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Windows 8: Is It Worth The Upgrade?

Windows 8 has been at the forefront of discussion for the weeks leading up to its launch on Friday. The company says that Windows 8 is the future – a world where traditional desktop computing and touch computing can live in harmony. A future where all your content is at your fingertips at all times. So is the future worth …

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Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Isn’t Easy To Repair

Microsoft launched its first foray into tablets – the Surface – on Friday. It’s possible that a new Surface owner has already broken the screen. What are they to do? It’s probably still under warranty, but more adventurous users may opt to repair it themselves. For that, iFixit has a step-by-step teardown of the new tablet. First things first, the …

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Windows Phone 8 Companion App Released For Windows 8

Windows 8 has just been released and the reception has been mixed. Despite the mixed reviews, there are some really neat things about the new operating system. One of the more interesting features is how Microsoft has made the OS the same across all of its different incarnations, including Windows Phone 8. Microsoft released the Windows Phone app for Windows …

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Microsoft Thinks Internet Explorer 10 Is Perfect For Windows 8

Windows 8 launched at midnight and is now making its way into the hands of early adopters everywhere. Those early adopters, if they’re using Windows RT, are also being exposed to Internet Explorer 10. They don’t have a choice as it’s the only browser available on Windows RT. Even if you’re forced into using it, Microsoft thinks you’re going to …

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Google Launches Chrome For Windows 8

Google announced the availability of its new Google search and Chrome web browser apps for Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system, which hit the market today. The Google Search app was spotted previously. We talked it about it here, but here’s what Google had to say about it today: The Google Search app comes with a clean and recognizable user …

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Bing Shows Off Its Windows 8 Apps

Windows 8 is now upon us, and the third-party apps are coming out of the woodwork. Here, we looked at StumbleUpon’s Windows 8-specific experience, for example. Here’s a look at Google’s. Here’s Netflix. And Kindle. It’s not a third party, but Microsoft has, of course, launched its new Bing Apps for Windows 8, and the company is giving users a …

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Kindle Is The Latest App To Join The Windows 8 Parade

Microsoft is still partying like its 1995 up in New York City and for good reason – Windows 8 is launching at midnight. All the major software developers are joining in the fun by letting everybody know that their respective apps will be available on the Windows Store at launch. So far, Google, Hulu Plus, Skype, StumbleUpon, and Netflix have …

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StumbleUpon Hits Windows 8 With New App

StumbleUpon revealed a new app today for Windows 8 tablets and PCs. Users can jump into the app from the Windows 8 Start screen from the live tile or app tile. Users can also pick from a grid of thumbnails, then tap or click on the Stumble button to start stumbling. The app lets users take advantage of the entire …

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Netflix On Windows 8 Arrives Just In Time

Windows 8 is launching tonight at midnight. The few thousand people who upgrade this weekend will want something to do on their new Windows 8 PCs or tablets. Skype, Hulu Plus and Google will have Windows 8 apps available at launch, but is it ever enough? Netflix obviously doesn’t think so as they will also be supporting Windows 8 day …

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Here’s What The Google Windows 8 App Looks Like

Microsoft will launch Windows 8 on Friday, and Google has not wasted any time in making sure it has a presence on the operating system. The company has already released its Windows 8 App. It’s wise of Google not to let Microsoft gain any more of an advantage for rival Bing with its new OS, especially considering other moves Microsoft …

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Bill Gates Sees Windows 8 As The Future Of PCs

Windows 8 has been controversial to say the least. It seems there are more naysayers everyday as we move closer to its launch this Friday. The operating system does have its fans, however, as Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen wrote a lengthy and in depth review of the OS earlier this month. Now the other more famous co-founder has delivered his …

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Microsoft Updates All Of Its Office Web Apps

The Web is quickly becoming the new platform of choice for many tech companies. Google and Microsoft have been the two largest proponents of the Web over the last few years with both companies investing heavily in cloud computing and big data. Now Microsoft has finally updated one of its first forays into the Web-based collaboration software. Microsoft announced today …

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