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What to Expect in Windows 8.1 Update 1 and Windows 9

What to Expect in Windows 8.1 Update 1 and Windows 9

Before Steve Jobs introduced the world to Apple’s first tablet — the iPad, Microsoft was working on something even more enticing. The software giant was developing a full-fledged operating system for touch interface. In fact, Microsoft was one of the earliest visionaries to see potential in tablets and touch devices. On October 26 2012, the Redmond giant released Windows 8. And […]

 
     
 
 

Viber Launches Windows 8 Touch-Friendly App

Viber Launches Windows 8 Touch-Friendly App

Viber, which recently surpassed more than 200 million users across 192 countries around the world has just launched a touch-friendly version for the Windows 8 operating system. The popular mobile messaging and VoIP app brings several exclusive features to the Windows 8 platform with this new native app. Viber has had a Windows version of its app for years, but […]

     
 
 

Best 11 Windows 8 Games to Play on Your Tablet

Best 11 Windows 8 Games to Play on Your Tablet

Windows 8 has been around for some time now, and as more developers feel comfortable with creating games for the new platform, it’s no surprise that a lot of awesome games find their way on the Windows App Store.  If you’re used to playing games on your Android or iOS device, then you will find some of your favourite titles […]

 
     
 
 

What’s Still Bad in Windows 8.1

What’s Still Bad in Windows 8.1

Now that the hype of the moment has died down, and people are actually considering upgrading to Windows 8.1, it’s time to make it crystal clear what they are in for. After all, there are countless articles online about how good it is and how better Windows 8.1 performs in comparison to earlier versions of Windows, but for the users […]

     
 
 

Acer Launches 8-inch Iconia W4 Tablet: Windows 8.1, Bay Trail and Improved Screen at $330

Acer Launches 8-inch Iconia W4 Tablet: Windows 8.1, Bay Trail and Improved Screen at $330

The wave of Intel Bay Trail devices grows, as Acer makes official its Iconia W4 tablet, which is an improved successor to the Iconia W3, and is Acer’s second 8-inch tablet. Intel’s Bay Trail chips seem to be getting along very well with Windows 8.1, which has just been made official by Microsoft. Acer didn’t see too many sales with the […]

     
 
 

Intel’s Haswell Chips Pushing Windows RT into Oblivion

Intel’s Haswell Chips Pushing Windows RT into Oblivion

Intel has started shipping the fourth generation Haswell chips for tablets, which brings power-efficient processors and hence much better battery life to Windows tablets. According to IDG, Intel has now started shipping new low-power, fourth-generation Core i3 processors, including one that draws as little as 4.5 watts of power in specific usage scenarios. These new Haswell processors could go into […]

     
 
 

Windows 8.1: What’s New

Windows 8.1: What’s New

Just a while back, at Microsoft’s //build/ conference, Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, announced that Windows 8.1 will be available to download starting today. For those that are not aware, Windows 8.1 will be an update to Windows 8 rather than a full OS as some voices assumed and it will also come in the shape of a customer preview. […]

 
     
 
 

10 Little Known Windows 8 Features

10 Little Known Windows 8 Features

Windows 8 has been around for some time now, and in this period, users have found most of the hidden features that it has. Although these features offer access to more tools and an overall better experience, there are still many Windows 8 users that do not use them simply because they don’t know exactly how to enable them. Today, […]

     
 
 

What is Windows Blue and What Does it Mean for us?

What is Windows Blue and What Does it Mean for us?

Those who followed the news recently have no doubt heard about Windows Blue, and all those rumors related to Microsoft’s new OS version. While speculations have been floating quite for some time, with sources even claiming that this might be Windows 9, a completely new release which should sweeten sales for Microsoft, all the madness stopped when the Redmond-based giant […]

 
     
 
 

DailyApp: Twitter (Windows 8): a Swipe of Twitter on the Tiles!

DailyApp: Twitter (Windows 8): a Swipe of Twitter on the Tiles!

When it comes to apps, Windows 8 has been high on quantity, but relatively more grounded in terms of quality. And one of the apps whose absence seemed particularly glaring and galling in equal measure was the official representative of the microblogging site supreme – Twitter. So there was cheering aplenty when it was announced that an official app for […]