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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...

Skype For Windows 8.1 Now Supports Chat Sync

03/10/2014, Skype has been a popular VoIP or voice over internet protocol tool for a long time. Its widely used from people who simply want to stay in touch with the people they care about to businesses who deem it a cost effective telepresence solution. However,...

Windows 8.1 Update Set To Arrive When XP Closes Shop

02/27/2014, You might want to take out your calendar and circle April 8th, as that is the particular day that support for Windows XP ends. There is always a silver lining behind a dark cloud, and Microsoft could very well introduce Windows 8.1 on the day that support...

Bing Windows Phone Apps Now Sync With Windows 8 Counterparts

02/18/2014, Consumers like seamless flow of data, it makes things so much easier, and doesn’t require having to punch in all the details once again on another device. This ease of use feels much more natural, and also ends up saving a lot of time. Microsoft...

Windows 8.1 Build 1 Leak Shows Off Disk Space Feature

02/05/2014, Windows 8.1 Build 1 was leaked recently, and it seems that the disk space feature will be part of the deal, in addition to providing users with better access to the operating system with a keyboard and mouse configuration, in addition to other...