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Kobo to develop Metro-style apps for Windows 8

12/08/2011, While Kobo doesn’t seem to have an eBook reader for the Windows Phone operating system yet, it looks like the company already has plans for the Windows 8 version of its app. The company recently announced on its blog that it will be developing...

Windows Store introduced

12/07/2011, Microsoft introduced its Windows 8 app store today for the first time, and fortunately for those of us who didn’t make it to the event, a detailed write up a video introduction was posted up on the official Windows Store blog. In case you...

Microsoft to show off Windows 8 app store tomorrow

12/05/2011, Microsoft will be making the app store a part of the Windows 8 experience, but until now we don’t really know much about it except that it will be the exclusive way for developers to distribute new-style Windows 8 apps. The store will support free...

New Kinect for Windows computers in 2012

11/22/2011, It looks like Microsoft is serious when it comes to Kinect for Windows computers. The company announced today that it is preparing new Kinect hardware that is specially designed to connect with computers running Windows. While there’s nothing wrong...

Windows 8 will be easier to setup and optimized for online delivery

11/21/2011, One of the most daunting experiences that people will remember about Windows is the long and arduous setup process. While it’s improved a lot since the days of Windows 95, installing Windows on a new computer is still not something that everyone is...

Skyrim goes gold – time to polish those swords

11/04/2011, Ready to slay some dragons in Bethesda’s upcoming RPG, The Elder Scrolls v: Skyrim? Well you better be, because the developer has just announced on its blog that the game has gone gold – one week ahead of its official release date. In case you...

Kinect for Windows gets a new website and updated SDK

11/04/2011, It looks like Microsoft is having a real busy week with Kinect – earlier this week it launched the “Kinect Effect” website and announced its upcoming commercial program. Today, on the day of the Kinect’s first birthday, it launched a...

HP Slate 2 takes over the Slate 500

11/02/2011, I know that a number of professionals were interested in the HP Slate, and it so happens that it just got a refresh today with… the HP Slate 2. From the outside, it mostly looks the same, but there is now a 32GB option (the maximum is 64GB), the...

Samsung Omnia W arriving in December

10/31/2011, We’ve previously reported about the Samsung Omnia W making its way to Italy, though it wasn’t mentioned when that was going to happen. According to the Samsung Belgium Twitter account, it recently confirmed that the device will be available in...

L.A. Noire for on OnLive up for pre-order

10/21/2011, Great news for OnLive subscribers – OnLive has just announced that Rockstar Games’ hit game of 2011, L.A. Noire, will be making its way over to the streaming video game platform next month. Pre-orders for the game start today, and will be released...

Windows 8 Task Manager gets streamlined

10/14/2011, One of the most common apps that we run in Windows has got to be the Windows Task Manager. It’s everybody’s favorite three-fingered salute which launches the definite go-to app when something’s not quite right in Windows. The Windows 8...

Nimbuzz lets you make iPhone to PC calls

10/13/2011, FaceTime was introduced for the iPhone 4 last year as a way for iPhones to make free video calls to each other over WiFi. Since then it has expanded to other iOS devices such as the iPad and iPod Touch, as well as Mac OS X desktops and laptops, but not on...

BlueStack launches alpha App Player for Windows

10/11/2011, If you’ve ever wished that some of your Android apps were available on your Windows computer, it may not be such a pipe dream after all. BlackStacks has officially launched the alpha version of their App Player for Windows, which essentially an...

Microsoft to release OnLive rival in 2012?

10/06/2011, Microsoft already has a solid foothold in the gaming industry, with gaming PCs running on Windows, console gamers with the Xbox 360, and a number of users gaming with their Windows Phone devices, but it looks like the company is ready to take it another...