11/28/2013, The folks over at Facebook have introduced the latest version of its Windows 8.1 app update, which has already happened several times before ever since the first version rolled out in slightly more than one month back. Right now, the Facebook app for Windows 8.1 happens to be the most popular free app in the Windows Store, so do expect it to remain somewhere at the top after the latest […]
11/27/2013, Microsoft today launched its Xbox Video service on the web, prior to launching the service’s app for Windows Phone devices. Just like the Xbox Video app for Windows 8.1, the web version will offer users access to TV shows and movies through video.xbox.com. The web version of Xbox Video looks quite like the Xbox Music’s web version. The service has actually been developed to replace Microsoft’s outdated Zune video service, which […]
11/25/2013, Microsoft today rolled out a major update of its OneNote app for Windows. The updated app comes with a host of new features, improvements have particularly been made to the app’s ability to capture, find and display notes. Using Windows 8.1 Share Charm, users can easily capture notes, they can now also scan objects with the camera and search them and the app now displays recent notes with page previews. […]
11/07/2013, Microsoft today released updates for Xbox Music and Xbox Video apps on Windows 8.1. The updated apps bring a number of improvements as well as new features. The updated Xbox Video app brings an improved layout, particularly for the section where it displays TV shows. It also comes with various “minor fixes,” and the app has also been improved for high resolution screens and portrait mode. The Xbox Music app does […]
10/21/2013, For those of you who happen to use the PC as your gaming platform of choice, you might read this with a bit of trepidation. Microsoft’s recent update to Windows 8.1 might actually upset your gaming mojo, depending on the type of games that you happen to have residing on your SSD/hard drive, in addition to the brand of mouse that you own. There has been some online reports going […]
10/21/2013, Microsoft released Windows 8.1 late last week, leaving many Windows users rushing to the Windows Store to update their version of Windows as soon as possible. As with all software updates, it looks there’s a minor snag Microsoft didn’t anticipate prior to the Windows 8.1 launch that is reportedly leaving many Surface RT users with bricked devices after they update their tablets.
10/17/2013, We heard a dedicated Facebook app for Windows 8 was currently in the works just a few months ago, although we haven’t heard much of the application since its confirmation. Wonder now more about the Windows 8 dedicated Facebook application as its currently available on the Windows Store.
10/17/2013, It was earlier this summer when Microsoft officially unveiled what it would be improving in Windows 8.1, which included the often rumored Boot to Desktop option, the return of the Start button as well as a number of other improvements. Shortly after the unveiling, Microsoft announced it planned to release Windows 8.1 as a free upgrade for current Windows 8 users starting October 17. As you could probably assume by today’s date and […]
10/02/2013, Dell unveiled four new tablets today at an event in New York City. Two of them, which we have already covered, run on Android. The remaining two run on Windows 8.1 and are called Dell Venue 8 Pro and Dell Venue 11 Pro. The Dell Venue 8 Pro has an 8 inch 1,280×800 IPS display with pen input support, Intel’s new quadcore “Bay Trail” processors coupled with 2GB of RAM and […]
10/02/2013, Windows 8.1 is expected to be released on October 17, and Microsoft has already started ramping up the hype train for its upcoming release. Those who already own Windows 8 will automatically be able to upgrade their machines when Microsoft flips the switch on October 17, although if you plan on making the jump from Windows 7, the company has opened up pre-orders for Windows 8.1.
09/29/2013, We haven’t heard any rumors recently about Acer working on a successor for its Iconia W3 tablet. The Acer Iconia W3 is the first tablet that runs Windows 8 on a 8.1 inch display. This particular tablet was making the rounds in the rumor mill earlier this year before finally being announced by Acer a few months back. A video has surfaced online which apparently shows off the Acer Iconia W4 […]
09/29/2013, It was first discovered last year that Microsoft was going to remove the traditional Start button in Windows 8, Windows 8 Consumer Preview version which was released back in 2012 did not come with the aforementioned button. It wouldn’t be an understatement to say that the Start button and menu were iconic, they have been around in every single Windows version ever since they debuted with Windows 95 some 15 years […]
09/26/2013, Rumor has it that Microsoft is currently planning to develop one single store that will contain apps for both Windows and Windows Phone platforms. That way, the company won’t have to run the separate Windows Store and Windows Phone Store. According to The Verge, this move has been confirmed today by head of the operating systems group at Microsoft, Terry Myerson. The internal company meeting was reportedly attended by “thousands” […]
09/17/2013, Today, Microsoft has detailed Windows 8.1 price and packaging through an official blog post. Consumers who’re already using a device with a legitimate copy of Windows 8 will receive Windows 8.1 update free of charge through the Windows Store on October 18th. Those who want to upgrade from an older Windows version will have to buy this update. Windows 8.1 can either be bought through a retailer as a packaged […]