12/10/2013, When Microsoft first introduced Windows 8, it thought it could do away with the beloved “Start” button, which apparently they were wrong as Windows customers showed just how much they missed the button through feedback of the software. Windows 8.1 brought back the Start button, but it still doesn’t offer the traditional Windows Start button experience we’ve all become accustomed to. It looks like Windows 8.2 may finally give us […]
12/03/2013, Good news Windows 8 users, if you were looking forward to the Window 8 Metro version of the media player, you’re in luck because it seems that the app is close to being released. According to the team at VLC who posted on their Kickstarter page, the app had been submitted to the Windows Store, but apparently due to an audio crash, they failed to receive certification. While they’re working […]
11/15/2013, We’re sure many of you Facebook users have been enjoying how simple it is to log into several applications with nothing more than a simple press of the Facebook one-click login feature. Sure – the app could potentially end up ruining your feed with notifications, but the price of convenience is pretty expensive these days. For now, only Android and iOS users have been able to enjoy the one-click login […]
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 […]
10/15/2013, Nintendo has had quite the rocky start for its Wii U, although its Nintendo 3DS handheld is certainly at its prime now that Pokemon X and Pokemon Y have been released. Nintendo has always been a pioneer in its first-party published games as they have such iconic characters as Mario, Link and Pikachu, which is why it isn’t completely surprising to learn the Windows 8 app store is currently littered with […]
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.
09/21/2013, It was reported earlier this month that the release of Firefox for Windows 8 tablets has been delayed to January, 2014. Up till now the browser has been in the nightly development channel, from which it has now graduated. Mozilla today announced the launch of Firefox for Windows 8 tablets preview, it runs in Windows 8′s Metro UI mode as it has been coded from the ground up particularly for […]
09/05/2013, Earlier this year in February, it was reported that a programmer who prefers to be known as “bigmuscle” announced that he came up with the first version of a program that is called Aero Glass for Win8. Seasoned Windows users would know where this particular program is headed – the name itself implies that Windows 8 looks set to receive the cool aero glass transparent look, which was removed in […]
09/02/2013, While the Windows platform in general is obviously a more popular operating system than Apple’s OS X and other platforms, the numbers might vary when looking at individual versions, such as Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 8, and etc. Well the good news for Microsoft is that while Windows 8 might not have taken off the way that the company had envisioned, unlike Windows XP and Windows 7 […]
08/28/2013, When it comes to social networking apps, you could say that one of the most famous among them would be Foursquare, but that is also not to say that it is the most popular. Having already appeared on Windows Phone 8, here we are with word that it has finally made its way to the Windows 8 platform, which means Foursquare can now run on the Windows 8 PC and […]
08/26/2013, What is the most common perceived complaint from users when it comes to the Windows 8 operating system from Microsoft? Chances are pretty high that the missing Start button with its menu that users have been so used to all these years would be top on the list. The missing classic Start menu has made life difficult for those who have made the jump to Windows 8, and developers themselves […]
08/21/2013, When Edward Snowden leaked a number of top secret documents detailing National Security Agency’s spying programs, a lot of questions were raised regarding the alleged participation of some of U.S.A’s top software and internet companies. Microsoft was named in those documents as one of the participants of NSA’s PRISM program. A German publication called Zeit Online claims to have obtained leaked documents that reveal IT experts within the German government believe […]
08/14/2013, It was just yesterday when we reported on a rumor concerning the possible release of Windows 8.1. The rumor pegged the update to be released in mid-October, and today we received official word from Microsoft the long-awaited update will be making its way to a PC near you on October 17. Microsoft also announced an exact time of when its Windows 8.1 update will be made available, which should roll […]