Microsoft Reportedly Taking a Step Backward in Windows Threshold to Lure in Windows 7 Users

Microsoft Reportedly Taking a Step Backward in Windows Threshold to Lure in Windows 7 Users

With Windows 8, Microsoft introduced Metro UI –which it later rebranded as Modern UI. It was well carpeted with Tiles. The operating system also embraced touch response, which later made it possible for Microsoft to port it to tablets. However, the operating system was not well received by users. After getting a lot of flak by reviewers across the planet, Steven Sinofsky, head […]

     
 
 

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 […]

 
     
 
 

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 […]

 
     
 
 

Windows 8.1 is Now Available for Download: What’s New

Windows 8.1 is Now Available for Download: What’s New

After having worked on Windows 8.1 for an entire year, Microsoft has finally made the first Windows 8 update official – the free Windows 8.1 upgrade is now available for download through the Windows Store for those users that have Windows 8 installed on their devices. From tomorrow, October 18, Microsoft will also deliver Windows 8.1 preloaded on new devices and […]

     
 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

Toshiba Launches Affordable 8-inch Encore Tablet at $329 and 13.3-inch Satellite Click at $599, with Windows 8

Toshiba Launches Affordable 8-inch Encore Tablet at $329 and 13.3-inch Satellite Click at $599, with Windows 8

At the IFA technology show from Berlin everybody is trying to make a splash on the market. Toshiba is obviously among the companies that want to impress visitors and would-be buyers. For that matter, the Japanese company has launched new products aimed at the emerging tablet and hybrid market – the Encore tablet, the Satellite Click hybrid and the Satellite NB15t. […]

     
 
 

Download Windows 8.1 Preview [ISO]

Download Windows 8.1 Preview [ISO]    

Microsoft has already made its first update to Windows 8 and no, it doesn’t come under the “Blue” name, but rather a simple, Windows 8.1 moniker. At the ongoing BUILD developer conference in San Fransisco, Microsoft has already made the Windows 8.1 update available for download. The good news is that we won’t have to pay for this update, as […]

     
 
 

Dual-Monitor System: Why & How to Set it up

Dual-Monitor System: Why & How to Set it up

When using a computer for work or for personal use, the desktop space can become overcrowded especially for those that like multi-tasking. Did you ever consider doubling your space by adding another monitor? In spite of the fact that you will pay extra for another monitor, it will be worth every penny. An extra monitor will increase your workflow and […]

 
     
 
 

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, […]

     
 
 

HP Announces Detachable $479 Android SlateBook x2 & $799 Windows 8 Hybrid Split x2 [Update]

HP Announces Detachable $479 Android SlateBook x2 & $799 Windows 8 Hybrid Split x2 [Update]

Everybody in the tablet world wants iPad’s crown and this has a negative impact for Apple – it might push sales down. As consumers are being offered more and more models, they might start to forget about the iPad. Price has always been a major deciding factor for wanna-be buyers and it seems that HP is speculating on that very well. Hewlett-Packard […]