Looks like almost everyone is having a tablet device, and the latest manufacturer is Viewsonic who is known for their display products. The manufacturer has recently announced the Viewsonic ViewPad tablets, which come in 7-inch that runs on Android 2.2, and 10-inch that can dual boot Windows 7 and Android 1.6 operating system.
Microsoft has just released the Release Candidate (RC) of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1). This release would be the last public beta leading to the official SP1. If you are keen on trying out the SP1 RC, it is available for download directly from Microsoft.
Adobe has officially announced that its Flash Player 10.1 will be coming to other smartphone operating systems such as BlackBerry, HP webOS 2.0, Windows Phone, LiMo, MeeGo, and Symbian.
Yep, you heard that right. If everything goes according to Microsoft’s plans, the next version of Windows (currently dubbed as Windows 8 by most people) should be released to be the market for retail by 2012. And according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, the next version of Windows is going to be the company’s ‘most
Finally, the Windows Phone 7 is here. Today, in Singapore, Microsoft announced the new smartphone with its partners including HTC, LG and Samsung. Telecommunication service provider, SingTel, was also at the event. Read on for the coverage.
With Microsoft’s latest announcement of their Windows Phone 7, LG Korea has also introduced two of their latest smartphones based on the mobile platform - Optimus 7 and Optimus 7Q. Both phones are scheduled to be commercially available on October 21.
Microsoft had apparently placed an icon of Angry Birds on its Windows Phone site, suggesting that the highly popular game would be available on its new mobile platform. The move, however, ruffled the feathers of the game’s developers Rovio Mobile, prompting them to make an annoucement on their Twitter page which says otherwise…
About a week ago, Microsoft sued Motorola over patents infringement on their Android phones. And not long ago, both companies announced that they may be working together to build a smartphone based on the upcoming Windows Phone 7 operating system.
Apple’s iOS may have the lion’s share of the slate market with Android coming in a a distant second, but you can be sure that Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer is not about to sit back and let the competition steal the show. To that end, Ballmer has made a bold announcement: consumers will see Windows-powered
Spotify, a popular music streaming service provider, has recently announced that its app will be made available on Windows phone 6.x and the upcoming Windows Phone 7. You can download the app at m.spotify.com as well as Windows Marketplace.
In a country where most people usually work their entire life to make ends meet, killer deals and bargains are always highly sought after. And being able to get three legitimate Windows 7 licenses at a price comparable to a singer-user license is definitely one of such deals, thanks to Microsoft’s decision to re-introduce the
Samsung to adopt Windows Phone 7? That might sound unlikely, considering how the Korean electronics giant has embraced Android and even created its own Bada operating system. But then again, anything is possible in the business world, and the Korean electronics giant has just announced the signing of an agreement with Microsoft to use the
Another HTC Windows Phone 7? It might be the Mondrian after all. A forum member over at xda-developers has posted photos of the HTC Spark mobile phone, which resembles the Mondrian. Based on information available, the Spark sports a Snapdragon 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, a 5-megapixel camera and a large 800 x 480 capacitive
Various online sources have speculated that Windows Phone 7 will be launched on either 21 October or 8 November. But where does that leave the local Singapore launch of Microsoft’s latest smartphone OS? We at VR-Zone share our insights on what would be a possible date for the local release of Windows Phone 7.
Barely a week ago, we posted an update about Internet Explorer 9 requiring the presence of Windows 7 Service Pack 1 before it can be installed into a PC. And now, it seems that Microsoft has reversed its stand: this time, there will be no need for SP1 to be pre-installed. Users, however, will still
Most people will have probably seen HP’s video demonstration of their still-in-development Slate device floating around somewhere on YouTube, but this particular clip is probably the closest one can get to actually seeing the real thing in action. Apparently, a YouTube member known only as ‘x313xkillax’ has posted a short video in which he takes
It was only few days ago that one of the Nokia executives has said the company will not adopt the Android platform. But what about a Nokia Winows Phone? Well, it seems more feasible according to online rumors, and it is also partly because the company’s CEO was replaced by Stephen Elop, formerly President of Microsoft Business Division.
It is a known fact that Microsoft has been working extremely hard on its upcoming Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system to regain its competitiveness in the mobile space. And while hands-on reports about the new OS has generally been favourable, Microsoft is so convinced about WP7′s capabilities that it marked the platform’s RTM date
The Windows Phone 7 was announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, earlier this year. With the phone scheduled to be available by end of the year, VR-Zone has the opportunity to attend a Windows Phone 7 Preview by Microsoft at their office here at One Marina Boulevard, Singapore, this afternoon.
You know what people always say about one being never enough. That can also apply to computing, and nobody likes to be stuck or locked into just one operating system. And ViewSonic has just the thing to cater for customers who prize choice above everything else: a tablet which offers a dual-boot option for both