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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...

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...