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Windows 8.1 Update 2 Release Expected On August 12th

07/21/2014, The next major update for Windows 8.1 could be less than a month away if recent reports are to be believed. We had previously heard as far back as April that Windows 8.1 Update 2 will be released in August though this is the first time that someone has...

Microsoft Working On Fix For Windows 8.1 Update Issues

07/02/2014, There have been countless reports of people being unable to update to Windows 8.1 from Windows 8.0 and Windows RT. Apparently there’s a glitch that prevents them from updating to the latest software. Microsoft has finally taken note of the problem...

‘Win’ Is XOLO’s First Windows 8.1 Tablet

06/11/2014, Its no secret that Microsoft has been on a mission to get more and more OEMs to develop mobile devices powered by its software. Some of the new OEMs it added to the roster recently include local manufacturers in emerging markets. XOLO is a prime example....

Dell XPS 11 Review

05/28/2014, Dell’s sleek, carbon fiber-clad XPS 11 is a hybrid convertible laptop that attempts to marry the best of a powerful Ultrabook and a performance tablet in a slim package. Rather than start with a tablet and then add a keyboard dock like in...

Windows 8.1 With Bing Announced

05/23/2014, The folks over at Microsoft have confirmed rumors which swirled around concerning a new version of Windows 8.1. In fact, the latest SKU is known as Windows 8.1 with Bing, where it will be aligned more towards OEMs so that they will be able to churn out...

Microsoft Extends Windows 8.1 Update Deadline

05/12/2014, Almost one month back Microsoft released a major update for its desktop platform. The Windows 8.1 Update brought with it several new features apart from a host of bug fixes and performance improvements. Initially the company had said that all consumer...

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 Review

05/05/2014, It’s never easy to change the status quo. For the most part, modern tablets are used for content consumption, not content creation. With traditional notebook and desktop PC sales declining year over year, Microsoft and its hardware partners have...

Microsoft Launches Two Windows 8.1 Apps For Windows Phone 8.1

04/30/2014, Microsoft has slowly been moving towards consolidation of its software and today that mission evidently continues with the launch of two Windows 8.1 applications for Windows Phone 8.1. The latest WP update was announced earlier this month and a developer...

Second Windows 8.1 Major Update To Arrive In August (Rumor)

04/22/2014, While Windows 8.1 saw its first major update roll out last week, word on the street has it that this will not be the last, as the second has been rumored to make its way to the masses later this coming August. ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley claimed that her...

Maxpad Windows 8.1 PC-TV Launched

04/17/2014, Apek of Brazil (coincidentally, the word “Apek” also means “uncle” in the Malay archipelago) has just launched a large screen Windows 8.1-powered PC-TV that is called Maxpad. Not the most exciting of names, this I know, but if it works, then why...

Skype For Modern Windows 2.7 Introduces New Features

04/08/2014, Skype has just rolled out a brand new version of Skype for modern Windows, where you will be given the ability to manage your availability considering just how hectic your schedule can get in the long run. For instance, if you opt to be Invisible, you are...

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Releases Free On April 8th

04/02/2014, Over the past few weeks there have been many rumors about Windows 8.1 update 1. The first major update for the OS has been in development for quite some time now, and Microsoft has heard customer pain points and rectified almost all of them. Today at its...