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Facebook Launches Official App For Windows 8.1

10/17/2013, We heard a dedicated Facebook app for Windows 8 was currently in the works just a few months ago, although we haven’t heard much of the application since its confirmation. Wonder now more about the Windows 8 dedicated Facebook application as its...

Windows 8.1 Is Now Available

10/17/2013, It was earlier this summer when Microsoft officially unveiled what it would be improving in Windows 8.1, which included the often rumored Boot to Desktop option, the return of the Start button as well as a number of other improvements. Shortly after the...

Chrome Support For XP Users Extended Until April 2015

10/16/2013, We do know that the folks over at Microsoft will no longer support Windows XP after April 8, 2014, which would be five years after it stopped mainstream support. Once that date comes and goes, the venerable 12-year-old operating system will no longer be...

Microsoft Pays Out $100,000 Bounty To Man Who Broke Windows 8.1

10/09/2013, The folks over at Microsoft are as good as their word, as they have paid out the promised $100,000 to a UK security researcher who managed to discover methods to get around the myriad of security defenses that have been built into Windows 8.1 Preview,...

Dell Wants You To Upgrade From Windows XP ASAP

10/07/2013, The writing has been on the wall for quite some time for Microsoft’s venerable Windows XP operating system already, but this does not mean that folks have taken the step to make an upgrade from that reliable OS to Windows 7 or Windows 8. Perhaps one...

Windows 8.1 Now Available For Pre-Order

10/02/2013, Windows 8.1 is expected to be released on October 17, and Microsoft has already started ramping up the hype train for its upcoming release. Those who already own Windows 8 will automatically be able to upgrade their machines when Microsoft flips the...

Windows RT No Longer Needed, According To Lenovo Exec

09/05/2013, [IFA 2013] A number of OEMs have decided against creating products that run on Windows RT, with ASUS being the latest company to officially drop the stripped-down operating system. It looks like they’ll soon be in good company as Lenovo also shares...

Nokia’s HERE Auto Revealed To Be In-Dash Navigation System

08/30/2013, Less than 24 hours ago, Nokia teased the tech world by publishing a blog post saying Nokia HERE would be made available in vehicles. After being unable to sleep due to the upcoming announcement, we’re sure you’ll be happy to hear Nokia kept to...

Additional Nokia Sirius Windows RT Tablet Details Leaked

08/26/2013, We’ve been hearing a lot in regards to Nokia’s upcoming tablet, which we’ve even seen leaked photos of the device as well as specs just a few weeks ago. Today, it seems like we’re learning a bit more about the upcoming tablet...

Games For Windows Live Service Shutting Down July 2014 [Report]

08/20/2013, Microsoft announced it would be shutting down its Windows Live Marketplace on August 22 just last week, but it looks like that move may be the initial step the company may be making to completely shut down its Games for Windows Live service. Microsoft...

Windows 8.1 Release Date Confirmed For October 17

08/14/2013, It was just yesterday when we reported on a rumor concerning the possible release of Windows 8.1. The rumor pegged the update to be released in mid-October, and today we received official word from Microsoft the long-awaited update will be making its way...

ASUS No Longer Creating Windows RT Devices

08/09/2013, ASUS’ chairman, Jonney Shih, recently came out saying Windows RT is “not very promising“ and it looks like the company’s view of the OS as being “not very promising” has turned into something worse as they have...

Halo: Spartan Assault Now Official On Windows Store

07/18/2013, It was yesterday when we mentioned that Halo: Spartan Assault can be enjoyed today, and here we are with the app already being made available over at the Windows App Store, where the link is provided at the end of the story. In Halo: Spartan Assault, the...