08/08/2013, For the most part when it comes to Acer’s hardware offerings, the Taiwanese company has put out Windows-based products, although they have expressed their general dissatisfaction with Microsoft when the company announced their own brand of Windows tablets in the form of the Surface RT and Surface Pro. While Windows has a pretty big user base, we would have expect Acer to continue plodding on despite their dissatisfaction, but as […]
07/18/2013, Acer unveiled the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet just few months ago when they announced its Iconia W3. The Acer Iconia W3 features an 8.1-inch WXGA 1280 x 800 display, a 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z2760 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 2MP front-facing and rear-facing camera and, of course, it features a full-blown copy of Windows 8 and not Windows RT as you would have expected. Being able to carry around […]
07/16/2013, If you have not had enough of Microsoft’s Kinect on the Xbox 360, then you would be interested to hear that Side-Kick’s “Top Smash Tennis” has already integrated extreme reality technology within, allowing it to pave the way for an whole new gaming experience by using a standard 2D camera on any Windows 8-powered device to map your body as the controller. This is made possible thanks to Extreme Reality’s […]
07/03/2013, Microsoft is working with its partners to help improve trackpad support in Windows 8.1
07/02/2013, Microsoft announced its Windows Store has reached 100,000 apps.
06/28/2013, If you’re not satisfied with the display resolution of Windows 8 tablets at the moment, it seems that Microsoft could be interested in upping the resolution in future tablets, such as the next-gen Surface Pro and other Windows 8 tablets of the 7” variety as well. This is according to Tom Warren over at The Verge who thinks that Microsoft could have inadvertently let the cat out of the bag […]
06/27/2013, The native Windows 8/RT app for Foursquare has been announced.
06/27/2013, Earlier today, Microsoft and Unity have made a joint announcement about the fact that Unity is coming to Xbox One, and that Microsoft Developers who already have a Unity Pro 4 license will get the Windows support (re-compiling the game on Windows/Xbox 1) for free (a $1500 value). If you are unfamiliar with Unity, it is a game-engine that comes with all kinds of ready-to-use libraries (graphics, physics, collisions, particles…). […]
06/27/2013, Microsoft plans to drop its Messenger app when Windows 8.1 is released in favor of full Skype integration.
06/26/2013, Microsoft has released a preview version of its Windows 8.1 update.
06/26/2013, There will be an official Windows 8 Facebook app.
06/26/2013, Microsoft detailed a number of changes it will introduce in Windows 8.1.
06/20/2013, In London, Samsung has also revealed the ATIV Tab 3, a super-thin Windows 8 tablet that is only 8.2mm thick, but yet running a “full” Windows 8 OS powered by an Intel Atom Z2760 processor and 2GB of RAM. That is just one of the thinnest (if not “the” thinnest) Windows 8 tablet design that we have seen to date. On the surface, the ATIV Tab 3 looks like a […]
06/10/2013, Tablets come in a variety of sizes, ranging from the larger 10” models to the more diminutive 7”, and if you wish that there would be more 7” Windows 8 tablets, ODM Inventec showed off a 7” prototype codenamed Lyon at Computex in Taiwan last week. Like we said, this is a prototype and is meant to be a reference model, meaning that companies who don’t have the funds of […]