All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Windows’

Vietnam Has The Highest Windows 8 Adoption Rate

Windows 8 launched on October 26, and four million people upgraded to the new OS during the opening weekend. Since then, Microsoft has been mum on how well Windows 8 has been spreading through the market. Soluto, a PC optimization company, has been collecting data on Windows 8 adoption. The results show that Windows 8 adoption has been higher in …

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The Most Honest Windows 8 Criticism Comes From A Drunk

Windows 8 has been controversial to say the least. Prominent PC developers have criticized the operating system and regular users have expressed confusion over the design choices Microsoft made. Now it’s time to put Windows 8 up to the ultimate test – a first time user who happens to be drunk. Three Sheets Market Research conducts a series of Web …

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Chrome Update Saves Windows Users Battery Life, Privacy

Google pushed anew Chrome stable release today, potentially saving Windows users battery life. “We recently enabled GPU-accelerated video decoding for Chrome on Windows,” the company said in a blog post. “Dedicated graphics chips draw far less power than a computer’s CPU, so using GPU-accelerated video decoding while watching videos can increase battery life significantly.” “In our tests, the battery lasted …

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Windows RT Takes Up Quite A Bit Of Space On The 32GB Surface

Microsoft’s Surface is apparently popular. The company’s first foray into the tablet market resulted in the 32GB tablet selling out in less than a day. Consumers were stuck with the 64GB model, but that might not be such a bad thing. It’s fact of life that all forms of memory are not as spacious as the number on the box …

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Windows 8 Is Already Bringing Out The Patent Trolls

Every new technology brings with it the risk of patent litigation. It’s an unfortunate reality that we must face. Windows 8 may have a broken a record, however, as its already on the receiving end of patent litigation after being available for less than a week. Prior Smart reports that SurfCast, a Portland-based OS development company, has filed a lawsuit …

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Twitter Is Building Its Own Official Windows 8 App

Over the past week, Microsoft has made it clear that Windows 8 is built around the individual. The sentiment was even stronger during its Windows Phone 8 event. Part of appealing to the individual is a strong connection with social media which Microsoft showed off with a Facebook app. Strangely enough, Twitter was nowhere to be found. Despite being one …

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Can Bing Now Lure More Searches Away From Google?

October has been a huge month for Microsoft, and it’s going to be interesting to see how the company’s new products and implementations inspire Bing use. Is Bing poised to make a bigger dent in Google’s share of the search market? Do you intend to use Bing with Microsoft’s new products? Do you intend to use Microsoft’s new products at …

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Microsoft Launches Windows Phone 8 Developer Platform

Since early September, Microsoft has opened the Windows Phone 8 SDK to a small number of developers. Some indie developers, who had already signed up for MSDN, felt they were being snubbed when the SDK wasn’t made available to them. It’s been two months since then and now Microsoft is finally ready to open the SDK to everyone. At the …

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Four Million People Upgraded To Windows 8 Over The Weekend

Windows 8 launched last Friday, and there was some concern that it wouldn’t immediately sell. Some were content with Windows 7 while others didn’t even know Windows 8 existed. It seems that those fears may have been unfounded as Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the new OS was performing well. During the company’s BUILD 2012 conference, Ballmer announced that Microsoft …

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Most Americans Haven’t Even Heard of Windows 8, Says Survey

If you watched any sort of TV this weekend, especially if it was online, then it’s almost certain you saw an advertisement for Windows 8. Microsoft has bet big with its new operating system, redesigning it to better integrate with smartphones, tablets, and the Xbox 360. The company is backing up that gamble with a huge advertising campaign. However, Microsoft’s …

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Consumers Don’t Even Know Windows 8 Exists

What’s the biggest threat facing Windows 8 in today’s marketplace? Is it the rise of Apple? Is it perhaps the move away from desktop computing? All of these things may be contributing, but the biggest threat may just be that nobody knows or cares about it. The AP and market research firm GfK recently surveyed 1,200 US adults over the …

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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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