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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...

3M’s solar films can be pasted onto windows

10/05/2011, If you think that having solar panel installations in your house will make it look ugly or unsightly, 3M may have a solution for you in the form of a transparent solar film, which essentially renders it invisible. In theory you could even apply it on...

LA Noire: The Complete Edition arriving on PCs this November

09/28/2011, Great news for PC gamers who didn’t get to play LA Noire when it was released earlier this year for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Rockstar Games has officially announced that the highly-acclaimed crime solving, film noir heavily-inspired game has...

Windows Live ID in Windows 8 makes life easier

09/26/2011, In today’s world where quite a number of us deal with having to use multiple computers for work – it’s quite troublesome to have to set up your computer to make it work the way you want it to work each time you use a computer other than your...

Samsung Omnia W smartphone announced, headed for Italy

09/26/2011, I must say that Italy’s Prime Minister is quite the player, and it is amazing how he can still run the country with so many things going on in his personal life. Well, word has it that no matter where Italy’s economy is headed, it should still...

Windows 8 installation on HTC Shift made easy

09/22/2011, Do you happen to own a HTC Shift that hails from the 2007 era, and ponder over what you could use it for in modern day context apart from being a paperweight? Here is an idea – why not install Windows 8 on this puppy? The good people over at XDA...

Microsoft Windows To Go bootable OS option on flash drive

09/22/2011, We did check out the re-engineered Windows 8 boot experience that had a much nicer way of accessing your BIOS instead of using boring old text, and it is nice to know that Microsoft too, might be pushing for a wider adoption of Windows 8 by introducing a...

Windows 8 will have a reengineered boot experience

09/20/2011, In addition to the 8-second boot up time that we previously mentioned before, Windows 8 is going to have a completely new boot experience. The days of staring at the POST/BIOS screen, watching the numbers move and cursors blinking, and watching the...

Microsoft App Store Approach for Windows 8 Metro Apps

09/16/2011, It’s hard to deny that the (Apple) App Store is not a huge success, and it looks like Microsoft is taking a page from Apple’s book, as it announced at the BUILD conference this week that Windows 8 will have an app store that users will have to...

No X86 Apps On ARM+Windows 8 (Duh)

09/15/2011, For some reason, part of the media world has awakened to the fact that Windows applications compiled for Intel’s X86 architecture, won’t work on ARM-based Windows 8 machines. First, I’m not sure where the idea that those apps would work...

Windows 8 Developer Preview: downloaded over 500,000 times

09/15/2011, Yesterday, Microsoft released the developer preview of Windows 8, and it looks like the public has responded extremely well to it. At the BUILD 2011 event in California, Steve Ballmer announced that there have been over 500,000 downloads for the Windows 8...