Microsoft No Longer Selling Windows 7 And Windows 8.1 To PC Makers

While Microsoft is going to support Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 for some time now, the company has decided to no longer sell these iterations of its operating system to PC makers. What this means is that the company is now pushing them to make PCs that run Windows 10 by default. It makes sense since Windows 10 is the latest and greatest iteration of Microsoft’s operating system and the […]


Windows 10 PC Market Share Reaches 21 Percent

Microsoft has been trying very hard to get Windows 10 running on as many PCs as possible. Some might say that it’s trying too hard and that’s why it has been sued by people who are not happy about its update antics. That being said, Windows 10 has made considerable progress in the one full year that it has been out. Latest data from Net Applications shows that Windows 10 […]


Windows 10 Anniversary Update Release Date Is August 2nd

A couple of months ago Microsoft confirmed what its first major update for Windows 10 is going to be called, it said the Windows 10 Anniversary Update would be released this summer. The company is yet to confirm an official release date but it appears to have inadvertently confirmed it through a blog post which said in its title that the Windows 10 Anniversary Update release date is August 2nd.


Microsoft Will Charge $119 For Windows 10 Upgrades From July

It doesn’t feel like it but it has almost been a year since Microsoft released Windows 10. Microsoft provided Windows 10 as a free upgrade for all those who were running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, provided that they upgraded within one year of the release which took place on July 29th last year. Microsoft is now reminding that starting July 30th it’s going to charge $119 for Windows 10 […]


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Microsoft Revises Support Policy For Skylake Devices

Earlier this year in January, Microsoft outlined a support plan for devices powered by Intel Skylake processors. The plan was aggressive, particularly for enterprise customers, with many taking the company’s “recommendation” as a push towards Windows 10. It said back then that next-gen processors from the likes of AMD and Intel, even Skylake, will not have support for any version of Windows other than Windows 10 with the exception of […]


Microsoft Surface Videos Still Sport Windows 8.1

Those who feel that summer should be half a year long as compared to the other seasons will definitely not like all of those back to school advertisements which are a constant reminder that summer has to share the time within a year equally with winter, spring and autumn. Having said that, Microsoft has already shown off a bunch of new videos that depict the functionality of the education oriented […]


Windows 8.1 Finally Overtakes Windows XP On The Desktop

We suppose out of all the Windows versions that have been released in the past decade or so, Windows XP and Windows 7 are probably some of the favorites. Windows Vista kind of bombed and Windows 8 was met with a rather chilly reception to, no thanks to its redesign which left many users confused on how to use it. So much so that for a while there, Windows XP […]


Real Madrid Gets Windows 8.1 Tablet

Real Madrid happens to be one of the richest football clubs in the world – not to mention the most popular, too, and a big chunk of this is due to their rich and storied history as well as European pedigree, having picked up La Decima last season, although coming up empty this season. Armed with a new manager, it looks like this team of galacticos has another triumph in […]


32GB Surface 3 Will Only Be Sold To Educational Institutions

Microsoft recently announced the Surface 3 tablet and now it has revealed that there will be a special version which will only be sold to educational institutions. This particular version is going to have 32GB of onboard storage and 2GB RAM, these simple changes will make the tablet cheaper, and thus more affordable for schools. Microsoft will also be providing 10 percent discount on the Surface 3 along with the […]


Samsung’s Curved All-In-One PC Begins Shipping

At the International Consumer Electronics Show 2015 Samsung showed off an all-in-one Windows powered PC that has a curved display. The company has certainly taken a liking to curved displays given that it has used the technology in smartphones, smartwatches and big-screen UHD TVs. Why not an AiO PC then? Those who are interested in picking one up can now do so as the company has begun shipping this PC.


Yoga Tablet 2 Introduces Lenovo’s AnyPen Technology

Lenovo is out in full force at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 and the latest product it has lifted the wraps off of is a Windows 8.1 powered 8-inch tablet that introduces a new technology the company calls AnyPen. The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 (8-Inch) has an 8-inch 1,920×1080 pixel resolution IPS display with 10-point multitouch. It can be used in four ways, hold, stand, tilt and hang. Under the […]


ASUS Transformer Book Chi Series

  At the International Consumer Electronics Show 2015 in Las Vegas ASUS has unveiled new 2-in-1 detachable notebooks which can easily transform from laptops to Windows 8.1-powered tablets. The Transformer Book Chi Series comes in three models with varying screen sizes between 8.9-inch to 12.5-inch with IPS display that provide up to WQHD resolutions. This series has a fan-less design, meaning operation is quite silent, and are powered by Intel […]


Samsung Has A Windows 8.1 AiO With Curved Display For CES 2015

Samsung seems to have taken a liking to curved displays. After making smartphones, smartwatches and TVs with curved displays it is now turning its attention towards All-in-One computers. The company is going to show off a new Windows 8.1 AiO at the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 and its pièce de résistance will be a display that’s curved.


Native MKV Support Arrives On Windows 8.1

Earlier this year Microsoft added native support for the MKV file format to its latest gaming console, the Xbox One. This was the first time that the possibility of this support being brought over to Windows was raised, and that’s exactly what has happened now. The Matroska Multimedia Container file format, commonly known as MKV, is now natively supported by Windows 8.1.