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For those of you waiting for a new update for your Windows device, think you will have to settle with Windows 8.1 until 2015. A rumor report by PC Authority has claimed that the next Windows refresh (major update) won’t happen until spring 2015.…Read More »
Control-Alt-Delete is one of those shortcuts we’ve been using on our Windows based computer for ages thinking this is how things were meant to be from the beginning. Apparently, that is not the case according to Microsoft chairman and co-founder, Bill Gates.…Read More »
Does Microsoft finally gets marketing? Hard to say, but it looks like they may have learned a thing or two from the past because the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 advertisements are not gut churning. The past adverts for the Surface RT and Surface Pro were like dance numbers; for some reason Microsoft had forgotten about highlighting the specs for each device.…Read More »
Yesterday Microsoft unveiled the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2, two new tablets the company hopes to help boost the adoption of Windows 8 along with kicking its device and services mantra into full gear. Looking at what Microsoft brought to the table, we have to say that we’re both disappointed and excited at the same time.…Read More »
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Microsoft has announced official pricing details for Windows 8.1 ahead of its release next month.
Current Windows 8 users will get Windows 8.1 as a free upgrade. For Windows 7 users or earlier that are looking to upgrade, Windows 8.1 will cost $120.…Read More »
Asus Transformer T100 Windows 8 tablet costs just $349, has quad core processor and attachable keyboard
With the low sales of Windows 8 devices, computer manufacturers are forced to improvise in hopes to stay afloat in what is called the post PC era. At the recently held Intel Developer Conference, ASUS highlighted a sleek Windows 8.1 device that is able to transform before your very eyes.…Read More »
Microsoft has sent invites to an event on September 23rd in New York City. The event will be focused around the next-generation of tablets from Microsoft, the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2.
The Surface 2 is rumored to be powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra 4 processor, have a 1080p display and run Windows RT 8.1.…Read More »
Today Microsoft announced that Windows 8.1 is basically finished and is ready to be released to its hardware partners. Unlike past releases, everyone including MSDN and TechNet subscribers will have to wait until general availability on October 18th to get their hands on the update.…Read More »
Microsoft has announced that Steve Ballmer will be stepping down as CEO in the next twelve months. His replacement will be selected by a committee that includes Bill Gates, and candidates from outside and within Microsoft will be considered.
Ballmer sent an internal email to Microsoft employees, which you can read in its entirety below:
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I am writing to let you know that I will retire as CEO of Microsoft within the next 12 months, after a successor is chosen.
Microsoft just officially announced Windows 8.1 will be available on October 17th. Will you be upgrading?
Shortly after news broke that Windows 8.1 would be out sometime in October, Microsoft has decided to give us the official word. Windows 8.1 will be officially available on October 17th.
If you already own Windows 8, you’ll be receiving Windows 8.1 as a free update from the Windows Store on the 17th.…Read More »
Microsoft Windows 8.1 is reportedly scheduled to launch this October. The company is currently testing near-final versions of the OS, with the finalized version to be completed by the end of the month. Despite being finalized, Microsoft intends to release Windows 8.1 a whole two months later to give its partners and other PC manufacturers time to do testing and finalize their drivers.…Read More »
It seems that when Microsoft announced that Windows 8.1 will be offered as a free update for Windows 8 users, many were interested and finally got Windows 8 installed in their computers. This is probably one of the reasons why the latest worldwide OS market share data from Net Applications is showing that Windows 8 gained big in June 2013 when it comes to its share of the Microsoft OS distribution.…Read More »
Windows 8.1 is going to be made available as a free download to everyone that already owns Windows 8. Supposedly it’s going to add a whole slew of features and improvements. If you want to see what those changes are going to be, you can actually download and install Windows 8.1 Preview right now.…Read More »
Internet Explorer users that don’t plan on updating to Windows 8, or even the improved Windows 8.1 later this year can now rest easy — Microsoft has confirmed that Internet Explorer 11 will be making its way to Windows 7 as well.…Read More »
We’re now only a few weeks away from Microsoft’s Build developer conference, where we’ll be bombarded with news about everything Windows — and more specifically, Windows 8.1. But it looks like Microsoft couldn’t wait until then to give us our first official walkthrough of the update.…Read More »
Microsoft is still continuing to trickle out new features that will be part of Windows 8.1. And with BUILD coming soon, we should see the real deal rather soon. We had a pretty lengthy preview last week, and now we are seeing even more of what we’re going to get in Windows 8.1.…Read More »
At a conference in Boston, Microsoft’s Tami Reller confirmed that the upcoming update to Windows 8, that has been codenamed Windows Blue, will officially be called Windows 8.1 when it releases. She also brought some good news for Windows 8 users, announcing that it will come as a free update to Windows 8 and it will be delivered through the Windows Store.…Read More »
Corporate Vice President for Windows, Julie Larson-Green, spoke at the Wired Business Conference and reiterated on previous comments by Microsoft regarding their approach to improving Windows 8 and incorporating user feedback. But she also confirmed that you’ll be able to try those improvements yourself when Microsoft releases a public preview build for Windows 8.1:
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As part of the continuing journey for Windows 8, we have an update planned due out later this year codenamed “Windows Blue.” Julie unveiled that at BUILD at the end of June, we’ll be releasing a public preview of Windows Blue for folks to check out.
We’ve heard plenty about the oft-rumored Windows 8.1. Most recently, we reported on the rumor that the Start Menu might finally be making a comeback. But it looks like Microsoft won’t just be updating its flagship OS this year.
Code in a recently leaked build has revealed that the company is prepping updates for Windows RT and Windows Server as well.…Read More »
One of the most hated features about Windows 8 is the inability to boot past Start Screen and go straight to desktop. After all, most people using Windows 8 with a mouse and keyboard are more likely to spend their time on traditional desktop than on Start Screen.…Read More »
Last week we heard murmurs about Windows Blue being shown off to the public by Microsoft this June. Now a screenshot by an anonymous user going by the name ‘Kacper.K’ indicates Windows Blue may actually be Windows 8.1.
Check out the screenshot above.…Read More »