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Windows 8: advanced features

Posted on 10 Apr 2013 at 09:01 The new Windows 8 isn’t only about tablet apps. Darien Graham-Smith looks at some of the technical enhancements in Microsoft’s latest OS Windows 8 is noted for its tile-based interface (formerly known as Metro) and newfound focus on touchscreen input. However, this latest edition of Windows also brings numerous […]

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Microsoft tempts XP laggards with $84 upgrade discount

 Microsoft today kicked off a new promotion aimed at Windows XP customers, who have just one year to ditch the 12-year-old OS before it’s retired from support. Small- and medium-sized businesses still running Windows XP and Office 2003 — the latter also will be retired a year from today, on April 8, 2014 — can […]

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Alienware’s latest gaming PC has Linux on it.

Dell is one of the few PC makers that attempts to cater to Linux users with its computers. The company’s “Project Sputnik” laptop, a developer-centric version of its XPS 13 that comes with Ubuntu, is one such effort. PC gamers can also get in on the fun with the Linux version of Dell’s Alienware X51 […]

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Microsoft Windows XP is retired worldwide

Twelve months to go until Microsoft Windows XP is retired worldwide Today marks the 12-month countdown until Microsoft Windows XP is officially retired worldwide and the vendor is warning that, from April 8 2014, businesses still using XP will be open to potential vulnerabilities and security risks. According to the company, Windows XP still makes […]

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Windows Phone Blue Update: Microsoft Developing PC, Mobile OS Integration …

(Photo : Reuters) Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer displays Windows Phone 8 devices at the Qualcomm pre-show keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas January 7, 2013. In a move to compete against Google, Microsoft is reportedly developing an operating system that will merge their PC and mobile software. According to DigiTimes, Microsoft […]

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S2 Jelly Bean Update Available Now

The long-awaited T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is now available through Samsung Kies which means that owners of the aging Galaxy S2 smartphone can now finally make the upgrade from the lesser Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Google’s aging version of Jelly Bean. Read: Samsung Galaxy […]

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Windows 7 And Windows 8 Dual Boot Instructions.

TagsWindows 7, Windows 8, Dual Boot It’s possible to perform a dual boot installation of Windows 7 and Windows 8 Credit:iTechPost Upgrading from Windows 7 or Windows Vista to Windows 8 is not easy for some PC users. Windows 8 features a whole new user interface that may take a little getting used to at […]

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Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update For Samsung Galaxy S2 Released By Alltel

Great news for the Galaxy S2 owners who are subscribers at Alltel as they are finally receiving a software update that will bring their device up to date, to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. It’s a great week for Galaxy S2 owners in general. After Sprint released the  Android Jelly Bean update for its Galaxy S2 […]

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Cube U30GT2 quad-core tablet gets firmware update, custom ROM treatment

The Cube U30GT2 is a 10 inch tablet with a Rockchip RK3188 quad-core processor and a 1920 x 1200 pixel display. It ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and seems to function pretty well — although in my initial tests, I found the WiFi range wasn’t very good. Fortunately Cube has released a firmware update, […]

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Consumers Want Windows 8, Not a New PC

By selling 40 million Windows 8 licenses , Microsoft’s (NASDAQ: MSFT ) new operating system is already a hit. But while some consumers have been eager to upgrade their existing machines, few are trading up to new devices. According to industry researcher NPD, the consumer Windows PC and tablet market has yet to get a […]

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