Windows Phone 8 Preview: How Microsoft Plans to Take on the Biggies?

Windows Phone 8 Preview: How Microsoft Plans to Take on the Biggies?

When it comes to operating systems for mobiles, Microsoft is without question, the underdog. Although the situation is bad, the Redmond company has the chance of reviving its fate and to win a few more percentages in market share with their latest mobile OS, Windows Phone 8. Coming as a great hope to all manufacturers that have signed a partnership […]

     
 
 

Google Hosting Android Event on 29th October, the Same day as Microsoft WP8 Event

Google Hosting Android Event on 29th October, the Same day as Microsoft WP8 Event

Google has done it again! They will be hosting a mega Android event in New York on Monday, 29th October, which is basically the same day as the pre-announced Windows Phone 8 Launch by Microsoft, which will take place in San Fransisco. Ouch! This isn’t the first time Google has done something like this. A couple of months back, Google […]

     
 
 

Is Microsoft Tracking Everything you Install on Windows 8?

Is Microsoft Tracking Everything you Install on Windows 8?

In this day, nothing is more valuable than data. Companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and even government agencies like NSA want your data. And most of these things happen under the guise of security & ‘for your own good’. Microsoft is no different in this regard. Nadim Kobeissi, a Montreal based independent computer security researcher and hacker, has uncovered a […]

     
 
 

Analysis: Is Siri’s Competition a Real Threat for Apple?

Analysis: Is Siri’s Competition a Real Threat for Apple?

When Siri first arrived in the scene, it was such a mind-blowing feature for those times, that the competition couldn’t pick itself up and launch a challenger, even after several months. Now, almost a year after the iPhone 4S, we care to analyze the market and see if Apple truly has something to worry about, when it comes to other […]

     
 
 

[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 […]