All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Windows’

Windows 8 Upgrade: Should You Make The Jump?

Windows 8 upgrades will be coming to current Windows users on October 26. The question now is whether or not you should take Microsoft up on their fantastic offer to upgrade to the new OS for only $39.99. Some doomsayers claim that Windows 8 will be bad for everyone, but it’s true value will be determined by what you use …

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Windows 8 Gets The Start Button Back With This App

A lot of people, including yours truly, don’t like Windows 8 all that much. Most of our frustration comes from the fact that the newest OS forces you to boot into the Metro Windows 8 UI. It also got rid of the start button because Microsoft wanted to save space. Well, a new open source app will make all your …

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Windows 8 Phone Might Be Getting Serious About Gaming

Windows 8 Phones are still not out yet, but support for the platform is growing. To be really successful, Microsoft is going to need to get game developers on board. People flock to iOS and Android for the gaming experience and that experience just isn’t there yet on Windows Phone 7 for the most part. Windows Phone 8 might just …

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Windows 8 Kills The 30 Day Activation Period

I recently nuked my hard drive and had to reinstall Windows 7 on my machine. Unfortunately, I had lost my previous Windows 7 activation key and had to get a new one. The wonderful thing is that I could still use Windows while I was waiting to get my key thanks to the 30 day trial period that every Windows …

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Windows Phone May Finally Climb Out Of Fourth Place By November

Android and iOS – the two mobile operating systems are the centerpiece of any smartphone marketshare study. They are constantly battling for market supremacy with Android taking the top spot due to its proliferation across multiple devices. While its more interesting to watch the battle between iOS and Android, we mustn’t forget the battle for third place. The battle for …

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Windows 8 Trashed by Gabe Newell (Again)

Much has already been said about Windows 8 and its new tile-laden interface. Moreover, much has already been said about Windows 8 gaming and how game developers are worried that the OS could damage the PC gaming market. Valve co-founder and Managing Director Gabe Newell last month stated that Windows 8 will be a “catastrophe” for PC gaming. Microsoft has …

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New Windows Tablets Will Have To Prove Their Merit Against Surface

New Windows tablets are an interesting proposition. The current tablets that sport Windows 7 are not exactly the greatest thing ever and the costs are too high to justify a purchase. With Surface, Microsoft is issuing a challenge to both OEMs and those who look down on Windows 8. It’s no secret that OEMs are unhappy with the announcement of …

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Microsoft Shows Off Bing Windows 8 App

Microsoft has unveiled the Bing app for Windows 8, touting speed as one of its strong points. “Based on the modern design principles of Windows 8, Bing provides elements like autosuggest, search results, and fluid navigation using tap and swipe,” says David Lindheimer of the Bing Apps and Experiences Team. “Fast and fluid scrolling through the continuous horizontal list of …

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Microsoft Surface Will Launch At The Magic Price Of $199 [Rumor]

Every industry has a magic price. It changes with the industry as fads come and go, but it usually stays around the same spot for most of the time. Until Amazon launched the Kindle Fire at $199, it was unheard of to see a tablet selling for that little. Google joined the $200 club with the Nexus 7 and Microsoft …

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Internet Explorer 10 Shows Off Its HTML5 Might With Pulse

Microsoft is really pushing Internet Explorer 10 as we near the launch of Windows 8. The newest version of the infamous browser promises to be faster, more secure and just all around more awesome than any of its predecessors. Whether that is the case or not remains to be seen, but the recent announcements definitely make it sound more enticing. …

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Job Posting Points To Microsoft Already Working On Surface Successor

We’re still a few months out from the launch of Windows 8 and Microsoft’s Surface tablet. Microsoft is most likely finalizing details on the tablet, including the elusive price. Some job postings that appeared on Microsoft’s career Web site seem to suggest that Microsoft may be working on more than just the first Surface. Techradar found some hard evidence that …

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