[How to] Upgrade to Outlook.com Email from Hotmail or Live.com

[How to] Upgrade to Outlook.com Email from Hotmail or Live.com

Hotmail, the world’s first webmail service is no more. Technically, it isn’t dead yet, but Microsoft is rebranding Hotmail.com as Outlook.com and will soon phase it out of the interwebs. As you’d expect, the new Outlook.com carries the Windows 8 metro looks and comes with tighter social integration. Microsoft is clearly aiming to consolidate its Office 2013 branding by clubbing […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Plans a Virtual Controller for Tablets and Smartphones

Microsoft Plans a Virtual Controller for Tablets and Smartphones

The talk about portable devices is only starting as it seems it will become the norm in a few years. Especially, since relevant studies show that tablets will outsell laptops. And we already know how popular and versatile smartphones have become. Since we’re taking technology everywhere we go, we start having the feeling that it should do for us exactly […]

     
 
 

Office 2013 Unveiled, Download Consumer Preview for Free

Office 2013 Unveiled, Download Consumer Preview for Free

Microsoft has just unveiled the brand new Office 2013 for Home users, small businesses and enterprise users. As expected, the new wave of Office products have got a brand new logo and a branding overhaul. Office 2013 redesign is aimed towards the upcoming Windows 8. Office 365 Preview The Office 365 Preview is available for download right now and is […]

     
 
 

Hotfix for Windows 8 Freezing Issue Released by Microsoft

Hotfix for Windows 8 Freezing Issue Released by Microsoft

A lot of buzz was created over the net on the Windows 8 freezing bug. If you have been using Windows 8 Release Preview, you might have faced the freezing issue too. Many users have had issues with Windows 8 RP as it freezes while doing multimedia tasks, and hence making it highly unusable. When this happens, the system just […]

     
 
 

Windows 8 RTM Coming in First Week of August, General Availability in October

Windows 8 RTM Coming in First Week of August, General Availability in October

Today at Microsoft’s annual Partner Conference, Tami Reller,¬†Windows Chief Marketing Officer, revealed some big news about Windows 8. She announced that Windows 8 RTM will be released in the first week of August, and Windows 8¬†will reach general availability by the end of October. This will put a full stop on all the rumors prevailing about the Windows 8 release […]

     
 
 

Evolution of Windows OS: The Past and the Future

Evolution of Windows OS: The Past and the Future

A name that has become synonymous with computers: Windows. Everyone who owns or has ever owned a computer know the name Windows, and most likely is running a Windows OS. Although not without its flaws and its competitors, Windows has proven the test of time and remained the most used operating system in the world to this day. Early days […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface: The Mystery Continues

Microsoft Surface: The Mystery Continues

The mysterious invite sent by Microsoft for a mysterious event in LA earlier this week, resulted in unveiling of a self-branded Windows 8 tablet, the Microsoft Surface. Though Microsoft managed to wow the attendees and other geeks (like me), their non-readiness to let attendees actually use the Surface and Touch Covers, made people ask more questions about a wide variety […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface Touch Cover & Apple’s Smart Cover Patent

Microsoft Surface Touch Cover & Apple’s Smart Cover Patent

Along with the two Surface Tablets, Microsoft also announced an uber-cool Touch/Type cover accessories for the Surface tablets. The Surface Touch Cover will contain an integrated multitouch keyboard and trackpad, and addresses the eternal dilemma of how to type a lot on a touch only device. At just 3mm thickness, it looks attractively sleek and even latches on to the […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface: Windows RT vs Windows Pro [Comparison]

Microsoft Surface: Windows RT vs Windows Pro [Comparison]

Steve Ballmer announced two brand new Microsoft Surface tablets at an event in Los Angeles today. The first tablet, Microsoft Surface for Windows RT, runs the Windows 8 RT operating system and based on the ARM based CPU. The second tablet is Microsoft Surface for Windows Pro, which runs Windows 8 Pro OS and based on the Intel based CPU. […]

     
 
 

Microsoft Surface Tablets with Windows 8 Announced

Microsoft Surface Tablets with Windows 8 Announced

Just like we expected, Microsoft has just unveiled their self-branded range of Windows 8 tablets, named Microsoft Surface. Two models were announced today, and both of them boast of a 10.6″ HD screen, comes with a built-in kickstand, (an optional?) detachable magnetic multi-touch keyboard with trackpad, and run the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. The whole affair was a well-kept […]