Say goodbye to the multicolored Windows flag, as what you see here is the new Windows logo for Microsoft's next consumer level OS, Windows 8. Some radical changes are on the cards with Windows 8 especially pertaining to the mobile/touchscreen friendly Metro UI and Microsoft wanted to reflect Metro's emphasis on cleaner lines in its
Following the recent release of Kinect for Windows, forms of further expansion in the differing ways Kinect can be used in Windows are starting to show face with the first major add-in being Kinect for Media Center.
Microsoft is going to use the special date occurring once every four years to unveil the beta version of Windows 8 and make it available for a public download. Mind you, the new name for "Windows 8 Beta" is Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
Microsoft has given advanced notification of its plans to roll out nine patches on February's Patch Tuesday (Valentine's Day) next week which address 21 vulnerabilities. Four of these updates carry severity ratings of 'Critical', while the remaining patches are rated 'Important'.
There is no doubt about it – there is a new public version of Windows 8 coming in the matter of weeks, if not days. The company is adjusting its own services to accommodate for the consumer attack.
Facebook, with close to a billion users now, is a perfect data mining treasure for any intelligence service that would control it – but what about Google's combination of tracking and searching capabilities? Or Microsoft's rumoured backdoors in Windows for the US intelligence?
What looks to be quite a significant update for Skype has just been made available, which most notably brings with it Full HD video-calling support, Facebook integration and Group Screen Sharing features.
It's amazing that there's still a market for DVD playback software for computers these days, although as is clear by CyberLink's latest iteration of PowerDVD which has reached version 12, DVD playback is really just a minor feature these days. CyberLink should really change the name of its software, but the familiar name is most
This year may be Microsoft's last participation in the Consumer Electronics Show, but according to various sources, the software giant has plans to have their own show, similar to some technology companies. Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, at his keynote, talked about Kinect for Windows, voice commands on Xbox, new LTE Windows Phone – Nokia Lumia 900
Few weeks back, Microsoft caused a lot of fuss by releasing an incomplete Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 patch for AMD Bulldozer architecture, which should increase the performance. Download those today.
Microsoft is expected to deliver a “dazzling” send-off at its last Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week, according to analysts, with demonstrations of both Windows Phone devices and the eagerly-awaited Windows 8 operating system.
The Nokia Lumia 900 Ace was recently spotted on Nokia Pulse website which has the capacitive touch buttons that are placed closer to the edge, compared to the Lumia 800. It was also reported that the Finnish company would be launching the phone at the Consumer Electronics Show 2012 in Las Vegas next week.
After the launch of Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system in October, the company is already planning for the new update next year. And it seems that details of the new updates have been leaked, codenamed Tango and Apollo.
Even though Microsoft has announced the new Windows Mango operating system, it seems that only Samsung and HTC have came up with the new smartphones at launch. However, a new LG Windows Phone has recently been leaked and is reported to sport a 4-inch IPS display.
The Lumia 800 Windows Phone was announced at Nokia World in October, and was only recently launched in Singapore. And from online sources, it looks like the Finnish company could be announcing a 4G-capable Lumia 900 in February next year with a larger touchscreen display.
The mobile phone has evolved from being a device to make and receive calls, as well as send SMS (short message service), to one packed with a wide range of features – built-in camera for capturing videos and pictures, gaming, accessing the Internet and email etc. On top of that, the phone manufacturers are also competing in making their
Microsoft has announced the release of Windows 8 public beta in February next year. The software giant has recently revealed this during a developer’s conference, and adds that their app portal, dubbed the “Windows Store”, will also launch together with the beta, and offers free Metro-styled apps.
Ever since the Apple iPad was introduced to the market, tablets have become one of the popular technology gadgets for content consumption; you can use it to surf your favorite web sites, watch videos or play some games. Well, besides the iPad, there are other choices that run Google Android as well as Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems. This
Nokia has bet on their new Windows Phone Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 to keep the company alive. And it seems that the Lumia 800 has faced some complaints when it was launched in UK recently – the phone's poor battery life. Well, the Finnish company has announced that updates will be released for improve the Nokia
The disappointing battery life of the ThinkPad X1 calls for a solution, and Android is Lenovo's response. By segmenting the function of a notebook with two platforms, the company hopes to improve battery life with Android-based "Instant Media Mode" when less power is needed.