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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...

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...