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Skype For Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 Announced

04/02/2014, Microsoft’s Build Conference that was held in San Francisco today saw the debut of some pretty interesting handsets, in addition to the announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 that ought to tickle your fancy. Apart from that, there is also a spanking new...

Windows Start Menu Really Coming Back

04/02/2014, As the world switched to Windows 8, one of the most annoying fact or “pain point” as Microsoft would say, was the departure of the Start Menu, which a whole lot of people used as a hub to search for files and get to find apps that use less frequently....

Skype Could Feature New Chat UI For Windows Desktop

04/01/2014, While some might call this to be an April Fool’s prank, it apparently isn’t as the person who leaked out what seems to be an update to the Skype client which boasted of a new chat UI for the hugely popular VoIP program. The tipster known as...

Windows-Based Tablets Reportedly Rising In Demand In Japan And Korea

03/30/2014, When most people think of tablets, there is a good chance that their minds run to iOS or Android. This is understandable as both Apple and Android OEMs have put out pretty good tablets in the past, thus overshadowing Microsoft’s efforts at attempting to...

Google Now Lands On Chrome For Windows And Mac

03/24/2014, If you’re a big Google Now user, then there’s some good news for you. The company has just announced that Google Now cards will now be available on Chrome for Windows and Mac. Ever since its launch, Now has been a mobile-only feature. Its...

Microsoft Azure To Usher In A New Era (Rumor)

03/24/2014, Parting is always such sweet sorrow, or so the saying goes. I suppose it is time to bid goodbye to Windows Azure and give Microsoft Azure a nice, big welcome hug. Why so? Apparently, Microsoft intends to rebrand its cloud platform so that it will no...

Registry Tweak Lets You Download Windows 8.1 Update 1

03/06/2014, Now here is a little bit of a pet project for folks who like to tinker with their computer’s operating system. Assuming you do not mind making a few tweaks to your registry, you are able to download the Windows 8.1 update 1 right away. All that you need...

Windows 8.1 With Bing Could Be Attempt At Free Windows Offer

02/27/2014, It was not too long ago when there was a brand new Windows 8.1 Update 1 build which leaked onto the Internet, where it was given the label “Windows 8.1 with Bing.” Taking into consideration how Bing SmartSearch happens to be part of Windows...

Start Screen Background Spotted On Windows Phone 8.1

02/25/2014, Rumors have always been around, and will continue to be around. After all, there is no smoke without any fire, right? It seems that the Windows Phone 8.1 update would arrive eventually with a spanking new feature thrown into the mix in order to make the...

Australian Supermarket Giant Drops Windows In Favor Of Chrome OS

02/23/2014, As you might have heard, Microsoft could soon be slashing the licensing fee of Windows 8.1 in order to make it more appealing to OEMs, and according to reports, to compete against the likes of Google’s Chrome OS and the Chromebooks which the operating...

Windows 8.1 Build Video Walkthrough

02/03/2014, Earlier today, we did come across a build of Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8.1 Update 1 that has leaked out, where additional new features were depicted. For those who lack the intestinal fortitude to download this particular leaked version – and...

New Windows 8.1 Update 1 Screenshots Spotted

01/23/2014, Another day, another leak – although this time around it has nothing whatsoever to do with a new smartphone or tablet device. We are referring to the latest Windows 8.1 update 1 screenshots that will highlight modern app pinning, and among them a...