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OnLive Desktop violates Microsoft’s licensing terms?

03/08/2012, Remember the OnLive Desktop app that lets you run Windows on your tablet? Well, it looks like the app/service might be in trouble. According to reports online and an announcement on Microsoft’s Technet blog, OnLive’s Desktop and Desktop Plus...

Microsoft shows you how to get around Windows 8

03/08/2012, The Windows 8 consumer preview was released last week but one thing that seemed to be missing with its release was some sort of manual to guide people through the operating system. After all, we know it is Windows so how difficult can it get right? Since...

Facebook Messenger for Windows launched

03/05/2012, You cannot escape the grip of social networking giant Facebook, where an app for virtually all platforms imaginable has already been released, even the recently launched PS Vita. After all, don’t you want to update your mates on the latest...

Microsoft to kill off Windows Live and Zune brand?

02/24/2012, In addition to changing its logo recently, it looks like Microsoft might be doing some major overhauling with its brand names as well. Apparently Microsoft is planning to kill off Windows Live and Zune next week when it announces the preview version of...

Windows logo redesigned

02/17/2012, Earlier this week we reported about rumors of the Windows logo being given a makeover, however, we can now confirm that it is true. According to a post on the official Windows Team Blog, they’ve redesigned the Windows Logo and it looks similar to...

Windows 8 Consumer Preview to be released on February 29th

02/08/2012, For those of you with tons of questions about Windows 8 and can’t wait to find out what it’s like, this year’s MWC is going to give you some of the answers. Microsoft has started sending out invitations for a February 29th event titled...

Windows 8 losing the Start button?

02/06/2012, If you’re a fan of the Start button that has been with the Windows operating system ever since Windows 95, it looks like Windows 7 might be the last place you can see it. According to some new reports about Windows 8 that surfaced last week, the...

Fake Windows updater makes its way around

01/31/2012, If you happen to be a government contractor, do be on the alert as a fake Windows updater is making its rounds, targeting such contractors in an attempt to pilfer sensitive data without anyone knowing about it. A couple of security companies has released...

GammaTech RT10C rugged tablet launched

01/24/2012, Looking for another rugged tablet to complement your daily life or working habits? GammaTech has added yet another device to its lineup of rugged Windows tablets. Called the RT10C, it features a 10.2” touchscreen (1024 x 600) display, an Intel Core...

Windows desktop given Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich UI makeover

01/19/2012, How big of a fan of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich are you in terms of its design? Admittedly the stock Android 4.0 look is pretty sleek, and if you wanted that same slick and elegant interface translated onto your Windows desktop computer, you might want...

Kinect for Windows computers arriving on February 1st

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Remember in November last year, Microsoft announced that it would be developing a new version of the Kinect that’s been designed for computers running Windows? Well, we finally have a release date for when the gadget will arrive. Today at...

Windows 8 lets you easily reset your PC

01/04/2012, Whenever something goes wrong on our phones or gadgets, we usually have the option to hit the “factory reset” button to get rid of everything on the device and basically just leave it in a state as if it had just been out of the box. This is a...

Facebook Messenger for Windows leaked

12/29/2011, In addition to creating mobile apps for smartphones to access Facebook Chat/Messages, it looks like the social network is targeting the desktop pc/laptop market as well. It has been reported that Facebook has been testing a Windows-based Facebook...

New Windows Store screenshots surface

12/12/2011, The Windows Store was introduced last week, but the video demonstration released by Microsoft didn’t really let us have a good look at the store. Fortunately the folks over at Winunleaked.tk manage to get their hands on some screenshots, to show us...