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Microsoft Targets Android Tablets, Announces Low-Cost Windows 8.1 with Bing

Microsoft Targets Android Tablets, Announces Low-Cost Windows 8.1 with Bing

The long rumored Windows 8.1 OS with Bing is real. The Redmond-based company is tieing up with several computer partners, some of which will showcase the device at Computex in Taipei later this year, the company announced in a blog post. The rumor of this operating system started circulating early this year, though we didn’t actually know what this operating […]

     
 
 

Tips and Tricks for Fast and Efficient File Search on Windows

Tips and Tricks for Fast and Efficient File Search on Windows

With the passage of time, personal computers tend to become clodded with a myriad of folders, subfolders and files which are extremely hard to find, especially when you actually need them. This is the universe trying to tell you that you need to organize files better and keep a tidier PC. Even if you make a point of having a […]

 
     
 
 

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. […]