the security bulletins users can expect to receive for their operating systems when the time comes. And we got some news for you: this month's Patch Tuesday is not going to be
If you make use of Microsoft's Internet Explorer as your primary web browser for the daily Internet surfing needs, chances are that you will have already made the jump to Internet Explorer 9 in order to take advantage of the various new features IE9 has to offer. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of IE
With iOS and Android wiping the floor where mobile operating systems are concerned, one might be tempted to think that there is little hope left for Microsoft's and its Windows 7 OS to carve out its own share of the mobile device pie. However, it appears that a Chinese OEM in Shenzhen does not share
When it comes to restoring one's PC to an earlier state, there are usually two main methods of going about it, with each method being specific to the kind of operating system being used on the machine. However, leave it to Microsoft to improve on its restoration solutions for the upcoming Windows 8: rumour has
Do you use Google Chrome as your default web browser on Windows, Mac OS X or Linux? If so, this might be a good time to ensure that the browser's auto-update feature is working properly, for Google has released a patch which it claims is aimed at fixing a few serious security vulnerabilities in its
Have you ever found yourself wishing that your tablet comes with more than one operating system installed so that you can switch between either OS to suit various needs? Well, it turns out that the Chinese are already one step ahead in the game: a new x86 tablet that comes pre-loaded with both Windows 7
Have you downloaded the finalized version of Microsoft's latest browser for use on your Windows-powered PC? Well, if your answer to that question happens to be a resounding 'no', perhaps Microsoft's latest demonstration might convince you to have a change of heart. The Redmond giant has organized a media event at the Singapore Flyer Megu
Aside from the 10-inch Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablet, it looks like pictures of three HTC smartphones have also been leaked online. The three phones are the HTC Ignite, HTC Prime and HTC Pyramid Z710e .
Samsung Korea has announced the QX412, a compact and portable notebook PC with 1-inch bezel and features a 14-inch display. It is also using the second generation 2.30 GHz Intel i5 Quad Core 2410M processor, 3GB DDR3 memory, and 320GB hard disk.
Have you ever experienced a need to pack your notebook into a suitcase, only to find out that it will not fit because of the lack of real estate needed to do so? Well, leave it to the Chinese to solve the little problem in what has got to be the most novel of ways.
It is clear that Microsoft wants Windows to be as ubiquitous in the cloud as it currently is in the desktop and notebook PC market. And while Microsoft is also considered to be one of the latecomers to the entire 'software-as-a-service' ecosystem, it would seem that this minor setback is not about to hinder the
Do you see that Update button hiding inside the Control Panel in your copy of Windows 7? Well, now is the best time to actually start making use of it if you have not been doing so. That is because Microsoft has just released the highly-awaited SP1 update for its popular operating system for public
Well, it seems that Microsoft has finally understood what the age-old saying of 'if you can't beat them, join them' means. Apparently, the software giant has decided that the hacker community could prove to be a valuable resource and has thus released a full SDK for the Kinect motion controller for the aforementioned community to
Sony Ericsson has previously stated that it will not be launching a Windows Phone 7 smartphone or tablet devices anytime soon. However, it looks like the company may have a tablet device in the works, and one such prototype has been spotted.
Seems like Microsoft had gotten a little too confident about the security of its ageing Windows operating systems and fell asleep at the wheel after the success that was Windows 7. Apparently, the software giant had forgotten that there are large numbers of people who still rely on older versions of its Windows operating system
As always, one can always count on Microsoft to kill off any interest in what has to be one of the more highly-anticipated software releases for the year. After generating a huge deal of hype over what would eventually be the first Service Pack ever for its popular Windows 7 operating system thanks a couple
It is probably an open secret that Microsoft and Google do not always see eye to eye on many aspects about the Internet. Unlike the free and open Internet ecosystem championed by Google, Microsoft typically favors 'tried-and-tested' standards that are readily available for users, regardless of their origins. And this philosophy extends to both companies'
Remember how Google claimed that users no longer had to fork out money for a fully featured office productivity suite like Microsoft Office since its cloud-based Google Docs application could perform most, if not all of the tasks found in the former from the convenience of a web browser? Well, it seems that Google is
Microsoft will be issuing 12 security bulletins and software updates to fix 22 vulnerabilities on Windows and Visio next week.