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Chrome High DPI: How To Enable It In Windows 8, 8.1 (v34+)

04/18/2014, It’s not news that the Chrome support for high DPI (hiDPI) has been a work in progress for some time, and within the past year or so, the proliferation of high DPI displays on laptops has made the need for good high dpi support even more important. I...

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...

Halo: Spartan Assault Kicks Off Universal Windows Games

04/15/2014, Microsoft has just started to accept universal applications for its combined Windows and Windows Phone Store, and what better way to introduce universal apps than in the form of a game – Halo: Spartan Assault? The one time purchase of this game will...

Microsoft Research Shows Off Interactive Live Tiles

04/11/2014, The tiles feature found on Windows Phone and the Windows operating system are pretty useful as they help provide the user with information at a glance, but wouldn’t it be a great idea if users could somehow find a way to interact with it even further?...

Microsoft Seeks To Flood China With Cheap Windows Tablets [Rumor]

04/08/2014, Its no secret that Microsoft considers mobile critical to its long term strategy. The company has taken a number of steps recently to ensure continuing growth in the mobile market, but it would have to do a lot more to gain some semblance of dominance....

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Available For Download

04/08/2014, Today marks the day we bid farewell to the 12 and a half year old Windows XP, and other than such a milestone in Microsoft’s stable of operating systems, we are also treated to the Windows 8.1 Update 1 that has been made available to the masses. Do bear...

Windows 8.1 Update Compulsory For Windows 8.1 Users

04/07/2014, At the beginning of this month, we did bring you word that the Windows 8.1 Update 1 would arrive for free for Windows 8.1 users this coming April 8th, and since we are already into April 8th (at least for certain parts of the world), one ought to take...

Microsoft Adjusting To New Reality: Free Windows And More

04/07/2014, During its Build 2014 conference, Microsoft has laid out a number of moves that will position it to better compete with Google and Apple, but also setup the company for a different computing future. Although desktops and laptops are here to stay,...

Microsoft Windows Comes To The Car Now

04/06/2014, Yes, Windows of the virtual kind instead of the ones that you wind up and down in your vehicle. From the desktop, the operating system war has moved on to portable devices such as smartphones and tablets, and into the living room with Apple TV, plans of...

Microsoft Windows App Studio Supports Universal Apps

04/04/2014, Microsoft did launch the Windows Phone App Studio in August last year, where it arrived in beta form, and earlier this February, they released an update which enabled users to be able to create a full Microsoft Visual Studio project that will contain not...

New Kinect For Windows Is Official, Arrives This Summer

04/02/2014, It was near the tail end of last month when we first brought you word on the new Kinect for Windows v2 sensor, and boy are we glad to be at BUILD 2014 that was held in San Francisco, where the new Kinect for Windows v2 sensor as well as its SDK (software...

Skype For Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 Announced

04/02/2014, Microsoft’s Build Conference that was held in San Francisco today saw the debut of some pretty interesting handsets, in addition to the announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 that ought to tickle your fancy. Apart from that, there is also a spanking new...

Windows Start Menu Really Coming Back

04/02/2014, As the world switched to Windows 8, one of the most annoying fact or “pain point” as Microsoft would say, was the departure of the Start Menu, which a whole lot of people used as a hub to search for files and get to find apps that use less frequently....